NEWS + INFORMATION
Frank Dumanal, GPSI Guam CEO, poses with Ms. Raji Sivaraman, a guest speaker at the 2017 National Symposium on Project Management. Mr. Dumanal was in Manila to attend the two-day PMI National Symposium. Ms. Sivaraman, presented a seminar on “Making Projects Sing: A Musical Perspective of Project Management. Ms. Sivaraman, is an Agile practitioner with a Master of Science Degree in Project Management and has held leadership positions with the Project Management Institute at the chapter and global level.
On January 2017, Al Yanger and Jose Guevara of GPSI Guam traveled to the Philippines to meet with local companies including MAS2 and Universal Engineering Company, Ltd. to discuss potential business and partnering in the Philippines. The team was able to visit the U.S. Embassy and specifically, the USAID and the Department of Commerce Commercial Service Liaison Office. They also had the opportunity to visit NAVFAC Pacific and the Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG). An invitation was extended to revisit the Philippines and attend the Asian Development Bank Business Conference in April 2017.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, GPSI Guam’s President, Al Yanger, and CEO, Frank Dumanal, toured the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. They took time to pose with Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (ABH) Crane in the USS Carl Vinson’s hangar deck. Homeported in San Diego, CA, the 4.5 acre aircraft carrier made its first port call of its current deployment.
During the Guam Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Board Elections, GPSI Guam’s President, Albert T. Yanger, was voted as one of six (6) voting directors elected to serve a three-year term with the Guam Chamber of Commerce. His term starts in 2017. Congratulations Al from Team GPSI and from all your friends and relatives!
To read more about the Guam Chamber of Commerce Board Elections results, please follow the link below:
Al is this year’s Chairperson for the Guam Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo & Outreach Event to be held at the Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, on Thursday, June 30, 2016.
The Chamber also welcomed author and prison consultant, Michael G. Santos, as its guest speaker who spoke about his own personal journey through 26 years in federal prison, the challenges faced by those in prison and the opportunities for reentry into the community, as well as the role of the business community and employers.