New Approach to our Mentorship Program!

Connecting members to learn, grow and support project management in our communities

  1. Sign up to join our chapter today to be eligible for the program
  2. If you think one of our mentors fits your goals, contact them directly
  3. Earn PDU’s for participating in the program
  4. Not sure? Contact us [email protected]

Denise Thompson

Denise Thompson, PMP, CSM

President of La Crosse – Rochester Chapter
PMI and Veterans Project Management Mentor Alliance, VPMMA Mentor
Project Manager at Dairyland Power Cooperative
Author, The Human Factor in Project Management, (Best Practices in Portfolio, Program and Project Management), CRC Press

Mentorship Area of Focus:

  • Transitioning to project management as a new graduate, existing student, or US Veteran
  • Resolving tough challenges for your team, your project, or your organization at any project level
  • Transitioning into a different industry as a project manager.
  • Portfolio and program management challenges.

Contact Denise:
LinkedIn: OnTargetSolutions/DeniseThompson
Email: [email protected]

Eric Dummer

Eric Dummer, PMP

Manager of PMO Projects
MBA, Viterbo University

  • New product development
  • Productivity improvements
  • Construction in the power industry

Mentorship Area of Focus:

  • New or aspiring project managers
  • Those interested in risk management and process

Contact Eric
Email: [email protected]

Nyamka Reese

Nyamka Reese, PMP

Proficient in managing the full lifecycle of a project and leading cross-functional teams. Along with project management, she specializes in Federal grants management, emergency management, and FEMA's Incident Command System.  

Mentorship Area of Focus:

  • Passing the PMP exam

Contact Nyamka
LinkedIn: Nyamka.Reese to collaborate and network.
Email: [email protected] as the preferred way to connect to set up a mentoring appointment

Steve Haack

Steve Haack, PgMP, PfMP, PMP

Enterprise program manager with 23 years of IT and clinical program and project management experience. Successfully led many large and complex technology and clinically driven programs at IBM and Mayo Clinic. Led a team of program managers to write the Mayo Standard for Program Management. 

Mentorship Area of Focus:

  • Entry-level and senior project, program, and portfolio managers.

Contact Steve
LinkedIn: Steve-Haack
Email: [email protected]