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U.T. Dallas To Host Seminar Dec. 14
On Employee-Owned Businesses

RICHARDSON, Texas (Dec. 10, 2001) -- Speakers from two of the nation’s most successful employee-owned businesses will discuss models of their companies at a seminar Friday, Dec. 14, sponsored by The U.T. Dallas Center for Information Technology and Management. The seminar, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon in Green Commons on the UTD campus, is free and open to the public, but seating is limited to 50.

Sam Boyd, Sr., vice president of program operations for the nation’s largest privately held, employee-owned company, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will be the lead-off speaker. SAIC, based in La Jolla, Calif., has more than 46,000 employees and does $5.9 billion in government contracting per year.

The panel’s second speaker will be Ilene Colina, vice president of human resources at Science and Engineering Associates (SEA) of Albuquerque, N. M. Ms. Colina will present the employee-ownership model for SEA, a nationally recognized technology company whose business portfolio includes more than $1 billion in information technology and enterprise management contracts.

There will be a round-table discussion with a question and answer period following the presentations.

For more information and reservations, please contact UTD Center for Information Technology and Management Director Dr. Michael Savoie at [email protected] or 972-883-4755 or visit

.About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

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