From my recommendations on LinkedIn:
“Kathy is hands-down one of the best project/program managers I have worked with in the last 10 years. Kathy is well versed in the principles of project management. Her no-nonsense yet smooth approach, kept all of her projects running smoothly. When any project issues arose, she was very calm and quickly resolved them. I strongly recommend Kathy Hargis.” November 1, 2009
Jordon Inkeles, Sr. Marketing Manager, Alteraworked directly with Kathy at Altera Corp.
“Kathy successfullly managed the product launch of the Stratix II GX FPGA. She was on top of aligning resources to projects, tracking detailed tasks, communicating status regularly and keeping the team focused and on schedule. Her friendly personality, positive attitude and energy created a teamwork atmosphere that enabled us to exceed our launch goals. Thanks Kathy!” October 6, 2009
Joel Martinez, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Alteraworked with Kathy at Altera Corp.
“I worked with Kathy on 3 software releases at Altera. She was the engineering project manager and acted as the perfect bridge between engineering and marketing. All 3 software releases were of excellent quality and were released on schedule. Kathy has the right level of technical understanding together with business knowledge to manage cross-functional teams. she has excellent conflict resolution skills, strong drive and is a pleasure to work with.” October 13, 2009
Phil Simpson, Sr. Manager, Alteraworked with Kathy at Altera Corp.
“I worked with Kathy on many projects and campaigns at Altera, and always was impressed with her ability to understand both the technical and marketing aspects of programs. She is extremely well organized and a clear communcator as well, which is often rare with program management. Any company would benefit from having Kathy on board.” October 3, 2009
Chandra Spence Gottmann, Senior Graphic Designer, Alteraworked with Kathy at Altera Corp.
“Kathy knows how to get projects completed on time and in budget without damaging egos. Working with Kathy we knew she would find a way to juggle components as needed to keep the project on schedule. If one component was going to take longer than expected, she would find another that took less time and move it up in the process. Kathy is a highly dependable program manager, and a joy to work with as well.” September 29, 2009
Russ Louthian, Online Communications Editor, Alteraworked with Kathy at Altera Corp.