I’m pleased to welcome Laura into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB)
September 20, 2017
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Laura L. Rounce as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to welcome Laura into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
Laura Rounce has been a human resource (HR) professional for 30 years. She began her career as a Corporate Personnel Supervisor at JMB Realty Corp. Ms. Rounce then moved on to the Dental Network of America Inc., where she held the role of Vice President, Human Resources & Organizational Development for five years. In 1995, Ms. Rounce joined the Illinois College of Optometry where she is Vice President for Administration and Chief Human Resources Officer.
In her role, Ms. Rounce uses her vast industry knowledge along with her expert skills in leadership, communication, succession planning, management, operations, conflict resolution, training and development, and innovative idea implementation. Her responsibilities are many, including overseeing all administrative aspects of the institution including facilities and security management and all employment, labor, and human relations activities for staff and faculty at the College as well as the Illinois Eye Institute.
As she looks toward the future, Ms. Rounce focuses on assuring cultural embeddedness within the college and the Illinois Eye Institute.
Awards & Accomplishments:
M.S., Western International University, Organizational Development; B.A., Northern Illinois University, Sociology; Board Officer of Second Sense and Trustee of Mercy Hospital Women’s Board
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