C200 Members in the News


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December 2016


Janet Lewis Matricciani, CEO of World Acceptance Corporation, rang the closing bell for Nasdaq on November 29 in honor of the company’s 25th anniversary since their IPO.








November 2016

Larraine Segil, CEO of Little Farm Company, was appointed  Adjunct Professor at the Pepperdine Straus Center for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. She will teach Strategic Alliances to graduate students and the legal community.

Gerri Elliott, Independent Board Member for Whirlpool, Bed Bath and Beyond and Charlotte Russe, redesigned and launched Broadrooms.com, a website dedicated to executive women who serve or want to serve on corporate boards.








October 2016

Joan Herman, President and CEO of Herman and Associates, and Richard Rasiej gave a $1 million gift to University of Southern California Rossier to establish the Joan Herman and Richard Rasiej Mathematics Initiative to work with K-5 teachers to improve math education.

Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO, Hint Inc., was appointed to the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.

Alexandra Lebenthal, Co-CEO of Lebenthal Holdings, became the second person in New York and one of the first few in the United States to have an MRI guided high frequency ultrasound to correct a hand tremor.








September 2016


Tamara Box, Partner, Reed Smith LLP, has been made Europe and Middle East Managing Partner.

Amy Pressman, President of Medallia Inc. featured in Inc as one of nine top-ranked women for raising venture capital in 2016.

Kimber Maderazzo, Executive Vice President of Global Brand & Product Marketing at Proactiv was featured in EPR Retail News announcing the Ulta Beauty and Proactiv® retail partnership.

Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President & CEO of Ingredion, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Chicago Cubs  game highlighted in the Chicago Sun Times








August 2016


Diana Reid, EVP of PNC Financial Services, has been named Vice Chair of The Real Estate Capital Policy Committee.

Doris Meister, Former President of US Markets- Tri-State of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, has been named Executive Vice President of the Management Group of M&T Bank Corporation.








June 2016


Shellye Archambeau, CEO of Metricstream, addressed aspiring women tech professionals in our most recent column on IvyExec.com. Encouraging them to tap into their support networks, she emphasized C200's "crucial role in supporting and nurturing future generations of business leaders."

Sue Burnett, President of Burnett Specialists, pledged a $1 million donation toward new production and control rooms at the University of Arkansas Department of Journalism.

Ann Kaplan, Partner at Circle Wealth Management LLC, was elected as Secretary of the board of trustees of The Museum of Art and Design.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc. and Executive Producer of "The Hunting Ground," in partnership with the Living Lotus Project, released PHOENIX RISING: Girls and the Secrets We Keep, a Broadway play about sexual abuse against women. "The Hunting Ground" was also nominated for two Emmy Awards.

Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Neutral Posture, Inc., testified before Congress on corporate tax reform.

Rani Yadav-Ranjan, Founder and CEO of Purple Leaf, LLC, was featured in a campaign at Microsoft Envision for Women.

Florine Mark, President and Chair of the Board of The WW Group, Inc., was named spokesperson and honorary chair of the Professional Women's Division of the Jewish National Fund.

Diane Medley, Managing Partner of Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP, was appointed to the board of trustees of the University of Louisville.








June 2016


Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Neutral Posture, Inc., Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop, and Ann Kaplan, Partner at Circle Wealth Management LLC, were profiled in Above and Beyond the Glass Ceiling, a book celebrating the accomplishments of women business leaders.

Bridget Baker, President of Baker Media, Inc., was nominated as an alternate to the board of directors of Yahoo!, Inc.

Alexandra Lebenthal, Co-CEO of Lebenthal Holdings, launched BankRoll Women, an accelerator for women entrepreneurs.

KPMG LLP (Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO) launched the KPMG Future Leaders Program, a development program for women business and technology students.

The Executives' Club of Chicago (Ana Dutra, CEO) hosted Fearless: A Roadmap for the Next Chapter, a conference on navigating career transitions. Christie Hefner, Chairman of Hatch Beauty, and Roxanne Decyk, Independent Director, were featured panelists.

Sylvie Grégoire, Former President of Shire Human Genetic Therapies, was appointed Chair of the board of directors of Corvidia Therapeutics.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, will host Mindful Leadership, a personal and professional development retreat sponsored by Michigan State University.

Nancy Phillips, President and CEO of ViaWest, Inc., saw her company named a "Best Place to Work" by Business Intelligence Group.

Janet Widmann, Former EVP of Blue Shield of California, was appointed CEO of Kids Care Dental.

Teresa DeLuca, President and Co-Founder of Perfect Pie Company, saw the company named one of the "Best Pies in NYC" by New York Magazine.








May 2016


Herta von Stiegel, Founder and Executive Chair of Ariya Capital LLP, was appointed as an adjunct professor by Strathmore University. She will also serve as Academic Director for the Women Directors Leadership Summit, a Strathmore program focusing on female performance on corporate boards.
Carol Tome, CFO and EVP of Corporate Services of The Home Depot, Inc., launched the Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative, an incubator for businesswomen in Atlanta.

Julie Copeland, CEO of Arbill, was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tim Wolf to the Pennsylvania Subcommittee for Inclusion and Certification, focusing on supporting minority- and women-owned small businesses.

Melissa Reiff, Former President and COO of The Container Store, was named CEO of the company.

Teresa DeLuca, Co-Founder of Perfect Pie Company, recently launched Perfect Pie Company in partnership with former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses.

Edie Fraser, CEO of STEMConnector and Vice Chairman of Diversified Search, and her organization hosted the Global STEM Talent Summit, a conference on talent development in the technology industry.








