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Homeland Security Leader Clark Kent Ervin to Join BlueLine Grid Board of Directors

Submitted by RChakler on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 18:14

BlueLine Grid, the mission critical mobile communications company, announced that Clark Kent Ervin, Director of the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program and partner at Squire Patton Boggs, has joined its Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Ervin previously served as Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, and the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

Boston Private Tech Company Acquia Staying Private

Acquia, one of Boston’s largest private tech companies that sells website-building software for businesses and governments, has raised $55 million in funding and plans to stay private, according to a Beta Boston article.

Founded in 2007, Acquia has now raised almost $189 million from private investors, and reportedly brought in over $100 million in revenue last year.

WomenCorporateDirectors to Become Not-for-Profit

WomenCorporateDirectors will now operate as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization after U.S. audit and advisory firm KPMG purchased the assets of WCD, according to a press release. It will now do business as the WomenCorporateDirectors Education and Development Foundation, Inc.

Susan Stautberg will remain chairman and CEO of the WCD Foundation.

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