Alliance Enterprises Announces the Hire of
Industry Veteran to Guide Product Futures for
AWARE VR ® Case Management
Kelly Boston Joins Alliance from Washington’s DSHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Bringing
20 Plus Years of Industry Experience
March 25, 2010 05:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time
LACEY, Wash.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Alliance Enterprises Inc., the leading provider of case
management software for vocational rehabilitation agencies, announced the hire of industry veteran Kelly Boston as
the company’s VR Product Manager. In this newly-created position, Ms. Boston will be responsible for articulating
customer needs, planning product launches, analyzing potential product enhancements, and updating product plans
for the AWARE VR solution. She will report to Alliance’s Executive Vice President of Business Development and
Marketing, Lisa Gifford.
Ms. Boston was most recently the Planning and Program Evaluation Administrator for Washington State’s DSHS
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). As a member of the Senior Leadership Team for seven years, she was
responsible for administering and directing agency budget, human resources, business and IT operations, and client
services. Additionally, Ms. Boston served as lead policy advisor on federal and state laws pertaining to VR,
developed DVR’s State Plan, and administered DVR’s customer relations and due process.
“Kelly brings incredibly rich subject matter expertise and a thorough understanding of the issues facing today’s VR
counselor,” explains Gifford. “In addition to working with Alliance’s product marketing and development teams,
Kelly will be our primary point of contact with the 23 state agencies currently using the AWARE VR software.”
Ms. Boston received her Master’s degree in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College. She has
represented Washington DVR on the State Rehabilitation Council and has served as Liaison to the State
Developmental Disabilities Council.
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