April 2016


Shellye Archambeau, CEO of Metricstream, hosted Metricstream GRC Summit, a conference on corporate governance, risk, and compliance.

Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder of Eventbrite, was named CEO of Eventbrite.

Karen Prange, Former Senior Vice President and President of Urology and Women's Health at Boston Scientific, was named EVP and CEO of the Global Animal Health and Medical Group of Henry Schein, Inc.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., hosted It's About Justice, a conference on improving and expanding rape kit testing.

Lynn Utter, Former President and COO of Knoll, was named CEO of First Source, LLC.

Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications Corporation, was appointed to the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, a United States government anti-hacking panel.

Ann Drake, Chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics and Founder of AWESOME, will host the AWESOME Symposium, a leadership development event for supply chain executives. Joanne Bauer, Board Member at Omnicell and Aurora Health Care, Tonya Fratto, Board Member at Smiths Group and American Drainage Systems, Joyce Russell, EVP and President of Addeco Staffing USA, and Lynn Utter, President and COO of Knoll, will speak at the event.
 
Susan Stautberg, Chairman and CEO of the WomanCorporateDirectors Foundation, and her organization will host Global Institute, a conference highlighting the role of corporate boards in the modern workplace. Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications, and Henrietta Holsman Fore, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Holsman International, will also speak at the event.

Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line, launched Honor. Family. Fun., an initiative supporting U.S. military families, in partnership with Carrie Underwood and Operation Homefront.

Paula Marshall, CEO of Bama Companies, opened the Bama Caring Center, which grants pro bono counseling and financial planning services to her company's employees.

Dawn Zier, President and CEO of Nutrisystem, Inc., discussed weight loss strategies on CNBC's "On The Money."








March 2016


Edie Fraser, CEO of STEMCONNECTOR and Million Women Mentors (MWM) and Vice Chairman of Diversified Search, announced MWM's commitment of 550,000 mentors for women in STEM.  

Lyda Hill, President and CEO of LH Holdings, donated $10,000 to organizations involved in Alzheimer's disease research.

Kay Koplovitz, Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz and Co., judged a tech competition at South By Southwest.

Liz Neumark, CEO of Great Performances, awarded $5,000 grants to four service workers pursuing artistic endeavors.

Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications Corporation, sponsored America's Best Communities, an initiative to spark economic development in small towns and cities.

Tena Clark, Founder and CEO of DMI Music and Media Solutions, announced her company's acquisition of CIVIL Creative, a live event production company.

Kay Koplovitz, Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz and Co., chaired New York Fashion Tech Lab, a development program for women leaders of retail-oriented startups.

Rebecca Smith, President and Founder of The A.D. Morgan Foundation, announced her candidacy for the House District 60 seat in the Florida State House of Representatives.

Herta von Stiegel, CEO of Ariya Capital LLP, spoke about gender equality during a televised interview on Kenya CitizenTV's Power Breakfast. 

Carol Lavin Bernick, CEO of Polished Nickel Capital Management, announced that the Carol Lavin Bernick Family Foundation will donate $5 million to Tulane University.

Anesa Chaibi, Former President and CEO of Facilities Maintenance, HD Supply Holdings, Inc., was appointed CEO and Board Member of Optima OE Solutions, LLC.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., joined Lady Gaga onstage at the Oscars during Lady Gaga’s performance of “Till it Happens to You” from the documentary "The Hunting Ground." She spoke about her Oscar appearance and "The Hunting Ground" in The New York Times, Crain’s Chicago Business, and Fortune.








February 2016


Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder of Eventbrite, spoke about her career path in the Australian Business Review and commented on the importance of role models for women in PC Tech Magazine.

Josie Natori, CEO of The NATORI Company, showed her Fall 2016 Ready to Wear Collection at the Sherry Netherland Hotel in New York City, and was featured on Vogue.com.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, released the paperback version of her book, "New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace."

June Ressler, Co-Chair of Cenergy Partners, spoke about her company's future in a Q&A on Rigzone.com.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, launched a new package design with fashion designer Cynthia Rowley and was featured in Fast Company.

JuE Wong, President, Elizabeth Arden Brand, Elizabeth Arden, spoke about Elizabeth Arden's new partnership with the app YouCanMakeup on Digiday.com.

Shirley Young, President of Shirley Young Associates LLC, commented on the "Fantastic Arts China" exhibit at New York City's Javits Center in The Wall Street Journal.

Claire (Yum) Arnold, CEO and Founder of Leapfrog Services, Inc., and Carol Tomé, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, The Home Depot, were profiled in Women@TheFrontier's Atlanta 5x5.

Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager - Watson Health of IBM, talked about IBM's planned acquisition of Truven Health on Fortune.com.

Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, gave advice for women who seek senior leadership positions on Business Insider.

Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte, Inc., spoke about the lessons in her new book, Illuminate, on Forbes.com.

Karen Prange, SVP and President, Urology and Women's Health, Boston Scientific, commented on Boston Scientific's new device for treating kidney stones in the Boston Business Journal.

Dominique Raccah, CEO and Publisher of Sourcebooks, Inc., spoke about Amazon Books in Publisher's Weekly.

Laurie Ann Goldman, Founder and CEO of LA Ventures LLC and Former CEO of Spanx, Inc., commented on her investment in ThirdLove, a bra shopping and fitting startup company, on TechCrunch.com.

Lyda Hill, President and CEO of LH Holdings, donated $250,000 to Colorado Springs' Pikes Peak Library District.

Jennifer Smith, President and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, Inc., Beth Leonard, Managing Partner of Lurie LLP, Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, Angie Bastian, Founder and President of Angie's Artisan Treats LLC, and Amy Langer, Co-Founder of Salo LLC, visited Kampala, Uganda to meet Opportunity International's clients and to see its humanitarian programs.

