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Women Tech Council Announces 2013 Sponsors

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SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Women Tech Council, (www.womentechcouncil.org) today announced its 2014 Industry Sponsors. Industry Sponsors support the Women Tech Council and enable the nonprofit organization to provide networking, mentoring, and educational events to members and non-members throughout the year.

"Our goal is to provide resources to women and young women who work in the technology industry," said Kim Jones, Women Tech Council Board Chair. "The support of these wonderful sponsors makes it possible to bring our 5,000 members together and expand our capabilities as an organization."

Sponsorship levels include: Elite, Premier, Innovation, Visionary and Education. The following companies are the Women Tech Council's 2014 supporters:

Elite:

    --  ATK (www.atk.com):  ATK Aerospace Systems is the world's top producer of
        solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and
        commercial aircraft structures.
    --  Zions Bank Women's Financial Group (www.zionsbank.com): Utah's first
        financial center for women, Zions Women's Financial Group provides women
        of all ages and financial situations with the information they may need
        to achieve their financial goals.
    --  Western Governors University (www.wgu.edu):  is an accredited online
        university offering online bachelor's and master's degree programs.
    --  Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com): Ancestry.com, the world's largest
        online family history resource.

Premier:

    --  Grant Thornton (www.grantthornton.com): U.S. member firm of Grant
        Thornton International Ltd., one of the six global audit, tax, and
        advisory organizations.
    --  Verite (www.verite.com): A worldwide digital communications agency
        specializing in digital advertising campaigns.
    --  MarketStar (www.marketstar.com): An established authority in strategic
        sales and marketing outsourcing, go-to-market systems, and business
        intelligence.
    --  Workman Nydegger (wnlaw.com): Utah's largest intellectual property law
        firm, celebrating 30 years of protecting and defending innovation.
    --  School Improvement Network (www.schoolimprovement.com): School
        Improvement Network creates award-winning professional development
        resources that are used by nearly one million educators in over 13,000
        schools throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Innovation:

    --  Ballard Spahr (www.ballardspahr.com): Law firm based in Salt Lake City
        with a focus on public finance and financial services.
    --  Domo (www.domo.com): A new form of business intelligence (BI)-- an
        executive management platform delivered as a service that helps managers
        and executives transform the way they do business.
    --  eBay (www.ebay.com): The world's largest online marketplace, where
        practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.
    --  Tanner (www.tannerco.com): A public accounting firm, offering a wide
        array of tax, assurance, and consulting services.
    --  TEKsystems (www.TEKsystems.com): A leading IT staffing and services
        company specializing in technical staff augmentation and direct
        placement services, IT project management, and comprehensive workforce
        management solutions.
    --  Governor's Office of Economic Development (www.goed.utah.gov): Provider
        of rich business resources for the creation, growth, and recruitment of
        companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the
        state.
    --  Vivint (www.vivint.com): Vivint is the largest home automation company
        in North America and is dedicated to protecting families, saving energy,
        and simplifying lives.
    --  ViaWest (www.viawest.com):  ViaWest is one of the largest privately-held
        data center and managed services providers in North America.
    --  Truenorthlogic (www.truenorthlogic.com): Truenorthlogic is the K-12
        expert in implementing actionable, web-based software solutions to
        support an educator's entire professional growth cycle
    --  American Insurance & Investment Corp. (www.american-ins.com): A
        full-service commercial insurance and risk management agency
        specializing in the unique needs of tech companies, architects, and
        engineers.

Visionary:

    --  Holland & Hart (www.hollandhart.com): Delivers integrated legal
        solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes,
        from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.
    --  Pluralsight (www.pluralsight.com) Pluralsight is the global leader in
        high-quality online training for serious software developers and IT
        pros.
    --  Durham Jones & Pinegar (www.djplaw.com): Offering a full range of legal
        services to a diverse client base, from large public companies to
        private corporations to individuals.
    --  Verisage (www.verisage.us): An organization that creates value through
        technology. One simple concept drives everything that the company does 
        - creating value for clients.
    --  Utah Business (www.utahbusiness.com): The magazine for decision makers.

Education Partners:

    --  Patent Law Works (www.patentlawworks.net):  Specializes in intellectual
        property (IP) law, particularly in patent, trademark, copyright, domain
        name procurement, and strategic counseling.
    --  Nelson Laboratories: (www.nelsonlabs.com): A leading provider of full,
        life-cycle microbiology testing services.
    --  Holland & Hart (www.hollandhart.com): Delivers integrated legal
        solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes,
        from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations

If you are interested in learning more about working with the Women Tech Council, please contact us at info@womentechcouncil.com.

About Women Tech Council
Founded in 2007, the Women Tech Council was designed to be an advocate for women who are currently working for technology companies and for those that may work for businesses in other market sectors working with technology in their job roles.

We provide leadership, resources, and mentoring for women while maintaining a strong bond with the business community supporting avenues for top technology talent and visible sponsorship opportunities. We support women-owned and women-operated technology companies. We pride ourselves on recognizing women leaders and entrepreneurs in the technology business and supporting them.

For more information on Women Tech Council, visit: www.womentechcouncil.org.

FOR INFORMATION: Kristin Wright, Women Tech Council, e-mail: kristin@womentechcouncil.com

SOURCE Women Tech Council