Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market

The Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market recognizes the women who are influencing change, innovation, and standards for excellence within mid-market companies (with revenue between $100 million and $3 billion). Honorees are evaluated by Annual Revenue, Number of Employees, First Impression on Social Media and Community Involvement.

The Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market are listed below in alphabetical order. View the current list or view past winners

Click the button below to nominate a Top Influential Woman of the Mid-Market. 

2023 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market

Brenda Bacon

President & CEO,
Brandywine Living

Caryn Seidman Becker

Chair, CEO & Co-Founder,

Ebony Beckwith

Salesforce Foundation

Tasha Blackmoon

President & CEO,
Cherry Health

LaVarne Burton

CEO & President, American Kidney Fund

Jessica Carps

Skyline Construction

Rosana Chaidez

President & CEO,
N.B. Handy

Kimberly Cline

Long Island University

Tammy Cooper

CEO, CFO & Chairman,

Wendy Davidson

CEO & Board Director,
Tha Hain Celestial Group

Bethlam Forsa

Savvas Learning Company

Marissa Geist

Cielo Talent

Collette Gray

President & CEO,
Integral Senior Living

Lorraine Grillo

President & CEO,
NYC School Construction Authority

Clare Hart

Williams Leo

Meredith Kopit

President & CEO,
The New York Times

Katrina Lake

CEO & Founder,
Stitch Fix

Gretchen McClain

President & CEO,
J.M. Huber Corporation

Charmaine Riggins


Fidji Simo

CEO & Chair,

Debby Soo

OpenTable Inc

Elle Tehrani

Kadance Americas

Kelli Valade

CEO & President,

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks

CEO & President,
ECOS by Earth Friendly Products

Stephanie Wiggins

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

2022 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market

Patty Arvielo

Co-Founder & President, New American Funding

Kathy Bolhous

CEO, Charter Next Generation

Hayden Brown

President & CEO, Upwork

Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association, Inc.

Renee Cacchillo

CEO, Safelite AutoGlass

Ashley Chen

CEO, ActioNet

Rachel Drori

Founder & CEO, Daily Harvest

Aicha Evans

CEO, Zoox

Janet Hayes

CEO, Crate & Barrel

Jo Ann Jenkins


Alexis McGill Johnson

President & CEO, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Carrie Jones-Barber

CEO, Dawn Food Products

Molly Langenstein

President & CEO, Chico’s FAS Inc

Rati Sahi Levesque

CEO, The RealReal Inc

Sonia Martin

CEO, Dentons

Sarah Morrison

CEO, Shepherd Center, Inc.

Barbara O’Brien

President & CEO, Dairy Management

Pamela O’Rourke

CEO, ICON Information Consultants

Andrea Owen

CEO, Herman Miller

Yamini Rangan

CEO, Hubspot, Inc

Talbott Roche

President & CEO, Blackhawk Network Holdings

Alejandra Rositto

CEO, Bottega Veneta America

Jennifer Sherman

President & CEO, Federal Signal Corporation

Ania Smith

CEO, TaskRabbit

Andry Sweet

CEO, The Children’s Home Society of Florida

2021 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market

Lisa Atherton

President & CEO, Textron Systems

Victoria W. Bayless

CEO, Luminis Health

Laura Rea Dickey

CEO, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Veronica Edwards

CEO, InGenesis

Marie Ffolkes


Ann G. Fox

President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary & Director, Nine Energy Service, Inc.

Jennifer F. Francis

President & CEO, Diversified Healthcare Trust

Kara Goldin

Founder & CEO, Hint, Inc.

Susan Guerin

President & CEO, World Finer Foods

Janice Howroyd

Founder & CEO, The ActOne Group

Erin Kane

President & CEO, AdvanSix Inc.

Kristin Johnson Karp

CEO, Hotwire Communications

Christina Keller

President & CEO, Cascade Engineering Family of Companies

Shan-Lyn Ma

CEO & Co-Founder, Zola

Erika Nardini

CEO, Barstool Sports

Julie C. Parsley

CEO, Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Nancy Richardson

CEO, San Antonio Shoemakers

Peggy Simmons

President and Chief Operating Officer, Public Service Company of Oklahoma

Claire Spofford

President & CEO, J.Jill

Jennifer Tejada

CEO & Chairperson, PagerDuty

Barbara Turner

President & CEO, Ohio National Financial Services

Jayshree Ullal

President & CEO, Arista Networks

Cynthia J. Warner

President & CEO, Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

Heidi Zak

Co-Founder & CEO, ThirdLove

Amy Zupon

CEO, Vertafore