A lifelong Girl Scout and longtime business leader, Ms. Acevedo held the title of interim GSUSA CEO starting in June 2016 and accepted the permanent position in June 2017. Her previous roles included serving as secretary of the GSUSA Board of Directors. She is an enduring champion of girls' and women's causes who brings to the organization a deep understanding of the youth leadership market and the evolving needs of today's girls.
Famous Formers Luncheon
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hilton Norfolk The Main
100 Main Street, Norfolk, VA
Each Girl Scout membership year, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast recognizes local Girl Scout alumnae who are leaders in their field. These women serve as role models for girls today – the future leaders of tomorrow.
Keynote Speaker GSUSA CEO Sylvia Acevedo
A talented technology executive who has held positions with some of the world's most respected companies, previously Sylvia was the founder, president, and CEO of CommuniCard LLC, a marketing firm known for its innovative approaches to working with changing community demographics. Prior to that, she served in executive and business development roles at REBA Technologies, Dell Computer Corporation, Autodesk Inc., Tandem Ungermann-Bass, Apple Computer, and IBM-and she began her career as a rocket scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Ms. Acevedo has also advocated for Hispanic, Asian and other minority populations in the U.S. throughout her career and is a White House commissioner on the Presidential Initiative for Hispanic Educational Excellence.
Anne Conner, President Public Finance and Community Investment
Betty Wade Coyle, Retired
Child Abuse Prevention Advocate
Carol Curtis, Founder, President & CEO
Katherine Glass, Clerk of Council
City of Hampton
Nicole Stuart, President
Top Guard Security
Cecelia (CeeCee) Tucker, Director of Community Relations
Old Dominion University
Nancy Welch, MD, Public Health Director
Chesapeake Health Department
New Category in 2017—Future Famous Former
Amy Godby, Project Manager
For questions email Robin Thomas or call 757-548-3809.