CARE USA APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & ANNOUNCES SEVERAL STRATEGIC APPOINTMENTS IN PROGRAMMING

(Atlanta, Georgia – November 23, 2020) – CARE USA, the global poverty fighting organization today announced several new appointments to its senior leadership team.

Gloria Steele has been named Chief Operating Officer and brings with her a wealth of experience and success in leading and managing complex development and humanitarian programs spanning across Asia and the Pacific Islands, Europe, Central Asia and the Africa regions. Most recently, Steele held a top team leadership position with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) where she led high-performing teams working in food security and resilience, rural development, financial inclusion and gender and development. Steele also served as USAID’s deputy assistant administrator and led the Bureau for Asia for nearly four years. She will join CARE in January 2021.

“We are thrilled to have Gloria join the CARE family, at a pivotal moment as we celebrate our 75th anniversary and focus our

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MRI Software Appoints Saurabh Abhyankar as Chief Product Officer

SOLON, Ohio, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MRI Software (“MRI”), a global leader in real estate software solutions, announces the appointment of Saurabh Abhyankar as Chief Product Officer (CPO). In this role, Abhyankar will lead MRI’s global product strategy and drive the continued innovation and evolution of the company’s open and connected software platform for the real estate industry.

Abhyankar has a strong track record over the last 15 years of inventing and bringing new products to market, building and leading product management teams, and driving revenue and adoption. He was most recently at MicroStrategy, holding a number of leadership positions including Chief Product Officer and SVP of Product Management, managing a broad portfolio of analytics products. Previously, he held senior product management leadership roles at SAP, where he worked in the Paris office for 12 years.

“I’m very excited to welcome Saurabh to MRI’s executive team during

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Chris Penrose Joins FogHorn as Chief Operating Officer

FogHorn strengthens leadership team with former AT&T executive to support rapid company growth

FogHorn, a leading developer of Edge AI software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced the appointment of Chris Penrose as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Penrose joins FogHorn from AT&T, where, as Senior Vice President of AT&T IoT Solutions, he led the company to become one of the fastest-growing and successful IoT players in the world. Most recently, Penrose served as the Senior Vice President of Portfolio Integration and Partner Solutions for AT&T Business Solutions, leading the advanced sales, solutioning and consulting efforts for the company, as well overseeing the partnership channel globally. In his role as COO at FogHorn, Penrose will lead the company’s go-to-market functions and support the next phase of company growth into 2021 and beyond.

With over three decades of experience in telecommunications and software, Penrose brings a strong

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Corestream Chief Operating Officer Gwen Tormey Named Tampa Bay Business Journal 40 Under 40 Honoree

Tormey recognized for contribution to Corestream’s business success, strong leadership and commitment to mentorship

Corestream, the leading platform for connecting employees with personalized voluntary benefits, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Gwen Tormey has been named a 40 Under 40 honoree by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. As a leader, Tormey works alongside Corestream executives to ensure the company evolves into a scalable, data-driven organization that cultivates a culture of professional development, while improving employee engagement and mentorship, which Tormey considers a strong personal passion.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 awards program recognizes business leaders who have achieved success in their respective industries. Nearly 500 nominations were submitted this year. On October 23, the honorees will be recognized in a special section in the weekly edition of the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

“The TBBJ’s 40 Under 40 is one of the most coveted honors in the Tampa

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Record Retrieval Leader Compex Appoints Paul Boroditsch as Chief Executive Officer

Compex Legal Services, Inc., a leading national provider of record retrieval and insights services announced today that Paul Boroditsch has been named Chief Executive Officer.

Paul brings more than 20 years of strategic management experience, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Optum (UnitedHealth Group). During his tenure at Optum, Paul led large scale businesses driving substantial organic growth and differentiated products and services- improving quality, and reducing costs across providers and payer constituents. Prior to Optum, Paul held executive roles at Anthem and began his career leading large scale consulting engagements. Paul holds a BA in Management Information Systems and an MBA, both from the University of Michigan.

