Tiger-Consulting, Asia’s HR, Payroll and PEO Service Provider, Expands to Dubai

Tiger-Consulting, a firm that simplifies the process by which Western and European businesses strategically expand overseas, announced this week the agency now offers HR, Payroll and PEO support in its new Dubai location.

CARLSBAD, CA, October 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dubai is one of the hottest places to expand business in the Middle East. It has a first class reputation as a major business hub and is one of the UAE’s fastest growing economies in the world as international firms and global investors flock to the country. „The Dubai office is now available to international clients giving them the ability to get support in this rapidly expanding region. Companies are looking to leverage their value, move quickly and stay light on their feet while seeking to consolidate support under one umbrella, which is exactly what we offer as well as providing a single point of contact,“ said Tiger-Consulting Founder & CEO, Neil Satterwhite.

Tiger-Consulting offers professional service with unmatched excellence and skill along with a host of solutions related to the running of a new company so firms can establish themselves in a new setting. Through our new office and by collaborating with strategic partners worldwide, we offer expertise and local support.

„This part of the world is eager and ready to support foreign investment and new business opportunities. We are excited to announce our new services in Dubai. We will help our clients with the complexities of international expansion,“ added Satterwhite.

As the „man on the street“ in Asia-Pacific providing Asian HR, payroll and business support services throughout the region, Tiger-Consulting specializes in companies that have or want to have 1-100 employees in Asia. The company currently serves 300+ businesses spanning industries including IT, telecom, social networking, fashion, finance, pharmaceuticals, travel, recruitment, Gas & Oil and hospitality.

For questions about Tiger-Consulting’s HR, Payroll, PEO and business support services in Asia and UAE, contact sales@tiger-consulting.net.


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Skagit STEM Network to Receive $200,000 Grant to Support STEM Education in Skagit County

The Skagit STEM Network has received a $200,000 grant Washington STEM to be used over the next two years to support efforts to advance student access to science, technology, and math education and career opportunities in Skagit County, Washington.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WA, October 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Skagit STEM Network, formed late last year through the efforts of the Sedro-Woolley School District and City of Sedro-Woolley, has been involved in an intensive planning process to ally K-12 education, higher education, community, and business partners to support STEM learning and opportunity in the Skagit Valley. To support these efforts, the Skagit STEM Network will receive a $200,000 grant over the next two years from Washington STEM to support efforts to advance student access to science, technology, and math education and career opportunities.

„The Skagit STEM Network can be a game changer for our students, our economy and our region,“ said Phil Brockman, Superintendent-Sedro-Woolley School District. „STEM education opens doors for every Skagit student to succeed.“

„Washington STEM is excited to work with the wonderful partners of the Skagit STEM Network,“ said Washington STEM’s Network Director, Lee Lambert. „We have been enthusiastic supporters of their planning process and their vision for STEM education in the community.“

The initial $30,000 grant awarded last year, started a unique partnership between the Sedro-Woolley School District, City of Sedro-Woolley, Port of Skagit, EDASC, Skagit Valley College and Janicki Industries. During the past year, other partners joined the planning process including: Boy Scouts of America, Mount Baker Council; Children’s Museum of Skagit County; Community Action of Skagit County; Girl Scouts of Western Washington; Junior Achievement of Washington; Skagit County Child and Family Consortium; PACCAR; PeaceHealth/United General Hospital; and Skagit County.

„Our goal was to create strong working relationships between schools, community organizations, government agencies and our business community to enable the development of STEM literacy and with it, the ability for our students to compete in the new economy,“ said Sedro-Woolley Mayor Keith Wagoner. „And that’s what we did.“

In addition to building partnerships between schools, government, businesses and community organizations, the initial planning effort created a video in conjunction with Sedro-Woolley High School film students, a Skagit STEM website, calendar of STEM events throughout Skagit County, speaker’s bureau, and planning materials.

This two-year grant marks the formal launch of the Skagit STEM Network as the newest of ten regional networks that partner with Washington STEM. The Network will serve as a clearinghouse for STEM supportive activities to plug into and more effectively leverage efforts. The STEM Network will focus long term on preparing future generations for economic success and create greater connections between Skagit Valley students and local industry.

