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John Prette

Interim Director, PPMO,
George Mason University

George Mason University

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Bio

John Prette is a business and technology leader with 25 years of experience in governance, portfolio management, project management, business analysis, communications, process development, and software development. He is currently serves as the Senior Portfolio and Project Manager in George Mason University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) Portfolio and Project Management Office, providing support and leadership both within ITS and across the University. 

Mr. Prette's responsibilities include the development and implementation of multiple IT business processes including Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, and IT Governance.  Project successes include the leadership of complex, university-wide project implementations such as Blackboard, Office 365, IT Service Management (ITSM), Two-Factor Authentication, and Web Content Management.

Mr. Prette holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering, both from the University of Notre Dame. He obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute in 2004, is a 2011 alumnus of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute, and a 2015 alumnus of George Mason’s Leadership Legacy Program.

Education

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
Masters of Business Administration, 1994
Operations Management
1992 To 1994

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
Bachelors of Science, 1993
Aerospace Engineering
1989 To 1993