10 Apr

It is with great excitement that we announce our students who passed the PMP exam and became certified project managers.  We are happy with their great success and milestone in life.

Jim Hart, PMP

Spent 30+ years in broadcast television at NBC Universal, primarily in the Technical Operations side of the business.  After a complete department shut down, I decided it was time to move to the management side of corporate America and focused on the defense industry near home.   I was introduced to AAA Institute and signed up for the Project Management and Business Process program for the PMP.   It has been great start towards my future.



Debbie Robins, PMP, ACP

Results driven executive in complex global business environment including Consumer, Mortgage and Commercial Banking and big 4 Financial Services business and Technology Consulting. Effective in managing senior level business relationships, strategic planning, portfolio management, process design and the delivery of technology solutions that drive business value. Experienced in managing large-scale business transformation, software development and packaged product solutions.


Joan McNamara, PMP

Customer focused and action-oriented professional offering over 25+ years of real life skills and experience in healthcare management roles and systems implementation. She  is   currently working as a Project Coordinator at NBS Universal – Air-watch. Joan has recently earned a PMP certification.



Jim Kunin, PMP

Over 20 years in Healthcare Insurance and about 1.5 years in Finance (Home Mortgage) with 10 years experience as Business Analyst & Technical Analyst.




Scottscott McGadden, MBA, PMP

Scott McGadden has over 20 years experience working for leading technology and consulting firms including Accenture, Acer and OpenText. Scott has a strong affinity for new technology and has most recently been involved with a SaaS/cloud-based accounting software company located in Woodland Hills.  Scott has an MBA from Santa Clara University and just recently passed the PMP certification exam.

Patrick Boone

Patrick Boone, PMP, CSM

20+ years in software application development focused on the financial/banking industry, developing and implementing Branch, Call Center and Loan Origination software. Has worked in small private firms and large public matrix organizations and has traveled across the continental United States, Canada and South America as part of his career duties.


Tina Deng

Tina Deng, PMP

An experienced software engineering leader for project, quality, and support teams within the financial industry, delivering Branch, Call Center and Loan Origination software. Having formed and managed teams and processes within functional to matrix organization types and development life cycle methodologies; Tina offers an end-to-end expertise in software development.


Thomas White

Thomas White, PMP

35 years Aerospace experience. Multiple program/ project experience in the design, manufacturing, and assembly of new hardware products. Programs range from NASA Space Shuttle engines, to Concentrated Solar Power plants. Started work as design engineer in Civil Engineering, worked design engineer in Aerospace Engineering company and also in an oil well pump company.


Scheilla Raffaelli

Scheilla Raffaelli, PMP

Software engineer with 15+ years of experience in software development with strong SDLC knowledge and experience. Expertise in gathering requirements, design, code, test, debug, manage, and communicate. Scheilla is strong-minded, creative, curious, and a self-learner.


Sherin Abdalla, PMP, MCP

Information Technology Professional with 20+ years of experience in project management, compliance, end-user support, and systems support. Earned a BS Degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Los Angeles. Worked up from technical support analyst into the roles of System Administrator/Systems Engineer for six years. Performed numerous duties that initially included project coordination, and eventually lead to project management.


Ioannis (Yiannis) Mikedis, PMP, MBA, BSEE

Ioannis is a Technical Operations and Project Management Professional with an extensive experience in marine industry. He has a proven ability to conceptualize complex business and technology issues and develop strategies and tactics to resolve them. In his career he led and coordinated international remote project management teams of engineers and marine professionals on refits and energy efficiency/fuel optimization projects. He prides himself to have hands-on experience extending from the front lines to the headquarters.

Evelyn Boyer, PMP

Evelyn is a Project Manager who specializes in training and development in corporate education organizations. She is currently preparing for PMI-ACP certification and exploring career opportunities.

Shahram Zaman, PMP, CSM

20+ years in software application development focused on the financial/Wealth Management and implementing various related software. Has worked in small private firms and large public matrix organizations and has managed teams and projects in several locations in US, London and India.

Keri O’Connor, PMP

Fashion industry operations and product development leader with expertise in new product launches, leading global cross-functional strategy and action planning across Design, Merchandising and Supply Chain teams delivering product meeting aesthetic, cost, quality and time requirements. 15+ years experience leading retail operations initiatives in support of global business evolution strategies.

Christopher Gray, PMP

Extensive professional IT experience ranging from programmer to systems analyst to project lead/manager to IT QA manager. Working for companies such as First Interstate Bank, Weyerhauser Mortgage, Countrywide Home Loans, Bank of America, and QBE, North America, Chris has diversified domain knowledge in voluntary and lender placed insurance, mortgage banking, and credit card processing.


Sandra Tran, PMP

Deborah Kotnik, PMP

Bob Thomas, PMP
Akinaw Bulcha, PMP
Albert Durstenfeld, PMP
Kassandra Guy, PMP
Richard Dryer, PMP
Victoria Montanez, PMP