Mike Garten

Global Consulting, PMO Director
Mike Garten

Mike is the Global Consulting PMO Director at Fresh Consulting, bringing over 35 years of experience to our team. Earning his degree in industrial design from Ohio State University, Mike began his career in project management at IBM but soon found he had an eye for detail and a talent for organizing teams.

After spending 15 years at IBM, he worked at a variety of different companies around the country, in roles such as Director of Project Management, Senior Account Executive, and Director of PMO at two previous companies. Mike has deep experience building and leading PMOs in consultancies focused on product design, development, and innovation.

Before moving to the PNW, Mike spent much of his life in North Carolina. he loves to travel, read, and plans to build a kayak one day that he’ll launch — and will hopefully float — in Lake Union.

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Mike is the Global Consulting PMO Director at Fresh Consulting, bringing over 35 years of experience to our team. Earning his degree in industrial design from Ohio State University, Mike began his career in project management at IBM but soon found he had an eye for detail and a talent for organizing teams.

After spending 15 years at IBM, he worked at a variety of different companies around the country, in roles such as Director of Project Management, Senior Account Executive, and Director of PMO at two previous companies. Mike has deep experience building and leading PMOs in consultancies focused on product design, development, and innovation.

Before moving to the PNW, Mike spent much of his life in North Carolina. he loves to travel, read, and plans to build a kayak one day that he’ll launch — and will hopefully float — in Lake Union.

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