Women We Admire is pleased to announce the Top 50 Women CEOs of 2022. With women leading just 4.8% of the world’s largest businesses on the Global 500, it is more important than ever to highlight the career achievements of women who fill the role of CEO. This year’s awardees are committed to making profound changes within their organizations. They are equally driven by both a sense of purpose and achieving business results. They integrate courage, agility, risk-taking, resilience, and managing ambiguity, all contributing to their personal and professional success today.

Among this year’s awardees is Corie Barry, CEO of Best Buy, who took on the role in 2019 and is admired by her team for her combination of technical skills, great human leadership capabilities, and humanity. Awardee Lisa Su, President and CEO of AMD, is the first woman to run a Fortune 500 semiconductor company and is credited with expanding the market for the company's chips beyond PCs to game consoles and embedded devices. Also awarded is Gina Drosos, Chief Executive Officer of Signet Jewelers, who is at the forefront of innovating mass market e-commerce retail, while globalizing and reinventing product categories, increasing sales and profits of brands recognized worldwide.

This year’s awardees are leading change within the business world. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Top 50 Women CEOs of 2022.

 

1. Mary T. Barra
CEO, General Motors

Mary Barra is a Chair and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors. She was elected Chair of the GM Board of Directors on Jan. 4, 2016 and has served as CEO of GM since Jan. 15, 2014. Under Barra’s leadership, GM envisions a world with zero crashes, to save lives; zero emissions, so future generations can inherit a healthier planet; and zero congestion, so customers get back a precious commodity – time. Barrais focused on improving the customer experience and strengthening GM’s core vehicle and services business, while also working to lead the transformation of personal mobility through advanced technologies like connectivity, electrification and autonomous driving.

Prior to becoming CEO, Barra served as GM executive vice president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain since August 2013, and as senior vice president, global product development since February 2011. Previously, she served as vice president, global HR; vice president, global manufacturing engineering; plant manager, Detroit-Hamtramck assembly; and in several other executive engineering and staff positions. Barra began her career with GM in 1980 as a General Motors Institute co-op student at the Pontiac Motor Division. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

 

2. Corie Barry
CEO, Best Buy

Corie Barry is CEO of Best Buy Co. Inc., the leading provider of consumer technology products and services, with approximately 100,000 employees in North America and $47 billion in annual revenue. She also serves on the company’s board of directors. Under Barry’s leadership, Best Buy is driving toward being one of the best places to work in America, doubling our significant customer relationship events to 50 million and growing annual revenue to $50 billion by fiscal 2025.

Prior to becoming CEO, Barry served in several other executive positions. Most recently, she was the company’s chief financial and strategic transformation officer, overseeing strategic transformation and growth, digital and technology, global finance, investor relations, enterprise risk and compliance, integration management, and Best Buy Health. Barry joined Best Buy in 1999 and has held a variety of financial and operational roles across the organization, both in the field and at the corporate office. She became CFO in 2016 and, prior to that, served as chief strategic growth officer. She has also served as senior vice president of domestic finance and interim president of Best Buy’s services organization. Before joining Best Buy, Barry started her career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche. She earned undergraduate degrees in accounting and management from the College of St. Benedict, where she now serves on the board of trustees.

 

3. Susan Wojcicki
CEO, Youtube

Susan Wojcicki is the CEO of Alphabet subsidiary YouTube, which has 2 billion monthly users.
In 1998, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page rented Wojcicki's garage in Menlo Park, California and developed Google's search engine there. Wojcicki was hired in 1999 as Google employee number 16, and worked on everything from AdSense and Google Analytics to Google Books and Google Images.

In 2006, Wojcicki advocated for the $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, which she has run since 2014. Before Google, Wojciki worked in the marketing department at Intel and as a management consultant at Bain & Company. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with an MBA in economics, from the University of California, Santa Cruz with an MS in economics and from Harvard University with an undergraduate degree in history and literature.

