Matthew Anderson – William Osler Health System
Matthew Anderson President and CEO, William Osler Health System Headquarters: Brampton/Etobicoke in Ontario, Canada Education: BA, University of New Brunswick; Masters of Health Sciences, University of Toronto What I’m Reading: My Story by Bobby Orr Best Advice: “If things seem under control, you are not moving fast enough” –... Read more
Beth N. Carvin – Nobscot Corporation
Beth N. Carvin CEO Nobscot Corporation Headquarters: Kailua, Hawaii Education: University of Massachusetts, Amherst First Job: Grocery store bagger (promoted to meat wrapper) What I’m Reading: The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar; A Guide for the Perplexed by Dara Horn My Philosophy: Work smart, have fun, laugh a... Read more
Thomas King – National Grid
Thomas King Executive Director and President, National Grid USA Headquarters: Waltham, Massachusetts Education: Louisiana State University; Executive Program Graduate—University of Michigan First Job: Regulatory Analyst, Interstate Pipelines What I’m Reading: Unbroken: A World War II Story by Laura Hillenbrand Best Advice: Optimism–positive energy is contagious. Inspiring others to act... Read more
Lee Pelton – Emerson College
Lee Pelton President, Emmerson College Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts First Job: Dean of the College, Colgate University What I’m Reading: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz and The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes Best Advice: Strive to be not only fit company for others, but for... Read more
Todd Mohr – Aerotek
Todd Mohr President, Aerotek Inc. Headquarters: Hanover, Maryland Education: University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business First Job: Selling dictation equipment for Pitney Bowes What I’m Reading: Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks by August Turakr My Philosophy: Be comfortable being uncomfortable Best Advice: Hard work beats... Read more
Larry J. Merlo – CVS Caremark
Larry J. Merlo President and CEO, CVS Caremark Headquarters: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy First Job: Pharmacist Guiding our purpose At CVS Caremark, we serve millions of people through our CVS/pharmacy retail stores, our MinuteClinic locations, and our pharmacy benefit management business each and... Read more
Larry D. Zimpleman – Principal Financial Group
Larry D. Zimpleman Chairman, President & CEO – Principal Financial Group Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa Education: BA and MBA, business administration; Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa First Job: Pulling weeds in the cornfields at 14 years old. What I’m Reading: Duty by Robert Gates Modeling success Diversity is critical... Read more
Anne Pramaggiore – ComEd
Anne Pramaggiore President and CEO, ComEd Headquarters: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois Education: DePaul University School of Law; BA, Miami University First Job: Substitute “paper boy” What I’m Reading: The Generals by Thomas E. Ricks Best Advice: Leadership is personal. Living our mission ComEd believes in the case for a diverse... Read more
Dr. Ralph W. Shrader – Booz Allen Hamilton
Dr. Ralph W. Shrader Chairman and CEO, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Headquarters: McLean, Virginia Education: BS Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania; MS and PhD, University of Illinois First Job: Ticket clerk for Greyhound Bus Best Advice: Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. Empowering success It may be surprising, but... Read more
Jeffery K. Patterson – Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
Jeffery K. Patterson CEO, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio Education: BA, Mount Union College; MBA, Baldwin Wallace College First Job: Landscaping/maintenance worker What I’m Reading: Hardball by Chris Mathews Best Advice: Always be clear with what you expect from your staff and what you expect from yourself.... Read more