ARRAY’s Chi-Lai Poon Honored for Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Chapter and the Community
Greenbelt, MD – June 24, 2014 – Array Information Technology (ARRAY) is pleased to announce that Chi-Lai Poon, business and marketing analyst at ARRAY, was selected by AFCEA International to receive the organization’s Meritorious Service Award for outstanding contributions to the organization and the community.
During a period of constrained resources throughout the government, Chi-Lai was recognized for her outstanding success leading a series of creative sponsorship drives that leveraged both traditional IT sponsors as well as non-traditional sponsors. She formed and led a team of YAFCEANS (young AFCEANS) as well as more experienced members, in order to increase sponsorship revenue for the group.
Chi-Lai was also recognized for mentoring both YAFCEANs and senior members of the Chapter through her actions and personal leadership, always taking the time to discuss the “why” of actions and organizing her team to maximize their skills.
“We have never seen a 24-year-old assume such great responsibility and be so successful for the NOVA Chapter and for AFCEA,” said Michael Kush, Vice President of Chapter Affairs at AFCEA NOVA. “Chi-Lai is an excellent leader and her superior leadership is a daily example through our mentoring programs of YAFCEAN involvement and activity.”
Professionally, she has also presented ARRAY’s capabilities to senior military and industry leaders with distinction and has been recognized for her technical skills and knowledge. Chi-Lai created and manages ARRAY’s corporate social media efforts, and supports the company’s marketing, sales and corporate objectives.
“We are so proud of all that Chi-Lai has accomplished and the outstanding work she is doing with AFCEA,” said Sumeet Shrivastava, President of ARRAY. “Chi-Lai is an important part of the ARRAY family and we are very lucky to have such a hard working, dedicated, and well respected member of the community to represent ARRAY.”
Previously, Chi Lai has been awarded AFCEA International’s Meritorious Award and NOVA Chapter’s YAFCEAN and Super NOVA awards. Chi Lai also received the Outstanding Service Award for her successful efforts in support of Warfighter IT Day, Oct 2013.
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.
ARRAY Information Technology, Inc. specializes in services to the National Security, Defense, and Scientific Sectors. In addition to multiple awards for its growth achievements, ARRAY is known for its employee-friendly culture and its ability to drive success for its clients through Applied Innovation. For more information, please visit www.arrayinfotech.com.