Tena Clark, Founder and CEO of DMI Music & Media Solutions, was profiled in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Kathy Mazzarella, President and CEO of Graybar Electric Company, Inc., was featured in “Cultural Transformations: Lessons of Leadership and Corporate Reinvention.”

June Ressler, CEO of Cenergy International Services, merged Cenergy International Services with HKA Enterprises, forming Cenergy Partners.

LuAnn Via, President and CEO of Christopher & Banks, spoke about the state of shopping and her business strategies on Yahoo! Finance.








January 2016


Tena Clark, Founder and CEO of DMI Music and Media Solutions, secured a multi-year agreement with Walgreens to execute music strategy and to curate in-store music for all Walgreens store locations.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, gave advice on how to deal with a competitive manager in Working Mother.

Sonja Hoel Perkins, Managing Director of The Perkins Fund, spoke about her experiences as a venture capitalist on Fortune.com.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., commented on the rise in popularity of fermented foods in Whole Foods Magazine.

Ginger Bailey, CEO of Racemark International and GCBailey.com, acquired HEBU Gmbh.

Michele Fabrizi, President and CEO of MARC USA, was named chair of Board Ready Women in Pittsburgh. Michele also landed the Firehouse Subs account, the largest win by any Pittsburgh-based agency in 2015.

Marcy Syms, President of the Sy Syms Foundation and TPD Group LLC, will co-host “A Night of Comedy with Jane Fonda” at Caroline’s in New York City on behalf of the Fund for Women’s Equality and the ERA Coalition.

Kay Koplovitz, Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz & Co., was named an Accelerator Judge for the 2016 South by Southwest Interactive Festival's Accelerator startup competition.

Alexandra Lebenthal, Co-CEO of Lebenthal Holdings, published the fall/winter 2015 issue of SAYRA magazine, and profiled Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc. in this issue.

Jan Babiak, Board Member of Walgreens, Bank of Montreal and Experian plc, commented on gender parity in the boardroom on CNBC.com.







December 2015


Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, commented on tech diversity in Fast Company.

Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., spoke about leading with both head and heart in The National Law Review.

Lyda Hill, President and CEO of LH Holdings, made one of the ten largest donations from individuals to health care organizations in 2015 and was highlighted in Becker's Hospital CFO.

Lisa Hook, President and CEO of Neustar, Inc., acquired MarketShare Partners.

Alexandra Lebenthal, Co-CEO of Lebenthal Holdings, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the original founding of Lebenthal & Co. Alexandra also commented on the Puerto Rican debt crisis in The Bond Buyer.

Jennifer Morgan, President, North America of SAP America, Inc., saw her comments on building trust within a team highlighted on Fox Business.

Nancy Phillips, President and CEO of ViaWest, Inc., announced her acquisition of INetU, Inc.

Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications Corporation, commented on the vulnerability of women CEOs to activist investors in Bloomberg Business.
 
Linda Mayer, Former President and CEO of Schott North America, was appointed CEO of ExplorOcean.

Marcia Page, Co-Founder, CIO and Co-CEO of Varde Partners, will become Chairman of Varde Partners on January 1st.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., was credited as an Executive Producer of "The Hunting Ground," which was named to the short list for an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature.

Tamara Box, Partner and Global Co-Chair of the Financial Industry Group and Global Head of Structured Finance of Reed Smith LLP, was featured on the cover of FT Wealth.

Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, was highlighted on OnMogul.com.

Larraine Segil, CEO of Little Farm Company, spoke with a select group of leaders in Hollywood from Women in Film and The Sundance Institute about mentoring and gender bias. The private meetings were highlighted in the Los Angeles Times and on Deadline.com.

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corp., co-hosted CNBC’s Squawk Box and featured Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO of Ingredion, Inc.







November 2015


Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Neutral Posture, Inc., announced that Neutral Posture was awarded with a national contract from The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).

Dominique Raccah, CEO and Publisher of Sourcebooks, Inc., was highlighted on ABC 7 Chicago's "Made in Chicagoland" series.

Janna Ronert, CEO of Image Skincare, donated $75,000 to sponsor a ReSurge Surgical Team trip to Vietnam.

Ann Drake, Chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics, was featured in the CSCMP’s Supply Chain [Quarterly].

Christie Hefner, Chairman of Hatch Beauty, spoke about the U.S. minimum wage and female voters on Bloomberg Business.

Dawn Zier, President and CEO of Nutrisystem, Inc., was named Chair of the American Heart Association's 2017 Go Red For Women Initiative.

Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, gave advice on how to unlock innovation in an organization in The Telegraph.

Jan Babiak, Board Member of Walgreens, Bank of Montreal and Experian plc, Linda Hudson, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, and Linda Mills, Non-Executive Board Member and Former Corporate VP, Operations of Northrop Grumman, were highlighted in an article on women taking on cybersecurity posts on corporate boards on Bloomberg Business.

Jewelle Bickford, Partner at Evercore Wealth Management, spoke about empowering women financially in Consuelo Mack's Wealthtrack.

Jayne Millard, CEO of Turtle & Hughes, Inc., led Turtle & Hughes in its acquisition of Forest Hills Electrical Supply.

Susan Stautberg, CEO, Global Co-Chair and Founder of WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD), led WCD to become a nonprofit organization, now named the WomenCorporateDirectors Education and Development Foundation, Inc.







October 2015


Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, weighed in on U.S. corporate earnings trends in The Chicago Tribune.

