In this latest episode of UMBC’s Mic’d Up podcast, we chat with graduate faculty, Mr. Quincy Wright, MBA, CCM, PMP, about the importance of operating in the professional world of engineering and project management through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We discuss various circumstances in the workforce environment that can be affected by a lack of attention to DE/I. He shares his professional experiences and offers us insights into his path to leading organizations and project teams in commercial and government sectors, and ultimately to teach at UMBC.
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About Mr. Quincy Wright
Quincy M. Wright, MBA, CCM, PMP is the President of PMO Nerd LLC, a Project Management Training, Development, & Coaching Firm. Mr. Wright is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Construction Manager (CCM) with 15+ years of experience leading organizations and project teams in commercial and government sectors. Mr. Wright graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, and an Applied Science in Architectural Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Wright is a subject matter project due diligence, project planning, project execution, and project closeout. Mr. Wright’s portfolio includes commercial, industrial, manufacturing, utility-scale transmission & distribution, grid modernization, renewable energy, and technology projects and programs. He is regularly sought after for speaking engagements, consulting, and coaching amongst organizations around the world related to expertise in project management, agile, strategy, and creating inclusive cultures of belonging to enhance organization performance.