Norman Fortier is a PfMP, PgMP®, PMP® credentialed President / Sr. Consultant. Mr. Fortier brings over 20 years of Portfolio / Program / Project Management experience to every engagement, and has a proven history of managing large Federal IT Programs at a number of DOJ, DOD and civilian agencies. Most recently Mr. Fortier successfully implemented a portfolio management and reporting framework for the Federal Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB). In previous engagements, he developed a Project Management Office (PMO) for a Federal Intelligence Agency. Mr. Fortier has an excellent record of achievement, evidenced by numerous customer awards and recognitions. With a unique perspective based on prior government service, executive leadership roles and as a consultant, Mr. Fortier ensures that iSystems Group brings value to each and every customer at all levels of the engagement.
In August 2012 Mr. Fortier was selected to participate in an Executive Leaders Radio show featuring successful business executives. He is profiled in an upcoming book Profiles in Success: Inspiration from Executive Leaders in the Washington D.C. Area. Profiles in Success is a wide and varied array of successes and innovations with an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and a positive spirit. This motivational book provides a venue for celebrating business owners and executives who conduct themselves in an ethical and commendable fashion.
Mr. Fortier's academic credentials include a BS in Computer Information Systems and an Associate of Arts in Engineering. He is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and recently participated in a PMI working group for the next Program Management Standard.
Mr. Fortier's agency experience includes: Federal Intelligence Agencies, Federal Retirement Thrift investment Board (FRTIB), Department of Transportation (DOT), General Services Administration (GSA), United Stated Postal Service (USPS), and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA).
Andrew Lovorn is a PMP® Credentialed Sr. Consultant. Mr. Lovorn combines best practices from the many agencies he has served to provide both federal and commercial clients program and project management consultation specializing in full life cycle acquisition management, earned value management system (EVMS) implementation and analysis, schedule development and analysis, schedule risk assessment, and training services.
He is a certified trainer in FAC-P/PM, Earned Value Management and Cost Estimating II. Mr. Lovorn's academic credentials include a B.A. in Economics from The College of William and Mary in Virginia and an MBA from George Mason University. Mr. Lovorn was a member of the team that developed the GAO's Best Practices for Project Schedules Guide (GAO-12-120G) and actively participates on GAO's Cost, Schedule, and EVM Expert Working Group. Mr. Lovorn's publications include "Program Level IBR/EVMS Surveillance in the Federal Enterprise" and "Lessons Learned in Implementing Earned Value Management in the Federal Workspace."
Mr. Lovorn's agency experience includes: Federal Intelligence Agencies, Federal Retirement Thrift investment Board (FRTIB), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Naval Engineering Logistics Office (NELO), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics, Office of Naval Intelligence, Small Business Administration (SBA), Space and Missile Command, U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), United States Air Force (USAF) Cost Analysis Agency (AFCAA), U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.