Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2011
Monica D. Johns, MBA, PMP®, president and CEO of Clarity Management Consulting, recently completed her first year of a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY). As a board member, Johns has supported efforts to enhance TACNY’s online presence and increase awareness.
"Technology and innovation will drive the transformation of the Central New York economy. TACNY's efforts are crucial for raising the next generation of innovators," said Johns.
TACNY hosts science and technology presentations geared toward middle school students and supports a myriad of local and regional student events, including the Science Olympiad middle and high school competition and the CNY Rocket Team Challenge, just to name a few. Events like these are designed to pique participants' interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. TACNY also offers lectures and tours that address the interests of technology professionals, educators, and other adults who simply want to become more tech-savvy.
Johns has more than 25 years of technical and business experience including positions with General Electric, Corning, and General Motors. Her background includes engineering, process improvement, team development, program and project management, and consulting. She earned her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University at Buffalo. Johns received her Six Sigma Black Belt from the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential conferred by the Project Management Institute.
TACNY is a nonprofit organization that has served the Central New York community since 1903. It facilitates the development, growth, and advancement of technology education and awareness across the region. Through its programs and partnership efforts, TACNY supports members, educational groups, and institutions with similar missions. TACNY also serves as the key link among technical societies in the Greater Syracuse area. Most TACNY events are free and open to the public, and the program schedule offers something for every age group. Membership is also free of charge. Visit http://www.tacny.org for more information.
Clarity Management Consulting ( http://www.claritymanagementconsulting.com ) transforms businesses from the inside out. With expertise in project management, process improvement, collaboration, and team development, Clarity uses process improvement as an enabler for clients’ strategic goals. This allows organizations to more rapidly and effectively implement forward-thinking initiatives, such as expanding into new markets, providing new products and services, or embarking on new customer initiatives. Clarity Management Consulting is a nationally certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).