Leadership

2016 Lake County Leaders Summit

Author: LFGSM Marketing

Thursday, April 21, 2016

This month Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) CEO and President Jeff Anderson participated in Lake County’s 3rd Annual Leaders Summit. The Leaders Summit attracted more than 175 government, business, academic, and civic leaders to share innovative ideas and best practices, and to collaborate on how to make Lake County prosperous and successful–with a focus on job creation and economic growth.

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Lake Forest Honors Patricia A. Coffey with Distinguished Director Award

Author: Barbara Siegel

Friday, March 18, 2016

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is proud to honor Patricia A. Coffey with the 2015 Distinguished Director Award. Pat is recognized for her nearly decade-long involvement on the School’s Board of Directors, generously sharing her time, extensive business knowledge and leadership with LFGSM.

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Breaking Down Obstacles for Female Executives

Author: Carrie Buchwald

Thursday, March 03, 2016

There are 500 CEO positions across the Fortune 500. Currently, only 26 of those offices are occupied by female executives.

Women’s share of managerial and professional positions has been steadily increasing – from 30.6% of such positions in 1968 to over half of them in 2013. Still, the same pace is not reflected in the upper echelons of senior corporate leadership. Why are less than 5 percent of these prestigious and powerful positions held by women? Clearly, corporate America still has a long way to go in terms of gender equity.

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