The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE),
the premier organization for women building and leading high-growth companies,
announced the appointment of Amy D. Love as its newest CEO. Ms. Love, who
has led a distinguished career in the technology, publishing and consumer
products industries, will build upon the successes of outgoing CEO Susan Hailey,
who was CEO for the past two years. Under Hailey, FWE experienced significant
growth in membership among experienced female entrepreneurs nationwide.
"FWE moved to a new level and depth of participation under Susan's leadership,"
said FWE Chairman Sheryle Bolton. "Now with Amy's experience, leadership
capabilities, and commitment to the success of women, we are poised to extend
FWE's influence and efforts to an even larger audience. We look forward to
helping Amy further expand our membership and develop additional services to
benefit female executives and entrepreneurs."
Ms. Love has a long history of business leadership. She was Chief Operating
Officer at Molino Networks, a technology start-up unveiled at DEMO 2004, founded
and published REAL SPORTS Magazine, led management consulting teams with ADL,
Inc., and BOOZ|ALLEN|HAMILTON and successfully marketed and sold products for
Navigation Technologies and
Procter & Gamble, Inc. Love has also been active as
a volunteer and speaker; recent engagements include the San Jose Sports
Authority, The Pac-10 Conference's Executive Women's Night, the Texas
Professional Women's Business Annual Conference, the California Governor's
Conference, the Girl Scouts National Convention, Minnesota State's Athletic
Director's Conference, Ball State University (Indiana), Elizabethtown College
(Pennsylvania), and Texas Tech University.
Love received two bachelor's degrees in marketing and management from
University and a M.B.A. degree from
Harvard Business School. She is also an
Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University College of Business.
Founded in 1993, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) is the premier
networking organization for women building and leading high-growth companies.
FWE's mission is to accelerate women's opportunities to start, manage and invest
in market-leading companies by providing its members with powerful access to
powerful networks. FWE is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area and has
affiliates in Seattle, Southern California, Canada and France. In the past five
years, FWE members started over 300 companies, created 5000 jobs and raised
$1.5B in venture capital.
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