Mel Bost is an experienced professional in the fields of strategic planning, process improvement, project management, best practices and benchmarking. His career encompasses BOT International, Exterran Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Tosco Corporation, UNOCAL, Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) and Ford Motor Company. He is the author of Project Management Lessons Learned: A Continuous Process Improvement Framework by CRC Press. He completed BS/MS degrees at Georgia Tech and MS/MBA degrees at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He and his wife Linda reside in Cave Creek, AZ.