Atlanta – January 13, 2009 – Women In Technology (WIT), is kicking off the New Year by announcing its board of directors for 2009.
WIT’s newly elected president for 2009 is Jamie Greene of Kilpatrick Stockton. Greene has been a volunteer with WIT since 2004, serving as WIT’s vice-president (2007 and 2008) and secretary (2006). She is also a member of the National Board of Trustees of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, where she serves as secretary, a member of the Childspring International Board of Trustees, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation National Advisory Council.
New members to WIT’s board of directors include Denise Billups, IBM; Tricia Dempsey, Agile; and Marianne Johnson, Equifax. Returning board members include Judi Vitale, Acuity CFO and immediate past president of WIT; Sandy Hofmann, ATDC, WIT vice president; Cassie Crist, Cherry, Beakaert & Holland LLP, WIT treasurer; Brenda Holmes, Kilpatrick Stockton, WIT secretary; Terry Trout, Cbeyond; Marian Lucia, (retired CIO of Federal Home Loan Bank); and Helen Berg, (formerly with IBM).
The WIT Foundation board for 2009 includes Vickie Albee, Allset Consulting, LLC, WIT Foundation president; Margot King, OnSite Recruit, WIT Foundation vice president; Kristi Johnson, Windham Brannon, WIT Foundation treasurer; Denise Reese, Wipro Technologies, WIT Foundation secretary; Lisa Clancey, SunTrust Banks, Inc.; Vicki Hamilton, Turner; Sue Miller, MDI Group and immediate past president of the WIT Foundation; Jannet Thoms, Booz|Allen|Hamilton.
“WIT’s mission is to develop and promote women for success in technology in Georgia, and the 2009 board has already made great strides in developing premier leadership meetings, programs and events to help these women succeed and be recognized for those achievements,” says Greene.
Heather S. Rocker continues as executive director for WIT.
WIT’s first meeting is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2009 at Maggiano’s in Buckhead. For more information, go to www.witinc.org.
About Women in Technology (WIT)
WIT is a not-for-profit organization made up of an influential community of diverse, talented professional women focused on promoting the advancement of women in the field of technology in Georgia. WIT’s monthly meetings feature nationally recognized speakers who address topics on leadership and professional advancement to support women in their technology careers while also providing a valuable networking opportunity. WIT delivers programs, such as WIT Executive Coaching and WIT Mentoring Circles to enable members to hone their leadership skills and achieve visibility within the business community. WIT’s philanthropic and educational programs, such as Girls Get IT, provide outreach to educate and encourage girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology. WIT has two annual premier events, WIT Connect, WIT’s annual fundraiser event and WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards honoring the women who lead Georgia’s technology community. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia, an umbrella membership organization that serves the Georgia technology community.
For more information on WIT and the WIT Foundation, WIT’s philanthropic arm, visit www.mywit.org.