Three hours later, Sandia offered Wilson the position of vice president for defense and intelligence. Wilson took the weekend to decide, but the open-seat opportunity was too tempting for her to turn down.
She said timing is everything: “Had they offered the job four hours earlier, I would’ve taken it.”
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.