Leadership

Hickory Farms Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 5:06pm

CHICAGO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hickory Farms LLC, a leading food gifting retailer since 1951, today announced that Dennis Doheny has been named the companys new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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  • CHICAGO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hickory Farms LLC, a leading food gifting retailer since 1951, today announced that Dennis Doheny has been named the companys new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • Before joining Hickory Farms, Doheny served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for SureFit Home Decor, where he oversaw accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, audit and risk management.
  • From 2009 - 2019, he held the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for Home Products International, where he managed all areas of finance.
  • This past year we have been very fortunate to have seen tremendous growth from people looking to connect with loved ones through gifting, said Diane Pearse, Hickory Farms CEO.

Bionano Genomics Appoints Richard Shippy, Former Affymetrix, Illumina and Cradle Executive, as its Chief Business Officer

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bionano Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNGO) announced today that Richard Shippy has joined the company as its Chief Business Officer.

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  • SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bionano Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNGO) announced today that Richard Shippy has joined the company as its Chief Business Officer.
  • For Bionano, he will be responsible for leading product strategy, broadening its business into new markets and strategic expansion of its product and technology portfolios.
  • He co-founded and led commercial operations at Cradle Genomics, which is the leader in developing non-invasive prenatal tests based on analysis of intact cells.
  • Im grateful to Erik and the Bionano board for this unique opportunity, commented Rich Shippy, CBO of Bionano Genomics.

The Columbia University Center For Technology Management Launches A New Workshop On Data Strategy

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 7:21pm

NEW YORK, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In response to the proliferation of data required for improved decision-making, the Columbia University Center for Technology Management is hosting an online workshop, The Path to Data Dominance, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

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  • NEW YORK, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In response to the proliferation of data required for improved decision-making, the Columbia University Center for Technology Management is hosting an online workshop, The Path to Data Dominance, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
  • The workshop is designedto provide executives, directors, and senior managers with the tools they need to develop a more effective data strategy.
  • Indeed, it is critical for C-level executives to be able to develop an effective data strategy," said Dr. Art Langer, Director of the Center for Technology Management.
  • Dr. Arka Mukherjee, CEO of Global IDs and Mentor at the Center for Technology Management, will be conducting the workshop along with Dr. Art Langer, Director of the Center for Technology Management, Professor of Professional Practice, and Affiliate Member of the Data Science Institute.

Powerhouse Team to Launch The Leadership Program for Girls Nationally and Globally

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:34pm

From research, Cenca knew that while girls were outperforming boys in high school, women were still underrepresented in significant leadership positions.

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  • From research, Cenca knew that while girls were outperforming boys in high school, women were still underrepresented in significant leadership positions.
  • Harvard's Venture Program selected the Leadership Program for Girls in recognition of its innovation in education.
  • Carrier and Cenca explained that "The Leadership Program for Girls has the unique ability to infuse an entire school culture with leadership learning, developing confidence, resilience, and growth mindset.
  • Having The Leadership Program for Girls at SUA is preparing our students for a changing world."

Bay Area Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group Unveils 2040 Plan

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

Creating specialized innovation and technology zones where inventors, investors and manufacturers can converge to bring revolutionary new products to the world.

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  • Creating specialized innovation and technology zones where inventors, investors and manufacturers can converge to bring revolutionary new products to the world.
  • The ambitious plan developed by Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group in partnership with the Bay Area Council Economic Institute is the product of an intensive, more than year-long process that mined the thinking of 1,000 business leaders, educators, government officials, and youth from across the region.
  • "This region is a proven epicenter of solutions," said Lynn Naylor, CEO of Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group.
  • Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group (ITV) is led by business leaders and influencers committed to connecting the businesses, research labs, educational institutions, and civic leaders in the Tri-Valley region.

QuickFee Appoints Eric Lookhoff as Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:31pm

Financial technology company, QuickFee Limited (ASX:QFE) ( https://www.quickfee.com ), announces the promotion of Eric Lookhoff to Chief Executive Officer to take effect on July 1, 2021, when he will also join the QuickFee Board as an Executive Director.

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  • Financial technology company, QuickFee Limited (ASX:QFE) ( https://www.quickfee.com ), announces the promotion of Eric Lookhoff to Chief Executive Officer to take effect on July 1, 2021, when he will also join the QuickFee Board as an Executive Director.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210610005224/en/
    We are delighted to have someone of Erics caliber to drive the overall growth of QuickFee going forward.
  • This change in leadership positions QuickFee well for the future, said Barry Lewin, Chairman of QuickFee.
  • Coombes will take on the role of Managing Director, Australia and will continue to contribute significantly to QuickFee as an Executive Director on the Board.

The Book Everyone Needs is Now Available: Introducing Uncommon Courage by Andrea T Edwards

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Readers looking for a book on how to live in the here and now will find it in Uncommon Courage.

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  • Readers looking for a book on how to live in the here and now will find it in Uncommon Courage.
  • This is a path of recognizing and embracing opportunities, of seizing your moments with courage for the results you deserve."
  • If COVID has given us the time and space to reflect, Uncommon Courage gives us the nudge we need to create lasting change.
  • When not writing, Edwards challenges global organizations to embrace a social leadership mindset and to think differently about integrity in the digital age.

The Book Everyone Needs is Now Available: Introducing Uncommon Courage by Andrea T Edwards

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 10:00am

Readers looking for a book on how to live in the here and now will find it in Uncommon Courage.

Key Points: 
  • Readers looking for a book on how to live in the here and now will find it in Uncommon Courage.
  • This is a path of recognizing and embracing opportunities, of seizing your moments with courage for the results you deserve."
  • If COVID has given us the time and space to reflect, Uncommon Courage gives us the nudge we need to create lasting change.
  • When not writing, Edwards challenges global organizations to embrace a social leadership mindset and to think differently about integrity in the digital age.

A $100 Million Grant Could End Homelessness in America

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 10:00pm

Rosanne and her team at Community Solutions set the audacious goal of ending homelessness in America and have the methodology and proof points to show how it can be done.

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  • Rosanne and her team at Community Solutions set the audacious goal of ending homelessness in America and have the methodology and proof points to show how it can be done.
  • The MacArthur Foundation agreed, awarding the organization $100 million.
  • This Leading From Experience dialogue will focus on leadership and transformation, and will be relevant to both business and not-for-profit leaders.
  • "Rosanne will talk about what it takes to motivate and sustain change," said Ken Banta, founder and principal of The Vanguard Network.

Eliassen Group Deepens Expertise with New Leadership

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 5:22pm

While serving our clients, he will also provide leadership and help drive Eliassen Group's growth within these lines of business.

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  • While serving our clients, he will also provide leadership and help drive Eliassen Group's growth within these lines of business.
  • Robert Conder will also join Eliassen Group in a leadership role.
  • "It's exciting to see how Eliassen Group will thrive under these new leaders," said Dave MacKeen, Chief Executive Officer.
  • Headquartered in Reading, MA, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach.