2021 Officer Elections


It’s election time again and the Fort Worth Chapter has two officer positions up for election for the 2022-2023 term.  We have a candidate for each position, and their bios are listed below.  Members of the chapter should be receiving an email soon from pastpresident@fwpmi.org with instructions on how to cast your vote using PMI’s votenet system, a confidential system managed by PMI Headquarters.

Please help support our chapter officer elections by casting your vote when you receive the email.


Hope Olsen, PMP, MBA (Candidate for VP, External Relations)

blank-space.jpgBiographical Statement:      

Hope is a Senior Project Manager in the IT department at Cook Children’s Health Care System, where she manages projects of various complexities and challenges. Her portfolio has included projects within Biomedical Technology, Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Applications, and Server/Infrastructure.  She has over 15 years of experience managing projects. Her background includes JPS Health Network and Midmark Corporation serving many customers as a consultant. 

See Hope’s full bio and Action statement:  Hope Olsen



Zach Valigura, PMP (Candidate for VP, Operations)


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Zach started his career 12 years ago in concerts, live events, and cruise ships.  From there, he moved into project management and eventually switched into the construction industry, and then software development. The past year he has been working at Samsung as their manager of retail technology, tasked with helping them grow the retail operations team.

Zach's education is a Bachelor's in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University. IHe is currently attending UNT for his MBA in Strategic Management. He is married, and has two border collie dogs named Banjo and Kazooie.

See Zach’s full bio and Action Statement:  Zach Valigura