About Us

Our Team

Mark Swiderski, PMP

Founder/CEO

Mark Swiderski is a certified project manager (PMP) with more than 30 years of business experience and 20 years of practice in helping companies achieve their goals through the skills of people, improved methods and helping others growing their capabilities. He has led or participated in teams that have delivered more than $1B in project scope in a wide variety of industries and job functions. He received his M.B.A. from DePaul University (go Blue Demons) and is now the owner of Praxilient (Praxis – the application of relevant knowledge; Transilience – the movement from one point to another), who provides Wisconsin (Go Pack!) and the U.S. with services that improve strategic performance and help achieve project results.

Lee Young

Chief Operating Officer

Lee Young at Praxilient helps organizations from $10M up to $100B improve their speed to market, gain measured improvements, reduce risk, and gain clear business value by improving project performanceLee has 35+ years business experience, with 25+ years in effective business leadership through the use of strategic and clearly focused project, program, and portfolio management techniques. 

Our Story

 

Praxilient delivers Project Management training and mentoring for clients during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Praxilient delivers Project Management & Systems Development Life Cycle Consulting Services while expanding to serve clients in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Health Insurance industries

 

Praxilient expands the use of process tools to standard work development for other processes for packaging and manufacturing industries clients

 

Praxilient develops Facilitation Skills courses for packaging industry client

 

Praxilient develops Concept Process Group courses; adds dairy industry clients

 

Praxilient integrates change management tools and capabilities into CIPEC© framework; adds packaging industry clients

 

Praxilient develops and deploys education for all key project roles: Project Sponsor/Champion, Process Owner, Performer, Project Manager, and Project Manager Leader; adds clients in manufacturing, consumer products, and food products industries

 

Praxilient expands Project Management Methods and adds Portfolio Management processes to create the CIPEC© Project Management Method; adds clients in ground transportation, financial services, and insurance industries

 

Praxilient launches Project Planning and MS Project courses for insurance and financial services clients

 

Praxilient, Inc. was formed by merging two existing companies: Integrity Project Management & Project Management Solutions

 

Integrity Project Management develops Project Manager scoring and evaluation model known as the "dartboard" method, used by clients in public utilities, retail distribution, consulting, and manufacturing industries

 

Integrity Project Management delivers our first project management framework and training process for the airline industry

Our Story

Integrity Project Management delivers our first project management framework and training process for the airline industry

2002

Integrity Project Management develops Project Manager scoring and evaluation model known as the "dartboard" method, used by clients in public utilities, retail distribution, consulting, and manufacturing industries

2004

Praxilient, Inc. was formed by merging two existing companies: Integrity Project Management & Project Management Solutions

2005

Praxilient launches Project Planning and MS Project courses for insurance and financial services clients

2007

Praxilient expands Project Management Methods and adds Portfolio Management processes, to create the CIPEC© Project Management Method; adds clients in ground transportation, financial service, and insurance industries

2008

Praxilient develops and deploys education for all key project roles: Project Sponsor/Champion, Process Owner, Performer, Project Manager, and Project Manager Leader; adds clients in manufacturing, consumer products, and food products industries

2010

Praxilient integrates change management tools and capabilities into CIPEC© framework; adds packaging industry clients

2012

Praxilient develops Concept Process Group courses; adds dairy industry clients

2012

 

Integrity Project Management delivers our first project management framework and training process for the airline industry

 

Integrity Project Management develops Project Manager scoring and evaluation model known as the "dartboard" method, used by clients in public utilities, retail distribution, consulting, and manufacturing industries

 

Praxilient, Inc. was formed by merging two existing companies: Integrity Project Management & Project Management Solutions

Our Team

Mark Swiderski, PMP

Founder/CEO

Mark Swiderski is a certified project manager (PMP) with more than 30 years of business experience and 20 years of practice in helping companies achieve their goals through the skills of people, improved methods and helping others growing their capabilities. He has led or participated in teams that have delivered more than $1B in project scope in a wide variety of industries and job functions. He received his M.B.A. from DePaul University (go Blue Demons) and is now the owner of Praxilient (Praxis – the application of relevant knowledge; Transilience – the movement from one point to another), who provides Wisconsin (Go Pack!) and the U.S. with services that improve strategic performance and help achieve project results.

His company delivers customer results by first taking the time up front to understand the challenges that the organization faces and deliver solutions that produce results that fit their culture and state of readiness.

Praxilient is constantly seeking ways to streamline methods and remove the hurdles to performance by engaging executives, business leaders and practitioners in a way that is appropriate to their role and aids in developing their capabilities. Their unique approaches to work life has helped non-profits, large corporations, small companies, and individuals perform better. Mark Swiderski’s company provides the largest certified base of project managers in Northern Wisconsin and their staff has provided training to more than 10,000 people in the areas of project management, leadership, and team performance.

