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Leadership Gwinnett announces new foundation board member

Leadership Gwinnett has announced that Dr. Shenila Hill-Rodriguez, Director, Program Management of Fiserv, Inc. was appointed to the organization’s foundation board of directors.

Dr. Shenila Hill-Rodriguez

“Shenila has extraordinary business and organizational development experience, and we are delighted that she is joining Leadership Gwinnett’s team of directors,” said T. Michael Tennant, Leadership Gwinnett Foundation Board Chairman.

Hill-Rodriguez currently serves as Director, Program Management with Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry.

Hill-Rodriguez’s corporate career spans 25 years with various leadership roles at BellSouth, Travelport, and Fiserv.  She is a certified Project Management Professional, a member of the Academy of Management, the Project Management Institute, Women in Technology, Technology Association of Georgia, and the National Council of Negro Women.  As an active member of the Gwinnett County Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Hill-Rodriguez has served as Committee Chair, Secretary, First Vice President and President.

She received a bachelor of science in mathematics from John C. Smith University, a master’s degree in technology management from Mercer University and a doctor of philosophy, organization and management with a specialization in leadership from Capella University.

“Shenila brings a wealth of experience, from her organization, management and leadership background, as well as the insights that come from running a successful program management office for a large financial organization” said Renee Byrd-Lewis, foundation board member.

About Leadership Gwinnett

Created in 1985, Leadership Gwinnett is the region’s leading leadership development and civic engagement organization. The organization strives to cross economic and social boundaries to inspire individuals to serve as catalysts for a stronger community. The flagship nine month program has educated and equipped nearly 1,000 graduates who are challenged to apply their talents by joining professional associations, civic clubs, public boards and commissions or serve the community in an elected office.