Network of Executive Women welcomes Laurie Greer as new Vice President

Greer will take on the role of Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Members

Contact: Holly Goodhart 
312.414.0229, ext. 22

CHICAGO (May 18, 2020) -- Laurie Greer has joined Network of Executive Women (NEW) as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Members. She will lead the NEW Partnership team. 

Laurie will be responsible for corporate partnerships, mission engagement, and organizational transformation in the corporations we serve, while supporting NEW members’ personal, professional and business goals. Laurie comes to NEW with over 20 years of executive experience working with organizations focused on underserved communities, and a passion for women’s equity and equality organizations. 

NEW President and CEO Sarah Alter welcomed Laurie to the organization, saying, “NEW is thrilled to have Laurie onboard. Her expertise will direct and strengthen NEW’s relationships with our corporate partners and increase the value we provide them by radically transforming workplaces.” 

Most recently, Laurie worked in organizational strategy and partnerships at S.H.E. Globl. Prior to that, she was instrumental at, as VP of Partner Engagement and Success, growing partnerships, sponsorships, and developing strategy, as well as personally securing over $20M in new revenue. During her tenure, Laurie’s commitment and leadership skills contributed to the exponential growth of both the well-known Grace Hopper Celebration and, resulting in becoming a $30M+ organization.  

Laurie has served on the board of The Almaden Valley Women’s Club and the San Jose Earthquakes Foundation. She graduated with a BA in Communications from the University of Iowa, and is also a Certified Diversity Executive.  

Laurie’s hobbies include the small vineyard she owns with her husband, which they use to make their own wine. They also tend a large garden and seven fruit trees. She loves having friends and family over for a night of bocce ball, giant Jenga, or cornhole. Laurie and her husband, Jerry, have been married for nearly 35 years. They live in San Jose, California with their three sons and Bernese mountain dog, Finnegan. 



Founded in 2001, Network of Executive Women is the largest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to achieving gender equality in the workplace and advancing women into leadership roles. NEW is a powerful and growing community of nearly 13,000 members, we are a collective voice for everyone in the corporate world who wants to see diversity, equity and inclusion become a reality. Our members represent more than 925 companies and are active in 22 regions throughout North America. Our mission is powered by more than 260 national and regional corporate sponsors within retail, consumer products goods, financial services and technology. For more information about NEW and its learning programs, events, content and insights, visit Connect with us on social media @newnational.