CHAMBERSBURG, PA —4-1-2016- Tapestry Technologies CEO, Jacquie Sipes, and Chief Information Security Officer, Cindy Whitmer, were both honored as recipients of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award.
The Patriot Award recognizes the commitment and flexibility individual supervisors provide staff members serving in the Guard and Reserve, as well as their families. Through flexible work schedules and pre/post deployment leave arrangements, the award honors the measures taken by supervisors to support Citizen Warriors’ service to our nation.
“I am humbled to accept the ESGR Patriot Award on behalf of all Tapestry employees. While this is an individual honor, as a company and leadership team, we are committed to supporting the men and women serving our country. We are honored to employ members of the Guard and Reserve, and commend their commitment to our country, their families, and our company,” said Jacquie Sipes.
Cindy Whitmer added, “We are fortunate to have members of the Guard and Reserve among our team, and remain focused on supporting their civilian career pursuits and military commitments. I am honored to be named as a recipient of the Patriot Award, and thank ESGR for their continued promotion of flexible and accommodating work environments for Citizen Warriors.”
About Tapestry Technologies
Tapestry Technologies is a woman-owned small business under $27.5 million, located in Chambersburg, PA. Tapestry provides the DoD with professional services in the areas of cybersecurity, network and systems engineering, training, and IT support. The company was founded in 2005 and has more than 50 years of combined corporate Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) experience bringing a unique understanding of DoD cybersecurity culture, priorities and technology environment to its customers.
About Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
ESGR is a DoD office established in 1972 to promote the cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment. The office is supported by a network of more than 4,500 volunteers in 54 committees located across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ESGR seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.go back