VANCOUVER, October 31, 2012 – ACL, the technology company that is transforming audit and risk management, announced today that President and CEO, Laurie Schultz, received The Minerva Foundation for BC Women “Excellence in Leadership” award, which is bestowed upon women working in non-traditional fields. The award will officially be presented to Schultz at the Minerva Foundation’s 7th annual Women In™ luncheon on November 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, Canada. This year, Minerva will honour Women In™ Technology.
Schultz, a seasoned professional in the field of technology, has over 12 years of experience leading software companies, including Intuit and Sage. Prior to joining ACL, Schultz served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage North America’s mid-market ERP portfolio, where she managed products sold in over 100 countries. She recently was appointed CEO of ACL Services, where she is responsible for leading the successful execution of the company’s strategic growth plans.
“We are excited to be honouring Laurie for her leading role in the technology industry and her commitment to giving back to the community,” said Fiona Douglas-Crampton, CEO of Minerva Foundation for BC Women.
The Minerva Foundation for BC Women is a not-for-profit organization in Canada that has helped over 3,000 women and girls throughout British Columbia by creating opportunities to make lasting life changes. Minerva partners with businesses, government, service organizations, public institutions, and individuals to offer programs and educational awards that enable women to reach their full potential.
“I’m thrilled to be honoured by an organization that directly supports the careers of women in British Columbia,” Schultz said. “One of my top priorities is to serve as a role model for other women striving to become leaders, especially within the technology industry.”
Schultz also acts on the Board of Dress For Success Vancouver, a not-for-profit organization committed to helping women with low or no income transition into the workforce, and serves on the Board of the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), an industry-funded organization committed to growing BC’s technology industry.
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ACL delivers technology solutions that are transforming audit and risk management. Through a combination of software and expert content, ACL enables powerful internal controls that identify and mitigate risk, protect profits, and accelerate performance.
Driven by a desire to expand the horizons of audit and risk management so they can deliver greater strategic business value, we develop and advocate technology that strengthens results, simplifies adoption, and improves usability. ACL’s integrated family of products—including our cloud-based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution and flagship data analytics products—combine all vital components of audit and risk, and are used seamlessly at all levels of the organization, from the C-suite to front line audit and risk professionals and the business managers they interface with. Enhanced reporting and dashboards provide transparency and business context that allows organizations to focus on what matters.
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