The true strength of diversity is unleashed when each associate is encouraged to reach their full potential.
Company: Eastman Kodak
Title: General Manager, Silver Halide Operations; Vice President FPEG
"I work from a mindset that nothing really stops me."
Company: Faegre Baker Daniels
Title: Partner, Finance & Restructuring
Mentorship has been a critical component of my success.
Title: Vice President, Medical Management and Policy
"Trust your own abilities, and have confidence in your own remarkable potential."
Company: Rockwell Collins
Title: Senior Director, Engineering Development
Innovation is born out of DIVERSITY.
Company: Siemens Hearing Instruments
Title: Vice President of Marketing & Learning
"The story of my life is so rich, I have to tell it in snippets,” I said to my boss a few months ago.
Company: PNC Financial Group
Title: Chief Marketing Officer
"Take the initiative to figure out what you want. Make it happen. Own your career. Ask for opportunities."
Title: Senior Counsel
I learned that developing relationships and establishing strong networks and personal connection with the ability to communicate effectively was an important skill to develop.
Company: Neal Gerber Eisenberg
Title: Partner and General Counsel
"...take the long view. You can’t achieve all of your goals all at once, but you can over a lifetime."
Title: Executive Vice President – AT&T Small Business Solutions & Alternate Channels
"I find it's very important to develop and maintain collaborative leadership approaches with teams and colleagues."
Company: General Dynamics
Title: President – General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products
"Be flexible, open minded, and cooperative …no matter what! Embrace change and uncertainty."
Company: U.S. Department of Energy
Title: Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
"I believe my purpose in life is to be an inspiration for others to understand the talent and abilities they possess. "
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief information Officer
"…technology itself is much less important than the expertise behind it…”
Company: Denny's Corporation
Title: Chief Brand Officer
"When I was a young university student, there were two careers my father did not want me to go into: the military and advertising."
Title: Vice President and Officer of Supplier Diversity, Community Development
“It is through sharing and communicating both your successes and failures that you empower and enlighten others along the way.”
Company: Best Buy
Title: President, Americas; Enterprise Executive Vice President
"...Some of my greatest mentoring and learning experiences have come from people at all levels of the organization..."
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