Washington, D.C., Sept. 20, 2011 – National Strategies LLC (NSI) today announced that Colleen Morton has joined its D.C. headquarters. Most recently, Ms. Morton managed her own firm, Bridge Solutions International, a woman-owned business providing training and knowledge management, performance and change management services. Her clients included domestic and international firms, nonprofits and government agencies.
Ms. Morton has more than 20 years of experience working on international and domestic economic issues in senior executive positions. She is fluent in Spanish and has designed and implemented a variety of training, trade, investment and strategic planning projects throughout the Americas. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Morton managed the monitoring and evaluation practice for Nathan Associates Inc., in the District, where she provided consulting services for projects based in Jordan, Egypt, Indonesia, and several countries in Central and South America. She has designed and executed executive training seminars and graduate student courses on a variety of subjects, including performance management, business development and project management.
Previous positions included vice president of the Institute of the Americas, based in San Diego, executive director of the U.S.-Mexico Business Committee for the Council of the Americas, director of the Canadian American Committee for the National Planning Association, and as a Foreign Service Officer in Venezuela, New Zealand and Canada.
She recently carried out a number of management projects for business and academic clients, including providing strategic planning consulting services in Mexico to the national life sciences consortium; running workshops for the city of San Jose on non-profit “fitness” and developing criteria sets in the fields of sustainability, gang reduction strategies, organizational and project risk management, city police recruitment, internal controls certification programs, foreign direct investment, and government transformation. Ms. Morton has completed all but the dissertation for a Ph. D. in International Political Economy from the University of Washington in Seattle, and received her B.A. in International Relations from Carleton College, in Northfield, Minn. She is married to Jim Morton, a retired Foreign Service officer and they have one son, Luke, who is completing his B.A. at the University of California Riverside in neurobiology.
For more information, please contact Heather Sabharwal at email@example.com or 202-349-7016.
Tue, September 20, 2011
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