Twyla Garrett of Baltimore CBM, CHS III is a successful entrepreneur, compelling author and corporate speaker who has been personally invited to speak at The White House on the issues of creating jobs, economic growth, and the controversial fiscal cliff of 2012. She is the owner of IME where she has facilitated more than 25 tabletop and field exercises conducted in every Federal region in the US.

At IME, Twyla Garrett of Baltimore also has facilitated COOP exercises for DC Government, and Hampton Roads, Virginia. Other clients include FEMA; the Maryland Governor's Office of Homeland Security; DHS; and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the Government of the District of Columbia. She has been named one of Cleveland Magazine's Most Interesting People of 2009.

About Twyla Garrett

Twyla Garrettis the President and CEO of IME Inc., a management consulting firm dedicated to providing the best assistance related to Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness, Information Technology (IT) Support Services, Management Consulting Services, Life Cycle Acquisition Support, Cyber Security & Computer Forensics, and Construction Program Management. She has received the Enterprising Women Of The Year Award. She has been featured in the June edition of Forbes Magazine. She is known for her 100% self-funded business deals and providing incredible opportunities to individuals facing immense challenges. Her Twitter account and blog is listed as a 'Top 100' Homeland Security resource. Apart from being a successful entrepreneur, Twyla is a corporate speaker, an author, and most importantly a philanthropist, who believes in giving back to community. In her free time, she likes to enjoy different sports and mentor young women.