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ITEN Wired Radio: 6-28-16 Women In Technology





Rhonda White and Bailee Bush/Sirius Technical Services

Gretchen Clarke and Cara Turpin/AppRiver

Peg David/H2 Performance Consulting, Inc.



Rhonda joined the Sirius business development team in September of 2014. Rhonda brings over 10 years’ experience in professional staffing in multiple roles such as recruiting, sales, customer service and human resources. Rhonda studied Healthcare Management at the University of Alabama and has 6 years of experience as an Operations Manager for a Fortune 500 company. When Rhonda is not at work she is involved with Fairhope High School and her community.

Bailee has been with Sirius Technical Services since 2010. She received her BS Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Alabama in May of 2014 and now works full time as a Technical Recruiter for Sirius. Bailee specializes in IT professional placement as well as different disciplines of Engineering. She is proving she has a keen eye for isolating the “right” employee for the customer.

She supports the company in many ways including developing marketing promotional and social media for the company.

Gretchen Clarke is a college graduate, technology professional, athlete, wife, daughter, sister, and mom.  Currently, she leads the strategic partnerships division for AppRiver, an email and web security cloud service provider who is consistently recognized as one of Florida Trend’s Best Place to Work.  Gretchen has over a decade of technology experience in various areas such as:  ecommerce, interactive media, eLearning, software development, and project management.  Gretchen also has experience in start-up environments where she directed organizational efforts that resulted in award-winning business practices and work cultures.  She has also held positions in advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer service, and her favorite, Space Camp.

At AppRiver, one of Gretchen’s early endeavors was launching “AppRiver University” – the education entity that now guides all employee training and professional development programs combined with the company’s external Partner Certification Program.  Over the last few years, she has been focusing on opportunities that expand AppRiver’s universal footprint and implementing global business strategies with the company’s largest strategic partners.

Gretchen holds a B.S. and M.S., earned All-American honors as an NCAA athlete, remains an aspiring coder, and is a Little League World Series Champion.  Today, she serves on various boards and advisory councils and is an advocate for girls/women in STEM.  She and her husband have a true partnership and are teaching their two daughters the value of hard work and to be brave.  You can read more about her here and follow her on Twitter @iam_gretchen.


Peg David – H2 Performance Consulting (H2PC) Corporation, an INC 500 company, is a high-growth professional services enterprise founded in 2005 by consulting industry veterans and performance and portfolio management practitioners. H2PC is dedicated to assisting both public and private organizations improve the way they do business by converting strategy into measurable plans that drive performance. In the last four years, H2PC has expanded its core competencies in the areas of IT program management and project management, as well as IT portfolio management and IT performance management; and it has expanded its client base to government organizations providing IT services in the Medical Health Systems area such as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Air Force Medical Operations Agency (AFMOA) and multiple contracts awarded through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Atlantic (SPAWAR SSC-LANT). H2PC is also providing IT expertise to notable commercial clients. H2PC is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida with professional staff also located in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Memphis, TN; Charleston, SC; and New Orleans, LA. H2PC is a Woman-Owned 8(a) Disadvantaged Small Business.

ITEN Wired Radio Ep 3: Sponsorships and Why You Want to Be one!!

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Named Account Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
3 West Garden Street Ste. 341 Pensacola, FL 32502
Office: 850-316-4021
Mobile: 850-313-2412
Donovan C. Chau, Ph.D.
Director, Strategy and Engagement
Center for Research and Economic Opportunity
University of West Florida
220 W. Garden Street, Suite 303
Pensacola, Florida 32502

Dr. Donovan C. Chau is director of strategy and engagement at the University of West Florida’s Center for Research and Economic Opportunity. Since 2014, he has overseen multiple economic development initiatives, including grant programs aimed at tying industry as well as the nonprofit and public sectors closer to the University. In addition, since early 2015 Dr. Chau has served as executive director of Innovation Coast, a nonprofit alliance of technology and knowledge-based companies and organizations in Northwest Florida. Through this role, he liaises extensively with the region’s industry leaders to understand talent development needs and develop solutions to grow these industry sectors. Between 1996 and 2005, Dr. Chau earned a B.A. in literature and government from Claremont McKenna College, an M.S. in defense and strategic studies from Missouri State University, and a Ph.D. in politics and international relations from the University of Reading (UK).


Sean O’Brien

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Jim Rhodes / AppRiver

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Corporate Headquarters: Gulf Breeze, FL
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Employees: 250+