Wednesday, January 30, 2013

New Staff Member: Lee Ann Munger

Lee Ann Munger
E-Magnify welcomes Lee Ann Munger to our staff. Lee Ann comes to E-Magnify as the director of PowerLink, unique and proven resource for advancing women-owned businesses. 

(Learn more about E-Magnify's new strategic alliance with PowerLink.)

Lee Ann's full bio is available here and also below. 

Please join us in welcoming Lee Ann to E-magnify!

Lee Ann Munger
PowerLink Director,

Seton Hill University's E-Magnify

A long-standing advocate for women in business, Lee Ann Munger joined forces with the Seton Hill University E-Magnify team in January 2013. Her results-driven PowerLink advisory programs support the growth of established women-owned businesses. The PowerLink Advisory Panel Program, a core program in the PowerLink portfolio, was established in Pittsburgh in 1991 and has benefitted over 200 regional women business owners. Additional programs include PowerLink Protégée, WBE SuperPanel, PowerBuild, Financial Boot Camp, PowerHour Lunch, CEO Circles, and Connect the Dots.

Munger's business areas of expertise include business plan development and analysis, marketing, and strategically pairing business owners with advisory professionals. She is the former Director of The Center for Women in Business at the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, and the former Executive Director of PowerLink, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Pittsburgh. Through her 20-plus year commitment to PowerLink, both on the board and on staff, Munger has managed PowerLink Advisory Panels for more than 40 woman-owned businesses, managed the work of hundreds of volunteer business advisors, developed programs, systems and procedures, and directed the organization's marketing and recruiting.

Previously, Munger was president and co-founder of Graphics & Artworks, a graphic design and marketing firm founded in 1992. She has extensive expertise in marketing and creative graphic design services.

Munger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Chatham College.

As an entrepreneur, she was honored by the YWCA and NAWBO. She is active in the Pittsburgh professional women’s community and has served for many years on the ATHENA Host Committee. She is a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh Year XII and has served on the Leadership Pittsburgh and ATHENA Award Selection Committees. She is an advocate and active volunteer for Propel Schools, where her sons attend school, and in June 2011 she was appointed by Governor Corbett to the State Charter Schools Appeal Board.


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