Oliver Yarbrough, PMP®, is a speaker, author, trainer, and leading expert in project management, PMP® Exam Prep, and growth strategies to raise competitiveness.
After a highly productive corporate career that took him from the halls of corporate America to assignments in the Middle East and beyond, Oliver combined his diverse marketing, sales, and project management experience in order to empower organizations and professionals to build relationships faster, shorten sales cycles, execute projects better, and increase profits.
He offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences and clients to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style. He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional relationships for some of the largest companies in the world, including Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.
Oliver holds a master's degree from Babson College's F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business (MBA program ranked #1 in entrepreneurship for 24 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report). He is a former board member and marketing and membership chair of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). In addition, Oliver has been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "People on the Move."
Today, he is the vice president of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Atlanta chapter, and an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Oliver is also managing partner and chief rainmaker at Rainmaker Growth Partners. He can be found at OliverYarbrough.com.
Organizer of Alliance Procurement Fairs; President at ShoWorks, Inc.
GC Reporter at McGraw-Hill Construction
President at American Business Women’s Association – Douglas County Chapter; President at Avolon Accounting & Business Services, LLC; Controller at StomperNet, LLC
President at Positive Press Consulting
Career Development and Advising at Georgia Gwinnett College
Director of Human Resources at GreenbergFarrow
Rita Wilson Harris, SPHR, MBA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Metro Atlanta Business Network
President at West Cobb Business Association; Owner at Team Torella Realty
Owner at CyntCoding Health Information Services
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