Cindy Lewis is a project management consultant and trainer with 4 Pillars of Success, her consultancy business. She travels frequently to help clients around the world gain business value and is also a sought-after speaker who presents on a variety of topics related to project management.
Cindy is a multiyear recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award, with specific expertise in Microsoft Project and Project Online. She is also a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).
In addition, Cindy is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). She earned her MBA degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, and her Bachelor’s degree from WMU in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
To stay current with the latest industry developments and explore new ideas, Cindy attends as many professional events and conferences as she can. She is active in her local chapter of the PMI and enjoys both sharing her knowledge with the project management community and helping others gain satisfaction in what they do.
Tim Johnson’s first connection with Project began as a product support professional at Microsoft, starting with Project 3.0 for MS-DOS. Tim later worked on the Project user assistance team, where he brought his firsthand knowledge of customers’ issues to new learning solutions for Project. Tim remains involved in the computer industry and continues to look for ways to help customers better understand and use their computer applications. Tim is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).
Carl Chatfield is a content strategist and technical writer in the software development industry. Carl teaches in the Professional Technical Writing program at the University of Washington. He is a graduate of the masters program in Technical Communication at the University of Washington and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute.