Annual award recognizes women who influence change, innovation, and standards of excellence in mid-market companies

SYOSSET, N.Y December 19, 2022 – CEO Connection®, announced today the 2022 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market, recognizing outstanding women executives at mid-market companies with annual sales between $100 million and $3 billion.
Launched in 2015 as part of its commitment to promoting gender equality in the Mid-Market, the CEO Connection Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market list recognizes outstanding women in the U.S. based on their ability to influence change, innovation, and standards for excellence at their companies.  They are evaluated by annual revenue, number of employees, first impression on social media and community involvement. They are influencers, innovators, and pioneers who are motivated to succeed and challenge others to do the same.

Here are the 2021 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market (in alphabetical order):

Patty Arvielo, Co-Founder & President, New American Funding

Kathy Bolhous, CEO, Charter Next Generation

Hayden Brown, President & CEO, Upwork

Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association, Inc.

Renee Cacchillo, CEO Safelite AutoGlass

Ashley Chen, CEO, ActioNet

Rachel Drori, Founder & CEO, Daily Harvest

Aicha Evans, CEO, Zoox

Janet Hayes, CEO, Crate & Barrel

Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP

Alexis McGill Johnson, President & CEO, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Carrie Jones-Barber, CEO, Dawn Food Products

Molly Langenstein, President & CEO, Chico’s FAS, Inc.

Rati Sahi Levesque, CEO, The RealReal, Inc.

Soni Martin, CEO, Dentons

Sarah Morrison, CEO, Shepherd Center, Inc.

Barbara O’Brien, President & CEO, Dairy Management

Pamela O’Rourke, CEO, ICON Information Consultants

Andrea Owen, CEO, Herman Miller

Yamini Rangan, CEO, Hubspot, Inc.

Talbott Roche, President & CEO, Blackhawk Network Holdings

Alejandra Rositto, CEO, Bottega Veneta America

Jennifer Sherman, President & CEO, Federal Signal Corporation

Ania Smith, CEO, TaskRabbit

Andry Sweet, CEO, The Children’s Home Society of Florida

The 2022 honorees include dedicated philanthropists and community leaders. Beyond their success in the boardroom, each of these women has an amazing story to tell.

We are honored to recognize such a prestigious group of women who have truly made an impact on their company and have given back to their community,” says Kenneth Beck, CEO of CEO Connection. “They personify the spirit of the Mid-Market and in the true symbiotic nature of the CEO Connection Community, recognizing these remarkable people also sets an example for future generations of women leaders.”

For more information go to The Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market.


About CEO Connection

CEO Connection is the only membership organization in the world reserved exclusively for CEOs of Mid-Market companies with between $100 million and $3 billion in revenue. Designed to provide you with customized and personalized access to people, information, resources, and opportunities that will enhance your career, save you time, and make you money, CEOC connects you with the people you should meet, the resources you need, and solutions to the unique challenges you face! With more than 17,000 mid-market CEOs in our community, CEOC functions as a proactive peer network where the connections are made for you.

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