Dr. Alison K. Brown Recognized as Businesswoman of the Year
NRCC presents awards for Businesswomen of the Year in Washington, DC
Washington, DC – NAVSYS Corporation President and CEO, Dr. Alison K. Brown, has been named one of the 2002 Businesswomen of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee. The announcement was made today at the annual event attended by many Republican Members of Congress and held this year at the Hilton Washington & Towers Hotel in Washington, DC. This award ceremony was also held in concurrence with the Committee’s Congressional Tax Summit discussing the President’s Economic Recovery Plan.
In 1986, Dr. Brown founded NAVSYS in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which specializes in developing next generation Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. She is also currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the U.S. Air Force, a member of the Interagency GPS Executive Board (IGEB) Independent Advisory Team, and serves on the GPS World editorial advisory board. She was the founder of the Institute of Navigation GPS annual conference and has served as chairman for multiple technical conferences related to GPS technology.
“It is truly an honor to receive this award and recognition for the work and technological advancements that have been developed at NAVSYS,” stated Dr. Brown. “NAVSYS has always been at the forefront of GPS technology and we plan to continue to be a leader in the industry.”
Dr. Brown has grown NAVSYS into one of the most respected names in the GPS community. The NAVSYS area of technological expertise is described as “GPS innovations”– the use of advanced technology and novel system architectures to improve on conventional GPS equipment and methods for specific market applications. The technology that has been developed is broad and is protected by both patents and trade secrets.
Dr. Brown is a member of the International Women’s Forum and has been recognized as a MileHi Council “Woman of Distinction” for her volunteer activities. She is also a frequent speaker at many forums and conferences around the world. Her service as an advisor, mentor, and board member on several councils has promoted partnerships between corporations and universities, and new entrepreneurs in the GPS industry.
NAVSYS Corporation is a growing, highly respected firm providing superior quality technical products and services in GPS hardware design, systems engineering, systems analysis, and software design. NAVSYS has a standing commitment to provide high quality products and services to both governmental and commercial customers. For more information, see www.navsys.com.
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