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DC-Based Carlyle Group to Lead Acquisition of Net Health
o Chemours Breaks Ground on New Innovation Hub in Wilmington
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(ISC)2 Opens Nominations for Information Security Leadership Awards
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o DC-Based Carlyle Group to Lead Acquisition of Net Health

Washington, DC -- The Carlyle Group, a DC-based private equity firm, said on Monday it will acquire Pittsburgh-based Net Health, a developer of cloud-based clinical documentation, practice management and billing tools for specialized outpatient healthcare providers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Net Health's management team and Level Equity, a software focused growth equity investor, also are participating in the acquisition. Net Health's Software-as-a-Service are designed to help healthcare providers increase revenue, reduce costs and improve clinical outcomes for patients. "With Carlyle and Level's collective resources and capital, we are eager to support management's plans to continue investing heavily in their best-of-breed software solutions… customer support and to generally support the company's vision of making their customers successful," said Mike Gozycki, managing director at Carlyle.
http://www.nethealth.com 
https://www.carlyle.com/media-room/news-release-archive/carlyle-group-and-level-equity-together-net-health-management 
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o Chemours Breaks Ground on New Innovation Hub in Wilmington

Wilmington, Del. -- Chemistry company Chemours said on Monday it has broken ground on its new research and innovation facility on the University of Delaware's Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) campus in Wilmington. The $150 million, 312,000-square-foot facility, to be known as the Chemours Discovery Hub, is expected to be completed in early 2020. In partnership with University of Delaware, the facility will conduct cutting edge research focused on new process, product and application development. "This is much more than a brick-and-mortar story; it's about the discoveries to come that just might change or at least shape the future," said Chemours President and CEO Mark Vergnano. "The Chemours Discovery Hub will serve as a gathering place -- a center for activity where vision, ambition, intelligence and creative energy will flourish."
http://www.chemours.com
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/chemours-breaks-ground-on-new-state-of-the-art-innovation-center-the-chemours-discovery-hub-on-the-university-of-delawares-science-technology-and-advanced-research-campus-300572685.html 
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o (ISC)2 Opens Nominations for Information Security Leadership Awards

Washington, DC -- (ISC)2, a membership organization for certified information and software security professionals, on Monday opened nominations for its 2018 Information Security Leadership Awards for government. The awards honor federal, state and local government information security leaders in four individuals and two team categories. "This awards program presents a rare opportunity to recognize the work of those who often go unnoticed for protecting our nation's most critical information assets, networks, systems and critical infrastructure," said Brian Correia, managing director of North America for (ISC)2. Nominations are due at the link below by Feb. 26, with awards presented in DC May 8.
https://enter.omnisam.com/menu-home.aspx?comp_id=9F442991-DD36-4781-A8FC-29759D1A1F59 
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o Silver Spring-Based Bates Creative Names Mark DeVito as Partner, President

Silver Spring, Md. -- Following several years of collaboration with the firm, Silver Spring-based creative agency Bates Creative said on Monday it has hired Mark DeVito as partner and president. DeVito previously worked with the firm on projects for clients such as Booz Allen Hamilton, the American Marketing Association, McDonald's and the U.S. Army, among others. He and Debbie Bates-Schrott, Bates' founder and CEO, currently sit on the board of the American Marketing Association's DC chapter. "Mark's move to join our team comes at a pivotal time where the synergy of branding, digital and marketing sets the new standard for customized experiences," said Bates-Schrott. "Having Mark on the team is just the beginning of what is yet to come."
https://batescreative.com 
https://batescreative.com/news/mark-devito-joins-bates-creative-partner-president/ 

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(Ashburn, Va.) Ashburn-based Telos Identity Management Solutions, a provider of biometric, identity management and insider threat technology, said on Monday it has promoted Dawn Lucini to vice president of aviation security. Lucini, a former branch chief of airport policy at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), serves as the company's liaison to the aviation industry, expanding industry.
http://www.aviationchanneling.com
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171218005610/en/Dawn-E.-Lucini-Named-Telos-ID%E2%80%99s-Vice

(Vienna, Va.) Vienna-based Merlin International, a developer of cybersecurity software, on Monday named Tejinder Luthra as its vice president of engineering. Luthra spent the past seven years at IBM, most recently as the company's global technical executive for cloud analytics, and earlier held technical leadership positions at Netflix, Network Solutions, Fannie Mae, JP Morgan Chase and Philadelphia Gas Works.
http://www.merlin-intl.com/ 
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> Women in Technology Mentor-Protege Program - Accepting Applications


Women in Technology of the Washington DC Metro Area is accepting applications for proteges to join the next Mentor-Protege Program, which starts in February 2018. Mentors and proteges dedicate one evening per month to foster career and professional development. Proteges are professional women seeking to advance their careers in technology (STEM, IT, etc.). Proteges are typically women early in their career, or changing career direction, or reentering the workforce and who desire to work with a more seasoned professional. Mentors are director or executive level professionals with at least 15 years of career experience providing leadership in technical or business functions. Mentoring sessions also feature a light dinner, networking, and presentations from speakers on career-related topics For more information on the program or to apply as protege (or mentor) please see http://www.womenintechnology.org/mentoring For questions please contact Karen Herr, WIT Mentor-Protege Committee: karenaherr@gmail.com


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