Thru Executive Thought Leader to Serve on DFW HIMSS Board

Thru’s Executive Elected VP of Programs to the Dallas / Fort Worth HIMSS Board

Irving, Texas, June 27, 2007 – Thru, the global leader in delivering critical messaging solutions, announced today that Jeanine Mitchell, VP of Sales and Marketing, was elected VP of Programs to the Board of the Dallas / Fort Worth Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The DFW HIMSS Chapter provides leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Members include IT professionals, consultants, vendors, physicians, nurses, professors and students actively working in or interested in the practice areas of management, information systems, telecommunications and clinical systems.

“I am very excited to serve on the Board of DFW HIMSS. Health information security and medical privacy are hot button issues in the healthcare industry. Almost every day we see an article about some aspect of medical privacy, or a story about a security breach. My involvement on the board will give Thru an opportunity to share its expertise and be even more actively involved in helping healthcare organizations in the DFW community resolve their information management challenges.” said Ms. Mitchell.

Ms. Mitchell will provide leadership in developing and championing DFW HIMSS educational programs during her 2007-2008 elected term. Ms. Mitchell has over 13 years of industry experience, including 10 years in IT sales, marketing and product development at start-up and leading software businesses. She joined Thru from CA, Inc., one of the leading four IT management software providers, where she was most recently director of global marketing for the customer training services business. Ms. Mitchell has also held roles as director of education marketing communications,manager of security and optimization services marketing, product marketing manager for backup and recovery, and storage channel marketing manager while at CA. Prior to CA, Ms. Mitchell was the lead product manager for the imageWARE content management software product line at Canon U.S.A., responsible for growing the business from start-up to over $4 million in 18 months. Before joining Canon U.S.A., Ms. Mitchell helped build and grow the Enterprise Toolkit product line as product specialist and product manager at OpenLink Financial, playing a key role in early adoption at JP MorganChase, Bank of Canada, and Duke Energy. Ms. Mitchell has an MBA from Adelphi University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Dowling College.

About Thru
Thru technology increases the security, reliability and efficiency of electronic communication and large file transfer, enabling enterprise risk management, IT optimization and cost-effective compliance. Thru uses a best practices approach called Critical Message Governance to increase visibility and centralize control of the critical information across network boundaries. Since 2002, Thru has been helping to transform client messaging environments to drive significant business results.