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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, Catharine Arrowood, CJ Johnsen, and Marguerite Woung-Chapman at the 2016 Board Institute

Nearly 35% of DirectWomen’s alumnae have been elected to serve on at least one corporate board. DirectWomen alumnae who currently serve on corporate boards include:

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Carla Newell

Carla Newell is a seasoned business leader and experienced board director with more than 30 years of success facilitating growth in the technology and digital

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Lisa M. Palumbo

Lisa M. Palumbo has served public and private companies as a C-suite executive and board member in the engineering & construction, defense, natural resources and

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Marla S. Persky

Marla Persky is CEO and President of WOMN LLC, a company dedicated to helping women succeed in the business of law by increasing their knowledge

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Sandra Phillips Rogers

Sandra Phillips Rogers is a seasoned executive and public company board member with a breadth of experience strategically managing complex corporate issues, integrating business, legal

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Juliette Pryor

Juliette Pryor is a skilled public and private company c-suite executive with 25+ years of business experience. She has deep experience in the board room

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Helen P. Pudlin

Ms. Pudlin recently retired from the PNC Financial Services Group where she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.  She served as General Counsel for more

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Jennifer Raab

Jennifer J. Raab is the 13th President of Hunter College, the largest college of the City University of New York. Since assuming the presidency in 2001,

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Veta T. Richardson

Veta T. Richardson has been President and CEO of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) since July 1, 2011. ACC is the world’s largest not-for-profit corporation dedicated

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Catherine Sazdanoff

Catherine is a board member and consultant with extensive global healthcare experience.  She is an independent director of the Board of Meridian Bioscience, Inc.  (NASDAQ:

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Teresa M. Sebastian

Teresa Sebastian is a C-Suite executive and Board member seeking a public or private company board.  She has spent two decades in board rooms driving

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Christine J. Spadafor

Christine J. Spadafor is an experienced public company board director, and has a demonstrated track record leading successful large-scale transformational strategic planning, operations optimization, communications/change

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Susan Tomasky

Susan Tomasky has held numerous leadership positions in the energy industry, government and the Ohio business community. She served in several senior executive positions at

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Melanie Trent

Melanie Trent is an experienced senior executive who has worked extensively in the energy industry both in oilfield services and power.  Ms. Trent serves on

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Andrea E. Utecht

Andrea E. Utecht is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of FMC Corporation, an S&P 500 global Agricultural chemical company listed on the NYSE.

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Kellye L. Walker

Kellye Walker, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), is a seasoned senior executive with over 25 years of

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