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Christine Williams
Network Director

Christine Williams is a global Software Sourcing manager. She began her career in programming for an independent phone company. Her next moves into business analysis, GIS system design and implementation, project management, system integrations, and Enterprise Architecture provide a strong technology background and expertise. As part of an acquisition, she moved into full time management of software contracts and licenses. She reviewed and understood the obligations and rights under a myriad of software contracts. Her focus was contract negotiation, vendor relationships, compliance, vendor management, and software asset management for North America. Christine joined her present company with offices worldwide where she defines global software sourcing strategies, builds strong and positive vendor partnerships, negotiates contracts, reviews software compliance, manages software budgets, and compares software products for the most advantageous options for her clients.

Linda Ranostaj
Operations Chair

Linda Ranostaj started her career as a recruiter for a small independent IT staffing firm in Houston, Texas in 2000. She had the opportunity to wear multiple hats while learning and understanding all the facets of Information Technology Staffing from the ground floor up. During 2001 - 2004, she led the recruiting team as top producer placing hundreds of candidates while working directly with high profile fortune 500 companies including Exxon Mobil, Duke Energy, Waste Management, ChevronTexaco and Enterprise Products. Linda joined Whitaker IT in early 2005. With her high energy and dedication, she began working with many new clients while restoring many former clients. As a Top Producer in 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012 she is committed to valuing people, listening closely, communicating effectively, and working hand-in-hand with clients and candidates, while building long term relationships based on trust, integrity and excellent service. Linda received her CTS (Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist) certification in April 2007 Linda enjoys meeting new people and networking, she is involved in the following technical organizations: Women In Technology International (WITI) - Board Member 2013 and 2014 and Sponsor Association of Women in Computing - Board Member 2005-2009 & 2012-2013 Women in Energy Network (WEN) - Committee Member 2011 Houston Oracle User Group (HOUG) - Board Member 2010 and Sponsor .Net Users Group (HDNUG) - Sponsor Agile Leadership Network - 2013 and 2014 Leadership Committee and Sponsor Houston Java User's Group (HJUG) - Sponsor

Elizabeth Kim

Elizabeth Kim is a Client Manager at Clearpoint. She is a strategic partner to organizations in Houston offering IT consulting and expertise to clients looking to use technology to improve their business efficiency and profitability. Clearpoint's services bring together all the ways to use the world's best technology and deliver the outcomes needed to accelerate business. She has placed hundreds of employees and temporary resources throughout the United States. Ms. Kim is passionate about helping and supporting woman progress in technology and business. Elizabeth is also working towards the future where more girls and women consider a career in information technology.

Neena Rodricks

Neena Rodricks is a Software Engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the Servers R&D team.

Neena is part of the team that is looking at the data from servers and leads teams involving from design and implementation of successful cloud based web applications, to building databases and business intelligence solutions to predict security and hardware issue which help reduce support costs, improving the quality of the products and enhancing overall customer satisfaction. Neena holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering in Electronics and Communication from Manipal Institute of Technology and M.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Houston Clear Lake.