Women of Excellence

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Rhonda L. Farrell

Title: CEO and Founder
Industry: Business Services
Type of Organization: Business Service
Major Product/Service: Providing organizational change management, strategic development and alignment, business transformation, business process improvement, quality management, training and integrated knowledge management services to international non-profits and small business leaders
Expertise: Dr. Farrell’s experience includes over 30 years experience in international and domestic support in technical and management consulting roles to Fortune 500 commercial firms, state, and federal government entities in the areas of engineering, operations, quality and cybersecurity.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: American Society for Quality; Association of Change Management Professionals; IEEE Computer Society; Information Systems Security Association; International Information System Security Certification Consortium; Women Marines Association; A.F.C.E.A.
University/Degree: M.B.A., Strategic Management, California State University, Hayward, 2000; J.D., Technology, Concord Law School, 2009; D.Sc., Information Assurance, University of Fairfax, 2015
Born: Mountain View, California
Children: Joshua Farrell
Work History: Previously, Ms. Farrell was responsible for acquisition life-cycle related activities, organizational strategy, change management, process improvement, risk management, integrated knowledge management, program management, enterprise architecture, systems engineering, cybersecurity related design, development, integration and implementation activities across the DoD, IC and Civil markets. She has additional experience which includes supporting commercial enterprises in a design assurance capacity focusing on quality, security and risk components across the majority of V-model life-cycle phases. Focus areas included architecture, requirements, test (unit, systems, regression, load, and performance testing), automation, post field release support, and associated process improvement activities.
Honors & Awards: Strathmore Who's Who, Lifetime Women of Excellence Award, 2016; U.S. Marine Corps, Beaver County Marines Special Speaker Recognition, 2013; ISSA International Distinguished Fellow, 2017; ISSA International Fellow, 2014; ISSA International Honor Roll Recipient, 2014; ISSA International Senior Member, 2013; IEEE Extraordinary Volunteer of the Year,2012 -2014
Career Accomplishments: Dr. Farrell’s goals include working internationally across all seven continents, as well as supporting nonprofits and foundations supporting education, training, career and policy advocacy for girls and women within STEM and CYBER fields.