Karen Tate, MBA, PMI, PMI Fellow
President and Founder

President and founder of The Griffin Tate Group, Inc. (TGTG), Karen Tate is an internationally recognized expert in the field of project management and is the co-author several project management books.

  • Founder and President of The Griffin Tate Group, Inc.
  • More than 25 Years of Project Management experience
  • Serving non-profit, public and private sector organizations 
  • Internationally recognized thought leader
  • Recipient of the elite PMI Fellow Award
  • Elected and served two consecutive terms on the Project Management Institute’s International Board of Directors
  • Frequent presenter at PMI and other professional organizations
  • Senior Life Member of the Society of Women Engineers
  • Corporate experience in project management, construction, engineering, consulting, facilitation, and procurement.
  • Is the co-author of numerous books, including:
    • Project Management Memory Jogger™
    • The Risk Management Memory Jogger™
    • The Advanced Project Management Memory Jogger™
    • The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course on Project Management
    • Getting Started in Project Management (Wiley & Sons)


Karen’s education:

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Xavier University MBA 
  • PMP #520