For more information, visit www.SkagitSTEM.com.

Washington STEM is a statewide nonprofit advancing excellence, equity, and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Launched in March 2011 with support from the business, education, and philanthropic communities, its goal is to reimagine and revitalize STEM education across Washington. For more information, go to www.washingtonstem.org.

For a complete list and descriptions of the STEM Networks, click here.

About the Skagit STEM Network
The Skagit STEM Network will provide the resources and a collaborative environment for educators, administrators, businesses and community based organizations that better enable them to help the students of Skagit County, Washington. The intent is to create a scalable program that school districts throughout Skagit County can adopt and participate.

The initial $30,000 grant awarded last year started a unique partnership between the Sedro-Woolley School District, City of Sedro-Woolley, Port of Skagit, EDASC, Skagit Valley College and Janicki Industries. During the past year, other partners joined the planning process including: Boy Scouts of America, Mount Baker Council; Children’s Museum of Skagit County; Community Action of Skagit County; Girl Scouts of Western Washington; Junior Achievement of Washington; Skagit County Child and Family Consortium; PACCAR; PeaceHealth/United General Hospital; and Skagit County.

For further informiatoin, visit www.SkagitSTEM.com.


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Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers A Person With Mesothelioma Anywhere In Pennsylvania A Passionate Approach To See To It That They Get The Very Best Compensation

The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center says, „We offer a passionate approach that is designed to make certain a person in Pennsylvania receives the very best possible financial compensation. Why settle for less?“

NEW YORK, NY, October 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Center is offering a person with mesothelioma anywhere in Pennsylvania a very passionate approach designed to make certain they receive the very best financial compensation for this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. With one call to 800-714-0303 a person with mesothelioma in Pennsylvania will get to the front of the line when it comes to:

* Direct and immediate access to the most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys who get the best financial compensation for their clients.
Medical treatment options.
* Extremely honest advice about how the family of the diagnosed person can best help their loved one. http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Center says, „No two people with mesothelioma is Pennsylvania are the same but we do know that either the US Navy, a steel mill, a power plant, a manufacturing facility or a skilled trades probably had something to do with the asbestos exposure. Our number one priority is seeing to it that every single person in Pennsylvania receives the best possible financial compensation-if they have mesothelioma.

„As we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303 if a person in Pennsylvania does not have the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys they will not get the best possible financial compensation-its that simple. Please call us before you hire a lawyer or law firm to assist with a mesothelioma financial compensation claim.“

The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their services for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma are available throughout the state of Pennsylvania including communities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Eire, Upper Darby, Reading, Scranton, or Bethlehem. For additional information a diagnosed person with mesothelioma or their family members are urged to contact the Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 800-714-0303. http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For the best possible treatment options in Pennsylvania we strongly recommends the following two heath care facilities with the offer to help a diagnosed victim, or their family get to the right physicians at each hospital.

* Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia: https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/about.

* University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute: http://www.upmccancercenter.com/

High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Pennsylvania include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, coal miners, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically, the person’s exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s.

The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Frequently victims of mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is attributable to exposure to asbestos.

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center says, „When it comes to obtaining the best mesothelioma compensation settlement in Pennsylvania, the quality of the attorneys matter as we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303.“ http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mesothelioma.html


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National TV Series Behind the Scenes to Feature Sign Company Pinnacle Custom Signs

Behind the Scenes featuring James Earl Jones is filming a focus on the sign industry in early November at Pinnacle Custom Signs.

BUFORD, GA, October 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Behind the Scenes with James Earl Jones on PBS has selected Buford, GA sign company Pinnacle Custom Signs as a business spotlight.

The TV show specializes in thirty minute and short-form Public Television stories highlighting specific industries and topics. The show highlights industry professionals and groundbreaking organizations as featured content providers.

The crew from Behind the Scenes reached out to the owners of Pinnacle Custom Signs — Don and Theresa Conklin– this past summer to pique their interest in appearing on the show. Pinnacle’s stellar work in the sign industry garnered the producer’s attention and interest in producing an episode of Behind the Scenes in the sign industry. Pinnacle’s ability to grow from a local sign retailer in Buford to a company that has grown into a national sign producer and installer for their clients peaked the shows interest.