 

4. Akiko Tanaka
Deputy CEO of Corporate Planning Headquarters, Canon

Akiko Tanaka is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Planning Headquarters of Canon. She first joined the company in 2008 as general manager of the chemical products and marketing division. Canon Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment, industrial equipment, and information systems. Tanaka manages business development of Canon Inc. and continues to serve as the president and CEO of subsidiaries of Canon U.S.A. — Canon BioMedical, the global headquarters of Canon's biomedical business, and Canon U.S. Life Sciences, the biomedical research and development partner of Canon BioMedical. The two companies develop, manufacture, and market products that integrate Canon's technologies into novel biomedical research and medical applications.

Tanaka earned an undergraduate degree in natural science from International Christian University.

 

5. Lisa Su
President & CEO, AMD

Lisa Su is the President and CEO at Advanced Micro Devices, a Fortune 500 technology leader. Since joining AMD, she has successfully executed a transformation of the company’s strategy, market focus, and product execution. Su’s passion lies within leading global technology teams to bring great products and solutions to market.

Prior to joining AMD, Su spent over 15 years in the semiconductor industry in various engineering and general management roles at Freescale and IBM. She currently serves the board of directors of Cisco Systems Inc., the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). Su graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an undergraduate degree, master’s degree, and a PhD in electrical engineering.

 

6. Gina Drosos
Chief Executive Officer, Signet Jewelers

Gina Drosos is the Chief Executive Officer of Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest specialty retail jeweler, where she is focused on delivering a world class digital-first, omnichannel experience to customers of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, Banter by Piercing Pagoda, Diamonds Direct, Blue Nile, Peoples Jewellers, James Allen, Rocksbox, H.Samuel and Ernest Jones. Drosos served as an independent director of Signet’s Board since 2012, until her appointment as CEO in August 2017. She is also on the Board of Directors of Foot Locker, Inc.

Drosos previously served as president & CEO of Assurex Health, where she delivered significant revenue growth and executed the strategic sale of the Company to Myriad Genetics for up to $410 million. Prior to Assurex Health, Drosos spent 25 years at P&G where she held positions of increasing responsibility with strong proven results and became a thought leader in Beauty and mass brand retailing. She most recently served P&G as group president, Global Beauty Care, an over $6 billion business unit with a portfolio of more than 20 brands, each with its own marketing strategy, over 6,000 employees and 22 manufacturing sites. In this role, she had responsibility for overseeing the business unit operations, strategy and long term business development, successfully transformed the unit’s digital marketing efforts including the first digital-only brand campaign for P&G’s Secret brand, and innovated large brands, such as CoverGirl, Old Spice and Olay. Olay grew from a less than $200 million to $2.5 billion iconic mega beauty brand under her leadership. Drosos holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from The Terry School, University of Georgia, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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7. Holly Zheng
Chief Executive Officer, BlueFocus

Holly Zheng has over 20 years of experience as a global business executive as well as a board member and advisor to early stage and growth companies. She currently serves as the Executive Chairwoman of Blue Impact, CEO and President of BlueFocus International and Board Director of BlueFocus Intelligent Communication Group. BlueFocus Communication Group is established in 1996 and has become the top communication group around Asia. Currently there are more than 6,000 employees globally working in 100 offices in more than 10 countries, and BFG's headquarter locates in Beijing, China.

Prior to BlueFocus, Zheng held various management positions at Marvell Technologies, NXP Semiconductors and Cisco, focusing on sales, marketing, and corporate development. Her personal strength covers the field of digital transformation, new media and disruptive business models. She leads at the intersection between technology and branding, east (China) and west (U.S.). Passionate about people, talents, Diversity and Inclusion, she focuses on building and leading an organization with purpose and impact. Zheng got her education in both the U.S. and China and has worked in Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

 

9. Jean Freeman
Principal & CEO, Zambezi

Jean Freeman is Principal and CEO of Zambezi, the largest, female-owned, full service creative agency in the country. Jean has grown Zambezi from a startup to a thriving business that propels brands forward, and developed an agency culture where employees are empowered and supported in all aspects of life. With Jean at the helm, Zambezi has attracted a number of blue chip clients including Under Armour, Google, Disney Plus, The TaylorMade Golf Company, Los Angeles Rams, UKG, Beats by Dre andTraeger Grills. The agency has been included on the Inc. 5000 list five times, named Small Agency of the Year by Advertising Age twice.

