Lee R. Lambert, PMP
Chief Executive Officer
Lambert Consulting Group, Inc.
Lee R. Lambert, PMP, founder and CEO of Lambert Consulting Group, Inc., is an honored
and distinguished member of the project management community. After starting his
career in project management in 1968 with General Electric, Lee spent 18 years in
the trenches working hands-on with project management techniques and tools. During
a distinguished corporate career, he held several senior project management positions
with major U.S. corporations, including General Electric, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
and Battelle Memorial Institute. Among his extensive client list are IBM, Prudential
Insurance, Monsanto, Sprint, Motorola, AT&T, CitiGroup, Nationwide Insurance, American
Electric Power, Global Commerce Services, SAP Labs, Bechtel and National City Mortgage.
To-date Mr. Lambert has trained over 50,000 students, in 23 countries, on the value-added
use of the project management process and its associated tools and techniques. He
has earned his Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington
University and in 1981, he was a founding member of the five person team that formulated
and implemented the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® Project Management Professional
(PMP)® Certification Program, now recognized as the world's standard in the profession
of project management. Most recently, Lee was honored with PMI's Fellow Award at
the 2009 Global Congress in Orlando
Mr. Lambert's consulting efforts have included four successful Enterprise-wide project
management process development and implementation assignments. His humorous, creative,
and effective common-sense-based learning facilitation style has been emphatically
praised by thousands of students throughout the world. He has long been considered
one of the world's leading project management educators.
In addition to serving as the lead trainer for Lambert Consulting Group, Inc., Mr.
Lambert served on the American Management Association's (AMA) Project Management
Curriculum Development Council and is one of the senior instructors for George Washington
University's Masters Certificate in Project Management curriculum. As an author,
Mr. Lambert's publications include 26 journal articles and two books, including
the most widely distributed text on the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) in
the project management field, The CommonSense Approach to Project Management: Using
Earned Value to Balance the Triple Constraint. He serves on the Editorial Review
Board for PMNetwork and the Project Management Journal, has contributed two chapters
to the AMA's critically acclaimed Project Management Handbook and has recently been
cited in the Josey-Bass publication, Creating the Project Office, for his pioneering
efforts in successfully developing corporate project offices. Mr. Lambert was the
Master of Ceremonies for the ProjectWorld 2000 Conference in Boston and currently
instructs workshops and makes technical presentations regularly at the PMI Symposia,
ProjectWorld Conference, and the American Association of Cost Engineers International
In 1995, Mr. Lambert was given the coveted Distinguished Contribution Award by PMI
for his sustained dedication and contribution to the growth of the project management
profession. Since then, he has committed himself, and his entire organization, to
providing consistent, high quality project management professional development and
training at a price that any budget can afford, through his PDUs for Pennies workshops.
The response has been overwhelming and thousands of overworked, and underpaid, PMs
have benefited. These efforts earned him the award for PMI's 2007 Professional Development
Provider of the Year. This award, combined with his Distinguished Contribution Award
(1995) and this year's PMI Fellow Award (2009) completes Lee's own personal PM Triple
Erin Lambert, PMP
Lambert Consulting Group, Inc.
Erin Neff, MBA, PMP, received her MBA from Fisher College of Business, at The Ohio
State University, in 1999, with a double major in Marketing and Operations Management,
and a minor in Consulting. Upon graduation from B-school, Erin immediately joined
forces with her father, Lee Lambert, to form Lambert Consulting Group. She has worn
many hats while growing the company from the beginning, and now works part time
as Lee's "right hand man". She is responsible for all of the day to day operations
required to maintain Lee's schedule and support his training workshops.
Prior to forming Lambert Consulting Group, Erin had been providing business consulting
services, serving clients such as AirTouch Cellular (now Verizon Wireless), ECNext,
Nextel Communications, National City Mortgage, Bechtel Nevada and ICG Communications.
In addition to various other course development assignments, following 9/11, Erin
facilitated in the design of a series of project management courses for the project
managers in the U.S. Homeland Security funded Counter Terrorism Operations and Support
(CTOS) organization in Las Vegas,Nevada. She has worked extensively in the international
arena and in 1992, presented the results of her work in the area of Cause and Effect
Relationships at an International Symposium in the Middle East. In recognition of
her stellar efforts, she was awarded a position at Harvard University's John F.
Kennedy School of Government, where she was responsible for researching and writing
proposals for multi-million dollar development projects. While at Harvard, her responsibilities
also included organizing and managing the JFK School of Government's international
lecture series, featuring well-known figures such as, Yasser Arafat and Itzak Rabine.
Erin obtained her undergraduate degree from Denison University, in Granville, Ohio,
with a double major in Speech Communication and Religion. She received her PMP in
2006, and is currently an active member of PMI. She is also a work-from-home mom
of young twins.