Konstantina Tasiou

President

Konstantina Tasiou

President

DINA TASIOU, MBA-PMP-CSM

Dina is a seasoned Program manager and Innovation leader working in information technology for 20 years. She is the Principal of a leading consulting company in Silicon Valley that designs and runs technology Programs, Hybrid projects and Product Innovation sprints using Design thinking and Agile, serving multiple industries like Finance, Renewable energy, Legal, e-commerce.

In the past she was the co-founder of a leading telecommunications company in Europe and a marketing director for data services at a global telecom provider. As a senior Project manager and President of The European projects committee, she has managed for several years large scale, high visibility projects for software products and services, application integration, SaaS, ERP, CRM.

She holds a Master in Business Administration, a bachelor of Science in Physics, she is certified PMP and CSM, has a Diploma in Executive Coaching and a certification from MIT for Product Innovation.

She has served PMI SF Bay Area Chapter as Secretary of the Board for two years, as Board Director for a year, as a Mentor and Leader of the Chapter’s Academic Outreach program, now serving as President of the Board.

Contact:

president@pmisgbac.org

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktasiou

 

Zenaida Alejandrino

Treasurer

Zenaida Alejandrino

Treasurer

Zenaida Alejandrino

Treasurer

ZAN Project Management and Consulting

Isabelle Lescent-Giles

Secretary

Isabelle Lescent-Giles

Secretary

Isabelle Lescent-Giles

Secretary

Hult International Business School

Stephanie Salazar

CGO

Stephanie Salazar

CGO

Stephanie Salazar

CGO

Federal Reserve

Timothy Kevin Bombosch

Director at Large

Timothy Kevin Bombosch

Director at Large

Timothy Kevin Bombosch, Ph.D.

Director at Large

N/A

Lorena De Benedittis

Director at Large

Lorena De Benedittis

Director at Large

Lorena De Benedittis

Director at Large

Golden Gate University - MS

 

Lorena De Benedittis is a marketing specialist for the Strategic Communications and Marketing department at Golden Gate University (GGU) in San Francisco.  She manages and designs the art work for internal and external communications for the university.

Prior to joining GGU, Ms. De Benedittis worked as a designer for REBAR art and design studio. REBAR is an interdisciplinary studio operating at the intersection of art, design and activism. The group's work encompasses visual and conceptual public art, landscape design, urban intervention, temporary performance installation, digital media and print design.

She earned a bachelor’s degree cum laude in Design and Visual Communication at ISIA in Urbino (Italy) and a post graduate degree in Photography and Graphic Design, splitting her time between Germany and Italy. She also completed a unique two-year master’s program in Urban Regeneration, a cooperation between four universities, which allowed her to spend time in Spain, France, and Italy while working towards her degree.

 

She worked as a graphic designer in the UK, where she was based in London, as well as in Germany, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, Italy, and the US. During her time across countries and continents, she also worked as a curator and director for many art and photography exhibitions.

 

Upon returning to California, she pursued a master’s degree in project management at Golden Gate University where she graduated with high honors.  She is a recipient of several outstanding achievement awards: Outstanding Student Award, American Society of Quality (ASQ) and The Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for maintaining a 4.0 GPA and for her outstanding contributions to GGU. 

 

Ms. De Benedittis is currently a Director at Large for the Board at the Project Management Institute, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, after previously volunteering as marketing director.  She developed, managed, and coordinated advertising print production and web material for the chapter and was the project lead for various chapter events to include the 2019 Annual General Meeting/Member Appreciation Day (AGM) and the 2020 Annual General Meeting/Member Appreciation Day (AGM) to be held for the first time virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Ms. De Benedittis has several hobbies and interests to include dance, photography and listening to opera.  She especially enjoys volunteering at the SPCA where she is a foster parent to dogs and cats.

Tyrone Navarro

Director at Large

Tyrone Navarro

Director at Large

Tyrone Navarro has served on a number bay area non-profit boards and currently serves on the Board for Project Management Institute San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and as a Planning Commissioner for the City of American Canyon.  He is the President of the Board of Directors of IFR.  He joined the board in 2005, during which he has served in various capacities including Treasurer. 

Tyrone has been employed in the public sector since 1995, currently, he serves the Port of San Francisco as the Principal Administrative Analyst for the Real Estate Department.  He oversees revenues of approx. $75M from the Commercial and parking rents from the 500 various tenants along the 7 ½ miles of the San Francisco Waterfront.  Prior to his work at the Port, Tyrone was the Operations Manager for the Department of Public Health, Ambulatory Care / Community Programs.  In this capacity, he managed the real estate portfolio for community-based mental health clinics, where he was responsible for approx. $25M budget; managed facilities and capital improvement project as and oversaw a centralized procurement project.  Additionally, Tyrone was responsible for security infrastructure, vocational training programs, emergency and disaster preparedness and response.

He enjoys an active lifestyle of running, biking and swimming and is a self-confessed geek. He lives in San Francisco and American Canyon with his wife, where they enjoy independent films, dining, gardening, volunteering and large family gatherings.

He attended UC Berkeley and then obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from University of San Francisco.

Bessie Tam

Director at Large

Bessie Tam

Director at Large

Bessie Tam

Director at Large

SFPUC, PMB

Raymond Chang

Director at Large