Wednesday January 28, 2015 0 comments
DENVER - TiE Rockies, a global nonprofit community dedicated to helping foster entrepreneurship, today announced Louise Atkinson has been appointed to its board of directors.
Atkinson is a senior executive with a track record of high achievement in leading global P&L businesses building high-performance teams and developing exceptional client relationships, TiE Rockies said.
In 2010, she joined The Women's Foundation as president and CEO, guiding the organization in developing a strategic plan that ensured the growth and long-term viability of the Foundation.
Prior to that role, Atkinson served as senior VP/GM of First Data Corporation's Merchant Services Division. Under her direction, First Data achieved positive EBIT and revenue growth of 17 percent annually.
"I am pleased to be a part of an outstanding organization like TiE Rockies that has been an inspiration to and has offered so much support to many small businesses throughout Colorado," Atkinson said.
"I am excited to leverage my extensive private sector background to make a difference for so many new and innovative startup businesses."