PORTLAND, Maine (August 29, 2018). Tilson, an award-winning national network deployment and IT professional services firm, is pleased to announce and welcome Adria Horn as Vice President of Workforce Development, effective September 19th. Horn previously served as Director of Maine’s Bureau of Veterans’ Services for three years, where she led local and national veteran outreach and legislative initiatives. Under her direction, Maine’s veteran programs were recognized as national models of best practices.
As a member of Tilson's Senior Management team, Horn will be responsible for implementing Tilson’s global workforce strategy by deepening Tilson’s internal training and career pathing, and partnering with educational institutions, industry, and the military in building Tilson’s world class team of technical professionals.
“Adria is a proven leader and respected voice in workforce development” said Joshua Broder, CEO of Tilson. “I’m honored to serve with her as we continue to build our workforce to keep pace with our incredible growth. She has proven herself as an outstanding leader, by serving our Country and the State of Maine, and we are very pleased to welcome her this fall.”
Horn is a graduate of West Point and received her MBA from Northeastern University. She is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve where she has led psychological operations for Pacific Command and has deployed in support of the Global War on Terror five times during her 17-year military career. She worked for United States Senator Susan Collins in her Portland Field Office upon returning from active duty.
“I’m excited to continue to serve in a mission-driven organization, building America’s information infrastructure, and to the continuity between my workforce development and wellness work at the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services to Tilson’s workforce development programs” says Horn.
Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Recognized on the Inc. 5000 for eight consecutive years, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. With more than 450 employees and 17 offices nationwide, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.
Official Press Release: Press-Release-Tilson-Hires-Former-Maine-Director-of-Veterans’-Services-Adria-Horn.pdf