Twyla Garret of Fort Washington is an astounding serial entrepreneur, corporate speaker and author. She was personally invited to speak at The White House on the topics including creating jobs, economic growth and the controversial fiscal cliff of 2012. She has also authored a famous book, ‘Homeland Security’ which is one of the top 100 Top Masters of Homeland Security. She is in her early 40s and is known for all outstanding business deals made by her.
Being a native of Ohio, she went to John Marshall High School, where she learnt complex tax returns. After school, she took admission in Ursuline College to pursue BA, later she got herself enrolled in University of Phoenix to study MA. For further studies, she went to Dartmouth University Tuck Business School to learn Executive Management Program.
Twyla Garret of Fort Washington found a leading consulting firm Investment Management Enterprise (IME), Inc in the year 2000. IME is woman- and minority- owned firm that specializes in Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness, Management Consulting Services, Life Cycle Acquisition Support, Information Technology (IT) Support Services, Cyber Security & Computer Forensics, and Construction Program Management. The company has worked with government and private sector organizations and measures by their performance through customer satisfaction. IME has won a number of awards including, MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) Top 100 Award-Winner, 2013 – Award Winner Top 500 Emerging Business in the US, American Council of International FLEX Scholarship Evaluator, Member of the Black US Chamber of Commerce and more.
Garret is planning to open 3 new offices in 2015 by expanding his methodologies, best practices and making a number of strategic acquisitions. She is working hard for expanding the size of the company in the next 18 to 24 months. In addition to IME, she has also founded and self-funded a 1.5 million dollar entertainment complex in Cleveland, Ohio. The entertainment complex hired formally homeless individuals, provided musicians and artists with actual moneymaking opportunities, and served the community by supporting American goods and services.
Twyla Garret of Fort Washington is an executive consultant to state, federal and local emergency management and homeland security programs throughout the nation. She managed national level preparedness and response programs at the Senior Executive Service level for eight years. In addition to this, she has also served for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Cleveland. Later she worked as deputy controller NADEP and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Manager for Space and Naval Warfare System Command (SPAWAR).