Features May 2022

Marc Trigilio – Syngenta

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Picture a man standing in a field on a research farm in Naples, Florida. He’s just finished tasting a seventh variety of watermelon picked right from the vine. A short time later, he’s in Wisconsin, sinking his teeth into sweet corn that he plucked from the stalk and husked. Now, guess his job. Marc Trigilio […]

Jennifer Bol – 9 Story Media Group

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Sometimes, life comes full circle or at least creates a neat little bow-curve. That’s what happened to Jennifer Bol who, in 2012, became 9 Story Media Group director of legal and business affairs. She left the job after three years, returning in 2020 to become the company’s senior vice president of legal and business. “Even […]

Julianna Orgel-Eaton – Ziff Davis

Est. reading time: 4 mins

“Everyone in New York knows Ziff Davis,” says Julianna Orgel-Eaton. “It’s been through several iterations, but it’s been a staple for nearly a century.” A survivor of the death of print through digital media advertising, the internet publishing company is headquartered in New York City and has around 5,000 employees. Since joining the company in […]

Kevin McMurray – Young Living Essential Oils

Est. reading time: 4 mins

At Young Living Essential Oils, the goal is to empower customers and help them relax. The direct selling company makes oils meant to create a calming environment for the person wearing or smelling them, as well as oils to help support healthy weight management. While using the products is simple, the behind-the-scenes work can be […]

John G. Beck – Liberty Healthcare Corporation

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It’s an important mission this company in the Philadelphia area undertakes, Liberty Healthcare Corporation contracting with public and private entities serving vulnerable and specialized populations with flexible and intelligent services and solutions. So, there’s opportunity and risk where John Beck has been since 2020 as senior associate general counsel with the additional role of chief […]

Mackenzie Meinhold – AES

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Sometimes the most meaningful projects are the ones that take a little longer to come together—something Mackenzie Meinhold knows all too well. The associate general counsel at AES is nearing the completion of a wind farm project more than five years in the making. “It’s been a very long lead time, so we’re really excited […]

Benjamin Blase Caryl – U. S. Steel

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It’s a high-stakes year for the American steel industry with continued trade relief at risk. So says Benjamin Blase Caryl, as he rolls out a defensive and offensive game plan as lead trade counsel for United States Steel Corporation. Caryl believes the American steel industry must defend antidumping and countervailing duties—AD/CVD, in international trade parlance—that […]

Yukio Morikubo – Impinj, Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When people are searching for a new job, they may be turned away from a company by the language it uses in its postings. For instance, job seekers who use “they/them” pronouns may feel unwelcome if the job posting uses “he/she” to describe duties. Other words, such as “ninja” or “guru,” also have implicit bias […]

Luana Rosa da Silva – Merama

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Even sellers with unique or necessary products may have difficulty reaching their target audiences on e-marketplaces—and with good reason. Amazon has over 9.7 million sellers; and its Latin American equivalent, Mercado Libre, has over 11.2 million. As Luana Rosa da Silva explains, her employer, Merama, acquires a majority share in brands struggling to stand out, […]

Tony Stewart – ParkMobile

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Driving around the block again and again looking for a place to park is often frustrating, stressful and time consuming. It’d be so much easier if you could look at a map on your phone and see where the open spots were. ParkMobile has made this a reality. The mobile app shows users nearby open […]

Testimonials

As promised in advance, my feature in Vanguard has increased my visibility within the profession and prompted more than a few people I have not communicated with recently to reconnect. One of the Italian law firms I have used in the past is now in the process of interviewing me for an article on their website and tweeting out the feature story. Activity and the number of people connecting with me on LinkedIn has soared, which is great. The Vanguard writers and editorial staff were great to work with—highly professional and made the effort to make the experience both fun and rewarding (they were also respectful of the time pressures and demands all lawyers face). I was very pleased with the experience and the final outcome. Needless to say, I have been very pleased. All in all working with Vanguard has been a very positive experience which generated good publicity for both Shawcor and myself. My sincere thanks.
– Tim Hutzul, General Counsel, ShawCor Ltd.
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– Henry Marquard, in-house counsel, Stanley Consultants Inc.
The piece highlighting my company, Bob Baker Enterprises, Inc., came out fabulous. Our company is in the new and used car sales and service industry. Everyone was great to work with and extremely professional. They produced a high-quality product and have provided expert assistance and guidance post-production of the article.
– Wade Poulson, General Counsel, Bob Baker Enterprises Inc.
It was a great honor to be featured in Vanguard Law. Working with every member of the team, from the initial interview with Erin Clark, through production with Victor Martins, writing the article with Taryn Plumb and creating the final content with Dave Gushee, was a true pleasure. Everyone was very professional, enthusiastic and supportive, and their creative approach and positive attitude clearly came through in the final product.
– Kevin C. Rakowski, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Compliance with Radian Group Inc.

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