About

There is a reason why top organizations call OPM Experts, LLC when they want help growing their own organization's capabilities to translate strategies into projects and to deliver those projects successfully. We are experts in the system of Organizational Project Management (OPM), which is the science and art of choosing the right projects to achieve your organization's corporate and operational goals combined with the science and art of delivering those projects successfully.

We are also experts in the model for making the system of OPM capable within your own organization: the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3). OPM Experts, LLC has led OPM3 assessments of multi-billion dollar operations larger and more complex than any other known OPM3 engagements.

Whether you wish to improve the enduring line organizations that comprise your enterprise or the temporary "project" organizations that deliver unique results to advance your company's strategic intent, you can rely on OPM Experts, LLC to help you identify and make those improvements. OPM Experts, LLC was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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John Schlichter

Mr. John Schlichter, the founder of OPM Experts, has implemented Project/Program Management Offices (PMO's) for many Fortune companies, facilitated large-scale organizational change, designed and led comprehensive training programs in project, program, and portfolio management, managed multi-million dollar technology projects, and has been a mentor to all levels of management. He is frequently invited to speak to audiences about project management across the globe. John originated and led the creation of the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3), which is an international standard used by all manner of organizations. John designed OPM3 by creating OPM3's underlying logical data model, and John was the sole author of the Capability Statements in OPM3 that pertain to standardizing, measuring, controlling, and (continuously) improving Project, Program, and Portfolio Management processes, which constituted the majority of the model's content. John has led the largest known OPM3 assessments, including project portfolios valued in billions of dollars. In addition to consulting, John teaches as a member of the faculty of Emory University's Goizueta Business School. For more about John, click here. You can reach John at jschlichter@opmexperts.com.

Peter Rogers

Peter works in the space between strategy development and implementation. He asks, “How can we think about this differently in order to get new insights and incredible results? Where is the opportunity here? What needs to change? What do we need to do?” He pushes and pulls people to the edge of comfort into the zones of transformation and deep learning. Peter started his first business in 1979 and has helped many Fortune 1000 companies, e.g. Microsoft, Starbucks, Chevron, Hewlett Packard, Boeing, Paccar, Weyerhaeuser, Symetra Financial, Johnson & Johnson.
Peter was instrumental in the startup and success of two companies. In a third company, he served as head of strategic projects, and helped to take the company public on NASDAQ. Peter has been adjunct professor and guest lecturer at Florida International University and several other colleges and universities. A sought-after speaker, he has spoken at Project World, Microsoft’s MGX, and other conferences. You can reach Peter at progers@opmexperts.com.

Mark Perry

Mr. Perry specializes in PMO setup and revitalization. He is the author of three books:

  • Business Driven PMO Success Stories; Across Industries and Around the World, Hardcover, 6x9, 330 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60427-076-1, Published by J. Ross Publishing, 2013
  • Business Driven Project Portfolio Management; Conquering the Top 10 Risks that Threaten Success, Hardcover, 6x9, 300 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60427-053-2, Published by J. Ross Publishing, 2011
  • Business Driven PMO Setup; Practical Insights, Techniques, and Case Examples for Ensuring Success, Hardcover, 6x9, 494 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60427-013-6, Published by J. Ross Publishing, 2009

Mark has led over twenty Japan/China market entry engagements and has helped implement more than two hundred PMO's in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

You can reach Mark at mperry@opmexperts.com.