Beth A. Partleton, PMP, PMI Fellow
Beth Partleton, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, served on the PMI Board of Directors from 2008 to 2013. She was elected vice chair in 2010 and chair in 2011. For six years, she was a member of the PMI Educational Foundation board of directors, serving as chair in 2006. Currently, she is a member of the Certification Governance Council.
Ms. Partleton was the project manager for the 1997 PMI Symposium in Chicago and has spent time on various PMI committees, including two years on the PMI Nominating Committee and one year on the Ethics Appeal Committee. Ms. Partleton was a charter member of the PMI Milwaukee/SE WI Chapter, and served as its first president in 2000. For her dedication to PMI, Ms. Partleton received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 1998 and the PMI Fellow Award in 2016.
She enjoys public speaking and has spoken at over 40 chapter events and conferences around the world on behalf of PMI.
Ms. Partleton is an experienced consultant in project and portfolio management. Companies benefit from her 30-year career with SAB Miller (formerly Miller Brewing Company), a global brewing company, where she served as senior director of capital and risk management. In that role, she was responsible for portfolio management of capital projects at all Miller breweries in the United States, and for the project management of all projects in the portfolio. During her career with Miller, she also served as head of the project management office, senior project manager, and the functional manager of architectural and civil engineering.
Ms. Partleton holds a Master of Project Management degree from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Master of Architecture from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is a registered architect and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®.