Ann Drake, Chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics, presented the 2015 Thinkers and Moving Award to leading health care executives.

Marisa Drew, Co-Head of Investment Banking Division, Europe of Credit Suisse, commented on Chinese economic growth in USA Today.

Linda Hudson, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, and Sandra Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, discussed company-wide diversity goals in The Wall Street Journal.

Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair of Strategic Growth Markets of EY, commented on the China IPO market in The Wall Street Journal.

Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, saw research from Stanford University's Clayman Institute for Gender Research highlighted in The Wall Street Journal.

Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder of Eventbrite, appeared at the Vanity Fair Tech Summit and her appearance was broadcast on Bloomberg West.

Laura Herring, Chairwoman of IMPACT Group, published "No Fear Allowed: A Story of Guts, Perseverance, & Making an Impact" and has pledged to donate 100% of the book's proceeds to breast cancer research through the Siteman Cancer Center.

Larraine Segil, CEO of Little Farm Company, was profiled on The SABLE Accelerator "Inspirations" site.







September 2015


Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder of Eventbrite, was named to Fortune's 2015 "40 Under 40."

Charlotte McLaughlin, President and CEO of PNC Capital Markets, Diane Offereins, Executive Vice President and President of Payment Services of Discover, and Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust were named to American Banker's "The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance."

Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, and Jana Schreuder, COO of Northern Trust, were named to American Banker's "The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking."

Diana Reid, Executive Vice President of PNC Financial Services Group, was named to American Banker's "The 25 Women to Watch."

Deborah DiSanzo, Prior CEO of Philips Healthcare, joined IBM Watson Health as General Manager, and was named one of the "most powerful people at IBM" on Business Insider.

Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO of Ingredion Incorporated, Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board and CEO of DuPont Co., Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., and Sandra Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, were named to Fortune's Most Powerful Women list.

Shelley Seifert, Chief Administrative Officer of First Banks, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of First Banks, a newly created position.

Angie Bastian, Founder and President of Angie's Artisan Treats, LLC dba Angie's Boomchickapop, saw her company profiled in the Reno Gazette-Journal.

Lisa Hufford, Founder and CEO of Simplicity Consulting, was highlighted in a piece on prominent consultants in the Northwest economy on 425Business.com.

Anisa Telwar, President of Anisa International, Inc., gave eye makeup tips on StyleBistro.com.







August 2015


Nancy Dahl, President and COO of Lifetouch National School Studios, was profiled in the Milwaukee Business Journal.

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors LLC, commented on executive pay trends in Crain's New York Business.

Ruth Owades, Founder of Calyx & Corolla and Gardener's Eden, was profiled as part of the "Trailblazing Women" series on LinkedIn's Pulse.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer at Bessemer Trust, saw her client advice featured in Bloomberg Business.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., was profiled in Workforce and appeared on its September 2015 cover.

Teresa Taylor, CEO of Blue Valley Advisors LLC, saw her business advice featured on LinkedIn's Pulse.

Sarah Valentini, President of Radius Financial Group, Inc., participated in the "Viewpoints" series in Boston Agent Magazine.

Marcie Zlotnik, President and Co-Founder of StarTex Power, was highlighted in the Houston Business Journal for her expansion plans scheduled for the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team.
 
Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., donated $7.5 million to the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis to "promote community engagement and bring sustained attention to significant policy issues in public education, public health, immigration, economic development, child well-being and other areas." The Brown School Policy Forum will be renamed the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute in her honor.

Kathleen Finch, President of HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country, was appointed Chief Programming, Content and Brand Officer for content across all six of Scripps Networks Interactive's domestic networks.

Joanna Drake Earl, General Partner at Core Ventures Group, talked about angel investing on Intuit.com.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co., was profiled in Business Insider.

Trish Lukasik, Senior Vice President at PepsiCo, chaired the Network of Executive Women's NEW Executive Leaders Forum 2015.

Larraine Segil, CEO of Little Farm Company, was profiled on The SABLE Accelerator site.

Jennifer Smith, President and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, was highlighted in Encourage Her Network magazine.

Ann Drake, Chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics, hosted DSC's 2015 Partner Summit on "The Power of Influence: Getting Things Done Across Boundaries & Barriers.”

Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte, Inc., spoke about the importance of storytelling in business for the Future of Work podcast and was praised in Forbes.com.

Ana Dutra, CEO of The Executives' Club of Chicago, participated in a video campaign for Chicago Says No More.

Lili Hall, President and CEO of KNOCK, Inc., commented on the economic climate for women- and minority-owned suppliers in Finance & Commerce.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer at Bessemer Trust, was profiled in Barron's.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., was highlighted in a piece on family businesses in the Financial Post.

Diane Strandberg, Senior Vice President and Director of International Equity at Dodge and Cox, gave advice on how to evaluate mutual fund performance in U.S. News & World Report.







July 2015


Gay Gaddis, Founder and CEO of T3, saw her advice on vulnerability featured in The Huffington Post.

Valerie Salembier, President and CEO of The Salembier Group LLC, commented on the counterfeiting lawsuit recently filed by Michael Kors LLC in the Fashion Times.

Linda Hudson, President and CEO of The Cardea Group, was profiled in BizWomen.com.

Teresa Briggs, Vice Chair and West Region Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, commented on gender diversity issues for a profile in Women in Business & Industry 2015.

Cordia Harrington, CEO and Partner of The Bun Companies, was praised for her business accomplishments in an extensive profile in the "My American Dream" video series on People.com.

