Pathbuilders’ Largest Percepta® Class Graduates

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Pathbuilders graduated more than 100 women from 41 companies in its 2015-2016 Percepta® professional mentoring program. Percepta is a six-month program for women with proven track records of professional success who have taken their development to a new level through an integrated and proven methodology that combines mentoring, interactive workshops and peer networking.

More than 100 women from 41 companies graduated from the 2015-2016 Pathbuilders Percepta® program. Percepta is a six-month cross-company mentoring program for women with proven track records of professional success who have taken their development to a new level through an integrated and proven methodology that combines mentoring, interactive workshops and peer networking. These Percepta alumnae are ready to take on additional challenges and manage more significant key initiatives, projects and teams within their companies.

The 2015-2016 class graduation took place on March 1, 2016 at the Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. Women who participated in the program covered a core program curriculum including developing a corporate image and persona, mapping career paths, identifying skill gaps, improving communication skills, building credibility and influence and understanding the unwritten rules that guide an organization.

Cheri Husney, Executive Director of KPMG LLP, presented an award to her mentees for the 2015-2016 Outstanding Mentee group. The women she mentored were: Phoebe Himmel, Holder Construction Company; Christina Seabrook, Hire Dynamics; and Lauren Thomas, Cardinal Web Solutions.

“My mentee group was engaged and committed from the very beginning which made it a joy to mentor,” said Husney. “I’ve enjoyed watching these talented women rise to meet workplace challenges and take on more responsibility in their roles.”

Other mentees recognized during the graduation ceremony included: Joanne Carswell, Cox Automotive; Uldeen Lee, Rollins, Inc.; and Forsetta McCord, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Over the last 13 years, Pathbuilders has graduated more than 800 mentees through the Percepta program, many of whom have demonstrated a solid track record of improved performance upon completion. Participants from companies such as Turner Broadcasting System, Cox Communications, Holder Construction Company, Verizon Wireless, Solvay NA, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and Junior Achievement of Georgia have shared professional successes, and both mentees and their managers highly recommend Percepta as evidenced through formal surveys at the conclusion of each program class.

Participants in the 2015-2016 Percepta program are from the following organizations:
22squared, Inc.
Cardinal Web Solutions
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cobb EMC
Colonial Pipeline Company
Cox Automotive
Cox Communications
Cox Media
Equifax, Inc.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Gas South, LLC
Goodwill of North Georgia
Hire Dynamics
Holder Construction Company
Junior Achievement of Georgia
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
LeasePlan USA
Lendmark Financial Services, LLC
McKesson Corporation
Mondi Group
National Association of Elevator Contractors
Novelis Inc.
OFS Fitel, LLC
Piedmont Healthcare
PowerPlan, Inc.
Rollins, Inc.
Solvay USA, LLC
The Coca-Cola Company
The Kroger Company
Turner Broadcasting
Turner Sports
Verizon Wireless, Inc.

Additional information about Percepta and the other mentoring programs offered by Pathbuilders for different career stages may be found at

About Pathbuilders Inc.
Pathbuilders transforms top talent into high-impact leaders who move business forward. Through customized programming, Pathbuilders leverages a model that effectively combines mentoring, educational workshops, and interactive peer exchange to accelerate the career growth of individuals and directly contribute to the bottom-line success of client organizations. Pathbuilders was founded in 1995 with a unique focus on developing the potential of high-performing women and creating gender-diverse leadership teams. Today, Pathbuilders leverages the corporate experience of its team to develop impactful developmental experiences for high-potential women and men in forward-thinking organizations. Pathbuilders has worked with nearly 4,000 professionals from more than 400 client organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, and government agencies. More information can be found at on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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