A leading advocate for the advancement of women business leaders, Jean’s commitment to teaching women the skills to run and grow a business and thrive in their own leadership positions has led her to be a part of a number of female-focused initiatives, including serving on the MAKERS and The 3% Movement advisory boards. Jean is also the co-founder of the OWN IT (untilyouownit.com) initiative to track and increase the number of women-owned advertising agencies. Jean is a frequent speaker and op-ed contributor on issues ranging from entrepreneurship and female leadership, to building and maintaining a sustainable business, and was recently featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur Weekly.

 

10. Carolyn Rachel-Price
President & CEO, Essential Pharmacy Services of CVS

Carolyn Rachel-Price is the President and CEO of Essential Pharmacy Services of CVS. She first joined the company in 2014. Rachel-Price is a consultant pharmacist currently working with private pharmacy related businesses in need of subject matter expertise in Medication Therapy Management (TMT), pharmacy project management, formulary development, budgeting, pharmacy contracting, policy and procedure development and related areas needed for successful management of pharmacy programs.

In addition to her roles with Essential Pharmacy Services, Rachel-Price is a consultant pharmacist with years of executive level government, organizational and association management experience. Her leading voice in the pharmacy community has helped increase the visibility of pharmacy professionals in the DC and beyond. Her mission in pharmacy continues to empower pharmacy professionals as she advocates for the profession through continued activism on the local and national level. Rachel-Price graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.

 

12. Shannon Buerk
Founder & CEO, engage2learn

Shannon Buerk is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of engage2learn, a leading provider of Education Intelligence for public schools through smart professional learning, job-embedded coaching and training, and related technology solutions since 2011. Educator turned entrepreneur, Buerk has emerged as a thought leader on educational leadership, organizational culture, and systems thinking.

Previously, Buerk served as a high school English teacher, administrator, and assistant superintendent. She recently published Connect the Dots: Utilizing Education Intelligence to Accelerate Growth, Retain Talent, and Optimize Outcomes. She received her undergraduate degree from Schreiner University and Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Portland State University.

 

14. Sapna Khandwala
Chief Executive Officer, Stillwater Sciences

Sapna Khandwala has been working in the environmental field for over 20 years, with a career that spans field biology, complete with helicopter drop-offs to remote and beautiful locations to monitor frog populations; project management; graphic design and layout, including developing cover art for a peer-reviewed open-source scientific journal; and marketing and communications for small and large environmental firms (nonprofit and for profit). She is currently CEO of Stillwater Sciences, a small, woman-owned scientific consulting firm specializing in natural resource management and river and watershed restoration. Khandwala recognized early in her career that working with scientists gave her far more pleasure than working as a scientist. She led Stillwater’s successful marketing and business development efforts post-recession, and began overseeing operations of the company in 2014. She brings teams throughout the firm together with a renewed focus on ownership and accountability.

Before joining Stillwater Sciences, Khandwala was a communication manager at The Watershed Project and before that a senior designer at Sierra Club. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with an undergraduate degree in biology.

 

17. Vita Lanoce
Chief Executive Officer, Linical Americas

Vita Lanoce is the Chief Executive Officer of Linical Americas, a public, mid-sized contract research organization headquartered in Japan with a significant presence across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Linical provides the full spectrum of drug development services from early stage to large-scale, multinational studies. Their areas of focus include Phase I-IV studies in oncology, infectious disease, and CNS. Rather than be all things to the market, this intentional design allows them to provide their clients the right size, right reach, and right team. Lanoce has 37 years of experience. She began her career in 1985.

Before joining Linical Americas, Lanoce was an SVP of clinical development at Accelovance Inc. and before that a VP of radiant development at Radiant Research. Earlier in her career she worked with Penn Medicine as a research scientist. Lanoce graduated from Rutgers University with an MS in biomedical engineering and from Manhattanville University with an undergraduate degree in biology.

