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May 2023 Chapter Meeting (Virtual)

Ways of Working

Speaker: Fremel Backus, PMP

Location: Online Meeting (Zoom)

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Date:  Tuesday, 05/02/23

Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT

Cost:  Free

Talent Triangle Area:  Ways of Working

PDUs:  1


In this presentation we will discuss methods that an active project manager used to pass the PMP on the first try.


  • Detail a specific PMP Journey

  • Describe study methods used
  • Discuss issues or obstacles
  • Share exam tips that helped


Originally from Gary Indiana, Fremel and his family live in Rochester NY. Before moving to Rochester, the Backus family lived in Jackson MS for 11 years. While in Jackson, Fremel worked at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Project and Program management roles.

Fremel graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Computer Information Systems. He has an MS degree from the UMMC in Health Informatics and Information Management (MHIIM). Fremel’s career has been focused on information technology which includes PC and server support, networking, application support, and project/program management.

During his PMI Central MS tenure, Fremel won the Star Member award and Special Volunteer Service Recognition Award. Currently, Fremel is the Technology Portfolio Manager for University of Rochester Medical Center. He has a lovely wife, Kandis and 3 children: Madison Joy and twin boys Mason & James Thomas.

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Type of category: Lunch Meeting

Type of activity: Ways of Working

Date: May 2nd, 2023

Hour: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Registration close date: May 2nd, 2023 at 12:30PM

# of PDUs: 1


Members: Free

Non members and Guests: Free

Students: Free