Dr. Roger Lively

Dr. Roger Lively

Associate Faculty

Academic and Professional Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Organizational Management & Design (emphasis in Project Management)

  • M.B.A.

    - Baker University

  • Bachelor’s in Management

    - Tarkio College


Roger Lively is a SR Program Manager in the Global Program Management Office (PMO).   Roger’s work for the last 7+ years has been primarily in managing Data Center migrations, augments, and decommissioning’s.  His work has included all aspects of the Data Center environment buildouts:  Migrations (seed, forklift, virtualization), Servers, SAN, Network, Monitoring, and client application upgrades.

Roger is a founding Member of the Kansas City Chapter of PMI, which today is one of the largest and most successful PMI Chapters.  He has been a member of PMI since 1993 and has been PMP certified since 2004. Over the last twenty years, Roger has served as an IT Project Manager in various industries to include Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Retail, Government, Healthcare, and IT Hosting.  He has experience leading a wide range of IT related projects to include system implementations, test & acceptance, DR Planning, and PMO process development.

Dr. Lively earned a Bachelor’s degree in management from Tarkio College (graduating Magna Cum Laude), an M.B.A. from Baker University, and recently completed his Ph.D. in Organizational Management and Design with an emphasis in Project Management.