Christie Hefner, Chairman of Hatch Beauty, talked about her company and women at work in Bloomberg TV's "Bloomberg Markets" and discussed succession planning in Fortune.com.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, Herta von Stiegel, CEO of Ariya Capital LLP, Alison Winter, Founder and CEO of Braintree Holdings LLC, and Lynne Doughtie, U.S. Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, commented on top pain points for global boards in a summary released out of the WCD 2015 Global Institute.

Maxine Clark, Founder of The Build-A-Bear Workshop, talked about the importance of passion for business success in Entrepreneur.

Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors Holding GmbH, commented on cultural change in banking in The Telegraph.

Ana Dutra, CEO of The Executives' Club of Chicago, spoke about her career path for the Laura Schwartz Live podcast.

Gerri Elliott, Independent Board Member at Whirlpool, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Charlotte Russe, saw her organization Broadrooms featured on Generation W.

Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, saw Opportunity International partner with MetLife Foundation to support financial access and education in rural China.

Gay Gaddis, Founder and CEO of T3, commented on how her side job as a Texas cattle rancher helped her become a better leader in Fast Company.

Sally Guthrie, Chairman of J.T. Walker Industries, Inc., saw her home highlighted in The Tampa Bay Times.

Linda Hudson, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, launched the Linda Parker Hudson Leader in Residence Program in Engineering at the University of Florida College of Engineering.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co., commented on Puerto Rico's economic issues for CNBC.

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., was noted in Fast Company for Campbell's investment in innovative product lines and its acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust, commented on investment trends in The Wall Street Journal.

Jana Schreuder, COO of Northern Trust Corporation, was profiled in The Chicago Tribune and noted as a "possible heir apparent to run Northern Trust."

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., talked about lessons learned through her children's lemonade stand in The Chicago Tribune.
 
Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, commented on diversity in Silicon Valley in the International Business Times.

Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., appeared on Bloomberg TV's "What'd You Miss" to speak about the fast food business and the minimum wage.

Lynne Doughtie, CEO and Chairman of KPMG, was highlighted as a role model for women leaders in The New York Times, Refinery29.com, and MyFoxNY.com.

Connie Duckworth, Founder and CEO of ARZU, Inc., joined the Women's Initiative Policy Advisory Council at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas. Connie also saw ARZU collaborate with National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry on “The Afghan Young Women’s Photographic Initiative.”

Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line, was profiled in the South Florida Business Journal.

Mary Jo Gorman, Founder and Former CEO of Advanced ICU Care, was profiled in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder of Eventbrite, was highlighted for her business success in Inc.

Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair of Strategic Markets at EY, commented on youth unemployment in FoxBusiness.com.

Maryann Bruce, President of Turnberry Advisory Group, spoke about women on Wall Street for Bloomberg TV.

Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshops, Inc., shared keys to her success in Forbes.com.

Ann Fandozzi, CEO of vRide, Inc., saw her company profiled in Forbes.com and highlighted for her Ride app's launch in the Atlanta market.

Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO of Ingredion Incorporated, commented on consumer reception of GMOs in Fortune.com.

Christie Hefner, Chairman of Hatch Beauty, spoke about women in the C-suite and her leadership roles in C-Suite Radio.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co., spoke on how financial advisors can better serve women clients in Financial-Planning.com.

Ruth Owades, Founder of Calyx & Corolla and Gardener's Eden, shared that one of the speakers from C200's Israel trip last year, Dr. Rivka Carmi, will receive an Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for strengthening scientific and academic relations between the United Kingdom and Israel.

Julie Pearl, CEO and Founder of Pearl Law Group and Chair and Co-Founder of Tracker Corp., was profiled in Bloomberg Big Law Business.

Beth Reese, SVP and President of Nicor Gas, AGL Resources, gave advice on how to display executive presence in The Chicago Tribune.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, commented on the diversity of Fitbit Inc.'s board of directors in Bloomberg Business.

Diana Strandberg, Senior Vice President and Director of International Equity at Dodge and Cox, saw her comments on the mutual fund industry featured in The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.







June 2015


Joanna Drake Earl, General Partner of Core Ventures Group, was highlighted for her support of Danielle Applestone's Other Machine Co. (OMC) in Forbes.com.

Ashley Fina, President of Michael C. Fina Corporate Sales, Inc., Linda Addison, Managing Partner, United States and Chair, U.S. Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright, Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., and Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corp., were noted in an article on women CEOs who benefited from strong support from their fathers in The Economic Times.

Maxine Clark, Founder of The Build-A-Bear Workshop, launched an app for St. Louis area kids and parents looking for summer activities, and talked about local startups deserving more attention in the St. Louis Business Journal.

Nina McLemore, CEO of Nina McLemore, Inc., spoke about dressing powerful women in Bloomberg TV's "Market Makers."

Melissa Reiff, President of The Container Store, gave key characteristics for heartfelt leadership in the National Retail Federation's News.

Ann Drake, Chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics, hosted the third annual AWESOME Symposium.

Gerri Elliott, Independent Board Member at Whirlpool, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Charlotte Russe, launched Broadrooms.com, a free resource for women who want to serve on corporate boards.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, commented on the trend of companies setting up advisory boards to enhance digital strategy in The Wall Street Journal.

Tribby Warfield, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Kaman Fluid Power, Kaman Distribution, served as the event chair for The Celebration of Success at The University of Colorado Denver Business School.

Joanna Drake Earl, General Partner of Core Ventures Group, was noted as a successful woman angel investor in Forbes.com.

Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO of Ingredion Incorporated, was profiled in Barron's "CEO Spotlight."

Josie Natori, CEO of The NATORI Company, was a guest judge on the show finale for Project Runway Philippines.

Rebecca Patterson, CIO of Bessemer Trust, spoke about under owning of stocks and market valuations in appearances on CNBC.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., was profiled in FoodNavigator-USA.com.

