Prior to working at ITI, Blackwood worked for Sprint in its Government Relations department for four years. She started at ITI as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Trade and Technology, and was promoted to HR manager in 2000. Blackwood coordinated and managed the ITI office renovation in 2001 and continues to lead on critical projects within the organization. Today, she is responsible for managing the full spectrum of ITI’s human relations and administration efforts. She has been an ASAE member since 2003.