Tony Bryant is a trainer, speaker, and project manager with 20+ years experience and
over $300 million portfolios of projects. He loves sharing his knowledge while learning
from others in the process. Tony has worked in government, corporate and non-profit
industries. Project management is more than a corporate framework; it’s the intentional
application of organized skillsets combined with personal experiences that help you
get from where you are to where you want to be. He teaches executives, working adults,
students of all ages, and people who have made the decision to change something significant
about their current situation. Whether it’s a career change, retirement from the military,
graduating from school, earning a certification or investing in a major change to
your business, he can show you how to use project management skills to plan, execute
and constantly monitor your goals for change. He teaches project management techniques
combined with soft skills necessary to make those techniques work at their best.
David R. Helps, Jr.
David Helps is the Vice President of Education for the South Carolina PMI Midlands
Chapter. He has over 18 years of IT experience in the state government sector. He
is currently serving as a project manager in the Project Management Office at the
SC Department of Education where he is assisting with the further growth and expansion
of the PMO and has overseen several projects in infrastructure modernization and program
area workflow management.
Prior to SC Department of Education, he was an I.T. business analyst/project manager
for the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, and I.T. manager for the
Department of Political Science at the University of South Carolina, and an applications
analyst for the University Technology Services at University of South Carolina.
He began his career as a mainframe programmer and shortly moved to web application
development at the University of South Carolina. While at the University of South
Carolina, he tuned his skills on requirements gathering and design. His career then
took him to the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs as a business analyst,
where he was able to work on his project management skills. Now, at the SC Department
of Education, he is working to build up a PMO and expand the use of project management
in multiple areas of the agency.
He is a graduate of the College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina.
He holds a PMP certification with the Project Management Institute which he earned
Malcolm Wilson is a project manager at a legal software company. He is a member of
the Project Management Institute by the way of the Midlands chapter. He has professional
experience as a project manager, business analyst, and scrum master for the private
and public sector. Malcolm has experience in organizations that transitioned methodologies
from traditional waterfall, to agile, as well as hybrid approaches. He is someone
that is passionate about helping others and the profession of project management as
well as the opportunity it brings.Malcolm is from Sumter, SC. There he graduated from
Crestwood High School. He earned his bachelor's degree at Florida Memorial University
in Miami, FL. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated by the way
of the Kappa Gamma chapter. He earned his MBA at Webster University in Columbia, SC,
and currently is certified as a project manager, scrum master, and business analyst.
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