NETSCOUT Supports Budget Buddies Financial Coaching Program for Low-Income Women

Upcoming Benefit Featuring Top Local Female Leaders and Executives Hosted by NETSCOUT
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WESTFORD, Mass., April 20, 2017 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today announced its ongoing support for a nonprofit organization providing financial coaching for low-income women.  NETSCOUT has been a corporate partner to Budget Buddies, Inc. since 2011, when Nicole Nguyen, director, lead employment counsel at NETSCOUT, joined the Budget Buddies Board of Directors shortly after its inception.  Catherine Jenkins, engineering manager at NETSCOUT, joined the Budget Buddies Board of Directors in 2012 and currently serves as board president.

As part of its involvement with this local non-profit, NETSCOUT is hosting a luncheon and panel discussion to benefit Budget Buddies on Thursday, May 11, in which prominent women leaders from business, academia, and government will discuss how mentoring contributed to their success.

Joining the panel will be Jean Bua, executive vice president and chief financial officer at NETSCOUT; Susan Green, chief financial officer at Circle Health; Susan West Levine, chief executive officer at Lowell Community Health Center; Bopha Malone, vice president Enterprise Bank; and Joanne Yestramski, vice chancellor at UMass Lowell.

“NETSCOUT has long been a supporter of Budget Buddies,” said Jean Bua, executive vice president and chief financial officer. “Their model of one-on-one, customized financial coaching helps build confidence for women.  Mentoring, whether it’s having someone help you navigate the intricacies of personal money management or a business network, is vital to success.”

“Every day we see the power of mentoring as we help women develop the skills and self-confidence to become financially independent,” says Budget Buddies Executive Director Anita Saville.  “We’re excited to hear how leading women in our community have benefitted from mentoring and how they themselves support the professional development of others.”

The May 11 luncheon event will be held at NETSCOUT’s corporate headquarters (310 Littleton Road, Westford). To reserve tickets and get more information, please call 978-703-0820 or visit the Budget Buddies web site here.

About NETSCOUT

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience. NETSCOUT delivers unmatched service visibility and protects the digital infrastructure that supports our connected world. To learn more, visit www.netscout.com or follow @NETSCOUT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

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