June Monthly Chapter Event

June Monthly Chapter Event


Hampton Dowling

Managing Partner

The HCB Group LLC

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Event Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:15pm
Event Location: 
Le Méridien
1121 19th St N
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Agenda and Cost: 

Chapter Members: $35
Non-members: $40

Please note that this will be a 1 PDU event with an increased focus on networking.

5:00PM - Registration Opens & Networking Begins
5:00 PM - PMIWDC Members Only Book Club Meeting
6:00 PM - PM Talks
7:15 PM - Presentation Concludes
Parking garage located 1 block from Le Méridien at 19th Street and N Kent Street, look for the "Blue Parking Sign"
Parking is $5 after 5:00 PM
After parking, take the elevator up to the top floor of the parking garage and follow signs for Le Méridien

About the Presentation

PM Tools Workshop

Presentation Topic TBD

PM Talks:The Ups, Downs and Great Rewards of International Project Management

Presented By: Hampton Dowling, MBA, PMP

Get your passport! From enabling resources, to coordinating partners to engaging presidents your experiences will lead to exciting professional opportunities. Such unique engagements create real depth, instills visible self-confidence and increases your value. Great stuff! Regardless of being there long term or leading efforts from here you can lead results that truly provide for a public good and drive higher profits.

PDUs Available: 
2 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Leadership and Technical

About the Speaker

Hampton Dowling

The HCB Group LLC
Managing Partner

Hampton Dowling is Managing Partner of his international professional services company, the HCB Group LLC, providing executive management and advisory services to private and public sectors. Mr. Dowling has managed large integrated programs worldwide, as well as, facilitated strategic partnerships, alliances and complex multi-vertical pursuits.

As a career naval officer before retiring in the rank of Commander, Mr. Dowling had distinguished assignments that included Special Assistant to the US Vice President and as a Senior Program Manager at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency leading tier one analytic, R&D and technology-applied programs, the results of which had direct, Executive Branch bearing on Service-level policies, appropriations, and new relations with developing nations and NGOs. In the private sector, Mr. Dowling has led double-digit profitability increases managing $90M+ P&L lines of business, achieved 80%-win rate of $5B for new company-wide business, provided strategic advisory services to the foreign public sector to increase public revenues and stabilize governance. In C-Suite roles, he’s established PPPs, JVs, leveraged M&As and reversed high-risk, distributed organizations in cost overrun position while improving enterprise-scale performance and brand reputation.

Career examples include: as a Fortune 50 Homeland Security Account Manager for Pacific Region, Mr. Dowling led a then first-ever consortium of business units introducing new, smart technologies and impact strategies to mitigate broad post-911 vulnerabilities facing US Territories and Partner Nations. As a Senior PM, led distributed organizations delivering solutions for port, maritime security & coastal surveillance, offshore energy & environment protection, agile infrastructure, and secure logistics management capabilities across the USA, SE Asia, LatAm, EU, W Africa and GCC – 20 countries. As a VP, Mr. Dowling facilitated PPPs in Croatia, Americas and SE Asia to resource, manage compliant trade, communication, energy security/surveillance capabilities that lowered risk, increased public revenues. For the US Gov’t, Mr. Dowling led a comprehensive assessment of US counter-illicit trafficking and cyber-threat activities in Central & South America; the findings and recommendations of which shaped a $5B procurement and much of today’s related special programs. As Senior Exec Director, Mr. Dowling established and managed a JV with supporting consortium of 20 int’l companies to provide comprehensive $4B+ homeland security scope in post-Gadhafi Libya. Today, in C-Suite roles, he provides executive advice, management, strategy development to multi-national parties across multiple verticals: homeland, cyber and energy security, governance, digital data and marking transformation, sustainable energy production, maritime commerce and logistics, and smart infrastructure.

Mr. Dowling’s experience extends from mature countries to fragile states with credentials further codified from testimony before congressional sub-committees, as a frequent speaker at int’l forums, and featured contributor to various media. He serves as Editorial Director to TransPorts Magazine (largest maritime logistics publication in LatAm) and board member to int’l organizations, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, an MBA from Golden Gate University, and is a certified Project Management Professional in both private industry and from the US Department of Defense.

About the Monthly Chapter Event

The PMIWDC Monthly Chapter event takes place on the 1st and 3rd month of each quarter at Le Méridien in Arlington, VA. Members and Non-Members are welcome to join us for the best speakers and networking the Washington DC area has to offer.

The presentations are educational and informative to those professionals operating in the field of project management and functioning in leadership roles in industry and government. It is also of great value to those looking to step into the field of Project Management and begin their certification process. Each event will present specific learning points focusing on building a talent triangle of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management skills, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others. At each Monthly Chapter Event certified PMPs can earn 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU).

If this will be your first time attending a chapter meeting, be sure to read about the event schedule, costs, and cancellation policies.