Thu, Oct 19 2017 08:51
Becky Reed, President & CEO of Reed Integration Inc., Receives Glenda Bluhm Trailblazer Award
SUFFOLK, VA, October 19, 2017…Reed Integration Inc. (Reed), a trusted partner specializing in technical and management solutions and training, is pleased to announce that our President and CEO, Becky Reed, is the inaugural recipient of the Glenda Bluhm Trailblazer Award from the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of Women in Defense (WID). Maria Herbert, President of WID, informed Becky: It is my privilege to confirm your nomination as the first recipient of the Women Defense Greater Hampton Roads Glenda Bluhm Award. We are writing to congratulate you and invite you to a celebration recognizing you as the first recipient of the Glenda Bluhm Award. You have been nominated for this award because of your special service to the Hampton Roads Community over time as well as your ability to make a difference in the lives of many women you touch through your work. As an honoree, your professional presence and commitment to helping the warfighters and representing women in a powerful light are deeply appreciated. Engaging special honorees who are respected for their professional accomplishments and acknowledged for their work in the national defense and technology industry is a best practice employed by the National office of the Women In Defense organization."
Linda Johnson, Mayor of Suffolk, VA, provided the introduction for Becky. She spoke of their long-time relationship that began as part of the business community but grew into a valued friendship, stating "The Trail Blazer Award not only honored her (Becky) commitment to her business and the Suffolk community, but honored her integrity, values and genuine heart that she shares with all."
|Becky Reed (left), Maria Herbert (middle), Mayor Linda Johnson (right)|
The award was established in honor of the late Glenda Bluhm, a trailblazer who worked tirelessly to foster strong business ties to cultivate women advancing in industry through science and technical opportunities. The award’s purpose is to recognize women who support the defense of the United States through the use of science, technology, and partnerships between industry and the small business community. Ms. Reed was honored with the award for her service to the Hampton Roads community and for making a difference in the lives of women in the defense industry. Ms. Reed was presented with the award at WID Greater Hampton Roads Chapter’s “Eighth Annual Professional Development Day” in Virginia Beach on September 21, 2017.
About Reed Integration, Inc. Reed Integration, Inc. (Reed) is headquartered in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Reed Integration Inc. (Reed) is a WOSB, EDWOSB, and SDB specializing in technical and management solutions and training. The company delivers services in Acquisition, Systems Engineering, Project/Program Management and Business Process Improvement to help clients reduce risks, enhance organizational flexibility, and improve their business/IT processes and ultimately, performance. Central to Reed's success in this mission are our unrivaled project management and systems engineering capabilities and programs based on industry standards established by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).
For more information about Reed Integration, Inc., contact Steve Waddell, Vice President at (757) 541-8032 or through the contact form here.