Jan Adams was named recipient of one of the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards by The Network Journal.
March 16, 2018, Washington, DC. The Network Journal has named President and CEO, Jan Adams, as a recipient of the 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards. This award honors women whose professional achievements have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who have also made an important contribution to their community. Coming from all parts of the world, the honorees excel in their industry sectors across the playing field. The winners of this award will be celebrated during an Awards Luncheon on March 16, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.
“It is an honor to be recognized among these 25, more-than-deserving, female corporate and community leaders” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “It is our passion of giving back that has allowed us to share this platform and to stand as role models for the next generation of emerging executives and CEOs.”
About the 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards
Launched in March 1999, The Network Journal's 25 Influential Black Women in Business Award honors women whose professional achievements have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who have also made an important contribution to their communities. A "TNJ25" honoree typically is a business owner, or a partner, president, CEO, board chair, or other senior-management executives with significant decision-making authority in the corporate, nonprofit (including academia and medicine), or government sector.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is an award-winning magazine published quarterly. It provides news and commentary on issues that affect the growth of business and the advancement of professionals in the workplace for an audience of predominantly African-American professionals, corporate executives, and small-business owners. Engaging more than 98,325 readers per issue, TNJ is distributed nationwide, with a focus on the New York tri-state area. Its daily digital edition at tnj.com reaches a global audience.
February, 2018. JMA Solutions is pleased to announce that its Quality Management System (QMS) has been ISO 9001:2015 assessed and approved. ISO 9001:2015 is the latest revision of the world’s most widely applied international standard on quality management systems. Companies worldwide adhere to this standard to demonstrate that their products and services maintain the highest quality.
The newest version of the ISO 9001 certification contains key updates including an emphasis on risk-based thinking to enhance the application of the process approach, improved applicability for services and increased leadership requirements.
“At JMA, our mission has always been to provide outstanding customer support that exceeds our customers’ needs and expectations” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “Receiving this certification is a testament that shows our processes are continuously being improved and refined to go above and beyond.”
About ISO 9001:2015
Established by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2015 is recognized as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices. The standards body provides requirements, guidance, and tools for companies and organizations to ensure their products and services consistently meet customers' expectations and that quality is consistently improved. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. ISO 9001:2015 has been implemented by over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries.
January 24, 2017, Washington, DC — JMA Solutions, LLC today announced that its PMO Operations have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 2 for Services. The appraisal was performed by Mosaic Technologies Group, Inc. CMMI is a capability improvement framework that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that, when correctly applied, ultimately improve their performance.
“CMMI Maturity Level 2 defines our commitment to excellence as well as the development of solutions we deliver to our customers” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “This is a significant achievement and we are working aggressively to acquire CMMI Maturity Level 3.”
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About CMMI® Institute
CMMI Institute (CMMIInstitute.com) is the global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology. The Institute provides the tools and support for organizations to benchmark their capabilities and build maturity by comparing their operations to best practices and identifying performance gaps. For over 25 years, thousands of high-performing organizations in a variety of industries, including aerospace, finance, health services, software, defense, transportation,and telecommunications, have earned a CMMI maturity level rating and proved they are capable business partners and suppliers. To learn more about how CMMI can help your organization elevate performance, visit CMMIinstitute.com.
November 13, 2017 -- JMA Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony C. ("Tony") Tisdall as VP of Global Affairs and Aviation Solutions. Tisdall, with over 35 years of experience in numerous Air Traffic Control and Air Traffic Flow Management positions, previously served as Air Traffic Manager at the FAA’s, Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) in Warrenton, VA.
In his leadership role, he led the Command Center’s National Airspace System’s (NAS) Vision initiative in conjunction with industry. As the Acting Director of System Operations (now known as Director, NAS Operations) Tisdall had line authority over a diverse, highly technical team improving NAS operation efficiency and led communication with the Air Traffic Organization, Department of Transportation, military, and other organizations. Detailed to Civil Air Navigation Service Organization (CANSO), he facilitated and promoted interoperability of air traffic operations.
He served as Director of Legislative Affairs of the FAA Managers Association (FAAMA) from 2010 to 2015, then Vice President of FAAMA from 2015 to 2016, and has been a member of Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) since 2009.
Tisdall has been the recipient of the ATCA 2015 Chairman's Citation of Merit Award, Special Service Award, and many other awards and commendations. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.
Jan Adams, President and CEO of JMA Solutions, personally welcomes Tisdall to JMA. She said, "I have known Tony for many years. He is an outstanding manager and an excellent addition to the JMA Team. I am thrilled that he has joined us."
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and University of Oklahoma teams were selected to provide support services for the new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance (COE TTHP). JMA Solutions is teamed with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to deliver technical training services to the FAA and its stakeholders. The new COE will serve as a resource to “conduct research…and provide innovative training methods for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians.” Read more from the FAA website .
About The Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance
The COE TTHP is a consortium of leading aviation research institutions, led by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Oklahoma, and Industry partners. Focusing on research and development in air transportation training and related technologies, its goal is to enhance and advance the teaching of Air Traffic Organization personnel with part-task training, immersive simulation, and adaptive learning technologies. Read more about COE TTHP from the COE THHP website.
About JMA’s Professional & Technical Training Programs
JMA Solutions provides hands-on training in multiple modalities for a variety of e-learning and instructor-led training solutions. Our training related services include curriculum design and development using the ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation) and SAM (successive approximation model) methodologies. Our experienced instructors, training managers, and subject matter experts provide course delivery and logistics to support online and face-to-face training. Current training courses include Program Management, Acquisition Management and Leadership Development. To see a full list of our professional and technical training courses and services, please click here.
Washington, DC – May 11, 2017 – Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) Magazine named JMA Solutions’ President & CEO, Jan Adams, Transportation Executive of the Year tonight during the 6th Annual Women of Leadership & Power awards and gala held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The dynamic women recognized tonight embody leadership, strength and intelligence and have raised the bar for excellence in the corporate environment.
“It is an honor to receive such an award amongst some of the greatest leaders within this industry” said President and CEO Janice Adams. “This moment would not be possible without my staff’s dedication and continuous support.”
Established in 2003, MEA is a bi-monthly business news publication that provides Public Relations, Marketing and Communication services to promote small/minority and women entrepreneurs. For over 12 years, MEA has been the premier news source for government and industry personnel providing strategies and developments that impact the country’s ability to achieve the advantages of contracting with exceptional small businesses. Read more about MEA here.
About JMA Solutions
JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Woman-Owned Small Business. With ISO 9001:2008 certification and over 90% of our program managers PMP-certified, we strive to deliver unparalleled customer service. Performing on 20+ contracts as the prime, and on numerous subcontracts, we provide seasoned professionals who deliver the greatest value to our clients. Our core capabilities include program and project management, air traffic management and engineering services.