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IFB Solutions announces promotion, new hire

IFB Solutions announces promotion, new hire
November 20
10:00 2020

IFB Solutions, a non-profit organization based in Winston-Salem and the largest employer of people who are blind or visually impaired in the country, announces the promotion of Anastasia Powell to manager of corporate culture and internal communications, and the hiring of Cortney Henderson as a digital communications and social media specialist.

Powell, who is blind, joined IFB Solutions in 2005 as a sewing machine operator. She quickly became involved in many of IFB Solutions’ programs and community activities including Toastmasters, the Twin City Host Lions Club, and the Board of the Commission for the Blind. Starting in 2013, Powell was promoted to positions with IFB Solutions’ Adult Programs that help develop personal and professional independence through computer and braille classes, recreational activities and support groups. In 2018, she was promoted to manager of the adult and youth programs. Powell has won two prestigious awards within the organization. In 2010, she was named Employee of the Year and in 2015, she received the Career Achiever Award

Henderson joins IFB Solutions from the Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T State University where she served as a public relations assistant. In response to COVID-19, Henderson created the department’s social media campaign, planned and hosted a virtual programming series, and helped create online resources for the community. She also managed and created content for the department’s social media channels. Prior to joining the Cooperative Extension, Henderson served as a program director for the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club in Greensboro. She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and currently a candidate in the MBA program at Johnson & Wales University.

For more information on IFB Solutions, visit ifbsolutions.org.

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