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Chris Peterson Serves on GRCC Board

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Christine Peterson is serving on the GRCC Board and Executive Committee as the Vice Chair Small Business. Adrienne Cole and her team are doing an amazing job on behalf of our community. In her role as Vice Chair Small Business, Chris is focusing on the needs of small to mid-sized businesses in the areas of training, advocacy and connectivity. The …

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Termination Guidelines

Julius Stanley Carroll, CPP, CFE Security Program Development, Workplace Violence, WPV Support

Terminations are often a stressful situation, both for the terminated employee and for the individual responsible for conducting the termination. Listed below are some guidelines that could help diffuse volatile situations and make the process run more smoothly. Always plan the termination. Think it through. Always have two supervisors/managers present during the termination. The meeting should be cordial and professional …

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Held Hostage by a Dishonest Employee

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Compliance, Computer Forensics, Corporate Compliance, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Theft, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud

I recently was involved in a case in which a company employee was discovered using a company credit card for personal reasons. This happens occasionally, and one would think that immediately terminating the dishonest employee would resolve the issue. But what happens when the employee is the one and only IT person for the company? Many companies have only one person …

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Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Summer Leadership Conference

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Christine Peterson attended the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Summer Leadership Conference as Vice Chair, Small Business and Member Services. The mission of the Membership Services and Small Business Department is to provide programs and services that bring value to Chamber membership. The Membership Services and Small Business Department develops programs to put members in touch with prospective customers. Chamber …

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RMA Welcomes New Intern, Allison Blanchard

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Allison Blanchard has joined the staff of Risk Management Associates as a summer intern. Allison will be assisting with general office activities including file maintenance, mail distribution, answering phones, coordinating training and meetings, and accounts payable.

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Chris Peterson Joins GRCC Executive Committee

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Christine Peterson will serve as a member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee as the 2013-2014 Membership Services/Small Business Chair. The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is the Triangle’s largest business membership organization – made up of more than 2,500 member firms representing two-thirds of the private sector employment in Wake County. The Chamber has been representing …

RMA Announces Promotions

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Risk Management Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the election of Jerry T. Blanchard, Jr., CPP as Chief Executive Officer; Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP as President; and Michael R. Epperly, Esq. as Vice President & General Counsel effective November 1, 2012. RMA has the pleasure to announce that Jerry T. Blanchard, Jr. has been named Chief Executive Officer. Jerry previously …

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RMA Attends FEDCON

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RMA will be attending the FEDCON Summit in Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 10-11, 2012. United States Senator Richard Burr and the North Carolina Military Business Center will be hosting the 2012 North Carolina Federal Construction (FEDCON) & Infrastructure Summit. The FEDCON Summit will bring together over 800 representatives of the Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U. S. …

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NAVFAC – Technical Editor and Resource Assistant

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Risk Management Associates has been awarded a contract to provide a Technical Editor and a Resource Assistant dedicated to NAVFAC ESC in Port Hueneme, California. As the central point of quality control and organization, the Technical Editor position is a critical component in the success of the NAVFAC ATFP program. This position helps to extend the professionalism and image of …

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Women in Business Awards

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Some of the Triangle’s most influential and highly accomplished female leaders were recognized at Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards event on Thursday, August 23, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham. The Women in Business awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business …