Listee Features — June 2020

Beatrice Philippe


Beatrice Philippe is renowned as a financial services executive with a career marked by more than 50 years of innovation in international business development. Initially earning a degree in Russian language from the School of Oriental Languages in Paris, she subsequently obtained a certificate in general literature studies at the University of Paris in 1966. In 1969, she graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the HECJF Paris Business School. Ms. Philippe concluded her studies with postgraduate coursework at Stanford University in 1975. From 1972 to 1973, Ms. Philippe began her career as a research assistant for Business International New York in Paris. Finding success as an assistant to the director of research at the Society for Economic and

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Cynthia Luttrell


Always having an interest in computers and information technology, Cynthia R.F. Luttrell is a business and systems analyst, IT specialist and app/web developer for the U.S. Census Bureau since 2009. She first began her professional career as a data transcriber at the U.S. Census Bureau’s National Processing Center in Indiana in 1991. She remained in this position for eight years before moving up the ranks to lead peripheral equipment operator from 1999 to 2003, statistical assistant from 2007 to 2008 and IT specialist from 2008 to 2009. In preparation for her career, she pursued a formal education at American InterContinental University in Schaumburg, Illinois, where she attained a Bachelor of Science in information technology in 2008. Ms. Luttrell also served

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Carolyn Rubin


Carolyn M. Rubin has dedicated over 25 years of her life’s work in the health care industry. After pursuing a career as a real estate agent and a restaurant owner, she decided to switch careers so that she could dedicate more time to her two children. One night, she witnessed a commercial for medical assistance and began seeking certifications in the field. Beginning her career in 1995 in an urgent care facility and family practice setting, Ms. Rubin knew she had found her passion. She also had a desire to give back, and to help others who also wanted to follow their desire for a new challenge and beginning. Ms. Rubin mentored students who attended Omaha College of Health Careers

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Dolores Winkler


With more than 45 years of industry experience to her credit, Dolores E. Winkler has been retired since 1995, having most recently worked as the director of budgets and reimbursement for the Aurora West Allis Medical Center from 1985 to 1995. Prior to this appointment, she served Aurora West Allis Medical Center as a reimbursement analyst from 1978 to 1985, chief accountant from 1970 to 1978 and staff accountant from 1968 to 1970. Ms. Winkler began her career as an accountant for the Curative Care Network from 1949 to 1960. Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Winkler pursued an education at the Business Institute of Milwaukee, graduating in 1949. During this time, she was appointed as the governor of

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Rebecca Cohen


Rebecca S. Cohen, MD, is renowned as an educator and psychopharmacologist with more than 20 years of distinction in her specialty. She initially pursued an education at Tufts University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1991. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts in medical sciences from the Boston University Graduate School of Sciences in 1992. In 1997, Dr. Cohen earned an MD in psychiatry from the Boston University School of Medicine after discovering her passion for psychopharmacology during clinical rotations. Dr. Cohen believes that psychopharmacology is the best way to combine the art of connection with the potential of neuroscience, a constantly evolving field, to serve her patients. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Cohen completed a residency in

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Growing up in a small New England town, Robin R. Fintel, MD, decided at a young age that she wanted to pursue a career helping others. As a young woman, she volunteered as a candy striper and frequently spoke to doctors about their work. Additionally, she also gained valuable expertise working in one of the most prominent hospitals in the country. Today, she excels as a clinical assistant professor for the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Additionally, Dr. Fintel serves as a physician with the Northwestern Medicine Physician Network. In pursuit of her dream career, Dr. Fintel earned an MD from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1982. Subsequently, she completed a residency at the Johns

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Roberta White


Roberta L. White is a former financial analyst who was employed by the City of Portland, Oregon, for 14 years. Retiring in 2011, she served in the same capacity for the City of Portland between 1991 and 1993. In between those years, she worked as a comptroller for Wordsmith Services in Portland. Ms. White also devoted time with several other organizations during her 34-year career, including nearly a decade with Multnomah County, Oregon, first as an office manager and later as an internal auditor. Involved in local government, Ms. White was active as the treasurer for Mary Wendy Roberts for Secretary of State in Portland and for her re-election. She later served on the Elect Hank Miggins Committee, and was

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While coming of age, Anupama Pani, MD, was exposed to the field of medicine and recognized the importance of helping others in need. Drawing upon influence from her parents, a physician and a nurse, she pursed a formal education at the Saba University School of Medicine in the Caribbean Netherlands, where she obtained an MD in 1999. Completing subsequent medical training in family medicine at Wayne State University and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Dr. Pani has since become a prominent and successful figure in her own right. Since 2003, Dr. Pani has earned distinction as the owner and medical director of Immediate Medical Care in Briarcliff, New York, for which she provides both medical and administrative direction

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Tricia Layde


Tricia Berg Layde is renowned as a global strategic reward (compensation) and transformation expert with more than 25 years of excellence with several multinational firms. Her interest in global business grew out of a love for language and cultural exchange during her year living abroad in Angers, France, and receiving a Certificat de Langue Francaise from l’Université Catholique de l’Ouest. A graduate of Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, Ms. Layde initially earned a Bachelor of Arts in French literature and a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1992. She started her career in global finance, working for a French bank, Caisse Nationale de Crédit Agricole in Chicago in treasury operations. Ms. Layde’s appreciation for diversity of talent and culture

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Backed by many years of practiced experience in business, H. Patricia Whalen-Shaw, LMT, BCTMB, RCST, serves as the co-founder and the former president of Optissage Inc. Additionally, she excels as a trainer for Integrated Touch Therapy Inc., which specializes in teaching equine, canine and feline massage. With ITT, she is dedicated to the ethical and high-quality instruction in the art of massage for animals. Although she has many highlights throughout her 40-year career, Ms. Whalen-Shaw is especially proud of being selected as a massage therapist for the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, the 1999 Pan AM Games in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, and the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. With a plethora of knowledge at her disposal, Ms. Whalen-Shaw

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