Kent Shantz is approachable, amiable, and appreciative. These are some of the most important qualities of a steadfast leader in today’s age of cut-throat competition. Kent is introducing pioneering ways to lead the company and ensuring that every member of Rockford Mutual Insurance utilizes their skills and creativity.
Being open and transparent is an essential and intrinsic part of Kathryn Mason, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Rice Search Partners’, leadership style. This has resulted in an ongoing focus on diversity and inclusion within the company. In 2013 Rice Search Partners was predominately white, male, and privately educated.
Today, more than ever, it is essential for leaders to think about future generations because they have the power to shape the world. Leaders who think beyond their interests and consider the long-term impact of their decisions can create a better future for everyone. In fact, generative leaders strive to leave the world a better place than they found it. They focus on creating an inspiring and enriching human experience for their people outside of work.
Adaptability is one of Nancy Fateen’s greatest strengths. Managing Seizmic with such a wide breadth of services, Nancy wears many different hats and can pivot at a moment’s notice to handle all matters with confidence and grace. She is solution-driven at her core and can always be counted on to find a fair and straightforward resolution.
Armed with over two decades of experience, Mark Rutledge, President and CEO of World Precision Instruments, has become known as a versatile and inclusive leader who has demonstrated the ability to drive high performance in organizations through setting strategic direction, building high-caliber teams, and mobilizing the organization around key objectives.
Chizuko Koseki, CEO of TAGCyx Biotechnologies, is fascinated seeing how some innovative biotechnologies can help and improve people’s quality of life which makes her committed to challenging convincing people for fundraising, business development, patent protection, intellectual property portfolio establishment, building team, legal agreements which are all necessary for biotech start-ups.
Over the past few years, there has been a sharp rise in the number of women in leadership roles, with each one helping organizations reshape how they view success, power, and leadership. Brenda Demers, CEO of SmartyPants Vitamins, is no exception. She is a brilliant leader showing loyalty, dedication, and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure success for her organization.