WMPMI -November 8, 2019 Lunch Meeting

November 08, 2019
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
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University Club
111 Lyon St NW # 1025 | 10th Floor of the Fifth/Third Building
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

WMPMI's monthly lunch meeting is a one-PDU event featuring a speaker that presents on a topic from the PMI Talent Triangle. Also included is an excellent lunch buffet and the company of your project management peers. This event is FREE to veterans.

Location: University Club - 10th Floor of the Fifth / Third Building - 111 Lyon St NW # 1025, Grand Rapids

Speaker: Patrick Adams

Topic: Structured Problem Solving

Patrick will present you with an experiential introduction to problem solving techniques needed to lead and support the development of a learning organization.

PDU:  1.0 (Leadership)

Speaker Bio:

Patrick Adams has been delivering bottom-line results through specialized process improvement solutions for over 20 years. He's worked with all types of businesses from private, non-profit, government, and manufacturing ranging from small businesses to billion dollar corporations. Patrick is a proven leader, coach and highly experienced consultant that is niche focused on organizational strategy and leadership development.

He is the Founder and CEO at Patrick Adams Consulting. Patrick served in the United States Marine Corps for 8 years before he was injured and medically retired. He received his Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University and also holds a Master of Business Administration.

Through his work as a Six Sigma Black Belt and Executive Lean Coach, Patrick has trained thousands of successful change agents, and has been actively involved with 60+ organizations including Parker-Hannifin Corporation (55% productivity increase, 32% reduction in manufacturing leadtimes), Amway Corporation ($6.5 million dollar documented cost savings), Plasan Carbon Composites (over 25% reduction in changeover times), Whirlpool Corporation, Haworth Corporation, and many more. His team at PA Consulting has realized outstanding results such as reducing a $7.5 million dollar backlog, reducing average hours worked by 25%, improving profitability by 500%, and improving leadership effectiveness by 50%.

He brings a unique human approach to sound team-building practices; creating consensus and enabling empowerment. He motivates, inspires, and drives the right results at all points in business processes.


  • Doors open at 11:15 AM.
  • The lunch buffet begins promptly at 11:30 AM.
  • After 45 minutes of networking, the program begins at Noon and ends promptly at 1 PM.


$22.00  WMPMI Members
$27.00  Non-Members



$22.00 WMPMI Member Ticket
$27.00 after 5:00 pm November 6

$27.00 Non-member ticket
$32.00 after 5:00 pm November 6

$0.00 Free Veteran Registration

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