Episode 112

What Diversity of Experience Brings to the Boardroom, with Maryann Bruce

Feb 18, 2021 | Boardroom Bound

Learning the value in diverse experience

About this episode

When pursuing a board role it can be incredibly advantageous to have diversity in your background. Diversity of experience can demonstrate a handful of strengths, most notably the ability to learn, adapt and execute – three incredibly sought-after skills in today’s boardrooms. To chat about her diverse experiences and how they helped propel her into the boardroom we welcome Maryann Bruce to the Boardroom Bound Podcast!

Maryann is an experienced independent director and Former Fortune 100 Division President & CEO with expertise in strategy, sales and marketing, and product management and development. The breadth and depth of her experience come from serving in executive and board leadership positions for start-ups and firms of various sizes and organizational structures. 
Maryann is currently a corporate director of Amalgamated Bank (Nasdaq: AMAL) and the Chair of the Board of Wrestle Like A Girl. Previously she was an independent director of MBIA and Atlanta Life Financial Group, a mutual fund trustee of Allianz Global Investors and PNC funds, as well as a board member of NACD’s Carolinas’ Chapter and the C200 Foundation. In acknowledgment of her leadership and expertise, Maryann was honored by Directors & Boards as one of 20 accomplished female board members in Directors to Watch and US Banker named her one of “The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” for her business vision, personal excellence, and professional integrity.

In today’s episode, we hear from Maryann about her experiences in the boardroom as she shares valuable lessons she’s learned throughout her award winning career. You won’t want to miss this episode of Boardroom Bound.

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