Michael G. Martin, PMP, has more than 16 years of program and project management experience in the information technology and construction industries. During his career he has been instrumental in helping organizations, in both the public and private sector, achieve excellence in program and project management worldwide. A certified project management professional, he has authored numerous articles and papers on project management. He is the past chair of the PMIï¿½ Georgia chapter and is currently a member of the PMIï¿½ Research Membership Advisory Group. He holds an MBA from the University of North Florida and a BS in Civil Engineering from West Virginia Tech.