Interview with Jennifer McCaffrey, Project Manager, Project Management Institute.
Tell us a little bit about your company?
PMI is the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Our professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations' success and further mature the profession. PMI's worldwide advocacy for project management is reinforced by our globally recognized standards and certification program, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.
How did you get involved with Market Research?
I came out of college interested in pursuing a career in Market Research since my two favorite subjects were Economics and Psychology. Plus my natural nosiness makes it a natural fit!
Why did you join the MRA?
I joined the MRA to take advantage of the knowledge that they have available, to stay current in my profession and to network with fellow researchers.
Where would you recommend MRA national holds one of the annual conferences?
With temperatures in the single digits I'm thinking someplace warm would be good - San Diego perhaps.
Are you a Philadelphia native?
What is your favorite Philadelphia area/activity?
I love visiting Old City in Philadelphia.
What are your hobbies?
I enjoy running, reading and spending time with my family.