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Women of Leadership Profiles

Holly Weiss, CFO of McKesson’s Prescription Technology Solutions, Wants More Women in Finance

Growing up on a small farm in northern California, Holly Weiss yearned for something different for her future, and she has achieved her dreams of a successful business career. Recently named CFO of an operating segment of McKesson Corporation, Holly proves…

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Amanda Hodges is Making the World a Better Place at Republic Services

With a career that has spanned GE Plastics, McKinsey, and Dell Technologies – and an MBA from Harvard Business School – Amanda Hodges now serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Republic Services. Republic is an environmental services company that puts customers…

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Sandra Forero Paves the Way for Latinx Women

Sandra Forero, a Principal and Chief Operating Officer of ZS, has been at the consulting firm her entire post-MBA career. After more than 20 years as a consultant focused on the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries, she continued to expand her…

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Alexander Group Principal Advocates for More Women in Consulting

by Meredith Hunt

Growing up, Priya Ghatnekar assumed she would practice medicine one day like her parents. After discovering that it wasn’t the right fit, Priya pivoted to business as an undergrad and later got an MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School. She went into…

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Kearney consulting partner transforms clients – and Black colleagues’ careers

by Meredith Hunt

Tiffany Hickerson studied engineering as an undergrad, but she longed to apply her analytical skills to solve business problems. Her fate was sealed after a chance meeting with a partner at Kearney, whose description of the varied nature of consulting work…

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Amy Swartwood Applies Hard and Soft Skills Equally to Succeed at Mutual of Omaha

by Meredith Hunt

Amy Swartwood was initially drawn to a career in finance because it offered stability, and after years of risk management and finance roles at banking institutions, she has found a sweet spot as Vice President of Finance at Mutual of Omaha. Likening her role to an “air traffic controller,” Amy says no two days are ever alike.

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