Leadership has nothing to do with titles but everything to do with the ability to inspire and empower people. IMRI’s leadership team has this ability in abundance, and a track record of driving sustained business growth over more years than they would care to mention.
Martha Daniel is the Founder, President and CEO of Information Management Resources, Inc. (IMRI). Ms. Daniel is responsible for successfully deploying network security and asset management solutions to local, national, and international organizations of every size in a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare, biotech, education, logistics and manufacturing. A fearless entrepreneur with 35 years of technology expertise and unsurpassed knowledge of program management and enterprise IT solutions, she is driven by a vision to translate business needs into leading edge technology solutions that help protect customers in both the private and public sectors throughout the world.
Ms. Daniel has led IMRI in becoming an industry frontrunner in cybersecurity, program management, and engineering services for federal and commercial entities, employing more than 155 professionals worldwide and managing over $300 million in data center operations located in 19 U.S. states. Clients include the U.S. Department of the Navy, U.S. Army, and U.S. Air Force, as well as small and mid-size businesses and Fortune 500 companies such as Wells Fargo, Lockheed Martin, and IBM. Prior to IMRI, Ms. Daniel had a successful corporate career, serving as Chief Information Officer at FDIC/Resolution Trust Corporation and Senior Systems Engineer at IBM. She also proudly served as a cryptologist in the United States Navy. As the unsurpassed authority on the subject of cybersecurity, Ms. Daniel‘s views are regularly profiled across digital, print, and television mediums. She is co-author of The Other Side of Midnight, 2000, has written for The White House Blog, and was recently selected as a study group member for the National Infrastructure Advisory Council’s (NIAC) Water Sector Resilience Final Report and Recommendations.
Ms. Daniel’s diligence in inspiring and supporting success in the community has led to keynote speaking engagements at the 6th Annual Women as Veteran Entrepreneurs Conference, Irvine Valley College 9/11 Commemoration, and Biola University’s Crowell School of Business MBA Distinguished Speaker Series. The United States Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office, selected Ms. Daniel as the 2016 Small Business Person of the Year. She was also a recipient of the 2015 Patriot Award given by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), established by the Department of Defense. Alongside Chick-fil-A CEO, Dan Cathy and others, Ms. Daniel was honored by the Passkeys Foundation as a 2014 Leader of Integrity for American Life Technology. Additionally, she was honored as one of the top women veteran leaders for the 2014 White House Champion of Change.
A true advocate for change, Ms. Daniel contributes her time and resources to various community organizations including the Rothenbuehler Foundation for Veterans, New Directions for Women, the Child Guidance Center and the Vicksburg Soccer Organization. In addition to being a contributor and guest speaker at the 39th Annual Economic Forecast at Chapman University hosted by James L. Doti, Ph.D., Ms. Daniel is also an ordained minister with the African Methodist Episcopal 5th District, and a member of the Trusteeship-International Women’s Forum. Ms. Daniel sits on the U.S. Bank Advisory Board, is a member of the United Way Orange County Board of Directors, a member of the California State University, Fullerton’s Philanthropic Board of Governors, and is a member of the University of La Verne Trustee Board serving on the Technology and Advancement Committee as well as the Facilities Committee. A graduate of California State Polytechnic University with a degree in computer information systems, Ms. Daniel earned her MBA from the University of La Verne, California.
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Brenda Taylor is the CTO and Executive Vice President for Information Management Resources, Inc., with the responsibility of directing and managing the delivery and effectiveness of the company’s federal cybersecurity solutions. An industry professional with more than 30 years of development experience in enterprise computing and telecommunications systems management, she has also served as a key executive for IMRI since 1994, utilizing her strong ties with the federal sector to deliver over $200 million in new business to the company. Prior to IMRI, Ms. Taylor was a Chief Intelligence Officer for the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground and served as a program management consultant for the Department of Defense, where her analytics evaluations provided the Defense Information Systems Agency with guidance to consolidate computing services from 16 sites into four Systems Management Centers (SMC).
Ms. Taylor is a member of The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the director for the Restoration Christian Ministries and executive director of Operation Nehemiah, a community development corporation. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in chemical engineering. Ms. Taylor is the recipient of the Women in Government and Technology Lifetime Achievement Award for Managerial Excellence and was recently a study group member for the National Infrastructure Advisory Council’s (NIAC) Water Sector Resilience Final Report and Recommendations.
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Maronya Scharf is the chief operating officer of Information Management Resources, Inc., responsible for company finance, risk management and customer satisfaction, as well as overseeing day-to-day operations and managing project delivery and human resources. A highly experienced corporate attorney who possesses extensive knowledge of employment law, Scharf also provides legal counsel for contractual and employment-related matters.
Prior to assuming her role as COO, Scharf served as senior vice president and general counsel of IMRI. Instrumental in expanding federal and private sector relationships while increasing revenues, her contributions led to an increase in company returns by more than 150 percent. Prior to IMRI, Scharf was an associate with PacifiCare, one of California’s largest healthcare providers. She was also an associate with the New York- based global law firm, Morgan Lewis and Bockius, where she practiced labor and employment law.
A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Scharf received her juris doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School.
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