Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2015 -- The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Kathleen Byington as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in finance. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 775,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to recognize Kathleen with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”
Kathleen Byington is known among her peers as a grounded leader with a keen ability to recognize patterns and identify the path needed to move toward desired goals. Her strong presence of clarity, intelligence and inquiry has enabled her to be an invaluable asset to each team she has led.
In 2009, Ms. Byington took on the role of Vice President for Administration and Finance at the University of Maryland Baltimore. Prior to this, she served as the Finance Manager at the Genetics Institute, the Chief Financial Office at Dartmouth Medical School and Vice President and Chief Business Officer at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Since the beginning of her career, Ms. Byington has demonstrated an unwavering dedication and zeal to acquire more knowledge, which she uses to further grow herself and the people and projects she cares about.
For her passion and determination in achieve career success grounded in her most personal standards of excellence, Ms. Byington is being honored as a role model for professional women in all walks of life.
Awards & Accomplishments: Master of Business Administration, Northeastern University; Bachelor of Science, Boston University, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
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.
Lisa Mancuso, NAPW, +1 (516) 453-6111, [email protected]