Ibrahim Firat joins the Board of Directors for the Independent Educational Consultants Association

Houston, TX (May 31, 2019) – The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) is a not-for-profit, international professional association representing experienced independent educational consultants. After having served for the IECA in several leadership capacities, including College Committee Vice-Chairman for two years, presenter for various breakout and pre-conference sessions, and college tour planner, Ibrahim Firat was announced as an IECA Board Member.

IECA Board Members’ responsibilities include:


 Josephine Firat invited to join Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust

Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in the Houston area


[Houston (June 4, 2019)] — JOSEPHINE FIRAT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of FIRAT EDUCATION, has been invited to join Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the Houston area.

Josephine was chosen for membership by the Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to her experience, leadership and influence in the local business landscape and beyond. Josephine is the leader and co-founder of 11-year old educational consulting company in Houston, and she is continually innovating the way her company provides families with college admissions, test preparation, tutoring, and pre K-12th grade school placement services.

“Houston’s thriving business community is powered by leaders like Josephine,” said Bob Charlet, president and publisher of the Houston Business Journal. “We’re honored to be creating a space where the region’s business influencers come together to increase their impact on the community, build their businesses and connect with and strengthen one another.”

As an invited member, Josephine will contribute articles to the Houston Business Journal website and participate alongside fellow members in Expert Panels. She will connect and collaborate with a vetted network of local leaders in a members-only directory and a private forum on the group’s mobile app. Josephine will also benefit from leadership and business coaching, an Executive Profile on the Houston Business Journal website, select partner discounts and services and ongoing support from the community’s concierge team.

“It is vital to the Houston community that business leaders join together to support each other in leading our organizations,” says Josephine, “and I’m excited to be at the forefront of this initiative by the Houston Business Journal and learn from other leaders in this city.”

The Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust team is honored to welcome Josephine to the community and looks forward to helping her elevate her personal brand, strengthen her circle of trusted advisors and position her to further impact the Houston business community and beyond.


About Business Journals Leadership Trust


Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust is a part of Business Journals Leadership Trust — a collective of invitation-only networks of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community. Membership is based on an application and selection committee review. Benefits include private online forums, the ability to publish insights on bizjournals.com, business and executive coaching and a dedicated concierge team. To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit trust.bizjournals.com.


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