Friday, December 4, 2015

BDPA Cincinnati Announces New Board Leadership – Robert Mickens III

Robert Mickens III
BDPA Cincinnati chapter, a nonprofit organization made up of racially diverse information technology professionals, today announced a new member of its board of directors. Robert Mickens III appointed to serve as the director of the chapter’s Benefits Department.

BDPA Cincinnati is the largest (out of 47) chapters in the nation. The Benefits Department procures discounts and other benefits for BDPA Cincinnati chapter members. These benefits fall into the following categories: hardware, magazine subscriptions, software and training. The department will contact various corporations in the local area to secure discounted pricing for BDPA members. The department will create a written document that shares the specific and tangible benefits that accrue to our chapter members. Finally, the department will provide relevant content on membership benefits for chapter website and other online platforms.
We are excited to have Robert join the strong team of volunteer leaders on the BDPA Cincinnati Chapter board of directors! Robert brings deep and broad technical expertise as well as a strong passion to the vision and mission of the BDPA team in making a positive impact on improving the number of diverse Information Technology professionals in the career pipeline ‘from the classroom to the boardroom’,” said BDPA Cincinnati chapter president Dalric Webb. “We look forward to Robert's own vision and input as we continue to deliver value to our students, members, sponsors, supporters, and the communities in which we live.
Robert is a database administrator for Data Intensity. He is a proven leader and strategic thinker that translate business goals into applicable objectives that render positive results. Robert is experienced in developing initiatives, with employees and customers in mind, while utilizing the insights and direction of upper management. He is capable of leading teams with a track record includes implementation of various company projects, compliance, and operational transitions.

BDPA looks forward to Robert serving in a leadership position with the Cincinnati chapter board of directors.

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