Theresa Conklin, CEO of the Company, was honored to be considered for the production among numerous sign businesses in the United States. „I am excited about the opportunity to show the work we do as well as to highlight how important it is for businesses to use consistent branding in all their signage.“

„It was a surprise to both of us to be chosen, but I am excited about showing off a little bit the work that we have done to build this company from nothing to where it is after 5 years,“ stated Don Conklin co-Owner of the company.

Theresa was honored to be considered for the production among numerous sign businesses in the United States. She also stated that she is „looking forward to seeing how the process works and the final results“ of filming the show.

Both Conklin’s reiterated that they were very humbled in this process. Don noted, „We were able to build this company to where it is in 5 years. Being able to bring jobs to the community as well as helping businesses increase their revenues through signage is more satisfaction then I have ever had while working in corporate America.“

The crew from Behind the Scenes will be filming at Pinnacle Custom Signs during the first week of November. The final production will be aired lived nationally on public broadcast stations across the United States over the next year.

Pinnacle Custom Signs goal to be our customer’s first choice for all their signage needs. Backed with years of sign industry experience, Pinnacle is focused on delivering outstanding customer service and high quality products. The company focuses on providing local customer service at the national level for their clients.


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Cyberspace Teeters on Collapse

Fourth novel in thriller series has eerie ring of reality

ST. PAUL, AB, October 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Unsettling questions about the roles organized crime, governments, and law enforcement covertly play in controlling the internet are raised in Eileen Schuh’s new thriller, OPERATION MAXTRACKER.

This fourth book in her ongoing BackTracker series is a fast-flowing follow-up to FIREWALLS, and continues the saga of young Katrina Buckhold’s fight against The Traz biker gang.

With uncanny references to actual news headlines, Schuh creates in readers a quiver of anticipation and dread, leaving them to wonder who controls the Web (in both the story and reality) and for what purposes? Also unsettling, is the incredible power wielded in secret by those trying to keep cyberspace and the nation safe.

Well known for her past portrayals of psychological drama, Schuh takes OPERATION MAXTRACKER to a new level as danger, cunning and espionage spill out of the virtual world into real life.

Schuh is also known for her surprising and satisfying endings and OPERATION MAXTRACKER definitely delivers on that count.

About the book

Sergeant Kindle is counting on his top secret Operation MaxTracker team to thwart a surging attempt by criminal gangs to hijack cyberspace and take control of the world.

The tremendous power of the defensive system the team is creating and the potential for its abuse, has computer guru, Katrina Buckhold, on edge. Shrug, Head of Project Security, is supposedly keeping everyone and everything safe, but based on her past experiences with him, she’s not confident he’s up to that task.

Katrina’s toughest battles, though, are not against those threatening cyberspace but against those who are concerned about her ability to raise her children, and Shrug’s not helping with that, either.

Then unspeakable tragedy strikes, stripping all friendships to the core and laying bare the stunning truths behind the secrets, fears and mistrust.

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„I was inexorably drawn into this dark and claustrophobic world of coercion, mysterious antagonisms and deep mistrust.“ ~Gilli Allan, award-winning author of Fly or Fall

The novel includes Book Club discussion questions that explore the social, legal, and ethical issues touched on in the novel.

For those who can’t get enough of the BackTracker characters, Schuh advises that Sergeant Kindle’s law enforcement team plays a major role in her other recent thriller, SHADOW RIDERS.

In addition to the four novels in her ongoing BackTracker series, The Traz, Fatal Error, Firewalls and Operation MaxTracker (The Traz also comes in a school edition), Eileen Schuh is the author of the adult thriller, Shadow Riders and two adult SciFi novellas (Schrodinger’s Cat and Dispassionate Lies).

Born Eileen Fairbrother in Tofield, Alberta, Schuh now lives with her husband in the boreal forest near St. Paul in north eastern Alberta, Canada.

