Tennessee Tech & Science

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Inducts Seven Leading Entertainers, Athletes and Professionals into 27th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame

01 01 1970

DALLAS, May 10, 2017 -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America will induct seven new Club alumni into their Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight in Dallas, Texas. For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country have provided kids and teens of all backgrounds, the opportunity to achieve great futures. To celebrate the accomplishments of former Boys & Girls Club members, the organization annually recognizes distinguished alumni, including these seven inductees who have excelled to the top of their respective fields. The ceremony will be hosted by Emmy-award winning actor and Club alum Courtney B. Vance, and will honor alumni who have gone on from their Boys & Girls Club to make major contributions in their professions, from sports to entertainment to medicine and more. Each of these leaders has followed a unique path, yet they all share a similar beginning – with the life-changing programs, caring staff and the fun, safe environment of a Boys & Girls...

BOLDplanning Inc. Announces Hiring of Mark Maslakowski as Chief Technology Officer

01 01 1970

BOLDplanning Inc. Announces Hiring of Mark Maslakowski as Chief Technology Officer Nashville, TN, August 10, 2017 --(PR.com)-- BOLDplanning Inc., the leader in online solutions for Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), announced today the addition of Mark Maslakowski to its team as Chief Technology Officer.Maslakowski has a deep background in leading development teams for solutions that function in demanding environments. Before joining BOLDplanning, Maslakowski held development leadership responsibilities in companies such as Tractor Supply Company, Kirkland’s, Dollar General, Mercury Gate, and OHL.In announcing the addition of Maslakowski to the team, Fulton Wold, BOLDplanning’s Chief Executive Officer said, “We have big plans for our emergency planning, business continuity, and hazard mitigation solutions to continue making them even more user-friendly and powerful. Adding someone to our team with Mark’s credentials...

BOLDplanning Inc. Announces Addition of Brittney Whatley for the Position of Emergency Planner

01 01 1970

BOLDplanning Inc. Announces Addition of Brittney Whatley for the Position of Emergency Planner Nashville, TN, August 04, 2017 --(PR.com)-- BOLDplanning Inc., the leader in online solutions for Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), announced today the hiring of Brittney Whatley for the position of Emergency Planner.Previously, Whatley worked with the State of Arkansas as Continuity of Operations Program Manager. In that role, she worked closely with agencies, cities, counties and school districts to develop comprehensive continuity plans.Fulton Wold, Chief Executive Officer of BOLDplanning, said, “Brittney is a good example of the type of people we want on our team. She’s experienced in the field and well-educated in the science of emergency management. We’re delighted to have her on on board and excited to introduce Brittney to our current and future clients.”Whatley holds a Bachelor of Science and Emergency Management...

Beyond20 Senior Advisor Selected to Speak on Building a Unified Service Catalog at the 2017 Cherwell Global Conference

01 01 1970

Former Associate CIO of the University of Tennessee system, Andy has over fifteen years' experience with IT Service Management and CyberSecurity in the public and private sectors. His innovative approach to service catalog design has distinguished him as a leader in the industry as evidenced by his invitation to speak across the country at events such as Educause Connect, Fusion, and HDI.  At CGC, Andy will be presenting the unified catalog Beyond20 helped the University of North Carolina at Charlotte create. "For many organizations, creating a service catalog is a deceptively simple task," said Rivers. "IT organizations offer so much to customers that it can become difficult to simplify, organize, and clearly communicate those offerings in a way that makes sense to and engages our customers. It is a true joy to guide our customers through the process of creating this foundational component of their ITSM...

