Laurel Richie

Philanthropist/Businesswoman Laurel Richie is a graduate of Dartmouth College who went on to have a successful marketing career. She spent more than 20 years helping to build brands like American Express and Pepperidge Farm, among others, for powerful agency Ogilvy & Mather. Following her time as a marketing executive, she became the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Girl Scouts of the USA, a post she started in 2008. In April 2011, NBA Commissioner David Stern named her president of the WNBA.