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Janice Reals Ellig

CEO
The Ellig Group

Named by Business Week as one of "The World's Most Influential Headhunters," Janice focuses her search practice on recruiting board directors, C-suite executives and divisional heads. Janice's corporate experience includes Pfizer, Citibank and Ambac Financial Group. Janice co-authored two books: Driving The Career Highway, 20 Road Signs You Can't Afford To Miss and What Every Successful Woman Knows: 12 Breakthrough Strategies to Get the Power and Ignite Your Career. She also writes numerous professional articles focusing on gender balance on boards. Janice appears on network television and moderates panels on building stronger boards, gender diversity and career management. Janice is a Board Director of the National YMCA, Past Chair of the YMCA Board of Greater NY; Trustee of the Actors Fund, Committee For Economic Development (CED) of the Conference Board; University of Iowa Foundation, Executive Committee; Past President Women's Forum of New York and current Chair of the Corporate Board Initiative; Harvard Kennedy School Women in Public Policy Program; Edison Innovation Foundation Advisory Board and Economic Club of NY.