She invites you to visit her online:
Website
Blog
Facebook
Amazon author page
Twitter

To request an interview email: eileenschuh@yahoo.com


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hipaapoliciesandprocedures.com Announces Comprehensive White Paper Publication on the HIPAA Security Rule Discussing Best Practices for Ensuring Full Compliance for Healthcare Entities

An informative white paper discussing the HIPAA Security Rule best practices for ensuring full compliance for Covered Entities and Business Associates.

DALLAS, TX, October 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — The HIPAA Security Rule, contained within Title II of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, consists of comprehensive mandates for ensuring the safety and security of Protected Health Information (PHI). More specifically, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (www.hhs.gov) the HIPAA Security Rule „…establishes national standards to protect individuals‘ electronic personal health information that is created, received, used, or maintained by a covered entity“.

HIPAA is here to stay – there’s no debating that – so it’s time healthcare organizations understood important facets of the most well-known aspect of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – the HIPAA Security Rule.

Here are the top 15 items covered in our Comprehensive HIPAA Security Rule White Paper:

1. Documentation, more specifically, HIPAA policies and procedures, are incredibly important for ensuring compliance.
2. Numerous initiatives have to be developed and put in place for helping ensure compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule.
3. A HIPAA Security Officer – and supporting staff – is a mandate – and a must-have – for ensuring continued compliance oversight.
4. Both the HIPAA Security Rule and Privacy Rule consist of dozens of „Standards“ and „Implementation Specifications“ – provisions require numerous policies and procedures to be in place for compliance.
5. The concept of „addressable“ versus „required“.
6. Various amendments, modifications, along with the passage of other legislative laws, have made the HIPAA Security Rule now more important than ever from a regulatory compliance perspective.
7. Business Associates now have much larger roles and responsibilities.
8. Increased cyber security threats and attacks demand a concerted effort by healthcare organizations for ensuring the safety and security of Protected Health Information (PHI).
9. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has announced an aggressive expansion of audits against the HIPAA Security Rule for both Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA).
10. Security awareness training and undertaking an annual risk assessment are two (2) very important components of the HIPAA Security Rule.
11. Heavy fines and penalties are being levied against Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) for non-compliance.
12. The HIPAA Security Rule is now an important element in regards to many of today’s compliance audits and assessments, such as the SSAE 16 SOC 1 and AT 101 SOC 2 framework.
13. In today’s growing world of outsourcing, monitoring all relevant third-parties for ensuring the safety and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) is now more important than ever, and also a high priority for HIPAA compliance.
14. The HIPAA Security Rule is considered somewhat subjective and vague.

Flat Iron Technologies, LLC (FIT) is comprised of highly talented and experienced professionals with a true passion for helping businesses succeed in today’s growing world of regulatory compliance mandates. From Sarbanes-Oxley to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – and the dozens of other regional and global laws, legislative requirements and industry specific demands – we’re a perfect FIT for helping your company prosper and thrive.


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The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace is Discussed on „Informed“ with Rob Lowe, Developed for Public Television

An upcoming production of the educational program will look at organizations that are emphasizing workplace diversity.

MIAMI, FL, October 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — In an enlightening and captivating „Informed“ segment with host Rob Lowe, a team of corporate specialists will look at the importance of diversity in the workplace and how this has changed since the creation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission back in 1965.

Workplace diversity has grown increasingly important in the global workplace with the women and other minority groups being given an opportunity to play on a level ground. Access to a larger and more diverse talent pool is one of the greatest advantages for business owners. Additionally, teams working on expansive and intricate projects draw from their different experiences which can play a major role in understanding how new markets operate.

Workplace diversity also plays a pivotal role in reducing discrimination through the regular interactions of people who come from different ethnicities and backgrounds. Appreciating workers‘ cultures and traditions not only boosts teamwork but it also gives each worker a greater sense of belonging.

With the labor force demographics changing and international markets emerging, workplace diversity grows closer and closer to becoming a corporate necessity instead of a ploy that companies use to advertise their commitment to embracing diversity. Both employers and employees reap significant benefits from working in a conducive environment. Everyone can play a role in boosting workplace diversity by becoming more accommodating of each other’s cultural differences and seeing this as a unifying factor rather than a divisionary one.

