Valarie Gelb

Valarie A. Gelb

Elected President of the Connecticut Chapter at International Women's Forum

Location:
2120 L Street N.W. Suite 460, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
HQ Phone:
(202) 387-1010

General Information

Experience

Sales Eats First

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer  - The BarnYard Group

Academic Specialist  - University of Connecticut

Chief Executive Officer  - Thebarnyardgroup

Chief Sales Development Officer and Executive Vice President  - MasterCard Incorporated

Board Director  - MPOWERD Inc

Chief Executive Officer  - Gelb Global Business Growth Advisors , LLC

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree  - Baldwin Wallace University

MBA  - Finance and Economics , Baldwin Wallace College

Affiliations

Board Member  - Connecticut Innovations Inc

Senior Advisor and Investor and Founding Member of 1000STRONG Women Investing In Women  - The Refinery

Advisory Board Member  - Global Partnerships Forum

Board Member  - Cimbal Inc

Advisory Board Member  - VisionSpring

Member  - Women's Donor Network Profile

Board Member  - Duke Energy Corp.

Member  - Management Council of the Ohio Education Computer Network

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Bio - Board -Valarie Gelb
WHO WE ARE Board of Directors, Valarie Gelb Valarie Gelb Chief Executive Officer Global Business Growth Advisors Valarie Gelb is CEO of Gelb Global Business Growth Advisors, providing viable business and brand strategies to corporations and nonprofits. Authenticity is established through meaningful connections with agencies, corporations, academia and NGOs. Prior to this, Gelb was chief sales development officer and executive vice president, MasterCard Worldwide, 1997 to 2010. She was one of 18 top executives who served on the Management Committee chaired by the CEO and was responsible for the global sales force in 210 countries and territories. Her expertise lies in strategic development, global customer due diligence, products and solutions, sales, marketing, business development, multi-channel distribution, operations, technology, e-commerce and risk management. Gelb holds an MBA and an undergraduate business degree with emphasis in finance and economics from Baldwin Wallace University. She served as the chief executive officer for the Global Fund for Women and is currently chairman of the board of MPOWERD, a solar-powered lighting company, and lead board director of Cimbal Inc., specializing in mobile payment and promotions. She also serves as a University of Connecticut student adviser to M.B.A. and Ph.D. students and is president of the International Women's Forum Connecticut. In her constant pursuit of elevating women, she advises women entrepreneurs in the growth of their business.

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Valarie Gelb
Chief Executive Officer Global Business Growth Advisors View Bio Valarie Gelb is CEO of Gelb Global Business Growth Advisors, providing viable business and brand strategies to corporations and non-profits. Authenticity is established through meaningful connections with agencies, corporations, academia, and NGOs. Prior to this, Ms. Gelb was Chief Sales Development Officer and Executive Vice President, MasterCard Worldwide, 1997 to 2010. She was one of the eighteen top executives who served on the Management Committee chaired by the CEO and was responsible for the global sales force in 210 countries and territories. Her expertise lies in the strategic development, global customer due diligence, products and solutions, sales, marketing, business development, multi-channel distribution, operations, technology, e-commerce and risk management. Ms. Gelb holds an MBA and an Undergraduate Business Degree with emphasis in Finance and Economics from Baldwin Wallace University. She served as the Chief Executive Officer for the Global Fund for Women and is currently Chairman of the Board of MPOWERD, a solar powered lighting company and lead Board director of Cimbal Inc., specializing in mobile payment and promotions and serves as a University of Connecticut Student Advisor to MBA and Ph.D. students and is President of the International Women's Forum Connecticut. In her constant pursuit of elevating women she advises women entrepreneurs in the growth of their business.

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