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Annual Employment Panel – STC Florida Chapter Meeting

April 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm EDT

Join the Florida Chapter of STC on April 21 at 6:30 pm as we welcome a panel of hiring managers, recruiters, and professionals who interact with Technical Communicators on a daily basis. You can read our panelists’ bios below.


  • 6:15 pm – New Member Orientation
  • 6:30 pm – Networking Online
  • 7:00 pm – Panel Begins

Come talk to a panel of experts about working in the technical communication field. Everyone is welcome! Ask questions from the experts on:

  • Interviewing
  • Resumes
  • Career Advice
  • Mentoring
  • Work Samples/Portfolio and more…

Come prepared with your questions and hear stories from the ground floor of the hiring process. This panel will not only benefit early-career technical communicators but those with experience as well. It’s always a good idea to sharpen your interviewing skills, you never know what the future holds. The panelists’ views are their own and do not necessarily represent those of their employers. 

Wendy Hurst

Manager, Documentation and Client Communications

Wendy Hurst has over 30 years of experience in both the Documentation and Marketing areas for Sagent – a leading financial services software company.  Wendy and her team of technical writers and other communications professionals are responsible for authoring documentation and release notes for a suite of software solutions that automate the full spectrum of loan servicing tasks for lenders throughout the country.  Under her leadership, the company moved to publishing documentation over a secure website and developed screen-level help by integrating documentation with their flagship loan servicing product. Recently her team adopted MadCap AMS to streamline the content development lifecycle and improve the user experience by publishing documentation to an easy-to-use HTML5 output. Wendy is a graduate of Valparaiso University and holds a BA in English and French.

Christine Christensen

Documentation Manager at Cityworks, a Trimble Company

Christine Christensen is the Documentation Manager at Cityworks, the leading provider of GIS-centric asset management and permitting software solutions for local government agencies and utilities. She has worked in the tech comm field for eleven years and has a master’s degree in technical communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Utah State University. She is a Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) and currently serves as the president of the STC Rochester chapter and the co-facilitator for the Women in Tech Comm SIG. She lives near Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband and two dogs.

Patrick Green

Technical Documentation Manager at Lockheed Martin

 Patrick Green is a Lockheed Martin (LM) Technical Publications Manager who works at the Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) Training and Logistics Solutions (TLS) facility to provide high-quality technical publications for the products developed at this site.  Patrick moved to Orlando in 2014 when he started as the Technical Publications Manager and now oversees a team of 20 writers who develop a variety of publications.  Before this, he worked at the LM RMS facility in Syracuse, NY as a Logistics Project Manager where he was responsible for all logistics products for various ground-based radar systems. In addition to these two positions, Patrick has been a technical writer and customer trainer while at LM.  Patrick is also a retired Marine with over 21 years of service.  Patrick is a graduate of Columbia College and holds a BS in Business Administration and Human Resource Management.

Meeting Payment Details

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Chapter Member5.00 USDSTC Florida Chapter Members
Other15.00 USDAll Other Attendees
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Bethany Aguad

Annual Employment Panel – STC Florida Chapter Meeting