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FEI ANNOUNCES 2015 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES Five financial executives to receive distinguished honor at 10th Anniversary Gala on November 16th   Morristown, N.J. – June 3, 2015 – Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, today announced the selection of five new members to the FEI Hall of Fame: Fred A. Allardyce, Joan Lordi Amble, Barbara Hackman Franklin, Bryan R. Roub and P. Norman Roy. These five professionals will receive formal induction into the FEI Hall of Fame on November 16, 2015, during a gala to be held in their honor at...
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Congrats to Joan who is now one of four females on the 11 person board! https://www.zurich.com/en/media/news-releases/2015/2015-0401-01  ...
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Awesome Maggie & Ursula!!   http://money.cnn.com/gallery/investing/2015/03/30/top-female-ceos/5.html...
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This blog post was written by 2012 Mentee Lisa Maxwell Anekwe's 10-year old daughter, Amina. Amina interviewed 2012 Mentee Soraya Darabi for her blog story. A great way to pay-it-forward! http://grass-rootsfoundation.org/bam/changing-the-world-with-responsible-fashion/#...
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Great Article by Mentor Larraine Segil in Leadership Excellence Essentials magazine!   Women Need Coaches In the workplace and in school By Larraine Segil 10 Giving scholarship money is a truly valuable donation. But, it’s not enough. Advancing women in business with money alone doesn’t seem to be achieving our goals to generate leaders in business. Women are still seriously misrepresented in the C-Suite and the boardroom where our incremental increase in women in leadership positions is, to put it bluntly, pathetic. Research by Catalyst shows that only 14.6% of Executive Officer positions were held by women-the 4th consecutive year of no...
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Campbell’s CEO Denise Morrison is cooking up a new recipe to court consumers obsessed with healthy eating RECOMMENDED FOR YOU   Jordan Says It Will Release Suicide Bomber to ISIS in Return For…     Airlines Cancel Thousands of Flights Due to East Coast Blizzard     17 Life Lessons They Should Teach in College But Don't   At the Campbell Soup Co. headquarters in Camden, N.J., CEO Denise Morrison is taking me on a tour of the company store, where employees can buy products at a discount. Morrison breezes quickly past the items Campbell’s is best known for: the classic...
Jordan Says It Will Release Suicide Bomber to ISIS in Return For Its Captive Pilot
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Great article on mentee Bridgette Morphew, congrats Bridgette!!! http://ladyclever.com/fashion/bridgette-morphew-makes-vintage-accessible-for-all/...
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Great article in the Huffington Post by mentor Cathy Martine! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cathy-martine/with-risk-comes-rewardalw_b_6036388.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share...
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Great article about mentor Larraine Segil and her unbelievable farm in CA!   http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/urban_farm_is_a_little_piece_of_paradise_for_local_couple...
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Congrats to mentor Donna Orender on yet another successful year of Gen W!!   http://members.jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2014-03-30/story/brilliance-lives-here-jacksonville-womens-conference-aims...
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  Fabulous article on a fabulous mentor!      Profile Magazine The Connector Can rural America join the wired world? Maggie Wilderotter thinks so. How the seasoned telecom exec is bringing “data”—in all its digital forms—to the nation's final frontier. By Michelle Marcela Maggie WilderotterFrontier CommunicationsChairman & CEOLocation: Stamford, CTYears in position: 8 Career advice: “Take calculated risks. At the end of the day, it is not about staying in your comfort zone, it is about pushing yourself and getting outside of that comfort zone. Do things differently and be a catalyst for change.”   Maggie Wilderotter has spent a lot of time in rural America....
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We are thrilled to welcome our new class of mentees...our biggest class ever! They represent a wonderful mix of industries and we cannot wait to begin our journey with these incredible women!   1 Alex Arader Facebook 2 LauraLee Barnes Travelers 3 Parul Bharadwaj Colgate 4 Hillary Billingsley ThingLink 5 Amanda Bloom Yahoo 6 Kathleen Boon EY 7 Alexandra Bowie Cohn and Wolfe 8 Lauren Calabria KPMG 9 Tania Chen Travelers 10 Rebecca Devine Maven Communications 11 Andrea Doane GE 12 Renee Dudley Bloomberg 13 Meredith Feiner Goldman Sachs 14 Cheila Fernandez Deloitte 15 Ashley Fina Michael C. Fina Corporate Sales...
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W.O.M.E.N. is continuing to add to its incredible crop of mentors. In the past few months, we've been thrilled to welcome the women below. Please seek them out at the next event and say hello!! Laura Walker: President and CEO, NY Public Radio Lisa Caputo: Executive Vice President Marketing & Comm, Travelers Nancy Snyderman: Chief Medical Editor, NBC Universal Sue Townsen: Advisory Partner - Risk Consulting, KPMG Lorraine Spurge: CEO, Maplestone Capital Advisors Christine Driessen: EVP & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN Lynn Vos: CEO, Grey Healthcare Group Kathy Cassidy: Treasurer, GE Roxanne Taylor: Chief Marketing and Comm Officer, Accenture Carol Hymowitz:...
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  Congratulations to mentors Maggie Wilderotter, Larraine Segil, Jennifer Nason and Martha McGarry on their newly announced deal - Frontier has bought ATT CT for 2 Billion. Maggie is the CEO of Frontier, Larraine is on Frontier's board, Jennifer (JPMorgan) was the banker and Martha (Skadden Arps) was the legal counsel. This is truly networking at its best and we applaud the team effort of these incredible women!   Frontier Communications to Acquire AT&T’s Wireline Residential and Business Services and Associated Assets in Connecticut All-cash Transaction is Accretive to Free Cash Flow Per Share in the First Year No Change to...
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Check out this link to a great piece, "Corporate America, Where are all the Women?", in which mentor Larraine Segil was a contributing voice. Wonderful job, Larraine! http://www.bloomberg.com/video/corporate-america-where-are-all-the-women-WYQr30iQQDifk8LYBqXYQQ.html...
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Congrats Linda!!   http://www.utexas.edu/law/magazine/2013/06/06/three-of-six-2013-texas-exes-distinguished-alumnus-award-recipients-are-law-school-alumni/...
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GREAT article featuring mentors Irene Britt & Denise Morrison. CONGRATS!!!   http://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2013/10/28/mmm-mmm-good-a-qa-with-campbell-soup-company-executives/...
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Congrats to our founding mentor, Joan Amble, who was recently selected for inclusion in the 2013 NACD Directorship 100, which each year recognizes the most influential leaders in corporate governance. Joan was also appointed to the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Executive Talent Development and just this past month she was appointed to the NACD Audit Committee Chair Advisory Council. The council is comprised of highly experienced committee chairs from leading companies together with senior regulators, institutional investors, and others that gather for informal discussions about how to strengthen corporate governance generally, and the work of audit committees ...in particular. Congrats...
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A wonderful and insightful article. Congrats Ursula! http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-08-08/xeroxs-ursula-burns-on-her-career-path-and-changing-company-strategy...
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Congrats Christiane!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Wayfair.com Acquires DwellStudio   Expands Brand Portfolio; Adds Expertise in Product Design and Development with Plans to Launch New Lines and Brands in 2013     BOSTON, MA– August 2, 2013 – Wayfair.com, the largest online retailer of home furnishings and décor, today announced it has acquired DwellStudio, a lifestyle retailer known for groundbreaking design and impeccable quality in modern home furnishings with expertise in upholstery, case goods, furniture and textiles for baby, kids and home. The acquisition further strengthens Wayfair.com’s leadership position in home retail by adding a popular lifestyle brand with...
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