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Annette Smith

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Annette Smith is currently the Managing Director for The Woodlands and Houston, TX with Modis, an international, award-winning IT, Engineering, and Life Science Consulting Solutions and Professional Services provider. Annette is known for being a great-connector and building teams; delivering excellent people, projects, and technology. She believes it is people who drive business success and possibilities. It is her purpose to bring people together. Annette also loves to develop others on her team and help them achieve their goals. She comes to WITI-The Woodlands, TX with a 20-year background in Human Resources and Technology leadership.

Annette is local to The Woodlands area. She is active in promoting women within technology and leadership roles, she participates with The Boy Scouts of America, Girls, Inc., is a leader for National Charity League, Inc., and sits on the Board with Little League International-Montgomery County. Annette is a great example of service here in our community; accelerating support in her industry, business, and philanthropic endeavors.

Allison Ruggles Goldie

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Allison Ruggles-Goldie is the Vice President of Information Technology at Houston Wire and Cable (HWCC). She brings 20+ years of experience in Information Technology from both private and public companies. Areas of expertise include Blockchain digital identity; leadership of complex IT projects in infrastructure, applications, security, and crude oil marketing and transport and Human Resources. Allison holds BA and MA degrees from Youngstown State University and is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA).