Mentoring Program - Meet our 2017 Mentors

Robert S Barnhardt, PMP

  • Retired
    • USAA Senior Project Manager (18 Years)
    • US Air Force Senior Officer (26 Years)
  • Member of Alamo PMI Since 1995 
  • Certifications
    • Project Management Professional
    • Department of Defense Acquisition Professional
    • General Services Administration Trail Boss
  • 30+ Years Project Management Experience in public and private sectors
  • Married
  • Golf, Genealogy, Travel


  • Project Manager – Financial Services
  • 30+ years in IT Software Development
  • PMI member since 2006
  • MBA Information Management Systems
  • Moved to San Antonio late 2014
  • Hobbies: Travel, Personal Computing



Damian J. Heaney, PMP | CISM

  • Senior Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Corporation, IS&GS – Defense
  • Alamo PMI Chapter Advisor 
  • Member of Alamo PMI Since 2009 
  • Project Management Professional
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • 30+ Years Project Management Experience as Senior Military Officer and Senior Federal Service Employee
  • Married, 4 Children, 5 Grandchildren
  • Golf, Spectator Sports, Video Games


Arthur Garcia, PMP

  • United States Air Force (USAF) veteran
    • Retired with 20 years of active duty service throughout the federal acquisition lifecycle: acquisition project manager, test & evaluation manager, systems engineer, logistician, software development program manager, and acquisition policy analyst.
  • Seasoned contracting, program, and project management instructor taught
    • Acquisition and program management at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
    • Federal Government Contracting and Pricing for University of Maryland, Graduate School of Public Policy,
    • Project Management Essentials and PMP Exam Certification Preparation for George Mason University, Learning Solutions
  • Small Business Owner
    • In 2014, I launched Program Management Consulting and Training, LLC, my own consulting business delivering Project Management Institute® certified instruction.
  • Senior Industry Program and Project Management Consultant
    • Served and supported Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), General Services Administration (GSA)
    • I currently serve the USAA Enterprise Data & Analytics Office with project management consulting and subject matter expertise.


Joe Wilson, PMP

  • Senior IT Project Manager, WellMed
  • Member of PMI since 2005
  • 15+ years Project Management
  • 30+ years in Technology, primarily as a Software Engineer / Dev Lead
  • Masters in Management of Technology
  • Interests/Expertise: Cloud Computing, Agile Development, Process Improvement
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Bass Guitar, Long-distance Unicycling