Career briefs

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

IEM contracted with Department of Homeland Security
MORRISVILLE -- Global security firm IEM, headquartered in Morrisville, has been selected as a contractor to provide information technology support to the Department of Homeland Security.
The company was selected through the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II contract.
The contract includes multiple awardees, which will compete for tasks at the DHS related to IT service delivery, including system integration, software design and development, and operations and maintenance.
RTI International is also listed as an EAGLE II recipient alongside IEM.


RTI designer receives marketing award
DURHAM -- R. Craig Lefebvre, lead change designer in the Center for Communication Science at RTI International, has been awarded the Philip Kotler Social Marketing Distinguished Service Award.
The award is named for, and was presented by Philip Kotler, professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Lefebvre is the author of "Social marketing and social change: Strategies and tools for improving health, well-being and the environment," editor of the six volume series on social marketing for the Sage Library in Marketing, and co-author of the social marketing entry in "Oxford bibliographies online: Public health."


Clinverse adds new position
DURHAM -- Clinverse announced the addition of Shaun Williams as vice president of operations and the promotion of Heather Schultz to senior vice president of product solutions.
The company, which automates the financial lifecycle of global clinical trials, has created seven new positions in 2014, due to company growth in 2013 and 2014.
Schultz joined Clinverse in 2011 and served the position Williams is filling.
Williams will be overseeing operational aspects of the company, such as implementation services for new clients and ongoing support for existing clients.
In the newly created position, Schultz will work with clients in the development and optimization of the financial lifecycle of clinical trials.

Hill, Chesson & Woody rehires consultant coordinator
DURHAM -- Hill, Chesson & Woody, an employee benefits firm, has announced the rehiring of McKenzie Watts as consultant coordinator. Watts is responsible for supporting health and welfare consultants in the development of benefit plans and packages for clients.
Watts previously held the position of benefits analyst with HCW from 2007 to 2012. She took time off to be a stay-at-home parent before being rehired as consultant coordinator. Watts earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from N.C. State University.

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