SOURCE: Women in the Boardroom

Women in the Boardroom

February 09, 2015 09:00 ET

Women in the Boardroom Appoints Advisory Board Chair & Four New Members

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2015) - Women in the Boardroom (WIB), a leading national organization committed to advancing women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, announced today that Sharon Egilinsky, CEO of SRE Solutions, LLC, a New York-based management consulting firm, has been appointed as the Chair of the organization's Advisory Board. Ms. Egilinsky has led complex reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other forward-thinking business associations. Under her guidance, the Board will provide strategic direction to WIB as well as help uncover board opportunities for the organization's VIP Members. In addition, four new members have been added to the organization's Advisory Board.

  • Brendan Sheehan, Senior Advisor at Caliber Corporate Advisers, a business and marketing consulting firm

  • Naomi Kent, Global Head of Client Services at BoardEx, a company that builds intelligence data on high level board members and executives

  • Pat Prout, President and CEO of The Prout Group, an executive search firm

  • Ty Francis, Vice President at the New York Stock Exchange

"As we continue to connect our members with various opportunities, I am excited to welcome these high-caliber individuals to WIB's Advisory Board," said Sheila Ronning, CEO and Founder of WIB. "Their years of corporate expertise will provide valuable guidance to the organization."

"I am honored to Chair such a talented and dynamic group of professionals," said Ms. Egilinsky. "Together, we will help WIB continue to shape the corporate boardroom dynamic by emphasizing the importance of diverse perspectives in the boardroom."

About WIB:

Women in the Boardroom (WIB) is a leading organization committed to advancing women in their careers and into the corporate boardroom. The organization prepares women for leadership and corporate board service by giving them the knowledge, tools and connections to learn, advance and lead. WIB's VIP Membership includes board-ready, senior-level executive women that can serve as a resource for boards looking for qualified candidates. WIB also offers board and executive coaching to aid women in the corporate workforce to become leaders and ultimately board members. To find out more, visit www.womenintheboardroom.com.

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