Ben Gardner To Lead Engineering, R&D At Aries Clean Energy

01 01 1970

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2017 -- Aries Clean Energy is pleased to announce that Ben Gardner has joined its team as vice president of engineering and will direct all efforts in design, construction, and operations, as well as the company's ongoing research and development programs. Aries is a privately held company focusing on renewable, distributed energy generation using alternative feedstocks. "Ben's experience in taking companies from early stages of development all the way through to commercialization will be invaluable to executive management and to our engineering teams," Aries CEO Greg Bafalis said. "His previous work with fluidized bed gasification is especially important to us, and Ben brings a waste conversion and green energy knowledge base that is rare to find even in a global marketplace." (PRNewsfoto/Aries Clean Energy)... Gardner, recently engaged as a consultant with several energy companies, provides Aries with almost 20 years of...

Becker Media Announces New Client Wins: Regent University, Daymar...

01 01 1970

Oakland, CA April 27, 2017 Becker Media, a full-service marketing agency for educational institutions, has announced three new client wins: Regent University, Daymar Colleges and the Michigan Institute of Aviation. Regent and Daymar will be serviced from Becker's Baltimore office, and MIAT will be serviced from Becker’s headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area. With its extensive and renowned portfolio of clients, Becker Media will utilize its industry-leading experience to produce and launch multifaceted media campaigns for the new additions to its roster. Regent University is a large faith-based institution based in Virginia Beach with a national online presence. Founded by Chancellor and CEO Pat Robertson, Regent University will work with Becker on all digital marketing campaigns. Daymar Colleges has locations in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. They have vocational programs in Allied Health, Business, Technology and Criminal Justice. Becker Media will handle...

Bechtel-Sponsored Teams Compete and "Dream Big" at FIRST® Robotics World Championships

01 01 1970

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BarnSpeak.com animals offer lawmakers healthcare advice

01 01 1970

Tyler, a 27-year-old Tennessee Walking horse, and a member of the BarnSpeak.com community, said, "The folks representing us in Washington D.C. are too caught up in the political outcome of passing legislation, rather than how it impacts the citizens of our country.  The lawmakers are checking off talking point boxes while protecting themselves at the ballot boxes." BarnSpeak.com is a division of Skipstone, which was first brought to the public's attention during the Gary Johnson Presidential Campaign last Fall.  Skipstone is a proprietary Conversational Video Platform that uses Augmented Reality to show that innovative tech improves our ability to communicate and that our conversations can go beyond talking points. "Skipstone provides a two-way conversation between the viewer and the person or organization that is providing the video," said Troy Ontko,...

B2SMB Summit Names Dell Technologies ‘B2SMB Brand of the Year'

01 01 1970

"We applaud Dell for providing an outstanding model for engaging and supporting SMBs, and congratulate the company on being named B2SMB Brand of the Year.” Chicago, Illinois October 02, 2017 The B2SMB Summit, the inaugural gathering of senior executives from the business-to-small-business community, today announced it has named Dell Technologies “B2SMB Brand of the Year.” The award will be presented on Tuesday to Erik Day, VP and GM, North America Dell Small Business, who is delivering the opening keynote address at this week's B2SMB Summit, taking place Oct. 3-4, in Chicago. “SMBs are used to taking a back seat to the needs of larger companies, especially in IT, which is typically scaled for big enterprises,” said B2SMB Summit Co-Chair Dave Walker. “But Dell has turned this approach around, dedicating two sales hubs in Round Rock, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee specifically for small business IT advising. The focal point of its strategy...

Available for Pre-Order: Finance Unleashed: Leveraging the CFO for Innovation

01 01 1970

Finance Unleashed is based on case studies and interactive interviews with influential global executives, representing organizations such as the London School of Economics, DHL and UPS, and Turkcell. The book features a Foreward by Kate Vitasek, a Graduate and Executive Education Faculty Member at the University of Tennessee, as well as an author, educator, and architect of the Vested business model. "It can take 48 hours to send a cross-border payment for a car that is made in only 18 hours," said Magnus Lind, co-author of Finance Unleashed. "This example points out the large opportunity to streamline the financial chain, comprised of only data management and communications. The transformational potential of financial technology (or 'fintech') has affected banks and financial institutions. Now the disruption is reaching the non-financial sector. Finance will remain responsible for compliance and reporting, while taking...

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