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Tonya Huskey, Sarah Maurizi, and Ernest Moss Sr. will discuss their journey to become an “Awesome Project Manager” and how you too can make the transition. They will discuss Project Management principals, how they apply to everything we do.
Tonya Huskey PMP - PMI Academic Outreach
Tonya has been working for Panera for almost 2 years now as a Senior Manager responsible for ServiceNow. Before Panera, she has worked at St. Charles County Government for almost 3 years as a program manager for the PMO office which was being newly developed. Most of her career she has been working in Information Technology at various positions including project coordinator. Also, she worked at Missouri Science and Technology for 6 years as a distance and continuing education coordinator which in that time she earned her MBA with a graduate certificate in Project Management. Tonya’s undergrad is in Technical Project Management and Electronics Engineering at ITT Tech. Tonya is from Fenton, MO area and currently lives in St. James, MO with her husband Roger Huskey and son Dackota Huskey. She also has two daughters and 4 grandsons.
Sarah Maurizi PMP- PMI Young Professional
Sarah is a project coordinator at World Wide Technology, a technology integrator headquartered in St. Louis MO. She has been managing a multitude of projects and supporting several programs for the Project Management Office there. Previously, Sarah worked as project management professional for several non-profit organizations and higher education institutions. In 2015, Sarah joined the Project Management Institute and has since been volunteering for the St. Louis Chapter and leading the Young Professionals Group. Sarah obtained her PMP in 2017. Originally from France, Sarah moved to the United States to pursue her graduate education in International Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis. She now lives in St. Louis with her husband.
Ernest Moss Sr. PMP, ACP, CSM, ITILv3- Director of Corporate Outreach, Masters of Science – Managing Information Technology
Ernest Moss is the Agile Coach - Support/Project Manager for Payment Services at Enterprise Holdings Inc.
Aggressive with a constant smile, Ernest volunteers as the Director of Corporate Outreach and leads 10+ PMI Ambassadors. With the passion and desire to become a CEO or President of a Fortune 500 corporation, the next step is polishing his leadership skills by building productive relationships with any and everyone he meets.
During his collegiate career, Ernest maintained a 3.89 GPA and received highest honors with each completed quarter. He also was named the 2011 MAPCCS Technical Student of the Year. Always one to assist where ever possible, he worked as the Forest Park Forever – Visitor Services Representative and a student worker prior to launching his IT corporate career at Savvis Inc as a Tier 1 Help Desk support specialist. His career was advanced each year to a new position where he excelled and became a leader in each role. With his volunteering efforts at Savvis, with the Champion Team, he was given the title of ‘Mr Savvis’, because whether leading corporate tours or just handing out food during company holidays, Ernest was always involved and willing to do whatever was needed to assist. After completing his Graduate Degree, Ernest was asked to teach at ITT-Tech and provide an example of success for all the students that he has had the pleasure of instructing. A natural inspirer and motivator, Ernest has been the keynote speaker at multiple functions, where education and overcoming obstacles were the key topics.
Continuing his IT Project Management career, Ernest moved his talents to Express Scripts and has now obtained his PMP, ACP, and Scrum Master certification and landed a prominent role with Enterprise Holdings Inc. Now he is the Agile Coach for an entire IT department and leads Quality Community presentations at Enterprise Holdings.