Ivette Falto-Heck and Christine McGowan Selected as Finalists for 15th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards

CHANTILLY, VA – Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) Senior Program Management Consultant Ivette Falto-Heck and Business Analyst Christine McGowan have been selected as finalists in the 15th annual Women In Technology (WIT) Leadership Awards. Dr. Falto-Heck was recognized as a finalist in the Public Sector Large Business category which honors woman from corporations with annual revenues exceeding $100 million who demonstrate exemplary leadership traits while serving federal or state/local government organizations. Ms McGowan is a finalist in the Rising Star category which honors women who manage major technology projects at the project manager level, working in the trenches daily, and making a major impact on technology.

“We’ve received many outstanding nominations in our 15th year of the Leadership Awards; our finalists distinguish themselves through the unprecedented impact they are having on the technology industry,” said Phyllis Kolmus, President, WIT. “These women achieve year after year successful business results, make outstanding contributions to the community, and are guiding the next-generation of female professionals by providing mentorship and a vision for the future. Congratulations to all of the finalists.”

WIT will announce the winners at the Leadership Awards Banquet on April 3, 2014 at Hyatt Regency in Reston, Va. For additional information on the Leadership Awards, please visit: http://www.womenintechnology.org/node/382

IAI hosted a WIT “Meet the Company” networking event at its Chantilly, Va. headquarters on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Representing the company at this event were IAI Chairman and CEO Joseph L. Brickey and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer William S. Jugus. Also present at the event were four of IAI’s women in technology to include Dr. Falto-Heck, Principal System Engineer Deanne Weinberg, Senior System Engineer Rebecca Jimenez and Director Contracts Jane Brady Each panelist spoke to her personal experience as a woman in technology and gave advice to the assembled group about how they have been successful in their respective careers fields.

About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry.

About IAI
Integrity Applications Incorporated is an engineering and software services company with a nationwide presence primarily supporting the intelligence community and other civil, defense and intelligence customers with a focus on Government space and intelligence surveillance reconnaissance systems activities. IAI’s headquarters is in Chantilly, Virginia. IAI also has offices in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio and Pennsylvania. IAI employees work on customer sites nationwide.
Founded in 1999, IAI is a veteran-owned business with a well-deserved reputation for quality, responsiveness, and excellence. Our success is a direct result of superior performance, timely results and the high quality of IAI’s people, many of whom enjoy well established reputations within the defense intelligence community and with the commercial customers that we support. IAI offers our government and commercial customers breakthrough products, services, and end-to-end solutions designed to provide our customers with competitive advantage. We dedicate ourselves to exceeding our customers’ expectations and demands. Simply put, we live by our name.