Fuentek President Named NCTA WISE Co-Chair

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Tue Sep 08 2009

Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services, has announced that president Laura A. Schoppe has been named co-chair of the North Carolina Technology Association’s Women In Science And Engineering council. Schoppe, chair Phyllis Bailey, CEO of management consulting firm Max Q, Inc., and co-chair Kay Read, sales and marketing consultant, will work with Angela Hodges, NCTA’s programs manager, and other council members to help establish direction, branding and the future leadership of NCTA WISE. The council will identify places to establish new programs throughout North Carolina, secure speakers, raise funds and host the programs.

NCTA WISE offers inspiration and information for women who are current and emerging leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as for young women making career choices.

Related Links:

"I am looking forward to serving as co-chair for NCTA’s WISE council," said Schoppe. "I hope to inspire young women to explore career choices in science and engineering, two often overlooked fields."

About Fuentek, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina and has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need. Led by Laura A. Schoppe, a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Triangle Business Journal Women In Business award, Fuentek also offers training workshops, guidebooks and Web sites to help clients improve effectiveness in managing their intellectual property. DiversityBusiness.com has recognized Fuentek as a top women-owned, diversity-owned and small business in North Carolina for the past four consecutive years. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently received an entrepreneurial Pinnacle Business Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call (919) 249-0327 or visit Fuentek’s Web site at www.fuentek.com.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

Company: MMI Public Relations
Contact Email: onlinenews@mmimarketing.com
Contact Phone: 919-233-6600

Visit website »