Advocate, Inspire & Connect – Women & Boards

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Newly Appointed Board Women

PMcIntyreVH Corp.(PVH:NYSE) elected Penny McIntyre to the Board of Directors. Ms. McIntyre most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Senior Living.

Halyard Health, Inc. (HYH:NYSE) elected Maria Sainz to the as the third woman to the Board of Directors. Ms. Sainz is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CardioKinetix, Inc.

Companies With Women On The Board Crush Companies That Are Only Men

As reported in by Elena Holodyn: “Companies that have female directors outperform those that only have men.
A Credit Suisse report found that, overall, companies with a market cap greater than US$ 10 billion that have at least one woman on the board of directors outperformed those that had no women at all by 26% for large caps over the six years leading up to 2011.”
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Elizabeth (Betsy) Camp receives the 2014 Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award

Camp-PictureAt the awards dinner last night, OnBoard recognized Betsy Camp as the 12th annual recipient of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award which is sponsored by KPMG, LLP. While supported by many, her nomination for the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans honor was led by Kessel Stelling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Synovus. He said, “There is no one who better epitomizes the spirit of this award than Betsy. As the first female to chair the Board’s Audit Committee, she is one of the most highly respected members of Synovus’ Board of Directors, serving as an advocate for effective corporate governance and risk oversight. She inspires others through her own stories of success, including her leadership over the modernization of a family business that resulted in remarkable revenue growth, the creation of hundreds of jobs, and the naming of several women to key leadership positions.”  Read More

OnBoard Announces the 2014 Executive Leadership Honor Roll

The OnBoard Executive Leadership Honor Roll recognizes women who are in executive leadership positions. It is awarded annually to 3 Georgia based women leaders to highlight OnBoard’s mission to increase the number of women in executive leadership. An honor roll honoree is a Georgia based woman in a significant leadership role within her organization. She is a role model of career achievement and is building the credentials that place her in the pipeline, either now or in the future, for corporate board membership. The 2014 honorees are:

Terri Jondahl
Chairman and CEO
CAB Worldwide Holdings Inc
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Suzanne Patterson
Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Coca-Cola Enterprises
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Michele Sarkisian
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Ann-Marie Campbell Appointed to a Public Board

Campbell2Potbelly Corporation (PBPB:NASDAQ) has appointed Ann-Marie Campbell, President — Southern Division for The Home Depot to the Potbelly Board of Directors. We celebrate with Ann-Marie who is active with OnBoard in several ways: as a member, a 2012 Executive Leadership Honor Role recipient, a member of the Advocates List, and a past participant in the OnBoard Board Development Program.

Call for Nominations – 2014 Annual OnBoard Awards

img_whiteheadAnnouncing: 2014 nominations for the 12th annual Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans award for an outstanding woman board member and the Executive Leadership Honor Roll highlighting 3 Georgia executives in the pipeline for board service. The ELHR nominations are due by September 26th with the LPWE nominations by October 3th. Forms and instructions for both awards

OnBoard featured on the Dana Barrett Show August 13, 2014

Parker_j smallJackie Parker was the guest on the August 13th Dana Barrett Show on biz1190AM. Dana and Jackie talked about business, diversity and inclusion and what OnBoard is doing to increase the number of women in executive leadership and the board room. Jackie also shared the news of Ann-Marie Campbell’s recent appointment to the Potbelly Corporation board. Listen to the show.

Women Elected to Georgia Public Boards

BeaPerezPrimerica (PRI:NYSE) elected a new board member, Ms. Beatriz R. Perez. Ms. Perez, is the Chief Sustainability Officer for The Coca-Cola Company.

New Women Elected to Georgia Public Boards

Cynthia_Day_picThe Southern Company (SO:NYSE) elected a new board member, Ms. Linda P. Hudson, the recently retired President and Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems, Inc.

Primerica (PRI:NYSE), elected Cynthia N. Day to the board. Ms. Day is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bancshares Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank.

OnBoard Announces Next OnBoard for Early-Career Professionals

nexters1The organization is pleased to announce the launch of a new affinity program,Next OnBoard, to grow the pipeline of board-ready women in Georgia by engaging early-career professionals in OnBoard’s mission. Next OnBoard advances OnBoard’s mission by identifying and involving motivated professionals early in their path to senior leadership. The inaugural event for these early-career professionals is March 25thInformation & RSVP