Next Dinner Meeting
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The PMI Central Mississippi Chapter Dinner meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 20th at Surin of Thailand in Jackson, MS.  Registration opens at 6:00PM, Dinner/Business at 6:30PM, followed by the program at 7:00PM.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Attention: Please note the venue and start time changes above.   Please view the Surin Menu Options and indicate at registration (either online or the day of the event) your entree choice.

In June, we are pleased to have Ron Ainsworth, Realtor and former CEO of Keller Williams Realty, originally from Raymond, MS.  Ron's presentation is titled "Leadership is Intentional".  Ron grew up in Raymond along with his 4 brothers and 1 sister.  After graduating from Raymond High School he attended Hinds Community College and then went on to attend The University of Mississippi…studying Political Science/Pre-Law.

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Ron attended the University of Texas Law School Center for Dispute Resolution/Mediation.  He has been, and continues to be, sought out as a Dispute Resolution Specialist in various areas.

Professionally, Ron has always been involved in Business and Career Development.  Some of the titles he has held are, CEO, National Recruiting Director, Instructor, Mentor, Executive Director, Speaker, Flight Attendant Supervisor and now Realtor.  His most important title, to him, is that of
friend.

As the former CEO of Keller Williams Realty New Beginnings in Flowood/Jackson Ron doubled their agent count and increased the productivity and their Real Estate market share.

He has been the National Recruiting Director for two retail operations (Leather Center and Mattress Giant) where he travelled over 25 days a month recruiting, hiring and training every level of employee from warehouse to executive.

As a college instructor he instilled a level of professionalism and ethics into his students.

As the Executive Director for a National Trade Association, Ron dealt with an international membership.  This provided him the opportunity to deal with people of various cultures and backgrounds while growing and learning through every encounter.  He has lived in Dallas, Houston, Austin, Los Angeles, San Diego and New York.

He returned to MS, in 2004, to take care of a brother and his mother who both became ill within weeks of each other.  Upon their passing away he remained in MS.

He coaches business professionals about leadership, engaging with others, networking, customer service, professionalism and various other business aspects.  He received great mentoring when he began in business and likes/wants to give back to others.

One of Ron’s great accomplishments is his love of meeting new people and engaging with them and staying in touch.  He recently had to get a new cell phone BECAUSE: (Fun fact to know) Through many years of networking and meeting people all over…Ron has amassed a contact list of over 11,000 people.


Join us for the dinner meeting this month & network with other Project & Program Managers!  Share your ideas and insights.  Pick up some additional thoughts, ideas or skills regarding the Project Management profession.

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For Meeting details, directions, pricing, etc.
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Venue:
Surin of Thailand
3000 Old Canton Rd., Suite 105

Jackson, MS 39216

Surin of Thailand is located in the former Nick's location in the Fondren District, just north of Downtown Jackson.    It is west of I-55 on Old Canton Road, just north of the intersection of Lakeland Drive and Old Canton Road.   There is plenty of parking, with overflow parking available behind the Trustmark Bank which is next door.   Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from their full bar or from servers during the meeting.   Download the Surin Menu for meal options.
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Registration: 6:00 pm
Dinner / Business: 6:30 pm
Program: 7:00 pm
You will receive ONE PDU for attending.
Pre-registered Chapter Members $25
Attention Chapter Members - Don't forget to login to our website prior to registering for the Dinner Meeting in order to receive your $5 discount.
Non-Chapter Members $30
Not Pre-registered / At the Door $30
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