January 5, 2015

Federally Employed Women

Federally Employed Women (FEW) is a private membership organization
working as an advocacy group to improve the status of women employed
by the Federal government and by the District of Columbia government.


For more information visit Federally Employed Women website.

Kraft Foods

Consumers inspire us.

To make today delicious, we begin with our consumers.
We listen, we watch and we learn.
We understand their joys and their challenges because we’re consumers too.

What we do.

We make delicious foods you can feel good about.
Whether watching your weight or preparing to celebrate, grabbing a quick bite or sitting down to family night, we pour our hearts into creating foods that are wholesome and delicious.

Our reach.

We believe we can make a delicious difference, everywhere.
We’re constantly looking for fresh ideas to improve our workplace, our partnerships, our communities and our world.

How we behave.

We understand that actions speak louder than words, so at Kraft Foods:

  • We inspire trust.
  • We act like owners.
  • We keep it simple.
  • We are open and inclusive.
  • We tell it like it is.
  • We lead from the head and the heart.
  • We discuss. We decide. We deliver.

How we grow.

We focus on creating sustainable, profitable growth. And our strategies guide our efforts:

  • Build a high performing organization
  • Reframe our categories
  • Exploit our sales capabilities
  • Drive down costs … without compromising quality

About our people.

It takes great people to make great brands. Our approximately 140,000 diverse employees around the world are the reason we succeed.


In the United States, Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries have 45,000 professionals with a single focus: serving our clients and helping them solve their toughest problems. We work in four key business areas — audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting — but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients’ needs. Fortune and BusinessWeek consistently rank our organization among the best places to work, which is good news for our talent and our clients alike. When the best people tackle the most compelling challenges, everyone wins.

For more information visit Deloitte website.

Southern Company

With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast.

A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are significantly below the national average.

Southern Company has been listed the top ranking U.S. electric service provider in customer satisfaction for nine consecutive years by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.


For more information visit Southern Company website.

Booz | Allen | Hamilton

A Consulting Heritage that Sets Us Apart

Booz Allen leverages its past to help clients prepare for the future. Our legacy in management consulting enables us to see, hear, and innovate on behalf of our clients in ways our competitors cannot. Each day, we look beyond the requirements of a single client engagement to address the broader context of our client’s mission.  Read more

Deep Technical, Engineering, and Analytic Experience

As the needs of our clients have grown more complex, Booz Allen has expanded beyond its management consulting foundation to develop deep expertise in technology, engineering, and analytics. Today and into the future, powerful ideas embrace both strategy and technology. Booz Allen Hamilton’s technical, engineering and analytic excellence is backed by strategy, which enables our clients to rest assured that their solution will meet the full mission goal.

Helping Clients Meet Their Mission

For more than 97 years, Booz Allen has been providing consulting services primarily to the US government in the defense, intelligence, and civil sectors, as well as corporations, institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Today more than ever, our clients face increasingly complex demands from citizens, businesses, local governments, and global allies and adversaries.  Read more

Changing Our World for the Better

For nearly a century, Booz Allen has served clients, conducting business with integrity and adherence to the highest ethical standards. While our primary goal focuses on helping clients succeed, we never lose sight of how our work can impact the world and make it a better place. The people of Booz Allen draw on their heart, their intellect, and their spirit of service to make a difference. Read more


For more information visit Booz | Allen | Hamilton website.

Progress Energy

Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN), headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., is a Fortune 500 energy company with more than 22,000 megawatts of generation capacity and approximately $10 billion in annual revenues. Progress Energy includes two major electric utilities that serve about 3.1 million customers in the Carolinas and Florida. The company has earned the Edison Electric Institute’s Edison Award, the industry’s highest honor, in recognition of its operational excellence, and was the first utility to receive the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates Founder’s Award for customer service. The company is pursuing a balanced strategy for a secure energy future, which includes aggressive energy-efficiency programs, investments in renewable energy technologies and a state-of-the-art electricity system. Progress Energy celebrated a century of service in 2008. Visit the company’s website at www.progress-energy.com.

