Virtual, Inc. Strengthens Professional Service Teams

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Newly Hired Senior Leaders Will Bring Global Expertise, Systems Excellence, and Fortune 1000 Experience to Award-Winning Professional Service Groups, including Client Services, Marketing Communications, and Human Resources

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – May 26, 2021Virtual, Inc. today added three expert professionals to the company’s Human Resources, Marketing, and Client Services professional groups. A leading provider of professional services to associations, standards organizations, consortia, advocacy groups, and professional societies, Virtual’s new additions will provide strategic counsel and service excellence across Virtual’s growing client roster.

“I look forward to working with our newest leaders and seeing their expertise drive client success,” said Virtual, Inc. Chief People Officer, Bonnie Bystrek. Each of these talented individuals brings a unique skill set and impressive experience to their respective teams, as well as Virtual as a whole. Our team of subject matter experts ensures that each of our clients can make their mark on the world.”

The additions to the Virtual Inc. team include:

  • Max Shu Teasdale, Director of Client Services Margaret “Max” Shu Teasdale will serve as manager for an account portfolio of Virtual’s technology clients, including the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC). Over the past 15 years, Max has advised and advocated on behalf of U.S. technology and other companies as an association executive, consultant, and U.S. diplomatic commercial officer. Most recently, she served as Executive Director of the U.S. ICT Council for Myanmar, an association made up of large U.S. technology companies and an affiliate of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council in Washington, D.C.
  • Monique Delage, Senior Marketing Manager Monique Delage joins Virtual after a successful tenure as the Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C. Monique has 20 years of experience as a content and messaging guru who can translate complex ideas and create compelling solutions. Monique previously held senior marketing communications positions at SAS, NC State College of Design, and Habitat for Humanity.
  • Laurel Martin, Director of Client Human ResourcesLaurel Martin joins the People and Culture Team as Director of Client Human Resources. Laurel comes to Virtual as an experienced people and culture professional who has worked in manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and most recently as an HR Business Partner at Lowe’s Home Improvement companies. She has spent 20 years as a global HR practitioner aligning talent with business strategy with a strong focus on relationships, employee engagement, leadership coaching, and process improvement. She has a Master of Business Administration from Southern Oregon University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

About Virtual, Inc.

Virtual is a professional services firm that enables organizations to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Whether helping an organization go from zero to 800 corporate members in a mere 18 months, to creating and facilitating the adoption of digital payment standards around the world, or extending the reach and impact of an international group dedicated to curing prostate and breast cancer, Virtual provides strategic advisory and execution services that drive real results for technology consortia, standards groups and associations that are forming, growing or changing.

Virtual was recently named again to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine’s list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry.

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