 

22. Amanda LaGrange
Chief Executive Officer, Tech Dump and Tech Discounts

Amanda LaGrange is the CEO of Tech Dump and Tech Discounts, the linked e-waste recycling, refurbishing, and retail social enterprise that creates jobs for people with barriers to employment. LaGrange helped to found Tech Dump as a board member in 2010 while she worked at General Mills in corporate finance. Grounded in her belief that business can be a solution for injustice, she joined the Tech Dump leadership team as the director of marketing in 2013 and created awareness that drove double digit annual growth and established Tech Dump as an award-winning top electronics recycler in Minnesota and a leader nationwide in its commitment to the environment and job creation.

LaGrange has operationalized a strategy to increase revenue that included portable cell-phone collection bins, the successful launch of the retail brand Tech Discounts and a second stand-alone location for store. She has testified before the Minnesota Legislature on the Right to Repair and has been recognized by The Minneapolis - Saint Paul Business Journal as a Top 50 Women in Business and as a Titan of Tech. LaGrange graduated from Indiana University - Kelley School of Business with an undergraduate degree in accounting and international business.

 

23. Sandra Miller
Chief Executive Officer, Runway Innovation Hub

Sandra Miller is the Chief Executive Officer of Runway Innovation Hub. She first joined the company in 2019. Runway provides workspace, innovation consulting, and event services to a global community of startups and enterprises. They equip tech companies with all-inclusive workspace memberships, weekly events, and access to its global network so they can succeed in growing a business. They help large organizations navigate amongst trends and opportunities, identify and engage with high-potential startups to achieve long-term success.

Previously, Miller was a director of innovation at Oregon State University College of Business and before that at Accenture. Earlier in her career she worked with Stanford University as a managing director of biodesign. Miller earned an MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management.

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26. Susan Davis
Chief Executive Officer, Donsuemor

Susan Davis is CEO of Donsuemor, Inc., the premier provider and market leader of traditional French madeleines in America. She has more than two decades of leadership, management and operational experience in specialty food manufacturing. She joined Donsuemor in 1987 working side by side with the owners. Since assuming the head of the company in 1997, she has led it from a regional specialty producer to a nationwide company supplying blue chip coffee houses and supermarket retailers. Her commitment to reaching the highest ethical and operational standards in every aspect of the business has awarded the business a reputation for excellence.

Previously, Davis was a national sales coordinator at Cartier and before that a bilingual secretary at Revlon. She earned an undergraduate degree in French language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

27. Melony Samuels
Chief Executive Officer, The Campaign Against Hunger

Dr. Melony Samuels, The Campaign Against Hunger's (TCAH) CEO and Founder, is a humanitarian, visionary leader, and staunch advocate for food and health equity. She has dedicated her life's work to improving the conditions of marginalized communities and strengthening New York City's emergency food system. Dr. Samuels is a pioneer and nonprofit leader. She spearheaded the first farm-to-pantry distribution model in NYC and several transformative initiatives to advance healthy food access for communities that face food and nutrition insecurity. Well respected in all quarters, she is among NYC’s anti-hunger leaders and exhibits strength in nonprofit management, financial planning, cost management, strategic development, and project implementation.

Dr. Samuels has worked extensively to bring social change and racial justice to communities of color and low-income families through advocacy, philanthropy, and connecting and maximizing resources. Her most notable innovation was during the Covid pandemic when she revolutionized the food access service model in NYC by using 30,000 square feet of warehouse space in Brooklyn and Queens as food distribution centers to serve over 2 million New Yorkers in need. She also formed the Urban Healthy Food Coalition with over 100 community advocates to tackle hunger and poverty in high-need areas. Her advocacy and leadership have resulted in funding a first-of-its-kind permanent community food hub to be created in Brooklyn using food access, education, and innovation in urban farming to break the systemic cycle of hunger and poverty in NYC. She has ensured that TCAH's operational infrastructure, on the food production, supply, and distribution side, is robust, well-tested, and financially sound. Today, TCAH is one of the city's largest and most impactful nonprofits. She continues to lead with vision, grit, love, and compassion for those struggling to meet their basic needs.

