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.
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.
Meet Our Team
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 has been at the University of Houston-Downtown since 2004. She started as a student worker in the Upward Bound Department and then join 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 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 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 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.
Cicely started her career with University of Houston-Downtown April of 2023 with the PMO team. She has over 10 years of experience working in the IT industry, where she has managed teams on technical projects, providing solutions for technical issues, and general IT support. Cicely prides herself in providing quality work and exceptional customer service in any role she assigned.
IT Student Assistant
Justine is a General Business major at UHD. After earning her undergraduate degree, she plans on enrolling in the UHD MBA program with a concentration in Project Management. In 2004, she developed a passion for graphic design and coding using HTML. She has over 15 years of experience in customer service and 4 years in administration. In 2019, Justine was elected Vice President of Service for Phi Theta Kappa and lead her chapter in a service project to give back to the local community. She currently works with the IT Project Managers in the Project Management Office to track projects and create reports on project status. With this additional experience, she will enhance her skill set by learning how to lead and manage a project through the project life cycle.
Marcia Pereira Bio
IT Student Assistant
Paola Cabrera Bio
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.
What We Do
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.
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.