Carmen has been working for over 20 years in Project and Program Management, and is now bringing her goal-setting, planning, and implementation skills to others by teaching the SMART goal methodology. During her years managing strategy consulting and technology projects, she found her greatest rewards came from mentoring and training other staff and peers, and driving action planning and tangible results for her team, and for her clients. She is excited to bring her unique skills and passion to help others easily clarify and define goals to help accomplish great results them quicker and more efficiently.

Carmen Proctor is a certified Project Management Professional who has been decades of experience in Business Consulting, Program and Program Management. She has developed her expertise by providing process improvement for large and small organizations by learning best practices, which gave her a first introduction to SMART goals. More recently, she has worked with small businesses in consulting engagements to help them define streamlined processes with the goal of creating consistency in the delivery of services and improving customer satisfaction, leading to repeat business and growing the team.

Carmen has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Project Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She has also volunteered for the Carlsbad Unified Schools, First Lego League coaching, and Girls Inc. of San Diego, providing guidance and advice on goal setting, workflow processes, and selection of technology for specific business needs.

You may want to ask Carmen questions related to:

  • I have goals I want to achieve but I don’t know how to get started.
  • How do I make sure to keep myself accountable and motivated so I can be excited about making progress?
  • I have tried setting goals before and I don’t think it’s helped. What am I missing?
  • I need help figuring out how to prioritize my work to maximize the impact on my business or my personal life.

Learn more about Carmen or connect with her during her GURU hours, on the first and third Thursday monthly from 9am – 11am. You can reserve your time with her using this scheduling link: