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Tina Anderson

WIPM- Tina Anderson
Women in Project Management 1-3

Name:   Tina Anderson
Title:    Sr. Business Project Advisor
Organization:    Cigna/Evernorth
Sector:   Health Care


1)      Can you briefly help us understand your current role?

My role is to work cross functionally with the Business and/or Technology to lead Programs, Business Initiatives and Process Improvements.


2)     How did you get started in project management?

I was transitioned to a project management team during a department reorg, about 7 years ago. Since then, I’ve studied and achieved my CSSGB in 2017 and PMP certification in 2019.


3)      What three words best describe you?

Dependable, Organized, and Analytical.


4)      What has been the most exciting project you’ve worked on?

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to help bring a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic to the parking lot of the Orlando Accredo Campus (my home office).


5)      How has project management been important to your organization?

Project management brings structure and organization to large, cross-functional projects and helps teams get things done.


6)      What is one fun fact we should know about you?

I am an adult fan of Lego and have built many large sets including most recently the Colosseum and the Millennium Falcon.


7)      What is the single most important skill you look for in a project manager?

Organizational skills are a must-have for project managers!


8)   Have you seen an increase in project managers who are women at your organization?

I can’t say if there’s been an increase, but what I can say is I’ve been on teams that are comprised mostly of women for years in my current organization.

9)      How has your PMI certification(s) help you drive value for your organization?

Earning my PMP certification allowed me to demonstrate my commitment to being a project manager. It helped me to better understand project management methodologies and improve my skills so I could deliver successful projects for my organization.


10)   What is most rewarding about projects?

Helping people bring their ideas to life!

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