Frederica M. Williams – Whittier Street Health Center
Frederica M. Williams CEO and President, Whittier Street Health Center Headquarters: Roxbury, Massachusetts Education: London School of Accountancy and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Financial Administrators, United Kingdom; Graduate certificate in administration and management, Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Master in Business Administration, Anna Maria College, Paxton, Massachusetts... Read more
Chris Policinski – Land O’Lakes
Chris Policinski President and CEO, Land O’Lakes, Inc. Headquarters: Arden Hills, Minnesota Education: Undergraduate Degree, University of Notre Dame; MBA, New York University My Philosophy: Financial performance is the outcome of effective strategies, well-executed by an engaged workforce. Fueling performance and growth Land O’Lakes, Inc., operates in one of... Read more
Patrick C. Dunican Jr. – Gibbons P.C.
Patrick C. Dunican Jr. Chairman and Managing Director, Gibbons P.C. Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey Education: JD, cum laude, Seton Hall University Law School; BA, Iona College First Job: Paperboy Interests: New York Yankee baseball, New York Giants football My Philosophy: Individuals affiliated with an organization should sublimate their egos... Read more
John F. Brock – Coca-Cola Enterprises
John F. Brock Chairman & CEO, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia Education: BS and MS, chemical engineering, Georgia Tech First Job: At age 18, spent the summer cleaning 10,000-gallon tanks at a paper mill in Moss Point, Missouri. Best Advice: In life and in business, be clear about... Read more
Michael W. Lamach – Ingersoll Rand
Michael W. Lamach Chairman and CEO, Ingersoll Rand Headquarters: Swords, Ireland Education: BS in engineering, Michigan State University; MBA, Duke University First Job: Sales engineer What I’m Reading: The Adversity Advantage by Paul G. Stoltz, PhD and Erik Weihenmayer; Winter of the World by Ken Follett My Philosophy: Engaged... Read more
Sam Jones – Data Morphosis
Sam Jones Data Morphosis Headquarters: London, England Education: The University of Salford First Job: Paper round in Salford at 6 a.m. every day of the week What I’m Reading: The Godfather by Mario Puzo My Philosophy: You only fail when you stop. Challenging the status quo Diversity and inclusion... Read more
Kelly Ortberg – Rockwell Collins
Kelly Ortberg CEO and President, Rockwell Collins Headquarters: Cedar Rapids, Iowa Education: BS mechanical engineering, University of Iowa First Job: Making pizzas at Pizza Hut at age 15 What I’m Reading: Lead by Gary Burnison My Philosophy: There is no greater power in getting a large organization aligned, focused,... Read more
David F. Melcher – Exelis
David (Dave) F. Melcher CEO and President, Exelis Headquarters: McLean, Virginia Education: BS in civil engineering, U.S. Military Academy at West Point; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University; MS in public administration, Shippensburg University First Job: 2nd Lieutenant, Army Corps of Engineers, Platoon Leader What I’m Reading: Duty by... Read more
Sheila Bassi-Kellett – Government of the Northwest Territories
Sheila Bassi-Kellett Deputy Minister, Department of Human Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories Headquarters: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada Education: Honours Bachelor of Arts, Queen’s University; Master of Arts, Royal Roads University First Job: A colourful bar in Yellowknife, where I learned the most about human behaviour and teamwork My... Read more
Ellen M. Lord – Textron Systems
Ellen M. Lord President and CEO, Textron Systems Headquarters: Providence, Rhode Island Education: Master’s degree in chemistry, University of New Hampshire; BS in chemistry, Connecticut College; Textron Six Sigma Black Belt First Job: Analytical chemist What I’m Reading: Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S.... Read more