Marian Pierre of CGI Protects Receives Award from Women Impacting Public Policy Organization

Marian Pierre recognized as 2011 WIPP Woman to Watch for her innovation and leadership.

Online PR News – 11-October-2011 – – Marian Pierre, WIPP member and president of Crescent Guardian Inc (CGI Protects), has been chosen as the 2011 WIPP Member To Watch. This annual award recognizes top women industry leaders who have shown themselves to be innovative and accomplished in their line of business and has benefited the women's business community. Ms. Pierre is the first woman from the New Orleans area to receive recognition for this award and was chosen because of her flourishing business, courageous efforts during Hurricane Katrina and her ability to identify and carry out successful solutions.

“We are proud to acknowledge the top women leaders in the public and private sectors, for their incredible success in business,” said WIPP President Barbara Kasoff. “We are in the midst of a large shift in economic history and rely on our WIPP leaders for their advice on how to economically empower women.”

“I am honored to be recognized with such an outstanding group of other women leaders,” said Marian Pierre, CEO and founder of CGI Protects. ”WIPP is a wonderful organization supporting women-owned businesses in legislation over the last decade.”

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan public policy organization representing more than 505,000 women in business and women business owners nationwide. The award will be presented at the WIPP 10th Anniversary and Awards Reception at the Sewell-Belmont House & Museum on October 12, 2011.

About CGI Protects

Crescent Guardian Inc, CGI Protects, is a minority and women-owned small business providing guard services and integrating best-in-class security technology. CGI Protects has served the federal, state, municipal, commercial, oil, pharmaceutical and critical infrastructure industry for over 17 years. CGI Protects’ Fusion Security portfolio includes: armed/unarmed guard services, security consulting, IP video surveillance, Interactive Video Monitoring, RFID tracking, asset management, and video analytics. CGI is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana and maintains a sales and support office in Duncanville, Texas.

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