“Paul brings an impressive track record building high-performing organizations, implementing new operating models, and harnessing technology to drive top- and bottom-line growth,” said Ryan Pertz, Principal at Windjammer Capital Investors who partnered with Compex in early 2020. “Paul

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Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum

Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named Chief Artistic and Programming Officer. In this new executive position, Stewart will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational, and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs. Stewart will join the museum in January 2021 and will report to the Director and President of the Academy Museum, Bill Kramer.

Bill Kramer said, “Jacqueline Stewart is a powerful leader in the film world. Her inspiring history of scholarship, teaching, programming, building community partnerships, and archival work combined with her dedication to inclusivity and accessibility make her an ideal leader for the museum. With her remarkable ability to engage the public and her commitment to showcasing the diverse and fascinating history of the movies, she will be a vital part of our mission to advance the

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Academy Museum Hires Jacqueline Stewart As Chief Artistic And Programming Officer

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures said Monday that it has hired scholar, film programmer, professor and writer Jacqueline Stewart as its Chief Artistic and Programming Officer.

Stewart, who serves on the curatorial advisory committee for the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971,” arrives fully from her most current role in the University of Chicago Department of Cinema and Media Studies. In the new position, she will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs.

She will join the museum in January and report to Bill Kramer, the museum’s director and president. The museum is targeting an April 30 opening.

At the University of Chicago, Stewart teaches American film history specializing in African American cinema from the silent era to the present. She is also director of the university’s Arts + Public Life initiative,

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Academy Museum Appoints Jacqueline Stewart as Chief Artistic and Programming Officer

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has appointed Jacqueline Stewart as its chief artistic and programming officer.

Stewart, a University of Chicago professor, will be the lead strategist for the museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives, such as exhibitions, screenings, symposiums, publications, workshops and student programs. She will report to Bill Kramer, the museum’s director and president.

“Jacqueline Stewart is a powerful leader in the film world,” Kramer said. “Her inspiring history of scholarship, teaching, programming, building community partnerships and archival work combined with her dedication to inclusivity and accessibility make her an ideal leader for the museum. With her remarkable ability to engage the public and her commitment to showcasing the diverse and fascinating history of the movies, she will be a vital part of our mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema.”

Stewart has taught American film history at the University of Chicago and

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Jacqueline Stewart Joins Academy Museum as Chief Artistic and Programming Officer

Turner Classic Movies host Jacqueline Stewart is joining the Academy Museum in an executive role as its Chief Artistic and Programming Officer, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Monday.

Stewart is a scholar, programmer and educator who is joining the Academy Museum from the University of Chicago Department of Cinema and Media Studies, where she teaches American film history and specializes in African American cinema. She has already been working with the Academy Museum in an advisory position for its upcoming exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, which explores the visual culture of Black cinema from its early days to just after the civil rights movement.

She will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs. Stewart will join the museum in January 2021 and will report to Bill Kramer, the director and president of

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Indiana officer fired after ties to neo-Nazi internet forum are revealed

A police recruit in Lafayette, Indiana, was fired after an anti-fascist flagged his apparent ties to a neo-Nazi internet forum, authorities said Saturday.

The recruit, Joseph Zacharek, is believed to have participated in a forum called “Iron March” four years ago, Lafayette Police Chief Patrick Flannelly said in a statement.

The department was alerted to Zacharek’s posts on Friday, when a self-described anti-fascist tagged its Twitter account with a link to messages from the forum that were posted on a site called “ironmarch exposed.”

The department opened an investigation and determined that the messages were accurate and credible, the statement said.

Joseph Zacharek. (Lafayette Police Department)
Joseph Zacharek. (Lafayette Police Department)

“Officer Zacharek’s comments were not in harmony with the spirit of cooperation and inclusion in the community that the Lafayette Police Department values,” Flannelly said.

Zacharek was hired by the department earlier this year and had “no exposure” to the public, Flannelly said. The

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