Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014
NAPW honors Melissa A. Harris as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Harris is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
“This field is very diverse. I’m not just limited to the financial aspects of the company. I am also involved with marketing,” says Ms. Harris, Reporting Manager at Hunter Douglas.
In her role at Hunter Douglas, which manufactures and markets window coverings and architectural products all over the world, Ms. Harris is responsible for creating a variety of business reports. She interacts with many departments to determine the specific needs of each one. Through careful analysis where she applies her financial expertise, as well as her knowledge of marketing and advertising trends, Ms. Harris is able to provide critical data to those departments.
Prior to joining Hunter Douglas nearly four years ago, Ms. Harris honed her analytical skills and business acumen at two other major international companies: Medco and Hertz. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Finance from Pace University.
Ms. Harris is looking forward to a long and rewarding career with Hunter Douglas. “I hope to move up within the company. There seems to be many excellent opportunities here,” she says.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.