„Informed“ is independently produced and distributed to Public Television and PBS Member stations. It’s anchored by a team of industry professionals who develop award-winning content on a myriad of subjects. The program is hosted by famed actor Rob Lowe.


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CradleNest Inc. Announces the Launch of the Safari Baby SleepWear Collection

African safari themed, baby sleeping blankets and swaddles, designed in South Africa and handmade in Peru, from 100% Peruvian Pima cotton.

BRYANSTON, SOUTH AFRICA, October 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — CradleNest Inc. is excited to announce the launch of our Safari Baby SleepWear Collection, a baby apparel collection of sleeping blankets and wrapping swaddles, handmade from 100% Peruvian Pima cotton, considered the best cotton fabric in the world. This unique blend of Peruvian artistry and the bright, wild and colorful motifs of the wild Serengeti valley used as a backdrop, will forever change the way parents approach stocking up on baby sleepwear apparel.

CradleNest Inc. believes our Safari Baby SleepWear Collection will set a new standard as it relates quality and affordability. As parents of a newborn ourselves, this collection was born more out of necessity than a business need.

After a futile search for quality sleeping blankets and wrapping swaddles, (too expensive or of very low quality) we returned to my native Peru to select the best 100% Pima cotton fabrics (considered the best in the world) from which we created these mostly handmade pieces, using the services of local artisans and tailors in Lima, Peru.

Using the Serengeti as a backdrop, we created the collection based on the Africa Safari with the double-sided prints of animal motifs and textures from this great destination. The crochet line for instance, boasts of hand knitted crochet hems that according to Jane Opal, a local fashion critic, „would move any mother to instinctively want to cradle their baby in it“.

The collection is broken down into a winter, summer, crochet blankets (large sized – 35 x 31 inches), and a one-sized swaddle line of sleepwear apparels. The hope is that the delicacy of the fabrics, affordability, coupled with the deep artistry displayed by the Peruvian craftsmen and women who helped bring these ideas to life, will become a mainstay in every parent’s shopping considerations.

Being a socially responsible business, CradleNest Inc. teamed up with INABIF, a Peruvian government sponsored initiative that caters for vulnerable women and children, to create the 1-4-1 School Outreach Trust, which simply means that for every 1 item sold on on our website, we will donate 1 complete Back-To-School kit to the children under their care in Peru. We hope to continue the 1-4-1 School Outreach in other locations.

Contact:
Karen Palma
CEO
CradleNest Inc.
52 Mandeville Rd,
Bryanston 2191.
South Africa
Tel: +27 73 195 5122
www.cradlenest.com


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Actress Shares Tips for Student Success on the Stage of Life

Actress Angela Ray’s New Book of Leadership Lessons Gives Student Leaders a Peak Behind the Curtain and Shares Real-Life Lessons for Success

ATLANTA, GA, October 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — If all the world’s a stage and all the people are actors, then who better to give you tips for ultimate success than actress, author and award winning speaker Angela Ray. The actress, whose notable performances in FX’s Atlanta, Tyler Perry’s Love thy Neighbor and Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, draws on her experiences on stage and screen for her new book — Megastar Student Leadership: Lessons I Learned as an Actress That Can Help You Lead, Achieve and Succeed.

Ray, whose leadership mantra is „Good things come to those who wait. Great things come when Megastar Leaders create,“ painstakingly curated this book of stories of success and failure in the „reel“ and real world. This inspiring work also features interviews with dozens of megastars leaders from every walk of life to create this easy to read and easy to apply guide to student success. Her 40 Tips to Help Students Achieve a 4.0 in Leadership are written with piercing honesty and candor, in a style that’s uniquely her own.

As a former student leader turned highly requested keynote speaker, Ray’s Megastar Student Leadership: Lessons I Learned as an Actress That Can Help You Lead, Achieve and Succeed will give high school and college students the ultimate tools to prepare for the starring role in their life story.

„Angela speaks from a powerful perspective – of one who has already walked the walk…“
– Dr. Tarra D. Ellis, Asst. Professor of Education, University of North Carolina

Angela offers sound advice and solutions to typical frustrations student leaders encounter on a daily basis…
– LaTonya Adams, Counselor, Seventy-First High School

…provides great insights undergirded with realism from her varied experiences in the tough entertainment business. A leading lady whether in front of the camera or an audience of young people – she offers her authentic self.
– Zabrina Epps, MPM, Board of Education Member, Prince George County (Maryland)

Available in local bookstores and on angelaray.com.

