Brad Mahaney, PMP

Chair, PMO Forum


Brad Mahaney, PMP, CSM, ACC           

Brad has devoted his career to the Investment Management and Financial Services Industry and is currently in the role of Director at a Global S&P 500 Investment Management Company.  He began his career in accounting and financial reporting, and has spent the past 21 years working within the Project Management field. 

During his career in Project Management, Brad has worked within various business units and PMOs as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Program Manager and Consultant.  He has extensive experience providing project management, oversight and sponsorship on large, complex, global system-related implementations utilizing various forms of technology.  He is a member of the Sacramento SharePoint User Group (SPUG) and has also earned his Web Application Developer Certification from California State University, Sacramento’s College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Brad is a strategic member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), volunteering and supporting the local Sacramento Valley Chapter.  He holds the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), serves as the Chairman of the Chapter’s PMO Forum, sponsored the initiation and launch of a new Agile Forum, acts as a trainer for PMP preparation courses and sits on the Board of Directors.  Additionally, he is credentialed by the PMI as a Certified Project Manager (PMP), is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), a Certified Disciplined Agilist (CDA), holds a Six Sigma Lean Black Belt (LBBP) and has obtained a certification in Change Management (CMS).  He has also earned a certification in project management from California State University, CCE.  Brad is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). 

Brad teaches project management and coaching at UC Davis Extension, and is a guest lecturer at California State University, Sacramento and the University of the Pacific, teaching project management and Agile methods.

Brad is also an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), where he is credentialed and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).  He received his Professional Coaching Certification from the University of California, Davis, and has spent the last decade coaching, providing professional coaching to people ranging from those who have recently entered the workforce to senior management and executives.  He is the founder of Developath, a professional coaching and consulting practice. Brad is a member of Toastmaster International and has earned his CC designation.  He is the President and Sponsor of Franklin Speaking, the Toastmasters club that he started at his company.

Brad has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and in Economics, and is a graduate student at the University of the Pacific focusing on leadership, innovation and Design Thinking.

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