ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC is proud to announce today that Kathi Argiropoulos, the company's vice president and general counsel, was named by Virginia Lawyers Media to its 2011 list of "Influential Women of Virginia." The list, compiled from peer nominations, recognizes women who are making notable contributions to their chosen professions, their communities, and society as a whole. An "Influential Woman of the Year" for 2011, elected by list members, will be revealed at a gala luncheon in Richmond, Va., on May 19.
A veteran of the aviation industry, Argiropoulos has served ARC in legal affairs for more than 25 years. She is a bar member of the Supreme Court of Virginia, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association (Air and Space Law Forum, Antitrust and Business Law Sections) and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Argiropoulos also served as a director of the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) and as its president in 1990.
"It's an honor to be included in this list of the 2011 Influential Women of Virginia," said Argiropoulos. "The professionals highlighted by Virginia Lawyers Media represent a cross section of important organizations that support the Commonwealth's business strength and high level of social services to its citizens. This program is an excellent way to celebrate all of our hard work over the years."
As the financial backbone of the travel industry, ARC enables commerce among travel agencies, airlines, and travel suppliers, and offers them secure and accurate financial settlement services. More than 16,000 travel agencies and 190 airlines use the company's transaction settlement services that, in 2010, totaled more than $77 billion in value. ARC also supplies transactional data to organizations, facilitating better business decisions through fact-based market analyses. Established in 1984, ARC is headquartered in Arlington, Va. For more information, visit www.arccorp.com.
About Virginia Lawyers Media:
Virginia Lawyers Media is a Richmond, Va.-based publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, the award-winning newspaper that has served the legal community in Virginia for 25 years. The company maintains a companion website, www.valawyersweekly.com, and publishes the Virginia Medical Law Report, a bi-monthly newspaper for the medical community in the state.
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