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J. Anthony “Tony Ogden” – Bates Group

Though an advocate of a healthy work-play ratio, J. Anthony “Tony” Ogden sometimes isn’t positioned to separate the two. There he and his husband were, enjoying the wonders of Costa Rica in February 2020 when initially sketchy reports of a pandemic filtered into the news. Sensing reason for concern, he kept pace with the developments […]

Vivian Wesson – Marsh McLennan

In spring 1992, Vivian Wesson was a junior at Pomona College, east of Los Angeles, and her semi-autobiographical play about growing up as “an assimilated American with African American roots and being in between cultures” was getting produced. As production occurred, a jury in Simi Valley acquitted four police white officers of assault charges in […]

Eve Bolkin – Capgemini North America

While she doesn’t claim to be psychic, Eve Bolkin says she can see global trends well in advance. It’s one of the necessities, she says, for effectively serving Capgemini North America. “I feel I’m aware of what’s happening in this world at least six months before it’s reported in the newspaper,” she tells Vanguard in […]

Barry Shulock – TechSource

Even in the white sands and sagebrush of New Mexico, there are times when the coal fields of southwestern Pennsylvania remain vividly in mind for Barry Shulock. Those fields are where he gained his appreciation and respect for people—and the dignity of a job. As vice president, general counsel and director of human resources for […]

Mary Clare – Milliman

The world has never been more awash in data and so reliant on artificial intelligence to improve day-to-day life than in 2020. With COVID-19 rapidly pushing commerce online (Black Friday in-store sales down 52 percent), ever more data is being mined from consumers—a trend that continues to accelerate as businesses begin to use that data, […]

Rob Peters – Check-6 International Inc.

He, too, has had to earn his stripes, though Rob Peters concedes he’s never been literally under fire. That sets him apart from most of his colleagues on the Check-6 International Inc. executive team. A global management consulting firm based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, its executives are largely elite military veterans, all of whom have tales […]

Courtney Dutter – iCIMS

How the recruiting, hiring and promotions processes have evolved since Courtney Dutter became a one-woman legal staff at iCIMS in early 2010—for a short while, anyway. Then, a young Seton Hall University School of Law grad and research fellow, Dutter had been doing freelance contractual work during the Great Recession when she became aware of […]

Angie Soety – American Management Services

It was Angie Soety’s plan when she stepped in as general counsel: get American Management Services as digitized and automated as possible to meet the demands—and expectations—of the 21st century. And then, COVID-19 hit. “It put everything on fast forward,” she says. The pandemic forced the Orlando business management consulting firm to not only implement, but fully embrace, […]

Brian Coate – Hyperion Materials & Technologies

Hyperion Materials & Technologies has been around for a long time, but in the wake of ownership changes it’s looking to write a new chapter as it gives employees a stake in the company. Based in Columbus, Ohio, this global solutions provider found its niche in manufacturing hard and superhard materials, including cemented carbide, industrial […]

Chuki Obiyo – Chuki Law

In 2008, on the precipice of the Great Recession, law schools could be pretty scary places to be. Law firms were laying off associates; law students were piling up debt and facing dubious job prospects; and corporate legal departments were being stretched thin, affecting performance for attorneys just about everywhere. For Chuki Obiyo, being a […]

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