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October 19, 2007

Richmond Fed Professionals Certified in Business Specialties

Richmond, VA

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond recognizes several employees who recently earned certification in business continuity and project management, business specialties critical to Fifth District Information Technology operations.

  • Sherri Balderson, Daniel Barnaby, Victoria Beach, Philip Brennan Jr., Cary Crabtree, Mark Gibson, Julia Grace, Bob Minteer, Roger Neher, Irina Piven, and Karen Walker of Information Technology earned Project Management Professional certification (PMP). Briana Rosenberg earned certification as an Associate Project Management (CAPM).

Recognized globally, PMP certification requires specific educational and project management experience and successful completion of a competency-based examination. Candidates are assessed on their ability to apply project management knowledge in six areas.

  • Bennie Moore and Bettie Brezee of Business Continuity recently became Certified Business Continuity Professionals (CBCP).

The CBCP program for business continuity planning and management is administered by the Disaster Recovery Institute International’s (DRII) Certification Commission. Certification requires specific educational and business continuity experience and successful completion of a rigorous competency-based examination. Candidates are assessed on their ability to apply subject knowledge in 10 practice areas.

An Employer of Choice finalist in the annual 2007 Employee All Star Awards competition, the Richmond Fed is recognized as an organization that is making a difference in the greater Richmond area.

The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia. As part of the nation's central bank, we're one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that work together with the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors to strengthen the economy and our communities. We manage the nation's money supply to keep inflation low and help the economy grow. We also supervise and regulate financial institutions to help safeguard our nation's financial system and protect the integrity and efficiency of our payments system.


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