Sarina Arcari is the founder and CEO of Arcari Solutions LLC, a woman-owned, bespoke project management consultancy specializing in PMO design and implementation utilizing citizen-developed digital solutions to optimize PMO value and ensure enterprise strategic portfolio delivery.
Ms. Arcari led enterprise project management offices (PMOs) for large corporations and emerging startups alike. An award-winning transformation executive, she achieved strategic governance and tactical delivery successes leading multibillion-dollar capital infrastructure and strategic growth portfolios. Recognized for building high-performing organizations known for exceeding customer expectations, she is highly sought after to guide organizations through major enterprise transformations.
An active member and volunteer for the Project Management Institute since 2006, she currently serves on the Certification Governance Council, a support committee of the PMI Board of Directors. She is a 2015 Leadership Institute Master Class (LIMC) graduate and 2018 LIMC advisor and has served on the PMI Board of Directors’ Nominating Committee, the Organizational Products and Markets Advisory Group and the PMI Hampton Roads Chapter board. She is a frequent presenter at PMI live events and is especially involved with the PMO Symposium®, where she has presented sold-out workshops and live learning excursions focused on the unique playbook for PMO mastery that she has developed over the course of her career.
Recently featured in Forbes magazine for innovative, citizen developed PMO solutions she employed, she is also the recipient of several awards for project management and PMO excellence, including the 2014 PMI PMO of the Year Award and the 2015 PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) Kerzner Award for Excellence in Project Management. She was also a shortlisted finalist for the 2018 Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Portfolio Management in Dubai, UAE.
Raised in the United States, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East, she holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s degree in program and project management. She is a certified Master Scuba Diver and a Master Gardener.