When not developing a model on a dry erase board or idea mapping tool, Mark enjoys travel anywhere, cooking on the weekends and time with his family. Mark is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Gideon’s International and Calvary Bible Church. He is currently the Regional Mentor for the PMI chapters in North Central North America. In this role he serves PMI chapters and their leadership in vibrant upper Midwest of North America and Canada. He is a husband of 23 years (Julia, I hope I have the number right), father of 3 (Britta, Anders, and Jorgen, yes Swedish names, long story) and the servant to two cats (those who have cats know what I am talking about).

Lee Young

Chief Operating Officer

Lee Young at Praxilient helps organizations from $10M up to $100B improve their speed to market, gain measured improvements, reduce risk, and gain clear business value by improving project performance.

Lee has 35+ years business experience, with 25+ years in effective business leadership through the use of strategic and clearly focused project, program, and portfolio management techniques. Lee is passionate about helping deliver measurable benefits through setting clear goals and focusing on outcomes while helping individuals grow their capabilities at all levels. He is a subject matter expert in high complexity/risk project leadership and demonstrates deep and broad experience in delivering globally focused and multi-stakeholder projects, while mentoring project teams in the adoption of improved project management processes and tools. Lee is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP); his qualifications include an MS in Information Systems Engineering and an MPhil in Business Leadership Strategy.

Lee has consulted to and worked at all organization levels, for a wide variety of industries around the world, ranging from utilities, engineering R&D, financial institutions, manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, and specialty business process outsourcing. Lee has led multi-disciplinary teams that have successfully delivered more than $3B in project scope. His diverse project experience and proven abilities in facilitating and mentoring individuals to contribute to project success makes Lee Young at Praxilient a valued member of the team.

Mark Swiderski, PMP

Mark Swiderski is a certified project manager (PMP) with more than 30 years of business experience and 20 years of practice in helping companies achieve their goals through the skills of people, improved methods and helping others growing their capabilities. He has led or participated in teams that have delivered more than $1B in project scope in a wide variety of industries and job functions. He received his M.B.A. from DePaul University (go Blue Demons) and is now the owner of Praxilient (Praxis – the application of relevant knowledge; Transilience – the movement from one point to another), who provides Wisconsin (Go Pack!) and the U.S. with services that improve strategic performance and help achieve project results.

His company delivers customer results by first taking the time up front to understand the challenges that the organization faces and deliver solutions that produce results that fit their culture and state of readiness.

Praxilient is constantly seeking ways to streamline methods and remove the hurdles to performance by engaging executives, business leaders and practitioners in a way that is appropriate to their role and aids in developing their capabilities. Their unique approaches to work life has helped non-profits, large corporations, small companies, and individuals perform better. Mark Swiderski’s company provides the largest certified base of project managers in Northern Wisconsin and their staff has provided training to more than 10,000 people in the areas of project management, leadership, and team performance.

When not developing a model on a dry erase board or idea mapping tool, Mark enjoys travel anywhere, cooking on the weekends and time with his family. Mark is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Gideon’s International and Calvary Bible Church. He is currently the Regional Mentor for the PMI chapters in North Central North America. In this role he serves PMI chapters and their leadership in vibrant upper Midwest of North America and Canada. He is a husband of 23 years (Julia, I hope I have the number right), father of 3 (Britta, Anders, and Jorgen, yes Swedish names, long story) and the servant to two cats (those who have cats know what I am talking about).

Lee Young

Lee Young at Praxilient helps organizations from $10M up to $100B improve their speed to market, gain measured improvements, reduce risk, and gain clear business value by improving project performance.

Lee has 35+ years business experience, with 25+ years in effective business leadership through the use of strategic and clearly focused project, program, and portfolio management techniques. Lee is passionate about helping deliver measurable benefits through setting clear goals and focusing on outcomes while helping individuals grow their capabilities at all levels. He is a subject matter expert in high complexity/risk project leadership and demonstrates deep and broad experience in delivering globally focused and multi-stakeholder projects, while mentoring project teams in the adoption of improved project management processes and tools. Lee is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP); his qualifications include an MS in Information Systems Engineering and an MPhil in Business Leadership Strategy.

Lee has consulted to and worked at all organization levels, for a wide variety of industries around the world, ranging from utilities, engineering R&D, financial institutions, manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, and specialty business process outsourcing. Lee has led multi-disciplinary teams that have successfully delivered more than $3B in project scope. His diverse project experience and proven abilities in facilitating and mentoring individuals to contribute to project success makes Lee Young at Praxilient a valued member of the team.