Bureau of Engraving Appoints Three Women to its Board
MINNEAPOLIS—July 20, 2010—The Bureau of Engraving, Inc., a 112-year-old national commercial printing and art instruction business, announced the appointment of three women to the Board of Directors, making it one of the few companies with a female Board majority. Seven key management promotions, nine new hires and an organizational realignment were also announced. These changes reflect the commitment the company has in building its’ national team to pursue its aggressive growth strategies and giving women significant opportunities within the company.
“We are delighted to add the talents of Marilee Stevens, Lisa Jetland Alexander and Judy Turner to our Board of Directors,” states Lynne Alexander, Chair and CEO the Bureau of Engraving, Inc. “The Bureau of Engraving and its businesses are striving to not only distinguish ourselves in the printing industry with our women owned and operated status but also our commitment to build a team that is singularly focused on delivering excellence in customer service and product quality.”
Lisa Jetland Alexander has broad executive leadership experience in strategic planning and operational excellence. She got her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1987 and has been in the health care management area with companies such as Medica Health Plan, Allina Hospitals and Clinics, and United Health Care. Additionally she was the Executive Director of the University of Minnesota Physicians, a premier multi-specialty physician organization dedicated to providing quality patient-focused care. Much of her career includes working with multiple Boards of Directors to improve the strategic planning and operational direction, as well as establishing and supporting diversity on Boards and within corporate organizations.
Marilee A. Stevens comes with an accomplished education career in the Minneapolis and Edina public school systems. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota in French and German education and did post-graduate work in linguistics from Hamline University. Her work includes leading the administration of the World Language department for the Edina Public Schools, facilitating the Modular Scheduling model and creating a mentoring program with the Edina Rotary. This education background will be especially helpful to the Art Instruction Schools division of the Bureau of Engraving.