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Date: January 1, 2005
Contact: Anne Strong
Telephone: (301) 279-9697

HAI Completes Management Changes in Rockville Office

Ruth Dudgeon, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of History Associates Incorporated (HAI) based in Rockville, Maryland, retired at the end of December 2004 after twenty years with the company. Ruth was a leader among the historians who, over two decades, helped turn an entrepreneurial vision into The Best Company In History.™ She will be missed and fondly remembered by her friends and colleagues at HAI.

Concurrent with Ruth’s retirement and with HAI’s continuing growth, the company recently completed several management changes in its Rockville office, including the following new positions and promotions:

Brian Martin, Ph.D., formerly HAI’s Vice President for Litigation Research, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Michael Reis, M.A., formerly Deputy Director of Litigation Research, has been promoted to Director of Litigation Research.

John Taylor, MA, has been named Deputy Director of Litigation Research, effective October 1, 2004.

Anita M. Weber, M.L.S., MA, who has been serving as Deputy Director of the company’s Information Resources Management (IRM) Division, has accepted the position of Director of that division effective October 1, 2004.

Rachel Ban, M.L.S., MA, CA, has been promoted to the new position of Deputy Director of HAI’s IRM Division.

Vicki L. Gottheit, M.B.A., C.P.A., has begun work as HAI’s Director of Finance/Contracts, a new position.

About History Associates
For more than thirty years the historians and archivists at History Associates have demonstrated that history is valuable in the market as well as the marketplace of ideas. They provide professional corporate histories, exhibit content, interpretive planning, historical research, archival services, and collections management services to clients throughout the United States and around the world. History Associates strives to be The Best Company in History®, serving corporate, government, legal, and nonprofit clients from its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, call (301) 279-9697 or visit

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