U.S. Cellular

At U.S. Cellular®, we’re not just in the business of connecting calls, we’re in the business of connecting people. We believe pride and respect aren’t just words, they’re words to live by. And we believe the most important thing about your phone is the person on the other end, and we’ll work harder than anyone to keep you connected to them.

This is U.S. Cellular and we believe in something better.


For more information visit U.S. Cellular website.

American Airlines American Eagle

The Ame rican Eagle Network
Whether your travel plans include business centers across the U.S., state capitals, exotic islands or your very own hometown, look to American Eagle. We’re your connection to more of the world. To find out where we fly, please visit our system maps for North America and the Caribbean.

The American Eagle network is the largest regional airline system in the world, with over 1700 daily flights to more than 150 cities throughout th e United States, Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Mexico.

United States and Canada
American Eagle offers service to many destinations via our hub locations at New York (JFK and LaGuardia), Raleigh/Durham, Boston, Miami, San Juan, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Chicago O’Hare. AmericanConnection® flights operate primarily from St. Louis.

American Eagle Takes Flight In First Class American Eagle now offers First Class service on all CRJ-700 aircraft. Along with the introduction of First Class seating, American Eagle offers customers the same level of outstanding service they experience in an American Airlines First Class cabin. American Eagle First Class service is available on select routes from Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth and New York LaGuardia. See www.aa.com/eaglefirstclass for more inf ormation.

Services and Features
Flight Attendant When traveling with American Eagle, you will find a full range of convenient services and features to help make your trip a comfortable and enjoyable experience:


  • Coordinated schedules for quick connections to other American Airlines and American Eagle flights
  • Friendly and efficient customer service agents as well as professional flight attendants
  • Valet plane-side baggage check for carry-on bags
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service including soft drinks, juices and coffee
  • Beer, wine, spirits and snack items are available for purchase on most flights


For more information visit http://www.aa.com/homePage.do.


Our History
Since 1897, CNA has been providing outstanding service and an ongoing commitment to building long-term relationships, earning us a reputation for being a carrier that inspires trust. At CNA, we take pride in our ability to offer innovative products and services that meet the evolving needs of our customers and business partners alike.

As the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. In these locations, we work with highly professional independent agents and brokers to ensure our customers receive the personal service and attention they look for in a carrier.

Our Financial Strength
Businesses can rely on CNA’s financial strength and stability. CNA is highly rated for financial strength by all the major independent rating agencies. We maintain a strong balance sheet – the financial foundation of any insurance company – through a conservative investment philosophy and an ongoing, disciplined evaluation of assets and liabilities. CNA is well positioned to withstand the challenging conditions in the financial and insurance markets.

Our Employees
CNA employees are trusted advisors who strive to create a superior customer experience. We offer unique expertise for the businesses and industries we serve, allowing us to anticipate customers’ needs and provide quality products wrapped in dependable services that help prevent and minimize loss.

CNA professionals are committed to developing long-term relationships with our customers and distributors. We take our connections with local charities and organizations seriously, volunteering time and financial support to the communities where we live and work. This dedication to our customers, business partners and local communities differentiates us from other carriers and enables us to attract and retain a team of outstanding insurance professionals who keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.

For more information visit CNA website.


The Distinguished Medical Educator Award
Established in 2003 to honor Texas’ outstanding medical education professionals, the award is given annually to a medical educator whose legacy of work and educational contributions have had national and international influence and set a standard of excellence in the medical community.

TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award
Named in honor of MIT Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Nobel Laureate and former CREF trustee, the award is given annually in recognition of an outstanding research publication containing ideas that the public and private sectors can use to maintain and improve America’s lifelong financial well being.

TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Award
Named in honor of the president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame and former member of the TIAA-CREF Board of Overseers, the award recognizes leadership and commitment to higher education and contributions to the greater good. It is presented to a current college or university president or chancellor at the American Council on Education annual meeting.

TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Research Fellowship
Established to honor the work of Ruth Simms Hamilton, the late Michigan State University Professor and TIAA Trustee. Professor Hamilton was a TIAA Trustee from 1989 to 2003 and, during her 35-year career at Michigan State University, she was a highly regarded sociology professor and a faculty member of the African Studies Center, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for Advanced Study of International Development.

For more information visit TIAA-CREF