The Women Presidents Organization Announces New Additions to the Board of Directors 

Three Impactful Women Leaders Elected to the WPO Board of Directors 

NEW YORK, NY, February 15, 2023 -- The Women Presidents Organization (WPO), a leading peer advisory organization for women entrepreneurs and business leaders of multimillion-dollar companies, has announced the election of three new members to its Board of Directors. Four Board Observers have also been named and will officially join the Board of Directors once existing board members reach their respective term limits.


New Board of Directors Members

  • Lynda Applegate, Harvard Business School
  • Susan Denk, White Crane Construction LLC 
  • Betty Hines, Women Elevating Women


Board Observers

  • J Lynn Anderson, FHLB of Cincinnati
  • Sue Commanda, Hudson River Community Credit Union
  • Alina Martin, Compliance Strategies Canada Ltd. 
  • Anne Whelan, Seafair Capital


"I am thrilled to announce the latest appointments to our Board of Directors. Each of these dynamic and accomplished women are innovators and leaders in their respective fields and will be influential in launching the next phase of growth as the WPO continues to expand internationally,” said Camille Burns, CEO of WPO.

As the WPO’s governing body, the Board of Directors guides the organization toward a sustainable future led by sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, while ensuring the organization is equipped with the necessary resources to advance its mission. These three new board members join a board comprised of twenty dynamic and accomplished women business leaders who are committed to strengthening WPO’s profile and the future success of the organization.


About the Women Presidents Organization

The Women Presidents Organization (WPO) is a non-profit membership organization where dynamic and diverse women business leaders around the world meet monthly to tap into collective insight with exclusive access to entrepreneurial equals, innovative ideas, and executive education. WPO members have guided their business to generate at least $2 million USD in gross annual sales (or $1 million USD for a service-based business). Each WPO chapter serves as a professionally-facilitated peer advisory group for members where they can harness the momentum of their successes and cultivate new strategies that will take them even further.

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Giana Dominguez, Communications Coordinator