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Laurèl Craib

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Craib, Laurel 1655219Title: Owner, President

Company: Agora Consulting

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Laurèl J. Craib is an established government relations specialist who has a proven track record of meeting clients’ objectives. She has 26 years of professional experience and established her own company in October 2012. Agora Consulting is a government relations and advocacy consultancy that provides federal government relations consulting services.

A motivated professional who excels at overcoming challenges and managing projects, Ms. Craib is responsible for overseeing business operations and management. Ms. Craib has worked with a variety of clients, including companies in the education, transportation, medical, pharmaceutical and animal welfare industries. A strategic thinker with a knack for politics, she attributes her success to her tenacity, ability to learn from her mistakes, and love for her career. Read the rest of this entry »

Glenda Smith

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Glenda Smith 473587Title: Community Activist

Company: Glenda D. Smith

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Caring deeply about her community and for those with disabilities, Glenda D. Smith established a company, Glenda D. Smith, that provides a wide range of telecommunications consulting and disabilities advocacy services. Ms. Smith founded the company seven years ago and has amassed 35 years of professional experience.

Ms. Smith is recognized as a dedicated professional who excels in quality assurance, science, technical engineering, and mathematics. Throughout her career, she played an instrumental role in implementing a new ordering and billing system in March 1998, and receiving a certification from the Bell Atlantic Corporation in 2000 to order provisioning systems from the company to enter into long-distance businesses. She also taught middle school chemistry and biology before focusing her career on telecommunications and advocacy. Read the rest of this entry »