Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Project Partners Expands Management Team With Industry Veterans

Project Partners, LLC, the world's foremost experts in providing Oracle solutions for project-centric organizations, today announced the addition of two executives to their management team, further strengthening the company's project-centric expertise and their delivery of Oracle consulting services and products that extend the functionality of Oracle Applications.

Effective immediately, Steve Derivan joins Project Partners as vice president of Oracle Professional Services with executive responsibility for the strategic direction and profitability of the division focused on delivering Oracle Applications services. Mr. Derivan brings to Project Partners over 18 years of project-centric business experience, with 15 years of Oracle Applications experience, and proven success in delivering global projects and focusing lead generation activities. Mr. Derivan was most recently with IT Convergence, where he was the managing director of strategic consulting and successfully grew their east coast practice.

"Steve's broad Oracle experience will help Project Partners as we continue to expand our services across the full offering of Oracle Applications used by project-driven firms," said Randy Egger, president and founder of Project Partners, LLC. "He understands the unique needs of our project-centric clients, for both Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Fusion Applications."

Also effective immediately, Patricia (Pat) Bowyer joins Project Partners as program director with responsibility for the launch and overall success of the company's mProjects mobile applications. Ms. Bowyer brings over 20 years of extensive Oracle Financials and Oracle Projects consulting expertise, having worked for Oracle as a managing consultant, applications instructor and key speaker, and for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a Project Manager for the Oracle E-Business Suite. Ms. Bowyer was most recently president of Projects Applications Resources Group, Inc. where she led and launched a variety of complex corporate and government implementation projects.

"The expansion of Project Partners' product line into the mProjects mobile applications space further strengthens our ability to meet our customer's needs," said Mr. Egger. "Pat Bowyer's renowned energy and expertise in the Enterprise Project Portfolio Management space will help Project Partners grow and innovate in this exciting arena, benefiting our company and our customers."

"I am delighted to welcome Pat and Steve to Project Partners," Mr. Egger said. "Project Partners has achieved leadership in Oracle Projects consultative services by hiring acknowledged experts in Oracle applications and technical services. The addition of Pat and Steve will further expand our strengths."

About Project Partners

Project Partners, LLC is a privately held firm headquartered in Half Moon Bay, California, and the world's foremost experts in providing Oracle solutions for project-driven organizations. Project Partners is a single point solution provider for all requirements across Oracle® E-Business Suite™, Oracle Primavera™ and Oracle Fusion™ applications for organizations operating in a project-centric environment. Project Partners' global team of professionals designed and delivered the Oracle E-Business Suite Projects Applications and at Project Partners have developed integrated products that extend the Oracle Projects™ and Oracle Primavera™ solutions. Project Partners is an Oracle Gold Partner, Oracle Certified Education provider, Primavera Reseller, and Microsoft Partner.

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