PMI Vice President and General Counsel William Scarborough Receives Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2016 Corporate Counsel Award

Philadelphia, PA

The Project Management Institute (PMI),

the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, today announced that its vice president and general counsel, William Scarborough, J.D., has been selected for the prestigious 2016 Corporate Counsel Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

The annual Philadelphia Business Journal Corporate Counsel Awards honor the top attorneys practicing in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private sector organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area. Other honorees of this year’s award include corporate counsel from GSI Health/Paul Ewing, SCA, the Philadelphia 76ers, Connor Strong & Buckelew, Kennedy Health, AnnieMac Home Mortgage, Glaxo Smith Kline, and Thomas Jefferson University.

As vice president and general counsel for PMI, William Scarborough manages legal responsibilities for an organization that has grown into one of the largest associations worldwide since its inception in 1969. Since joining as PMI’s first in-house counsel in 1999, Scarborough has provided the legal guidance and support that has led to PMI’s transformation from a small group of dedicated project managers operating out of a home in Delaware County into a global organization with several subsidiaries which include the acquisitions of Gantthead and Human Systems International.

“I am honored to receive the 2016 Corporate Counsel award from the Philadelphia Business Journal,” said William Scarborough, Vice President and General Counsel, PMI. “It has been deeply rewarding to help steward our organization through rapid and transformational growth and set the standards that will guide continued growth.”

Scarborough holds memberships in the National Association of Corporate Directors, Association of Corporate Counsel and Greater Delaware Valley, Association of Corporate Counsel and Philadelphia Bar Association. He received his JD degree from Duke University School of Law.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading professional organization for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and "changemakers" consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community and society worldwide.

PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change. 

Building on a proud legacy dating to 1969, PMI is a not-for-profit for-purpose organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable project professionals and changemakers with new skills and ways of working to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications, and communities.

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