Brian A. Gallagher – United Way Worldwide
Brian A. Gallagher President and CEO, United Way Worldwide “In today’s integrated global economy, we’re all connected like never before. The very definition of “community” has been rewritten by people coming together through shared interests—in local communities, across nations, online, and around the globe. To say our communities are... Read more
Ken Mayhew – William Osler Health System Foundation
Ken Mayhew President and CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation Headquarters: Brampton/Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada Education: University of Toronto, BA First Job: painting houses What I’m Reading: The Orenda by Joseph Boyden Best Advice: Life is short, do your best at everything you do. “We are committed to ensuring that... Read more
Masashi Oka – Union Bank
Masashi Oka President and CEO, Union Bank, N.A., and UnionBanCal Corporation Headquarters: San Francisco, California Education: Bachelor of Law Degree, University of Tokyo; Master of Law Degree, University of Michigan Law School; Member of the New York State Bar First Job: Washing my parents’ car Best Advice: Listen more... Read more
George Chavel – Sodexo
George Chavel President and CEO, Sodexo, Inc. Headquarters: Gaithersburg, Maryland Education: BA, Albion College First Job: Stock boy on the loading dock of my father’s candy and tobacco wholesale distributorship What I’m Reading: From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership, by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr.... Read more
Jeff Fettig – Whirlpool Corporation
Jeff Fettig Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation Headquarters: Benton Harbor, Michigan Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance and an MBA from Indiana University First Job: Operations Associate at Whirlpool Corporation, 1981 My Philosophy: Luck is the intersection of hard work and opportunity. Best Advice: Treat people right and do what... Read more
John B. Veihmeyer – KPMG
John B. Veihmeyer Chairman and CEO, KPMG LLP Headquarters: New York, New York Education: BBA in Accounting, University of Notre Dame First Job: Working in a warehouse, handling shipments and inventory What I’m Reading: The Speed of Trust by Stephen R. Covey Best Advice: Don’t try to orchestrate every... Read more
John Hartmann – True Value Company
John Hartmann President and CEO, True Value Company Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois Education: BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; JD, Syracuse University College of Law; Accelerated Leadership Program certificate, Emory University Goizueta Business School First Job: Picking corn on a local farm What I’m Reading: Quantum Leap Thinking by James J.... Read more
Yue Zhuge – Landscape Mobile
Yue Zhuge Co-Founder and CEO, Landscape Mobile Headquarters: Beijing, China Education: PhD, Stanford University; MS, Stony Brook University First Job: Summer Internship at Intel What I’m Reading: Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger Best Advice: It is okay to aim high, but it is also okay to... Read more
John Wilson – WilsonHCG
John Wilson CEO, WilsonHCG Headquarters: Tampa, Florida Education: Grand Valley State University What I’m Reading: Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves My Philosophy: Hire the best people, not the best performers. You can train people to be better at their job, but not to be better... Read more
Helena Morrissey – Newton Investment Management Limited
Helena Morrissey CEO, Newton Investment Management Limited Headquarters: London, England Education: MA philosophy, University of Cambridge First Job: Global bond analyst, Schroders Interests: Looking after my nine children What I’m Reading: Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business by John Mackey My Philosophy: Anything is possible Sustaining and... Read more