Name:  Harlan Bridges

Primary Expertise:   Project Management, Agile, PMO Implementation, Strategic Execution, Writing, Leadership


PMI-ACP, BS from New York Institute of Technology, Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute,   Planning and Managing Projects from Integrated Project Systems, Writing Winning Proposals from Shipley & Associates, President of the Project  Management Institute Michigan Capital Area Chapter

Notable Clients & Employers:

  • Mercer Consulting
  • DOD
  • Meijer
  • BOT International
  • State of Michigan Department of Treasury

Harlan Bridges


Harlan is a proven leader and Project Management Professional with over 15 years of experience in business management, web development, software development and technical communication projects and programs. He has a track record of expertly managing departments, business units, complex multi-million dollar projects and programs with remotely located teams. He has a strong background in business management, and Project Management Office (PMO) implementation. Harlan demonstrated leadership ability as an operational, project, and program manager. He also successfully led technology organizations for large corporations such as Hewlett Packard/Compaq (e-Commerce Manager) and Mercer Consulting, managed technology projects for web design firms and a Top Five consulting firm, implemented project management offices (PMO) and conducted project management training in corporate and government environments. Harlan began his career as a Project Management Professional after earning his BS from New York Institute of Technology. Early in his career he began working in Project Management, where he was able to show his leadership and ability to successfully take on internal and vendor projects. After this, he became a Consulting Project Manager where he had multiple notable clients. In this position, Harlan mastered the art of Project Management, going on to become the Senior Project Manager and PMO Consultant for Dewpoint, Inc. Since then, he has been a PMO Implementation Manager, PMO Setup Practice Lead, and most recently the Project Manager of the Ecommerce program for Meijer. Harlan’s passion for project extends beyond his work. He is the current President of the Project Management Institute Michigan Capital Area Chapter. He is also the contributing author for “Business Driven PMO Success Stories: Across Industries and Around the World” (2013) and “Project Pain Reliever: A Just-In-Time Handbook for Anyone Managing Projects” (2013).

Harlan Bridges teaches the following courses:

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Boot Camp