Anisa Telwar, President of Anisa International, Inc., gave advice on caring for makeup brushes in The Huffington Post UK and in the Fashion Times.

Sarah Valentini, President of Radius Financial Group, Inc., was named South Shore Habitat for Humanity's National Women Build Chairwoman.







May 2015


Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO of Ruder Finn, Inc., commented on China's design identity in The Globe and Mail.

Beth Brooke, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy at EY, spoke about the importance of a sports background for women at work in INTHEBLACK.

Ana Dutra, CEO of The Executives' Club of Chicago, appeared on a panel at the Executives’ Breakfast Forum, hosted by the Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement, and was highlighted in Hispanic Executive.

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors LLC, commented on the SEC's proposed executive compensation regulations in the International Business Times.

Ellen Gordon, Chairman of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., spoke about her late husband, Melvin, and her company's future in Candy Industry.

Renée James, President of Intel Corporation, talked about the importance of encouraging girls to pursue technology careers in the Portland Business Journal.

Wendy Lea, CEO of Cintrifuse, was a judge at Cincinnati's Startup Weekend Women's Edition.

Christine Reilly, Chief Risk Officer of Liftforward, Inc., was chosen to fill an interim seat on the Berkeley Board of Education in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

Sue Romanos, President and CEO of CAREERXCHANGE, spoke about the impact of long commutes on employees in The Miami Herald.

Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications Corporation, talked about business transformation in Forbes.

Tamara Box, Partner, Global Co-Chair of the Financial Industry Group, and Global Head of Structured Finance of Reed Smith LLP, was highlighted for her family life in The Times Magazine.

Lyda Hill, President and CEO of LH Holdings, was praised for her commitment to philanthropy in the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Nina McLemore, CEO of Nina McLemore, Inc., spoke about women dressing for success in Palm Springs Life.

Sonja Hoel Perkins, Managing Director of Menlo Ventures, talked about women in technology and venture capital in CNET.

June Ressler, President and CEO of Cenergy, was noted for her business accomplishments in the Houston Business Journal.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, was highlighted in an article on women serving on the boards of family businesses in Forbes.com.

Marcy Syms, President of the Sy Syms Foundation and the TPD Group LLC, presented $100,000 to the New York Rescue Mission, an organization which provides food, shelter and clothing to families in crisis in New York City.

Deborah Szekely, Founder and Creative Director of Rancho La Puerta and Golden Door, saw Rancho La Puerta'a 75th birthday highlighted in Forbes.com.

Carol Tome, CFO and Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of The Home Depot, Inc., commented on the housing recovery in CNBC.com and Bloomberg.com.

Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., was featured in a piece on what successful people read each morning in Business Insider.

Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line, spoke about the cruise industry in TTGDigital.com.

Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell Technology Group, was profiled in The Financial Times.

Jayne Millard, CEO of Turtle & Hughes, Inc., spoke about being a woman on the board of a family business in Forbes.com.

Molly Ashby, CEO at Solera Capital LLC, spoke about Solera's investment in businesses run by women and for women in the sports and fitness industries at the Milken Institute Global Conference, and was highlighted in ESPN.com.

Beth Bronfman, CEO and Managing Partner at VIEW, shared her business expertise in a profile and Q&A in 1060ParkPlace.com.

Ana Dutra, CEO of The Executives' Club of Chicago, guest edited the 2015 Best of the Boardroom issue of Hispanic Executive.

Kay Bailey Hutchison, Former United States Senator Representing Texas, commented on the impact of Texas fashion in Elle.com.

Lynne Doughtie, Vice Chair of Advisory at KPMG LLP, was highlighted for her upcoming role as chairman and CEO at KPMG by Fox Business' "Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo," The Washington Post, and CNN Money.

Renée James, President of Intel Corporation, commented on diversity in tech hiring in The Guardian.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal and Company, spoke about the impact of additional regulations in USA TODAY.

Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, spoke about KeyCorp's future and setting an example for other women leaders in The Indianapolis Star.

Roxanne Taylor, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Accenture, is serving as a mentor at the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership.






April 2015


Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, was featured in Bloomberg's "How Did I Get Here?" section.

Linda Hudson, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, announced the opening of The Cardea Group's new headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kim Polese, Chairman of ClearStreet, Inc., commented on patent reform in The Washington Post.

Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, was featured in The Huffington Post's "Women in Business" series.

Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., discussed traits of great leaders in Business Insider.

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors LLC, commented on Wall Street executive pay in The Wall Street Journal.

Alison Gutterman, President of Jelmar LLC, was profiled in the Chicago Sun-Times.

Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, discussed her company's focus on supporting local industrial businesses in Crain's Cleveland Business.

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., and Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corporation, were profiled on CNNMoney.

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors LLC, saw her company become a founding member of the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network.

Nina Richardson, Former Chief Operations Officer at GoPro, was a participant at the Council on World Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder.








March 2015


Ann Fandozzi, CEO of vRide, Inc., saw her new carpool app, Ride, highlighted alongside Uber and Lyft and was mentioned in the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal's MoneyBeat.

Sonja Hoel Perkins, Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, was prominently featured in an article on female-run venture capital firms in The New York Times.

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors LLC, saw her company become a founding member of the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network.

Nina Richardson, Former Chief Operations Officer at GoPro, was a participant at the Council on World Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, spoke about reaching top management levels in business on Forbes.com, and weighed in with advice for The Miami Herald alongside other women executives. The piece comprised advice the executives would give to Hillary Clinton, or any woman running for public office.

