Changing Spaces

Changing Spaces


Martin Gruszka

Owner, Office Evolution Herndon, PMP
Office Evolution

Young Kim

Chief Operating Officer, Staged Interior
Staged Interior

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Event Date
Event Location

Sully District Government Center-James McDonnell Room
4900 Stonecroft Boulevard
Chantilly, VA, 20151

Two IT Professionals have transitioned from the corporate IT world to owning and operating their own "space based" logistics based businesses: Office Evolution Herndon and Staged Interior, Chantilly. Hear which project management skills these entrepreneurs are finding most useful in their new careers.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
0.5 Strategic and Business Management 0.5Leadership

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.


Managing diverse teams: effects of culture, generation, gender, etc., on management / communication needs

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

Hard Skills

Resource Problem Solving

"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints

About the Speaker

Martin Gruszka

Office Evolution
Owner, Office Evolution Herndon, PMP

Current owner of Office Evolution Herndon a modern Business Center in Herndon Virginia that gives 21st-century workers, developers, professionals, and businesses a place to call home.
Project Management experience:
Technical Strategist and architect with years defining project road maps, identifying platforms, and designing solutions for various clients.
Technical Project Manager specializing in defining project plans, leading development teams, quality assurance specialists UX and UI designers.

Young Kim

Staged Interior
Chief Operating Officer, Staged Interior

Currently, Young is the other half of the husband/wife team with Trish Kim of Staged Interior. He is an ASP Realtor and the COO for Staged Interior.

In his previous career as a contractor for the Federal Government, Young oversaw multiple projects as an Information Technology Manager. This IT experience has been vital in communicating the value of home staging to the local real estate community. Through his multi-media efforts and creative marketing skills, he has propelled Staged Interior into a fast-growing local Staging company.

About the Chantilly Local Community

Each month the PMIWDC Chantilly Committee volunteers bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. Meetings are held at the Sully District McDonnell Community room at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly VA 20151. 

Registration is free to PMI-WDC members and friends. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 and presentations begin at noon, lasting 45-50 minutes, allowing 10 -15 minutes for Q&A.  Each PMI member receives 1 PDU for attending.

This is an opportunity to network with other professionals.  Pre-registration is recommended. Presentations are usually scheduled the second Thursday of the month. If you are interested in presenting or volunteering with the Chantilly committee, please contact the PMIWDC Staff, at, who can put you in touch with the Chantilly Committee Volunteers. 

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