Z. Ileana Martinez,  Thompson Hine LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Z. Ileana Martinez Thompson Hine Partner Is a Forceful Advocate—In and Out of the Courtroom   Ileana Martinez has been practicing law for 28 years and is a member of the Georgia, Florida, and Connecticut bar associations. As a partner at Thompson Hine, she handles... Read more
Cathleen Taff, The Walt Disney Company
Women Worth Watching 2015 Cathleen Taff This Talented SVP Helps Drive Brand and Employee Success at Disney   Senior vice president of integrated planning and franchise management for The Walt Disney Studios, Cathleen Taff drives collaborative efforts to maximize the value of the studio brands and creative properties across... Read more
Elissa Margolis, Disney Consumer Products–The Walt Disney Company
Women Worth Watching 2015 Elissa Margolis Calm Leadership and a Thoughtful Approach Helped Make this Disney Stores SVP a Star   As senior vice president and general manager of the Disney Stores, Elissa Margolis oversees the day-to-day operations for more than 200 brick-and-mortar locations across North America and Disneystore.com. In... Read more
Patricia Betron, ESPN
Women Worth Watching 2015 Patricia Betron ESPN’s Savvy SVP Connects Audiences and Advertisers in a Multimedia World   By focusing on advertising effectiveness and delivering quality audience and potential customers for ESPN’s clients, Patricia Betron has reshaped the way businesses thinks about ESPN. Its fans are not just sports... Read more
Linda Kay, Terex Corporation
Women Worth Watching 2015 Linda Kay Terex Director Tells Women, “Believe in and Challenge Yourself”   Linda Kay’s first proper job, post-university, was as a quality engineer for an automotive switchgear company. Her first task there was to analyze boxes full of returned warranty parts (switches, indicators, wiper levers,... Read more
Dorinda Smith, SunTrust Mortgage
Women Worth Watching 2015 Dorinda Smith Saying Yes to a New Challenge Revealed This SunTrust EVP’s True Calling   Dorinda Smith joined SunTrust more than 25 years ago, and has held roles of increasing responsibility during her tenure with the company. She served in several operational leadership roles, guiding... Read more
Niki Curci Scott, SunTrust Mortgage
Women Worth Watching 2015 Niki Curci Scott   This SunTrust EVP Not Only Helps People Own Homes, She Helps Build Homes Too   Niki Curci Scott joined SunTrust in 2004, after working at other top national mortgage lenders for almost 15 years. She served as region and division manager... Read more
Shira Goodman, Staples
Women Worth Watching 2015 Shira Goodman President “Makes More Happen” for Staples across North America   Shira Goodman is president of Staples North American Commercial division, as well as head of the company’s supply chain and customer service operations in North America. Shira joined Staples in 1992 and has... Read more
Deborah Roberts, Sodexo, Inc.
Women Worth Watching 2015 Deborah Roberts Sodexo’s SVP Is a Dynamic Leader and a Global Success   Deborah Roberts, Sodexo’s North America senior vice president of facilities for the health care market, has over 25 years of leadership experience in business operations, sales, and general management. She has lived... Read more
Sara McCoy, Salt River Project (SRP)
Women Worth Watching 2015 Sara McCoy SRP’s First Female Plant Manager Reaches Out to Mentor Other Women   When Sara McCoy graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in mechanical engineering, she was one of a handful of female graduates. When she was hired by Salt River... Read more