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Information Technology Project Management Office

Welcome to UHD's IT Project Management Office (PMO) which consists of a team of project management professionals that bring an integrated approach to IT projects with the highest level of care to your detailed needs. Through application of the best practices and methods, UHD's IT Project Management Office brings you results on time, within budget, and inside scope.

Our Current Projects

PMO Mission Statement

The Project Management Office (PMO) in the IT division serves as the primary point of contact for all technology related project requests. Our mission is to serve as a liaison between IT and the UHD community, provide centralized tracking of technology projects for visibility, prioritization and resource allocation, and assist with project management on select IT initiatives as assigned by IT executive leadership.

PMO Objective

Provide an enterprise-wide approach to identify, prioritize, track, and successfully execute a technology portfolio of initiatives and projects aligned with the University of Houston Downtown strategic goals as determined by IT and University leadership.

Project Management, Done Right

Meet Our Team

Kimberley Solomon
Director, IT Project Management Office

Kimberley is the current Director of the Project Management Office with over 20 years of experience in managing small to large projects. She joined the University of Houston-Downtown in September 2016. Her career has provided numerous opportunities to use a wide variety of project and process management approaches and methodologies.

Tai Hilaire
Assistant Director, IT Project Management Office

Tai has been at the University of Houston-Downtown since 2004. She started as a student worker in the Upward Bound Department and then joined the IT Department in December 2015. With over eight years of project management experience, Tai strives to provide exceptional support and customer service from project initiation to completion to accomplish the university’s goals and mission. GO GATORS!!

Shamair Mitchell
IT Project Manager & Business Analyst II

Shamair started her journey with the University of Houston-Downtown in February of 2020 with the PMO team, with over seven years of project management experience in IT. Her professional career has led her to work both on the technical and policy & procedures side of IT. Shamair aims to use her skills and knowledge to provide the best support for her team throughout the lifecycle of each project.

Megan Lee
IT Project Manager & Business Analyst I

Megan has been part of the IT department at University of Houston Downtown for 15 years. She provides a technical expertise to the projects that she manages. Along with managing projects such as the PC replacement project for the entire campus (computing labs and faculty & staff computers), she also provides recommendations for software, computers/laptops and mobile device purchases.

Nancy Butler
IT Project Coordinator

Nancy has over 10 years of experience as a Project Coordinator and 21 years of Customer Service in the Oil and Gas Industry, before joining the IT PMO in 2021. In collaboration with the Project Managers, Nancy works hard to keep projects meticulously on schedule and within budget and scope. She thrives as a Project Coordinator and her primary goal is to get the best out of both people and projects; it’s what she does best.

Paola Cabrera
IT Student Assistant

Paola is a senior pursuing her undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems at the University of Houston-Downtown. While studying, she knew she wanted to enhance her knowledge of MIS, so she is currently working on several certifications which include: coding, project management, and operations systems. She currently works with the IT project managers to maintain and track projects while also monitoring project status. Paola plans to apply her project management skills to her future career.

Marcia Pereira
IT Student Assistant

Marcia is currently working on her undergraduate degree in Computer Science here at University of Houston- Downtown. She has worked with different programming languages such as C++, Python, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. She works with the IT project managers following project management guidelines and processes to maintain and track projects. She is learning valuable project management skills that she can apply to her future career.

Natila Cachia
IT Student Assistant

Fatima Tanvir
IT Student Assistant

Lucia Zafiris
IT Student Assistant

What We Do

We're leading large and organizationally complex implementations.

The Project Management Office manages IT projects with efficiency, empathy, and a thorough attention to detail.

We're applying proven methodologies to the initiatives and programs that we manage.

We're managing the scope and schedule of our projects to ensure that the original purpose of the engagement is satisfied.

Where To Start

Have A Project?

Please submit requests for projects that are needed to support the functional and technical needs of the university. We look forward to progressing your project forward and are excited to hear what you have in mind.

Have A Question?

Submit questions for future projects or projects currently underway for the university. We look forward to hearing from you and are excited to help.

Want To Know More?

We leave out no details regarding how we orchestrate projects into fruition so you can understand why we are the best solution for your project management needs. Check back soon as we are constantly adding more content.

IT Service Desk
IT Service Desk
Phone: 713-221-8031
Hours: Open daily from 7AM to Midnight.

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PMO Suggestion Box
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