Margaretta Noonan is CEO and founder of noonanWORKS, LLC, a human resources consulting company that provides services to organizations in transition, as well as trusted guidance to leading executives. The firm is committed to identifying and repairing company weak spots and capitalizing on strengths. Noonan graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religious studies. Her career began in the retail industry, and she spent more than 20 years in various senior HR positions at several department stores including Thalhimers, Kohl’s and Lord & Taylor, where she eventually became vice president of HR. She then moved on to Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of monster.com, where she served as senior vice president of human resources for five years. Noonan followed the Hudson Highland Group, an international consulting company and spin-off of Monster Worldwide, Inc., and spent eight years as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Currently, she is continuing to grow her own company, noonanWORKS, LLC. Noonan serves on Women's Leadership Board of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and the board of directors for the Volunteer Consulting Group of boardnetUSA, a unique website dedicated to connecting nonprofit boards with new leaders. She has spoken at a number of conferences including the Women in Business Conference at Columbia University and the Global Summit of Women, an annual summit dedicated to informing and promoting the economic advancement of women on an international scale. Noonan has been featured in premiere business media such as the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Business Week and CNNfn, Extra! and the Oxygen network. Noonan now resides in Westerly, R.I. with her husband, Jack, president emeritus of Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, N.J.
Pamela Eyring is the president and owner of the Protocol School of Washington® (PSOW), the first and only nationally accredited business etiquette, image and international protocol school in the nation. Eyring acquired the school from its founder in 2005, and in 2009, expanded the school overseas by holding courses in Dubai, Trinidad & Tobago, and Turkey. By 2011, she had formed a relationship with The Dubai School of Government (DSG), which has strong partnerships with some of the world’s premier institutions and organizations including Harvard University and Microsoft. The PSOW focuses on business research and strives to instruct individuals on methods for properly conducting business relationships, entertainment and communication. Prior to joining the PSOW, Eyring served as the first civilian chief of protocol at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. She has planned, directed and organized military, government, international and civic ceremonies, conferences, special events and Presidential visits. Erying was named Washington Business Journal’s first monthly Biz Etiquette columnist, and she writes regular “Modern Etiquette” columns for Reuters Global, an international news agency headquartered in London. She appears regularly in major print and online news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post, The Associated Press, Forbes.com, CNN, FOX and ABC Radio Network. She is an active member of the Women Presidents’ Organization, the Protocol and Diplomacy International – Protocol Officers Association, the American Society of Training and Development, International Public Management Association for Human Resources and Meeting Professionals International. Eyring resides with her family in Columbia, S.C.
Members of the Enterprising Women Advisory Board provide advice to the publication’
“Margaretta and Pamela both have a tremendous amount of experience to bring to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board,” said Smiley. “They have remarkable talent and the expertise necessary to help guide the future and vision of Enterprising Women. Their personal successes in the business community serve as inspiration for the magazine and its diverse readership.”
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