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Out of One, Many

Highlighting the successful entrepreneurial members of the Zenith Group –a chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization – resumes with our sixth in a series. It is a privilege to present Margery Kraus, Founder and Executive Chairman of APCO Worldwide. Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman,  APCO Worldwide     What: E pluribus unum. The motto […]

Upping the Ante in STEM

STEM has always been hot – but now it’s getting the attention it deserves. STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies have been at the heart of technological innovation for years, but these specific disciplines are highly recognized as a propellant for creativity, discovery and invention. I recently had the great honor of being recognized […]

Masterful Indeed

Highlighting the remarkable and industrious members of the Zenith Group –a chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization – continues with our fifth in a series of six. I am honored to present Gina Addeo, CEO of ADCO Electric Corporation. Gina Addeo, CEO, ADCO Electrical Corp.     What: Over 7 million people. That number represents, […]

Navigating Global Regulatory Complexity

Continuing to highlight members of the exceedingly entrepreneurial and collaborative women of the Zenith Group, we are proud to present Annette Becker, Practice Area Leader, Corporate and Transactional for K&L Gates.   Annette Becker, Practice Area Leader, Corporate and Transactional K&L Gates     What: Rapidly expanding global regulatory compliance and complexity is enough to […]
Workplace safety is an imperative.  As we further highlight members of the exceedingly entrepreneurial and collaborative women of the Zenith Group, we are proud to present Julie Copeland, the CEO of Arbill. What: On the job safety solutions are a must have. Arbill, founded in 1945 and led by Temple MBA graduate Julie Copeland, is […]

Go for the Goal

Continuing to highlight members of the exceedingly entrepreneurial and collaborative women of the Zenith Group, we are proud to present Andra Rush, the CEO of the largest woman-owned business in Michigan and leader of one of the largest Native American-owned enterprises in the U.S.   Andra Rush, Founder, Chairwoman and CEO of Rush Group LLC […]

Accomplishment, Success and Giving Back

Peak, pinnacle, summit… and Zenith.  These descriptive terms accurately convey a sense of real accomplishment.  Zenith, in particular, is defined by Oxford Dictionary as “the time at which something is most powerful or successful.” The Zenith Group, certainly then, is not a surprising title given to a very select group of women-owned businesses – members […]

Classify Correctly or Pay the Penalty

  Perhaps you’re familiar with the phenomenon known as the ‘gig economy?  The “on-demand economy” is an alternative moniker given to the portion of the United States economy driven by the contribution of contingent workers. If you know them as 1099 employees, pay close attention. Consider this:  according to Pew Research analysis of Census Bureau […]

Economy boost… and then some

$1.4 trillion is quite a lot of money. And we are not referring to the U.S. National debt.  As stated by the Miami Herald, $1.4 trillion is the boost Hispanic entrepreneurship could give to the U.S. economy. First, some background. The recent 2015 State of Latino Entrepreneurship, published by the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative reports […]

SDI’s Carmen Castillo to be Keynote speaker at Women’s Summit

Carmen Castillo, President and CEO of SDI International will be a keynote speaker at the Women Who Lead (WWL) summit, which will be held on February 3rd at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Organized by Frances Rios, the creator and curator of the Women Who Lead Program, this summit, attended […]