PicPlcHolder Gordon M. Kranz , PMP

Gordon M. Kranz, PMP, currently serves as President of Enlightened IPM, a consulting firm providing Government agencies and contractors advice and guidance on integrated program management. With over 35 years of experience in the DoD and private sectors, Mr. Kranz served as Deputy Director PARCA for Earned Value Management. Mr. Kranz initiated the Government and industry collaboration on Agile – EVM implementation to form the basis for current emerging guidance and policy. Before his role at PARCA Mr. Kranz was the Executive Director, Engineering and Analysis, for the Defense Contract Management Agency and worked at General Dynamics in industry. Mr. Kranz received a bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and a master’s degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is a certified Program Management Professional, a Professional Scrum Master I (PSM1) and is DAWIA Engineering level 3 certified.