Press Mentions

  • Natural Grocers recognized for having 29% of its board of directors' seats held by women

    Yahoo Finance July 10, 2019

    Leading natural and organic retailer Natural Grocers was recently named a Winning 'W' Company by 2020 Women on Boards (2020WOB) for having a least 20% of its board of directors comprised of women before the year 2020. Currently, women make up 29% of Natural Grocers' board members and 53% of upper-level management positions, including executive, vice president and director roles.

  • FirstBank recognized for board diversity

    Elk Valley Times July 10, 2019

    FB Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBK), the holding company of Nashville-based FirstBank, has been named a Winning ‘W’ Company by 2020 Women on Boards for its board diversity.
    This is the second consecutive year that FirstBank has received this honor.

  • Unum named a best place to work for women

    Yahoo Finance July 2, 2019

    Unum was previously recognized by the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for efforts to advance women in the workplace, and the Women’s Forum of New York and the 2020 Women on Boards organization for female representation on the corporate board.

  • Regions Financial Honored by 2020 Women on Boards for Having 20% or More Corporate Board Seats Held by Women

    Business Wire July 1, 2019

    Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has been recognized by 2020 Women on Boards as a Winning ‘W’ Company for the fourth consecutive year. Winning companies champion board diversity, achieving at least 20% women on their corporate boards before the year 2020.
    “We are pleased to once again be recognized among a distinguished group of Winning ‘W’ companies that are committed to continuously improving good governance practices that benefit customers, associates, communities, and shareholders,” said John Turner, President and CEO of Regions Financial. “I appreciate the leadership of our directors and their ongoing commitment to strengthening the diversity of the board.”

  • Magenta Therapeutics Appoints Anne McGeorge to Board of Directors

    Business Wire June 24, 2019

    Ms. McGeorge is a member of the board of directors and the audit/finance and new technology committees of Be The Match, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping patients access life-saving stem cell transplants. She also sits on the steering committee of the Carolinas and Tampa Bay chapters of 2020 Women on Boards, an organization focused on increasing diversity on public company boards. Ms. McGeorge teaches a financial leadership course at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Public Health.

  • Women in Engineering Day: Transforming for Tomorrow

    Jacobs June 21, 2019

    Here’s how we’re putting the spotlight on inclusion and diversity across our company – including recent recognition as a Winning ‘W’ Company – and celebrating our innovators transforming the future in honor of International Women in Engineering Day.
     

  • MDU recognized by 2020 Women on Boards

    Aggregates Manager June 19, 2019

    MDU Resources Group, Inc. was named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20 percent women on its corporate board before the year 2020. MDU’s 2018 board was made up of 10 directors, two of which are women — Karen B. Fagg and Patricia L. Moss. A third woman, Chenxi Wang, was elected to the board May 7, 2019 during the company’s annual meeting of shareholders.
    Winning “W” Companies are cited in the 2020 Women of Boards annual “Gender Diversity Index,” which tracks the number of corporate board seats held by women among companies listed on the Russell 3000 Index. As of 2018, the percentage of board seats held by women rose to 17.7 percent, up from 16.0 percent in 2017.

  • Sallie Mae Recognized as a Leader in Board Diversity for Fifth Consecutive Year

    Yahoo Finance June 19, 2019

    SLM Corporation (SLM) — more commonly known as Sallie Mae — has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company. Winning companies are recognized for championing diversity on their Board of Directors by having 20% or more of their Board seats held by women. Women make up one-third of Sallie Mae’s Board of Directors.
    “It’s an honor to again be recognized by 2020 Women on Boards as a leader in board diversity,” said Raymond J. Quinlan, Chairman and CEO, Sallie Mae. “From the boardroom to our front-line employees, diversity, inclusion, and commitment to our core values remain key factors to the health of our company and our ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

  • Wilmington businesswoman named Tribute to Women honoree

    Wicked Local Wilmington June 14, 2019

    Croatti first joined UniFirst — a provider customized work uniform programs, corporate attire and facility service products — in 1980 as assistant treasurer and developed the company’s first internal communication programs before also taking over responsibility for the purchasing department. She was promoted to treasurer in 1982, then took time off to raise her children, returning a few years later on a part-time basis. In 1995, Croatti was again working full-time at UniFirst and was named to the company’s board of directors — the first woman to hold a seat on the UniFirst board. Since her appointment to the board, UniFirst has been named a “Winning Company” by 2020 Women on Boards for having 20% or more board seats held by women.

  • AEP Named a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company

    PR Newswire June 13, 2019

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been recognized by 2020 Women on Boards as a Winning "W" Company for having 20% or more board seats held by women. AEP's 13-member board includes four women, or 31%.
    2020 Women on Boards is a non-profit grassroots campaign committed to increasing the percentage of women who serve on company boards to 20% or greater by 2020. Nearly one fourth of public companies in the U.S. have no female directors on their boards. This is the second consecutive year AEP has been recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for board diversity.

  • Alteryx Embraces Analytics as an Equalizer to Amplify Diversity and Inclusion at Inspire 2019

    Yahoo Finance June 13, 2019

    In recognition of these efforts, Alteryx was recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards "W" Winning Company for its commitment to board diversity with two women sitting on its Board of Directors, Kimberly Alexy and Eileen Schloss. 2020 Women on Boards is a nonprofit education and advocacy campaign committed to raising public awareness about the value of gender-diverse boards.

  • GCP Applied Technologies Inc. Honored by 2020 Women on Boards

    Nasdaq June 12, 2019

    GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) has been named a Winning ‘W' Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20% women on its board of directors before the year 2020. GCP's board of directors includes three women, representing 30% of the Company's ten board seats.

    Winning ‘W' Companies are cited in the 2020 Women on Boards (2020WOB) annual Gender Diversity Index which tracks the number of corporate board seats held by women among the Russell 3000 Index. Though the percentage of board seats held by women is increasing, half of the companies in the Russell 3000 Index have one or no women on their boards.