has re-joined the WNG after four years away in Boston teaching and serving as Vice President of Corporate Development for a global management consulting firm. His former firm Stewart Strategies Group, which he operated for 19 years (including 8 of those years out of Alexandria, Virginia), has been reconstituted into a new entity, Strategic Impact Partners
. Art has recruited a senior-level management and delivery team of former colleagues. The firm is focused on helping clients craft and accelerate their growth strategies, develop markets, commercialize their unique assets and transform their organizations to achieve differentiated leadership. While the firm has a North American and global focus, it is also concentrating on new clients in the DC region.
has joined FTI Consulting
's Bank Regulatory and Governance practice in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Mr. Rives is a financial services professional with more than 30 years of experience in consumer finance, commercial banking and financial institution supervision and resolution in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Jim focuses his practice in credit risk management services providing clients with assistance on a wide range of issues from a practitioner and regulatory perspective, including credit risk assessment, loan portfolio management, credit/loan review, loss mitigation and matters surrounding credit loss reserves. In addition to assisting clients resolve issues with regulatory agencies, Jim performs due diligence on loan portfolios and independently analyses bank lending operations and credit administration functions.
has taken over 30 years of research into the area of Efficiency and reduced it down to its essentials, i.e. Fundamentals; The result is a White Paper titled "The Fundamentals of Efficiency
," which he is willing to share with selected members of WNG for the purpose of review and feedback before he publishes the final paper. If you are interested, please contact Gerhard via email
Adeyinka Oyesile Ogunlegan
, who is Vice President, Public Policy & Outreach at Chesapeake Public Strategies
, recently was named to the Daily Record's 2015 VIP List
. The Daily Record created the VIP List (Very Important Professionals List) to recognize 40 winners, 40 years of age and younger, who have been successful in Maryland. Winners are selected on the basis of professional accomplishments and commitment to inspiring change in their community. Congratulations Adeyinka!
has joined iHorse Technologies
as Vice President for Business Development. The WNG was very pleased to have iHorse sponsor our WNG Summer Networking Reception
on June 10! To learn more about iHorse services, contact Ramsay via email
Ruth Ravitz Smith
, a veteran of GE and other major corporations, has recently launched RRSmith Global Solutions
, to provide consulting services to companies and organizations on how to maximize external affairs, government relations, and stakeholder engagement to achieve business objectives around the globe.
, Global Director of Business Development and Marketing at TruShield Security Solutions, Inc.
, recently closed a substantial deal for managed security services with the largest bank in Zambia. Her team launched the relationship this past winter.
, Business Coach & Mentor, announces her new website businessbreakthroughs.today
was featured in The Washington Post
, and in February published her book titled Forget Perfect: How to Succeed in Your Profession and Personal Life Even if You Have ADHD
has re-branded her training company to be Invenio SEO
. Formerly, the company was known as Search Engine Academy Washington DC.
Questions: Contact the WNG Office