Stanley E. Portny, PMP

Stanley E. Portny, PMP, president of Stanley E. Portny and Associates, LLC, is an internationally recognized expert in project management and project leadership. During the past 35 years, he’s provided training and consultation to more than 200 public and private organizations in consumer products, insurance, pharmaceuticals, finance, information technology, telecommunications, defense, and healthcare. He has developed and conducted training programs for more than 100,000 management and staff personnel in engineering, sales and marketing, research and development, information systems, manufacturing, operations, and support areas.

Mr. Portny combines an analyst’s eye with an innate sense of order and balance and a deep respect for personal potential. He helps people understand how to control chaotic environments and produce dramatic results while still achieving personal and professional satisfaction. Widely acclaimed for his dynamic presentations and unusual ability to establish a close rapport with seminar participants, Mr. Portny specializes in tailoring his training programs to meet the unique needs of individual organizations. His clients have included ADP, ADT, American International Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Burlington Northern Railroad, Hewlett Packard, Johnson & Johnson, Just Born, Nabisco, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Pitney Bowes, Raymond Corporation, UPS, Vanguard Investment Companies, as well as the United States Navy, Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

A Project Management Institute–certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Mr. Portny received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and the degree of electrical engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Portny has also studied at the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management and the George Washington University National Law Center.