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Jonathan Seifried

Jonathan Seifried, M.A., PMP

Alabama native, Jonathan Seifried is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), business owner, consultant, and university instructor based in Auburn, Alabama. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and Master of Arts degree in Communication from Auburn University. After having worked as a project manager for several years, Jonathan earned the PMP designation in 2011 and has used his skills in a variety of projects in the technology sector. As a Director for a custom software company engaged in government contracts, Jonathan has project management experience in all 10 of the PMBOK® Knowledge Areas as he has been involved with large-scale software projects from the initial procurement phase through project implementation and closure.


In addition to his project management experience, Jonathan is a university lecturer where he has taught undergraduate courses in the Communication discipline for the past 12 years. Jonathan is also the owner of Plainsman Consulting, a business consulting firm specializing in proposal management services and project management consulting.  Jonathan’s unique blend of project management and university classroom experience allows him to effectively disseminate information to audiences. Jonathan’s goal for this course is to provide a combination of the instruction materials and real-world examples to assist all attendees as they prepare to sit for the PMP Certification Exam.