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May 28, 2019 Dinner Meeting

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Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in international business, manage a team comprised of international resources, or lead a project that was completely outside the country?

There are 197 countries in the world, each with their own distinct culture (language, customs, currency, etc.), and while many of us have never ventured outside our borders Lorenz Ledesma has had the fortune to visit 20 countries to date (and lead projects in 12 of those countries). Managing an international team &/or project presents a set of unique experiences, as well as challenges.

Please join us on May 28 to hear from Lorenz Ledesma, to hear all about managing teams and projects outside of our borders.

Location: Napa Sonoma Plumgate - 550 W Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89509

We will continue to accept "Pay-at-the-door" but can no longer accept walk-ins. If you are planning on attending please register early.

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Lorenz Bio

Lorenz began his career in 1999 as a manager in telecommunications (ATT) based out of California, worked for ATT until 2008, and spent 5 of his years there as an I.T. Project Manager leading legacy billing projects. During his tenure there Lorenz also spent some time as a Sales Coach Manager, supervising and leading a team of unionized service representatives in the Reno call center.

Lorenz currently works for Bally Technologies / Scientific Games (SG), where he has worked since 2008. He was hired in as a Client Project Manager to lead system projects with external casino partners, was promoted in 2011 to Senior Client Project Manager during which time he helped to oversee the Latin America project management team, and was promoted to Director Client Services in 2017. In Lorenz’s current role he is responsible for both strategic account management and project management for several high revenue generating customers in both Canada and the United States.

While at Bally/SG Lorenz has had the opportunity to lead projects in Argentina, the Bahamas, Canada, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Singapore, and of course the USA. Lorenz has also vacationed in Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Greece, India, Italy, Switzerland, & the United Kingdom (England).

On a personal level Lorenz is a California transplant who has lived in Northern Nevada since 2006, is married to his wife of 12 years (Melissa), and has 3 children (ages 1, 6, & 10). Lorenz got involved with the Northern Nevada chapter of PMI in 2007/2008, and currently volunteers as the President Elect for the chapter (incoming President).

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