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Get to know us, our long-term relationships with our clients is built on two key ingredients: Trust and Respect.


"I liked the fact that the course was tailored to fit our organization's current practices and focused on what could be embraced for the future. Because of that, this is highly relevant for the current and aspiring managers."


Competitive Edge Consulting, Inc. was founded in 1992 to provide project management expertise and custom training development and delivery solutions. At Competitive Edge Consulting, Inc. we focus on YOU! There is no other business like yours. We work with you to meet your individual needs. All methodologies and training are based on industry best practices and customized to address your unique cultural and strategic requirements.

Founder & President


Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter is the founder and President of Competitive Edge Consulting. Inc. Lynda has extensive project management experience, which includes designing and delivering project management training programs as well as consulting with senior project management leaders in various industries in all aspects of project management.


Lynda is a lecturer in the both Math and Computer Science Departments and the MBA program at Baldwin Wallace University.


Lynda has published articles and white papers, including: 

  • Gerri Hura and Lynda Carter. "71. Project Management." Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management. Vol. 1. N.p.: Wiley, 2012. 363-69. Print. Key Topics and Issues.

  • Lynda published: "The Practitioner's Guide to Project Management: Simple, Effective Techniques that Deliver Business Value". The book is currently being used in undergraduate classes and businesses to increase their practical knowledge of Project Management.

  • Lynda's most recent publication is "The Essential Guide to Facilitating Project Management Workshops". This is a must have guide to anyone doing collaborative planning.

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The experience needed for many engagements requires unique talents. By establishing strategic partnerships, Competitive Edge Consulting, Inc. leverages the expertise of our partners to meet your business needs. Strategic Partnerships include:  Baldwin-Wallace University, Livingston & AssociatesGary Slavin and Sue Russell Consulting


Akron Children's Hospital, Alcoa Steel, Aileron, Alpha Technologies, Bank One, Beckett Gas, Bentler, Borden Foods, Bridgestone / Firestone, Capital America, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Chemical Abstract Society, Cincinnati Health Care Alliance, Compliance, Darcie, Dayton Power Light, DeNora, Department of Defense, Dominion East Ohio Gas, Eaton Corporation, Ernst & Young, Federal Reserve, First Energy, General Electric, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Iams Pet Foods, Invacare, Keithley Industries, Key Bank, MarkWest LLC, Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO), Midwest Micro, Morrison Products, MTD, OCLC, Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI), PacerGlobal, PolyOne, Proctor & Gamble, PNC, Progressive Companies, Power & Signal, PPG Industries, Right Management Consulting, Rockwell International, Sherwin-Williams, University of Fairbanks Alaska, V4 Consulting, Vita-Mix, and Westfield Insurance.

"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.”

- George Washington, First President of the United States of America

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