Italia Commisso-Weinand

Weinand and her team rose to the challenge presented by the pandemic, developing plans to keep employees safe while effectively servicing customers, emphasizing employee safety, keeping morale high and retaining/recruiting talent.

“My personal definition of success has not changed over the course of my career as I believe that my values and principles have not changed in spite of my success. Those values have been tested many times and I believe I do my best to hold on to them.”

Quote I draw inspiration from: I draw inspiration from my parents, each in a different way, and from my God.

Philanthropic event I look forward to every year: Kaitz Foundation and Emma Bowen

What unique challenges do women still face in the workplace? Thousands of years preset perception of what a woman is and what she is capable of.

Takeaway from a time when I was the only woman in the room: Fear from most of the men in the room to dare to agree with me.

My personal theme song: Bette Midler, “Wind Beneath My Wings” and Rod Stewart, “Forever Young”

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