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World Trade Week Announces 2016 Business Conference Keynote Speaker
March 31, 2016
West Michigan World Trade Week 2016 is proud to announce Adrienne Stevens, President of Notions Marketing Corporation, as the 31st Annual Business Conferences' Keynote Speaker.
A dynamic visionary and high-energy leader who works vigorously to drive organizations to extraordinary success, Adrienne Stevens cultivates a high-performance environment through a unique blend of customer focus, organizational collaboration, and executive acumen.
As President of Notions Marketing Corporation, the World’s largest distributor of creative arts products, Stevens is leading the company through explosive growth while strengthening the organization through the transformation of technology, facilities, and talent. She is a decisive change-agent with a proven track record of consistently exceeding customer expectations, increasing revenue, market share and EBITDA through innovative planning and management practices.
Her broad general management capabilities include full P&L responsibility across a range of public, private and family held entities. Formerly a divisional president of L-3 Communications and Goodrich Corporation, Adrienne has demonstrated an influential business savvy and synergistic style that inspires others, improves productivity and maximizes ROI.
Stevens holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Engineering at Western Michigan University where she also earned a minor in Business Administration. She has completed the Executive MBA program at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. She is also active in the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Jandernoa Entrepreneurial Mentoring (JEM).