 

31. Missy Lavender
Chief Executive Officer, Renalis Health

Missy Lavender is the Chief Executive Officer of Renalis Health. Renalis Health develops FDA-cleared prescription digital therapeutics for the treatment of pelvic conditions. Their lead product is CeCe, a mobile-enhanced digital therapeutic for first-line treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in persons assigned female at birth. CeCe delivers cost-effective, accessible, and engaging behavioral therapy to patients with OAB symptoms via their Apple or Android smartphone. Lavender has 39 years of experience. She began her career in 1983.

Before joining Renalis, Lavender was an executive director and founder at Women's Health Foundation and before that, a partner at K.G. Redding and Associates. Earlier in her career she worked with Harris Bank as a corporate banker. Lavender graduated from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management with an MBA in international finance and real estate and from Miami University with an undergraduate degree in speech communication and rhetoric.

 

32. Honor Belew
CEO & Founder, Nashville Execs

Honor Belew is the CEO and Founder of Nashville Execs. Nashville Execs offers executive coaching that supports executives and professionals in transforming their learning into improved personal effectiveness and business results. Belew specializes in executive and team coaching and partners with clients in their journey to be highly effective leaders and lead more fulfilling lives. Additionally, she is the co-founder and collaborative leader of Women’s Growth Collab. At the Women's Growth Collab, women business owners challenge and learn from each other. They cultivate the right mindset to grow their businesses, enhance their business acumen and leadership abilities, and ultimately get a good night's sleep.

Belew first got her start as a director of finance and placement for ITT Technical Institute before moving on to become the operations and HR manager for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. She previously served as a director of operations for Hitachi Consulting. Belew graduated from Oklahoma State University with an undergraduate degree in business administration management and marketing, and from Amberton University with a master’s degree in professional development. She currently serves as chair for Vistage Worldwide where she guides a dozen high-caliber CEOs and key executives as they work together to solve each other’s most pressing business problems.

 

35. Diana Daniels
Founder & CEO, TinkerLink

Diana Daniels began her professional career 28 years ago. Today, she is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TinkerLink, the first social marketplace helping communities to get jobs and get paid. Their referral-based app is aimed to help the unbanked underserved to be included in the mobile money revolution. They connect experts who offer services, like nannies, plumbers, maids, painters and more, with people who look for it, through the recommendations of their acquaintances. Its goal is to help build a trusted network to connect Tinkers and customers securely.

Daniels first got her start in 1994 as a marketing director for Latin America at Cabletron Systems. From there, she went on to iBasis. Daniels graduated from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management with an MBA in management programs and from Universidad del Tepeyac with an undergraduate degree in business administration.

 

38. Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino
Chief Executive Officer, Compliance4
Founder, The Best Ever You Network

Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino is the Founder of The Best Ever You Network and Chief Executive Officer of Compliance4. Through these companies, she has helped individuals and organizations around the world be their best and achieve world-class excellence with gratitude-based behavior and belief systems. She is one of America's foremost personal and corporate development consultants specializing in mindset, gratitude, facilitating change, and taking action.

Guarino is the author of 8 books including the award-winning book Percolate – Let Your Best Self Filter Through. Her book, The Change Guidebook – How to Align Your Heart, Truths and Energy to Find Success in All Areas of Your Life, ends the search for self-help that works, serving as a life-long companion guide and resource to compliment your life. It is a guide for anyone who is seeking change and wants to align to their highest purpose. Guarino is a member of the Forbes Business Council and serves as a leadership advisor for the Olympia Snowe Women's Leadership Institute. She graduated from St. Ambrose University with an undergraduate degree in multimedia journalism.

 

39. Francine Steadman
Chief Executive Officer, BuddhaBooth
Founder, Portable Meditation

Francine Steadman is the founder of Portable Meditation, Inc., a multi-faceted wellness company. In 2015 she created BuddhaBooths®, a line of portable quiet spaces to relax and recharge in virtually any environment with accompanying wellness programs, products, and digital content. Focusing primarily on healthcare and educational institutions, she works with leaders to provide mindful solutions for wellness, delivered directly to the client whether it be live or virtual.

