Mark Gerencser, chairman of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Gen. Joseph Votel, president and chief executive officer of BENS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz on the Commission on the National Response Enterprise: A Call to Action“ report to identify ways to improve national resilience in responding to sustained, nation-wide emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More »
Shannon Galey Ripley, who holds two decades of human capital management experience, has joined Aptive to serve as director of strategy and growth. The former Hiring Our Heroes chief of staff will now help Aptive further develop its business model and human capital services through her expertise in accountability management, employee-focused strategy and complex workforce issues, Aptive said Monday.Read More »
Twenty-five representatives from the public and private sectors have been appointed to serve on a new board that will develop strategies to improve the state of the U.S. workforce. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ivanka Trump, adviser to the president, co-chair the recently created American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, the Department of Commerce said Wednesday.
Jim Brady, chief operating officer of Grant Thornton, has joined the board of directors at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “As a board member for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, I look forward to helping companies of all sizes create jobs and enhance our economy,” Brady said in a statement released March …Read More »
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has appointed Tim Day as vice president of the organization’s Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation. Day will help lead efforts to highlight the role of new technology in the economy and promote policy strategies that work to drive job creation and innovation, the Chamber said Thursday. “With more than 15 …Read More »
Kevin Ladner, a 30-year veteran of Grant Thornton‘s Canadian business, has been named executive partner and CEO of the professional services company effective April 1, 2016. Ladner currently serves as regional managing partner for Atlantic Canada at Grant Thornton and will succeed Phil Noble, who will step down from his …Read More »
Michael Cox, a vice president and engineering services sector manager for Parsons' government services business unit, has joined the National Defense Industrial Association's Tennessee Valley chapter board of directors. He was also named to the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce's Huntsville/Madison County chapter in Alabama, Parsons said …Read More »
Neustar and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives are teaming up to encourage small businesses to create a website with a .US domain name. In turn, the partnership will offer value-added services and help the small businesses who adopt a .US address in maximizing their online presence, Neustar announced Monday. John Carlson, …Read More »