Secure data destruction is not just a male dominated industry. Women in NAID have made epic
strides, even from the very inception of NAID, with their businesses, their local communities,
and for secure data destruction as a whole. This includes NAID voting in the first-ever female
President this year, Angie Singer Keating of Reclamere in PA, who was instrumental in the
association adding hard-drive destruction to its NAID AAA Certification program.
We sought out additional women in leadership within our industry to see if they would pass
along some of the wisdom they have gained along the road, and they were kind enough to
We were able to gain helpful insight from Renee Schafer of Data Security, Inc. in Lincoln, NE;
Margaret Meier of UltraShred Technologies, Inc. in Jacksonville, FL; and Stacey Lombardo of
Infoshred, LLC, in East Windsor, CT. Collectively, these three executives have over 60 years of
experience in the industry.
By Maggie Geolat