Thursday Morning Notes

COVID-19 Case Information Delayed — The latest data from the Virginia Department of Health is not available due to a technical issue with the department’s case site. [Fairfax County Government]

Cognizant to Acquire Reston IT Company — “Reston-based human resources tech company Collaborative Solutions LLC will be acquired by New-Jersey based information technology company Cognizant, the companies announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed and the deal is expected to close during Q2 2020.” [Virginia Business]

New Chief Marketing Officer for Ellucian — “Reston-based higher education software company Ellucian announced Wednesday it has named Sharon Loeb as its chief marketing officer. She will lead marketing initiatives and digital transformation for the company. Loeb was most recently the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Cengage Learning, where she led marketing, communications and public affairs for the company.” [Virginia Business]

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He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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