by Ms. Ellen Langas of The Forum of Executive Women

Posted to Announcement on 7/29/2020 at 11:56 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"Lisa Detwiler, Managing Director at FS Investment Solutions, "},{"attributes":{"align":"center"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"Presides for Second Term "},{"attributes":{"align":"center"},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"PHILADELPHIA (July 29, 2020) The"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"Forum of Executive Women named its new board members for fiscal year 2020–2021 at its recent annual meeting and welcomed 71 new members as its membership hit a record high. The Forum membership has grown over four decades to comprise nearly 500 of the most-senior leaders in corporations, not-for-profit organizations and the public sector throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. \n  \n“We believe the growth in our membership reflects the reality that there is great momentum to ensure the advancement, development and inclusion of female leaders,” said "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Lisa Detwiler,"},{"insert":" Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at FS Investment Solutions, LLC, who returns as President of The Forum’s Board of Directors for a second term. “In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we cannot allow the significance of this year, which marks the 100"},{"attributes":{"script":"super"},"insert":"th"},{"insert":" anniversary of the ratification of the 19"},{"attributes":{"script":"super"},"insert":"th"},{"insert":" amendment, to be overshadowed. A full century later, we still must continue critical conversations and actively pursue progress around female representation on boards and in the C-suite as we strive to build a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline, achieve pay parity and create equitable paths forward for the next generation of female leaders. The Forum remains dedicated to progress with a mission of leveraging the power of executive women in the region to advance the impact and influence of all women leaders across a broad spectrum of society.” \n\nIn addition to Ms. Detwiler, returning board officers include:\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Vice President"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Debbie Epstein Henry"},{"insert":"\nFounder, DEH Consulting, Speaking, Writing \nExecutive Consultant, Axiom\n\n "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Secretary"},{"insert":" \n "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Honorable Sheila Woods-Skipper"},{"insert":"\n Judge, Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District of Philadelphia\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Treasurer"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" Judith V. McGruther"},{"insert":"\n Chief Executive Officer and President, The Hill at Whitemarsh\n\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"bold":true},"insert":"Additionally, the following women were named to the Board of Directors: "},{"insert":"\nDeanna Byrne, Managing Partner, PwC (Philadelphia Office)"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Kathy Clupper, Managing Director, The PFM Group"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Kelly Conlan, Managing Director, Duff and Phelps"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Julie Fox, Managing Director, Market Head, Mid-Atlantic Private Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services, Inc."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Kelley Hodge, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Terry Loscalzo, Co-Managing Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Kate Shields, CEO, Vault Communications"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Jennifer Platzkere Snyder, Partner, Litigation Department and Labor and Employment Practice Group, Dilworth Paxson LLP"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"For a complete list of Forum board members, visit "},{"attributes":{"color":"black","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"/ \n\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"bold":true},"insert":"About The Forum of Executive Women"},{"insert":"\nFounded in 1977, The Forum of Executive Women is the region's premier women's organization, actively working to increase the number of women in leadership roles, expand their impact and influence, and position them to drive positive change in the Greater Philadelphia region. Visit "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0563c1","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":".\n\n# # #"},{"attributes":{"align":"center"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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