Tuesday, August 19, 2008

President Profile: BDPA Detroit Chapter (Anquanette Clegg)

Anquanette Clegg, President
BDPA Detroit Chapter

Address: 440 Burroughs Street
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 438-3519
Website: http://www.bdpa-detroit.org/
Blog: http://bdpadet-tac.blogspot.com/

Anquanette Clegg is a Process Improvement Project Manager and Software Technical Support Analyst at Compuware Corporation, where she supports a networking solutions product and lead product and projects implemented to improve product deliverables. She has been at Compuware since 2000.

Anquanette has been an IT Professional for more than 10 years. She started her career at Federal Mogul serving as a Systems Supervisor providing technical support for 150 systems and supervision for a team of 25 employees and also served as Senior Systems Analyst examining new software to improve current technology. One of her career highlights include leading the Y2K Customer Service Information Technology project ensuring all customer service systems were properly tested and able to handle the date change 1/1/2000.

She is the founder of a young women’s mentoring group, STIC (Sistas Trusting In Christ), dealing with spiritual matters and academic matters to aid with career decisions. The organization’s mission is to equip young women with the necessary tools to advance spiritually and professionally.

Anquanette obtained a bachelor’s degree from Lawrence Technological University where she served as a Board member for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). One of her accomplishments, include helping implement an academic reward system that praised students for maintaining a 3.0 GPA Average and also organized a Study System to help those students to maintain a healthy grade average.

In 2006, she obtained a Project Management Professionals (PMP) from Project Management Institute.

"My goal is to motivate and lead the Detroit Chapter, into one cohesive unit that uses their professional talents to fulfill the mission and vision. The BDPA Detroit Chapter will set the tone for all chapters throughout BDPA. I am a hard worker, love challenges, teachable, determined, self motivated, goal-oriented, and believe in the power of change."

Motto: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” – Philippians 4:13

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