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Kathleen Maloney / 2010 Top 40 Under 40

Age 38 Place of Birth Dunmore, Co. Galway Where you live Wallingford, CT First Job Waitress What it taught me The invaluable lesson of preparing, planning and multitasking. To this day I like to hire people who were waitstaff during college. Status Married Family Shane Malone, and sons Dara and Murphy Malone Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. I'd rather starve than cook. 2. I'm a staunch feminist but love "Rescue Me" even though the female characters are cartoons. 3. I taught American Constitution as a Grad. Assistant in St. John's, big Galway accent and all! Best advice you could give someone starting out Be fearless and work as hard as you can. The long hours don't last forever but they should be part and parcel of your first few years of work. Speak up often and be bold.

Kathleen Maloney is a Director at FlaggStaff Technology Group, a Scarsdale company specializing in technology staffing solutions in Business Intelligence, Datawarehousing and Applications Development. She was a Director at Edge Tech Services CT and began her career in IT recruitment and solutions at Zeitech (Modis), NY in 1996. Maloney was born in Dunmore, Co. Galway, a rivetingly exciting place between Tuam and Glenamaddy. She came to N.Y. after completing a BA in then-UCG and spending a year as Vice-President of the college's Students' Union. She completed an MA in American Government and a post-graduate degree in Public Admin while juggling waitressing, medical records administration and index cards of class notes. She is married to Shane Malone and has two sons, Dara and Murphy Malone. When not working, she can be found yelling from soccer bleachers or working the computer system at over-chlorinated swim meets.

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