Carla Fair-Wright, PMP
PROJECT MANAGER & CONSULTANT
Optimal Consulting LLC
12520 Westheimer Suite A1-142
Houston, TX 77077-5808
PMP, CSM, MCTS, ASQ CSQE
Hello! I'm Carla
I am a solutions-focused project manager with accomplished experience heading the success of multi-million-dollar project engagements for major clients focused on software developments and customization. A published author and conference speaker, I have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. I can speak fluently the languages of both people and technology, blending technical expertise with exceptional interpersonal skills.
Program Management Consultant
State of Nevada, Department of Public Safety
Working with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to implement the $3MM National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) crime reporting methodology for the Nevada’s Department of Public Safety and 53 of its law enforcement agencies.
Held responsibility for the initiation, planning, execution and reviews of projects in the $1-$6 million range. Led largest IT project initiative in Chevron Power and Energy Management to upgrade infrastructure of 6 acquired cogeneration plants in California.
Project Management Consultant
Optimal Consulting LLC
Provided project management consulting and project management training services to Houston Police Department, BP, Petro China, University of Houston Asian Affairs
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate
Troy State University
B.S. in Computer Science
Associate in Applied Science
Vernon Regional Junior College
A.S. Technical Management
ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer
Microsoft Project - Certified
Microsoft Visio - Proficient
SCRUM Master (Certified)
Prosci Change Manager
Microsoft SharePoint - Proficient
Fair-Wright is the chapter author of two books, ‘Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology’ and ‘Case Studies and Applications of Web Based Energy Information and Control Systems.’
Fair-Wright has appeared on FOX News, PMI Podcast, and the Terri Craig Radio Show. Speaker at the 2015 and 2016 Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Congress and a recipient of the 2014 Regional Emerging Leader award.
A Gulf War veteran, Fair-Wright has been honored for her contributions to the Armed Services as seen by her many military decorations which include Joint Service Commendation, Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, three Air Force Achievement Medals, and the National Defense Service Medal.