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Nana P. Kwame

Rockville, Maryland, USA
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Nana Kwame is Senior Manager of the Digital & Technology Project Management Office (PMO) at Abt Associates in Rockville, Maryland, USA.  He is former Director of the DC Water Information Technology Program Management Office in Washington, DC where he was responsible for transforming DC Water’s IT PPM function from an ad-hoc, individual effort-based operation into an agile, team-oriented organization working to deliver measurable benefits to the company. This PMO deployed several award winning and innovative projects that significantly improved DC Water’s bottom line. The DC Water PMO won the Project Management Institute’s prestigious PMO of the year award for 2020.

In his previous role with Acentia, he served as a Senior Project Manager responsible for managing day-today operations and enhancement requests for the US Department of Labor’s e-Procurement system. Kwame ensured that the system was smoothly retired once the replacement system was stood up and in full use.  

Before joining Acentia in 2012, Kwame served as a Senior Manager for the US Department of Labor’s Office of Public Affairs where he helped setup the IT PMO and successfully managed several IT projects for the Department.  

Kwame is a frequent speaker and presenter at project and portfolio management events where he focuses on how PMOs can deliver value to organizations by focusing on processes (and key metrics) that help organizations realize project and portfolio benefits as part of the strategic planning process.  

Kwame holds a master’s degree in project management from George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in information systems management from Strayer University in the United States. He can be contacted at  

Profile created 7 June 2021

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