In October 2020, Steadman and Kristin Westbrook of Calm City NYC partnered to launch MyndSet, a collection of self-care and mindful tools for people who help people. With the overall wellbeing of people as a focus, she is committed to providing opportunities to hit the pause button on stress and sensory overload. One of her favorite things about building a business from scratch is that she has been able to integrate conscious capitalism and social impact programs and partnerships from the very beginning. Prior to founding BuddhaBooth, she spent her time consulting and developing business for boutique international companies, as well as nurturing her line of eco-friendly artisan packaging. She is perpetually inspired by her diverse clients and loves navigating the ins and outs of the start-up and art world. Steadman’s soul work is embedded in the healing arts and continues to combine her mission of bringing quiet spaces to noisy places with a focus on helping survivors of domestic violence to find peace and quiet through meditation, painting, writing, reiki and other holistic modalities.

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42. Nicole Sharp
Chief Executive Officer, Griffin Consulting

Nicole Sharp is the Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Consulting. She first joined the company in 2016. At Griffin Consulting, their mission is to combine analytical thinking and intuitive understanding to unleash the full potential of their customers. They contribute to the success of their customer's strategy by delivering uniquely tailored consultancy services that are research-based, practice-informed, and results-oriented. They are dedicated practitioners with a passion for their work that is contagious and inspires individuals and organizations to improve. In partnership with their clients, they bring the positive energy and expertise to build on their organization’s strengths and navigate its complex business challenges.

Previously, Sharp was a deputy program manager at Cherokee Nation Businesses and before that a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. Earlier in her career she worked with Custom Staffing of Westchester as a recruiter. Sharp earned an undergraduate degree in communication and media studies from Norfolk State University.

 

48. Rajia Ackley
CEO, Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty

Rajia Ackley is the CEO of Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty. Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty, an independent, full-service real estate company with strong roots in the communities in which they live and work. Ackley is an entrepreneur and through her visionary leadership has expanded into a major force in the central Florida market. A true success story, she continually focused on professional development earning numerous advanced designations and certifications to enhance her ability to bring expert advice to her clients and the community as a whole. Her leadership within the real estate community has attracted many of the area’s top agents to join her firm.

Ackley’s professional expertise in residential and commercial real estate development is often sought out by those looking to help build our “future” community. As an active believer in the strength of Osceola County, she has personally undertaken a number of significant development projects including the development of the luxury golf community Kissimmee Bay CC. Beyond her business interests, Ackley is deeply committed to the citizens of central Florida. She has strong ties to civic and service organizations and a commitment to enhancing community growth. Serving on numerous nonprofit boards, she is passionate about her charity works which are supported with both philanthropic contributions and personal time to truly support community needs.

 

49. Michelle Mongeon Allen
CEO, JLG Architects.

Michelle Mongeon Allen is the CEO of JLG Architects, a 100% employee-owned architecture firm that is one of Inc. Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Work in America and MSN Money’s 50 Most Admired Companies in the U.S. Past president of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and one of Prairie Business Magazine’s Outstanding Woman Executives, Allen led JLG’s operations from a one-office, 15-person North Dakota architecture studio to that of a national design firm with over 100 employees in 12 markets. One of Allen’s first major points of impact was to expand JLG into Minnesota – opening the firm’s second location in Minneapolis – and to grow the company onto the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s Top 25 Architecture Firms list. She became a partner in 2004 and COO in 2007 and, under her guidance, transitioned ownership to the employees in 2014 so as to make JLG a legacy company.

Known for her commitment to elevating the next generation of architects, Allen has been a leader within the Minnesota Chapter of the AIA, including positions of Co-Chair of the Council of Firms, Chair of the Annual Conference on Architecture, and the aforementioned President, as well as at North Dakota State University (NDSU), where she serves as Past Chair of the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Advisory Board. She is a guest lecturer at NDSU and a presenter at AIA, PSMJ, and other industry conferences, and was the State Coordinator for AIA North Dakota’s Intern Development Program from 1997 to 2002.

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