Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Our own Jeff Baumgartner featured by Network of Executive Women

April 19, 2016 — Valuing diversity in the workplace, our very own Jeff Baumgartner was recently featured in an article as one of the “12 rising industry stars to know” from the Network of Executive Women’s (NEW’s) NEWLEADER magazine. The article recognizes network members at all levels of the consumer goods, retail and services industry who share a commitment to advancing women and growing business, and who are helping their companies succeed and doing their part to change the landscape for career-minded women.

READ: Click here to see the article in NEWLEADER magazine.

“I’ve seen my direct reports grow through personal development, expanded roles and promotions — and it’s a great feeling to know the people I helped coach and develop are making great strides in their careers and are broadening their skills and depth of knowledge,” Jeff said in the article.

Jeff, who works for Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. as a human resources talent manager, has been a member of NEW since 2014. As part of Jeff’s position in Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc. he is able to facilitate talent-development conversations and make sure teams are thinking and discussing advancement in the same way for all employees.

In the article, Jeff said that being active in NEW has reinforced his belief in the power of diverse leadership.

“When companies start to look as diverse as their consumers, they think and lead more like their consumers and build a competitive advantage,” he said.

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