Julie Copeland, President and CEO of Arbill, was profiled in DiversityPlus Magazine.

Gina Diez Barroso de Franklin, President and CEO of Grupo Diarq, S.A. de C.V., is the co-chair of the 2015 Global Wellness Summit in Mexico City.

Sonja Hoel Perkins, Managing Director of Menlo Ventures, and Joanna Drake Earl, Angel and Advisor at Broadway Angels, talked to The Wall Street Journal about how they work within venture capital, a male-dominated industry.

Margery Kraus, Founder and CEO of APCO Worldwide, spoke to AdAge about ways emotional storytelling could be used to stave off ISIS recruiting.

Teresa Taylor, CEO of Blue Valley Advisors, LLC, gave advice on dealing with management changes for Fortune.

Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, spoke about being a female and African-American CEO and dealing with bias in tech for IDG Connect.

Jan Babiak, Board Member at Walgreens, Bank of Montreal, and Experian plc, and E. Noel Harwerth, Chairman of the Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Europe, attended a dinner hosted by Vince Cable, MP for Twickenham and Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. The dinner celebrated women on FTSE 100 boards.

Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Neutral Posture, Inc., offered startup advice for women entrepreneurs in Business News Daily.

Teresa Briggs, Vice Chair and West Region Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, shared her morning rituals with Inc.com.

Judy Girard, President Emeritus of Food Network and HGTV, is opening the first all-girl charter school in Wilmington, North Carolina, as co-chair of The Leadership Academy for Young Women.

Julia Klein, Chair and CEO of C.H. Briggs Company, Inc., talked about the impact of analytics on the wholesale distribution industry for IT Business Net.

Kay Koplovitz, Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz & Co., will sign copies of "Been There, Run That" at SXSW Interactive and will also judge SXSW Interactive's Entertainment and Content Technologies as part of its 2015 Accelerator.

Karen Prange, SVP and President of Urology and Women's Health for Boston Scientific, led the deal for Boston Scientific to acquire American Medical Systems' urology portfolio.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and Women's Corporate Directors, was interviewed by Deanne DeMarco for "Today's Inspiring Women" about the new book she co-wrote, "Women On Board: Insider Secrets to Getting on a Board and Succeeding as a Director."

Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors Holdings GmbH, appeared on CNBC and spoke about future economic growth in the U.S. economy.

Roxanne Decyk, Independent Director, saw her insights on reputation management from a corporate board perspective featured on Kellogg Insights.

Edie Fraser, CEO of STEMconnector, just published "Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy: Higher Education and Business Partnerships Lead the Way." The book is a product of STEMconnector's Higher Education Council.

Cordia Harrington, CEO and Partner of The Bun Companies, was profiled on Inside Edition and praised for her entrepreneurship and tenacity. Cordia also was featured in People as a "My American Dream: Great Success Against All Odds" feature.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, talked about building grit for Investor's Business Daily.

Sonja Hoel Perkins, Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, commented on the boards of America's largest startups for Fortune.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, was highlighted in the Editor's Note in the latest issue of Directors & Boards.

Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, shared leadership expertise and her morning routine with Business Insider.

Judy Girard, President Emeritus of the Food Network and HGTV, commented on her new all-girls charter school in Wilmington, North Carolina for StarNewsOnline.com.

Margery Kraus, Founder and CEO of APCO Worldwide, talked about building a family-owned agency for Advertising Age.

Ilene Lang, President of Catalyst, commented on gender quotas for corporate boards for The New York Times.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Company, was interviewed for The Huffington Post about her career and lessons learned.

Joyce Russell, EVP and President of Adecco Staffing US, commented on employment prospects for recent college graduates for Business News Daily.

Susan Stautberg, Founder and CEO of PartnerCom Corp. and WomenCorporateDirectors, shared advice with CIO New Zealand and IT Business Net about how to make your C.V. "board-able" and what it takes to join a corporate board.

Marcy Syms, President of the Sy Syms Foundation, announced that real estate entrepreneur Harold Grinspoon, founder of Aspen Square Management and trustee of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, would receive the 2015 Sy Syms Humanitarian Award.

Lynn Utter, President and COO of Knoll, shared advice on how to dress for success and how to build executive presence for Philly.com.






February 2015


Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, talked about gender equality on corporate boards for Fast Company.

Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Neutral Posture, Inc., saw Neutral Posture receive the 2014 American Express OPEN Teaming Contractor of the Year award.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy for EY, was featured in the NCAA's "After the Game."

Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte, Inc., gave storytelling tips for leaders to Forbes.com.

Marcy Syms, President of the Sy Syms Foundation, has been named co-chair of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women New York fundraising campaign along with the AHA Go Red For Women luncheon.

Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, spoke to the San Antonio Express-News about Apple's market performance.

Michele Fabrizi, President and CEO of MARC USA, spoke to Advertising Age on how Super Bowl advertisers used behavioral economics.

Ellen Gordon, President of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., spoke to ABC News about a recent New York University study that determined, as originally asked in a famous Tootsie Roll Pop TV campaign, how many licks it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop.

Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO of Ingredion Incorporated, commented on corporate board tenure for The Wall Street Journal.

Linda Hudson, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, spoke to the Washington Business Journal about her transition out of her corporate career and her legacy.

Cindy Kent, President and General Manager of 3M, was profiled in Twin Cities Business.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, appeared on Bloomberg TV, The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC, MSNBC's Krystal Clear, and TheStreet.com to support her new book, "New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace."

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corporation, advised executives on how to protect and use their email in the wake of the Sony hack in Bloomberg Business.

Kimberly Bishop, CEO and Founder of Kimberly Bishop Executive Search, spoke to the Knoxville News Sentinel about recent recruiting trends.

Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, was featured in the Economic Times for her work alongside Carly Fiorina to empower Indian women.

Renée James, President of Intel Corporation, saw her comments on tech diversity and inclusion featured on OregonLive.com. Renée also talked to the Economic Times about these issues.

Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, was featured in The Telegraph for her comments on financial firm security from hackers and her comments in a recent PwC report on the topic.

Susan Nethero, Founder, Board Member and CEO Emerita of Intimacy Management Company, saw Intimacy recently featured in a story on bra fit on HLN.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust, commented on possible future rate hikes for CNBC.

Dr. Rebecca Thomley, CEO of Orion Associates, gave career and leadership advice in a Q&A for The Huffington Post.

Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, spoke to Fast Company about gender equality on corporate boards.

Angie Bastian, Founder and President of Angie's Artisan Treats, saw her company join Target's Made to Matter program (for organic and natural products) and was highlighted in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Teresa Briggs, Vice Chair and West Region Managing Partner of Deloitte LLP, talked about building talent for Investor's Business Daily.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy for EY, spoke about LGBT issues at the office in Fortune, was highlighted as a "business boss who excelled in sports" in the Economic Times, and was noted in the Harvard Business Review for her comments on building diverse boards.

Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, was featured in the Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky Originals section for her comments on the gender gap for women entrepreneurs.

Michele Fabrizi, President and CEO of MARC USA, has been named chair of the Strategic Communications Committee of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.

Karen Greenbaum, President and CEO of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, talked about executive pay for CGMA Magazine.

Lyda Hill, President and CEO of LH Holdings, is honorary chairwoman at The Hearts of Texas Awards Luncheon. The luncheon honors former First Lady Laura Bush with its 2015 Hearts of Texas Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wendy Lea, CEO of Cintrifuse, was profiled on WCPO Cincinnati and spoke about the Cincinnati startup community.

Florine Mark, President and Chair of the Board for The WW Group, Inc., offered 2,000 Michigan residents one month free of Weight Watchers services in her effort to make Michigan the healthiest state in the country.

Paula Marshall, CEO of The Bama Companies, spoke about treating food safety workers well for the Capital Press.

Diane McCue, General Manager of Printing Plates, Graphic Communications Group, and Vice President at Eastman Kodak Company, spoke about her company, Savvy Girl Golf, on Women of Golf.

Hala Moddelmog, President of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, was profiled on BBC News and spoke about Mercedes-Benz USA moving its headquarters to Atlanta in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Josie Natori, CEO of The NATORI Company, was a judge at the inaugural Mega Magazine Young Designers Competition.

Susan Packard, Co-Founder of HGTV, saw her new book, "New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace," featured in the San Jose Mercury News and in the Times Free Press.

Jennifer Smith, President and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, acquired S&T Office Products, Inc.

Sarah Valentini, President of Radius Financial Group, Inc., gave advice on how to manage relationships with lenders for Boston Agent Magazine.

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corporation, commented on how the most effective board directors work for the Harvard Business Review.

Mei Xu, President of Pacific Trade International, gave advice for women entrepreneurs and leaders on the Women's Leadership podcast.






January 2015


Sara Akbar, CEO of Kuwait Energy, commented on leadership and the power of small firms in economic transformation for the Kuwait Times.

Nicole Geller, Former CEO of Government Contract Solutions, sold Government Contract Solutions to Preferred Systems Solutions (PSS) a government contracting portfolio company of CM Equity Partners.

Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Company, spoke about municipal bond market performance on CNBC.

Florine Mark, President and Chair of the Board for The WW Group, Inc., spoke about healthy living and weight management on News/Talk 760 WJR Detroit.

JoAnna Sohovich, Global President of STANLEY Engineered Fastening at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., partnered with Stanley Black & Decker and Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio for its "Build Like a Girl" project.

Angie Chattin, Former President of CarMax Auto Finance, has announced her retirement.

Kay Bailey Hutchison, Former United States Senator Representing Texas, talked about her leadership and challenges encountered during her service as a U.S. Senator for an extensive piece on the history of women in the Senate in POLITICO Magazine.

Hannah Kain, President and CEO of ALOM Technologies Corporation, saw BioPharmX Corporation select ALOM as its supply chain partner.

Wendy Lea, CEO of Cintrifuse, spoke about Cintrifuse's work with technology startups on WVXU Cincinnati.

Trish Lukasik, Senior Vice President at PepsiCo, will co-chair the NEW Executive Leaders Forum 2015.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust, commented on economic growth trends and oil prices for The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Dow Jones Newswires, and NBCNews.com.

Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, Inc., spoke to Fortune about how to lower stress during the holidays and to Entrepreneur.com about her family business.

Susan Stautberg, Co-Founder of WomenCorporateDirectors, spoke to The Washington Post about what could help change the low percentage of women serving on corporate boards.

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications Corporation, commented on this issue in the same article as well.

Jan Babiak, Board Member of Walgreens, Bank of Montreal, and Experian plc, was quoted within the Global Board Advisors Corp's Top 2015 Global Boardroom Challenges report.

Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Neutral Posture, Inc., announced that Neutral Posture has acquired the Equity Product Line from Knoll, Inc.

Gay Gaddis, Founder and CEO of T3, was named chairwoman of the Texas Business Leadership Council.

Bethany Mayer, CEO of Ixia, spoke with Bizwomen about her new role and her career.

Susan Stautberg, CEO, Global Co-Chair and Co-Founder of WomenCorporateDirectors, co-wrote a new book, "Women On Board: Insider Secrets to Getting on a Board and Succeeding as a Director."