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Centricity Global Appoints New Partner and COO to Strengthen Leadership as Growth Mounts in Global Agribusiness and Distributed Data

WENATCHEE, Wash., Sept. 7, 2016 -- Centricity Global announced today that Laurie Simon joined the company to further develop new agribusiness innovation and to strengthen global technology-driven solutions pertaining to business transformation and data. Laurie is nationally recognized for her efforts to advance women in the technology sector and moving the needle impacting public policy. Laurie is a previous software developer turned business consultant with over 20 years of business and technology consulting across numerous vertical industries.

Laurie joins Centricity as a Partner and newly appointed Chief Operations Officer to continue Centricity's success and growth in providing scalable products, services and new innovation for enterprise-level technologies across the natural resources industry.

"I am fortunate to have this opportunity in joining the Centricity Team," said Laurie. "I spent several appointed years on the Centricity Advisory Board to focus on healthy yet disruptive solutions in an industry that is hungry for change. Centricity clearly aligns with my innovative passion and thirst for data and analysis driven by culture and competition. This sparked my interest in helping lead the company to deliver farm forward data solutions that will fundamentally change the assessment of data and how the stakeholders are valued and interact across the supply chain."

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WITI Member Amy Doherty Featured in FORBES

Amy Doherty was a four year veteran and right hand woman of the CIO of AARP when she was tapped to become interim-CIO in March of 2015.

Her predecessor, Terry Bradwell, was elevated to a newly created role of Chief Enterprise Strategy & Innovation Officer of the membership organization for people age 50 and over that operates as a non-profit advocate for its members and is one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the United States.

Following a highly regarded leader who would remain at the firm meant that there was not a mandate for tremendous change, but nevertheless, Doherty got to work at creating her own vision and leadership style.

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Signature Social Featured on National Radio

Alex Cameron, Founder & CEO of Signature Social Marketing Consulting, was selected to appear on Women Leading the Way Radio sponsored by Connected Women of Influence (CWI). Alex spoke with CWI Founder Michelle Bergquist on how the B2B community can leverage social media marketing to increase business sales and brand awareness. Listen to the full radio show on the Signature Social blog

AARP SVP and CIO Talks Transformation, Leadership

WITI member Amy Doherty was recently featured in Information Week magazine Amy Doherty recently stepped into her role as SVP and CIO of AARP, but her new gig comes after years of preparation. Before her appointment, she served as AARP's VP of customer service and solution delivery, the latest in a series of IT positions in financial services and real estate.

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