Over the past ten years, Christopher Cook, PMP, has spent his career in the construction industry. Aspects of the industry include heavy highway, aggregates, sewer, and grading roads. During this time, he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Technology Management with an emphasis in Building Construction Management, Master’s of Science in Project Management, and Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. In those years, he served as a laborer and worked his way up to estimator and master scheduler roles. Serving in these various roles has provided many opportunities to monitor and control projects from headquarters. The portfolio of projects is in the tens of millions of dollars annually. Working side by side with operations, he has the technical skills necessary for daily work while learning the management way of doing things to serve as a better manager. He is a member of the local Project Management Institute (PMI) chapter in Denver, Colorado. Having the right education and technical background has proven vital to his success and continued growth in the industry. He shares his project management insights weekly through "The EntrePMeur" blog (http://entrepmeur.wpengine.com).
Education
Bachelor's, Construction Management, UW-Platteville, 2010
Master's, Project Management, UW-Platteville, 2014
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Project Management
Road Construction
Entrepreneurial approaches to your organization
Intrapreneurship
Personal Interests
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Easton BJJ)
Sportscard Collecting (personal collection includes JJ Watt, Sonny Gray, Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix)
All Wisconsin Sports (Go Pack Go, Bucks, Brewers, Badgers)
WWE Wrestling
Websites