Haystack Associates, Inc. About Haystack






Company Overview:

Haystack Associates, Inc. was established in 1989 by Denise Simons as an information management/training consulting firm in the Seattle area.

Haystack provides services to government agencies, non-profit organizations, fortune 500 corporations, and large and small professional firms throughout the United States and in Asia.  Our team includes Attorneys that specialize in ediscovery, IT, and compliance issues; certified IT Security Professionals; and Network/Cloud Systems Architects and Developers to provide clients with a comprehensive set of solutions to manage and ensure the security of information systems.

Our experience includes analysis, design, and project management during implementation of retention, security, and privacy programs.   Extensive experience in national and international compliance legal requirements for a variety of industries including aerospace, transportation, pharmaceutical, hazardous waste management, manufacturing, food distribution, and commercial retail operations.

Haystack's services are grounded in the philosophy that powerful resources and assets are created when systems are built that effectively manage the information lifecycle and transfer information and knowledge to staff, clients, or customers.

Denise Simons is the Principal Consultant and CEO of Haystack Associates, Inc. She has over twenty-five years of experience in the fields of Information Management, Regulatory Compliance, Systems and Program Development, and Training. She is a member of ARMA and serves as the Treasurer for the GNW Region of ARMA.  She also serves as the current President of the Cloud Security Alliance Seattle Chapter. Working to build the chapter from a small LinkedIn group in 2010 to over 1200 members from the greater Northwest.  Prior to consulting Ms. Simons was the Information Manager for Hart-Crowser, one of the largest environmental and geotechnical engineering firms in the Pacific Northwest.  She attended Western Washington University, in Bellingham, Washington where she completed her undergraduate studies in History and Education and Graduate studies in Archives and Information Management.

For more information about Haystack Associates services please contact
Denise Simons by:
E-mail: dsimons@haystackassociates.com
Phone:  (253) 631-1509 

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