About the Author
An unrelenting star on the rise, Angela Ray is an actress, author, and award winning speaker. Angela is the author of the books Blackberry Whispers, Rays of Motivation, and Megastar Student Leadership: Lessons I Learned as an Actress That Can Help Lead, Achieve and Succeed. As a speaker, she has presented to thousands of students around the country and considers it part of her mission to empower young people.

Stay in touch with Angela at www.angelaray.com and on Twitter.

Press Contact – susan@conspirepr.com


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Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Judith „Judy“ Welch as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field

Judith „Judy“ Welch will soon be featured in an upcoming edition of Women of Distinction and Top 2016 Edition.

MANASSAS, VA, October 29, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Judith „Judy“ Welch, National Security Policy Analyst, has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. Judith „Judy“ Welch will soon be featured in an upcoming edition of Women of Distinction and Top 2016 Edition.

Born in Pittsburgh and raised on a farm in western Pennsylvania, Judith „Judy“ Welch went on to graduate second in her class and write the alma mater from Evans City High School before turning down an opportunity to attend Chatham College for Women on a full scholarship to instead accept a job with the Navy Department at the Pentagon. Forty-one years later, in 2000, Welch finally retired from her career with the Federal Government, only to begin a new venture at the WJLA-TV newsroom, the ABC affiliate station in Washington, DC, and News Channel 8, WJLA’s co-located sister station, reporting around-the-clock local news. Spending four glorious years in the newsroom, she was then picked up as a Contractor supporting the Intelligence Community (IC).

„I’ve been blessed with so many wonderful career opportunities, by both serving my country as a civilian and as a contractor in an effort to help make a difference in our country’s national security,“ Welch said.

Welch’s time as a Contractor ended in 2013 after being laid off. In her role, she served as a Technical Writer, Security Policy Analyst, and Classification Specialist, evaluating and developing IC policy in the Director of National Intelligence Special Security Center, assessing program plans and reporting on program statuses while assigned to a Central Intelligence Agency project office, and serving as an SAIC Team Lead assigned to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency office responsible for implementing and overseeing the execution of the new Sensitive Compartmented Information Geospatial Intelligence control system across the newly-designated National System for Geospatial Intelligence.

During Welch’s four-decade-long career with the Federal Government, she held numerous administrative roles for senior military and civilian officials in the Pentagon, quickly advancing through the ranks. She served as a Staff Officer/Deputy Executive Secretary to the Director of Volunteers in Service to America, aka VISTA, in the Executive Office of the President. VISTA was, at that time, considered to be the domestic version of the Peace Corps. She also volunteered for an oversees assignment as Executive Secretary to the US Military Representative in the US Delegation at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, was promoted two years later to Deputy Director of Administration at Nahbollenbach Army Deport in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, and was promoted yet again one year later to serve as Director of Administration at Kaiserslautern Army Depot Complex. Soon after, Welch became the voice of the Depot Complex as she began delivering news spots over the American Forces Network-Europe. By 1974 she had returned to the US and was assigned to work at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey as a Program Analyst before relocating to Alexandria, Virginia to work for the Army Materiel Command Inspector General. Finally, in 1987, Welch was promoted to Senior GAO Report Analyst/Staff Officer in the Office of the Department of Defense GI, which she held for the remaining 13 years of her career.

Notably, Welch attended college at night pursing a BS in Social Psychology, graduated from the Defense Systems Management College and Department of the Army IG School, and attended the Naval Postgraduate School, National Defense University and Brookings Institution.

About Women of Distinction Magazine:
Women of Distinction Magazine strives to continually bring the very best out in each article published and highlight Women of Distinction. Women of Distinction Magazine’s mission is to have a platform where women can grow, inspire, empower, educate and encourage professionals from any industry by sharing stories of courage and success.

Contact:
Women of Distinction Magazine, Melville, NY
631-465-9024
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