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She is now in charge of implementing strategy to increase the number of residents enrolling for healthcare. This goal is possible by using existing technological infrastructure Ms. Moo-Young helped to deploy and integrate with the state’s new healthcare application.


Without Ms. Moo-Young’s management efforts, Accenture would have been at a disadvantage on this project. The client has praised her and her team for surpassing their high expectations. Her contribution played a huge part in making the Affordable Care Act a success.


Ms. Moo-Young has had success in several industries, including healthcare, telecommunications and financial services. She began her career as a consultant who designed infrastructure and gathered requirements for massive software implementations. She is now an Infrastructure Senior Manager with talent that extends beyond technology. Thanks to her talents, businesses can transform their technology ideas into tangible realities.


She graduated from Morgan State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. She was the top student in industrial engineering with a cum laude grade point average. After graduation, she joined Andersen Consulting/Accenture and began building a successful career.


She has more than 13 years of IT experience, and has managed multi-million dollar, large-scale network transformations for several industries, including the government, financial services and telecommunications.


Jo Ann Minor Chief Financial Officer PEO Aircraft Carriers Department of the Navy


s. Jo Ann Minor is currently the chief financial officer of PEO Aircraft Carriers. Her position is one of importance, as she is responsible for all aspects of managing execution of more than $22 billion in aircraft carrier acquisition funding and budgeting. She is also responsible for management and guidance in balance program priorities, milestones, and strategic goals.


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As the chief financial officer, she is also responsible for advising and leading project managers as they develop, organize, and execute projects. Ms. Minor’s numerous professional achievements have resulted in a successful career.


Ms. Minor began her career with the Department of the Navy Headquarters in 1986 in Arlington Virginia. She started with the Naval Sea systems command in the weapons and combat system directorate, gun ammunition division. Two years later, she moved to the planning and analysis branch as an appropriation analyst.


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In 1997, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Graduate School Women’s Executive Leadership Program chose Ms. Minor as a participant. She completed the program with a graduate certificate in executive leadership.


While participating in the USDA program, she completed an assignment with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisition and Technology, acquisition resource division. She also completed an assignment with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Acquisition Reform Office. During that time, she was the acquisition reform team leader for the Department of Defense Change-Through-Exchange initiative. In 2003, Mr. Minor served as the in-service carriers assistant program manager for financial management.


An addition to her professional achievements, Ms. Minor has several educational achievements.


Ms. Minor is a graduate of NCU Chapel Hill Navy executive business course. She earned her degree in business administration from Strayer University, and her master’s degree in public administration from American University. In 2010, she earned a doctoral certificate of advance graduate studies in financial management from Northcentral University.


Angela Zielinski Uconnect Service Management Lead Chrysler Group LLC


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s. Angela Zielinski is a well-respected leader at Chrysler who understands the importance of


community service. She is dedicated to her Chrysler career, but is just as serious about shaping young minds and connecting with the community.


Ms. Zielinski previously served as adjunct professor of development and general math at Baker College. Sharing her love of math with students allowed her to help them grow, and encouraged them to pursue careers in math.


The Kettering University “Lives Improve Through Engineering” (LITE) mentoring program is another way in which Ms. Zielinski connects to the community. LITE introduces 11th-grade girls to engineering, and explains how engineers improve lives through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The aim of the two week residential program is to highlight the importance of engineering, and to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers.


In addition to LITE, Ms. Zielinski spends time as a high school mentor in the Flint and Beecher schools.


For the past four years, she has provided guidance, encouragement and support for students in low-income


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