National Association of Professional Women Inducts Denise Ellison, Director C4ISR of Serco, Inc., Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Denise Ellison selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to recognize Denise with this important honor. Her work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Denise Ellison as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to recognize Denise with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

Denise Ellison is a result-oriented, self-driven professional who has consistently proven her ability as a leader of successful business development efforts and integrated delivery teams across multiple business centers.

Ms. Ellison is Director C4ISR at Serco Inc., a company specializing in program management. Since taking on her role, she has consistently used her well-honed skills in operational management and relationship building to deliver exceptional quality grounded in her most personal standards of excellence.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Ellison spent 24 years with the Department of Defense, 16 of which she spent as a Program Manager supporting the US Navy, US Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security. In addition to working with US Customs and Border Protection and USCG C4ISR, she has also undertaken special projects design, installation, integration, testing and logistics support efforts on ships and at shore sites on multiple Performance Based and Level of Effort (LOE) contracts.

Ms. Ellison received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. She is an active member of AFCEA. Outside of her successful career at Serco Inc., Ms. Ellison is a devoted supporter of charitable organizations such as Hearts for Heroes and Wounded Warriors.


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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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