Chi-Lai Poon Recognized by AFCEA Northern Virginia Chapter at Award Luncheon

Greenbelt, MD – December 18, 2012 – Array Information Technology (ARRAY) announced today that Business and Marketing Analyst Chi-Lai Poon was recognized as a recipient of the Distinguished Young Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) Award for 2012 at a luncheon on December 14. Ms. Poon was previously named Young AFCEAN of the month in September of 2010 due to her many accomplishments and long-time commitment to the Northern Virginia chapter.

The AFCEA NOVA Distinguished Young AFCEAN award represent the next generation of leadership within the chapter and is given to members who demonstrate an exceptional level of accomplishment in support of the AFCEA NOVA chapters 7,200 members.

Ms. Poon currently serves on the leadership committee as the Vice Chair of Special Activities of Young AFCEA NOVA. She works directly with the Project Leads for each event in the special activities program and works with the Committee Chairs to ensure all Young AFCEA volunteers’ requirements are covered. In this capacity, she is responsible for engaging the 500+ members of the Young AFCEANs to support 15 different events throughout the 2012-2013 season.

“Chi-Lai has always demonstrated a willingness and enthusiasm to take on some of the chapter’s toughest challenges and has established herself as a leader within the organization,” said Chris Cusano, AFCEA NOVA Chapter President. “ She is bright, creative and tenacious when it comes to promoting the AFCEA mission and vision within the industry and community.”

“We are delighted to acknowledge Chi-Lai’s many accomplishments as a leader within the AFCEA local chapter,” said Sumeet Shrivastava, President of ARRAY. “She continues to make a positive impact on the local business community and has established herself as a trusted and valuable member of the marketing team at ARRAY.”

Ms. Poon is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, in the Robert H. Smith School of Business Program. Ms. Poon also worked as an information technology analyst for the US Department of Labor.

AFCEA NOVA is the largest Chapter in the AFCEA International family, with approximately 7,000 members, and an equal number of associates and friends in industry, government, & academia. AFCEA International is a worldwide nonprofit professional association founded as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association; but it encompasses more than just the military. AFCEA represents the top government, industry, and military professionals in the fields of communications, electronics, intelligence, software, information systems, imaging, and multi-media. AFCEA’s purpose is to support global security by providing an ethical environment that encourages a close cooperative relationship among the military, civilian government agencies, and private industry. Details about AFCEA International and its background are available at

About ARRAY:
ARRAY has received national and regional awards for its growth achievements, including being recognized frequently by Inc. Magazine, Deloitte Technology and Washington Technology as one of the fastest growing U.S. businesses. ARRAY brings the capability and the leadership of a medium-sized business but retains the agility of a small business. ARRAY has also obtained critical ISO and CMMI certifications, and is continuously focused on improving quality management to ensure that products and solutions meet only the highest quality standards in the industry.

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