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The first woman to oversee the Lockheed Martin plant in Marietta, vice president and general manager Shan Cooper is occasionally seen on the factory floor, chatting with the plant’s 6,300 employees who build C-130J cargo planes and the center wing assembly for the brand-new F-35 fighter jet.
The president and CEO of Emory Healthcare has some pretty big scrubs to fill succeeding John Fox, who led Georgia’s largest hospital system for 16 years before Mandl took over in March. Despite Emory’s Ebola-fighting prestige, Mandl’s off to a rocky start; WellStar recently pulled out of merger negotiations for which he’d been the self-described “quarterback.”
The United Way of Metropolitan Greater Atlanta’s president doesn’t just control the purse strings for the behemoth nonprofit’s local chapter. He also determines how its more than $100 million in annual revenue gets divvied up among 200 philanthropic organizations in more than a dozen metro-area counties.