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MPS CEO Goes Back to Middle School

Towards the end of every school year, the eighth-graders at Julius West School Middle School in Rockville, MD, start thinking about their futures. Under the supervision of Krista Fiabane, the International Baccalaureate/Middle Years Programme (IB/MYP) Coordinator, the students write their resumes and have an opportunity to meet with a real-life professional. In early June M Powered Strategies President & CEO, Kendall Lott, had the pleasure... +

M Powered Strategies Joins the Corporate Service Council

MPS has been invited to join the Corporate Service Council (CSC) run by Points of Light’s Corporate Institute. This is in recognition of over $100K of pro bono service provided directly to Points of Light, in addition to hundreds of volunteer hours MPS staff spent working with other non-profit organizations this year. The CSC is an elite group of Senior Executives from some of the world’s most prominent companies, working together to advance... +

Congratulations to PACE Cohort 9!

Another milestone has been passed for the members of MPS’ ninth PACE Cohort. Anya Clifford, Paul Dolmon, Sadie Garcea and Lee Levy were honored at the Closing Certificate Ceremony, held May 6 in Sidney Harman Hall. MPS Staff, as well as business partners and members of the PREP Oversight Group were there to celebrate. Anya Clifford was winner of the group’s Business Case, a capstone project which involves researching an actual issue within a... +

PM Point of View® Gets Trademarked

PM Point of View® – the podcast that looks at Project Management from all the angles – is officially a registered and recognized trademark. MPS President, Kendall Lott, started the monthly audio podcast series almost two years ago. The first podcast featured a 13-minute interview with the CIO of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. More than 25 podcasts and 30,000 downloads later, the series has a seriously devoted following.... +

MPS Maintains ANSI Accreditation

M Powered Strategies is proud to announce that our Professional Readiness and Effectiveness Program (PREP) has been recertified under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the third consecutive year. ANSI is a governing body that issues accreditation to organizations for outstanding programmatic performance across a variety of industries. MPS cares deeply about professionally developing our staff, and over the years internal... +

Pro Bono Work by MPS Team Yields Strategic Vision for DC-based Nonprofit

Brian Wenzler, Rima Abouziab, Jimmy Church and Zully Barrientos Talent Beyond Boundaries is a new, fast-growing nonprofit creating a pathway to help skilled people displaced from their home countries find work and self-reliance through international employment opportunities. In the summer of 2015, they approached M Powered Strategies in search of market research consulting services. Rima Abouziab, Zully Barrientos, Jimmy Church, Josh Erb, Mara... +