We are excited to have two new employees at TiER1! Learn more about our "newbies" below.
Karen has over twenty years of experience as a technology professional in a variety of roles, including software engineer, mid-level manager, and executive, within entrepreneurial firms, mid-sized and large best-practices corporations including Fidelity Investments and LensCrafters (now Luxottica).
Originally from southern California, Karen’s family of eight relocated to Lexington, Ky. when she was in high school. She then attended the University of Kentucky on a track...
Covington, Ky. – TiER1 Performance Solutions announced today that they received a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award from NASA. The Phase II contract will continue development on the Phase I project under the name Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST). H-FAST provides human factors guidance and support to NASA engineering design teams performing evaluations of systems. According to Dr. Terence Andre, Principal Consultant for TiER1, this is the first Phase II SBIR with NASA, bringing together an innovative solution for knowledge management and human factors evaluation...
I joined TiER1 Performance a few months ago and we have been growing at a phenomenal pace. No matter how many years of working experience you have, there is always some sense of disorientation when you start a new job. As a new hire I was trying to figure out the technology, the on-boarding handbook, the names, new faces, a new manager, time sheet deadlines, new systems, and the list goes on….
But regardless of the challenges I faced as a new hire, I have found genuine care, humor, and concern from the TiER1 team that has allowed me to jump in and thrive in our growing organization.
TiER1's Monika Royal was featured in a Q&A session in a recent edition of the Business Courier. You can see the article here or learn more about her below.
(Oh yea, and did we mention she is one of their Forty Under 40 2010 winners? Pretty cool, huh?)
Q: Where do you go for advice?
Often I use Twitter to ask friends and colleagues their advice on work-related topics; crowd-sourcing opinions, essentially. For the weightier topics, I have a close group of girlfriends that I count on, and for the very big stuff, my mother and my grandmother are absolutely invaluable.
Q: What part of your...
Here at TiER1 East, February 2nd is a very special day…It’s Groundhog’s Day! This year, Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, so an early spring is just around the corner! (Although, according to Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punxsutawney_Phil - Phil’s accuracy rate is only 39% - but I think that is better than most meteorologists!) And we like to celebrate Groundhog’s Day in our own special way…mostly with food! Let’s take a look at some of the scenes from our festivities.
Our Solution Delivery Managing Director, Sean Ferry, plays the role of Phil very well.