PMP, CLSS, CCMP, Founder and CEO
Misty D. Mayes, the CEO of Management Solutions (MSLLC), has more than 30 years of experience in energy, national defense, and various other industries in mission assurance, project delivery, and independent assessment in various programs. Unique strengths and experience include improving operational effectiveness via implementing performance assurance programs tailored to each mission and strengthening portfolio execution in project organizations.
Misty received her Bachelor of Science with academic honors from the University of Tennessee. Misty has served as a member of the University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering Board of Advisors. Misty is a member of the Project Management Institute and is a certified Project Management Professional. Additionally, she is a certified Lean Six Sigma professional and a Certified Change Management Professional. Misty holds an active DOE Q clearance.
Additional Professional Highlights
Served as the Program Manager for various USACE Headquarter, Division and District initiatives.
Portfolio Manager for various DOE (Office of Science, NNSA and EM) programs/projects.
Account Manager for all Healthcare projects within the portfolio for state and commercial clients.
Executive Vice President for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and was responsible for Project Management/Controls.
Community Outreach Highlights
University of Tennessee College of Engineering – Misty recently accepted the position of Chair of the college’s board of advisors, beginning in the fall of 2018. Misty has also co-chaired a new program that brings together female engineering students, female engineering faculty members and female engineers from industry to help the university attract and retain top female students and faculty.
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) – Misty serves on the Board of Directors as well as Chairing WIPP’s Leadership Advisory Council. Additionally, she is the co-chair of WIPP’s healthcare committee that is at the forefront of working with the Trump administration on trying to make sure all women business owners have a voice in the changes being made to the Affordable Care Act. She has been fortunate to be able to testify before Congress on various topics impacting women-owned businesses as well as entrepreneurship.
Restoration House of East Tennessee – On the Board since 2010, and the Chair in 2014, Misty and her team continue to volunteer their talents and time to this worthwhile organization that provides temporary housing and a hand-up to single mothers and their children.