Betsy J. Bernard

Director at Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

Betsy J. Bernard

Betsy J. Bernard

Director at Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

AT&T Corp. (Inactive)
AT&T Business Services
US West, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2684

Number of Boards

18

Birthday

1956

Age

65

Number of Awards

3

Relationships
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President & Chief Executive Officer at Principal Financial Group, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive & Operating Officer at Principal Financial Group, Inc.

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Director, Chief Executive Officer & President at Discover Financial Services

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Member-Sports Board at The University of Nottingham

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Adjunct Professor at University of Cambridge

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Fund Advisor at State Street Global Advisors Asia Ltd.

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President-Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at MMI Investments LP

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President at TechEdVentures

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Betsy J. Bernard
Director at Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts

St. Lawrence University was founded in 1856 as a coeducational institution and remains the oldest continuously coeducational college in New York State. The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise.

M.B.A.

Silberman College of Business is a tri-campus college of the University, offering undergraduate and graduate programs at the College at Florham, Madison, NJ and on the Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ. FDU - Vancouver, located in downtown Vancouver, offers bachelor degree studies in Business Management and Information Technology. The Silberman College of Business is accredited by AACSB International - the world's preeminent accreditation authority for collegiate schools of business. AACSB accreditation has been earned by less than 35 percent of the business schools in the United States. The College aims to achieve regional recognition as a leading provider of high-quality, innovative education in business management through the applied research and professional activities of the faculty.

MS Degree in Management

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Graduate Degree

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Memberships
Member
Current

The International Women’s Forum advances leadership across careers, cultures and continents by connecting the world’s most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement. The IWF brings together an unprecedented global membership to exchange ideas, to learn and inspire, and to promote better leadership for a changing world. Founded in 1982 in the United States, the International Women’s Forum has grown across 5 continents into 29 nations. There are more than 5,500 women leaders participating in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. Membership in the International Women’s Forum (IWF) is by invitation and is influenced by definitive international standards. Members are committed to bettering global leadership today and cultivating women leaders of tomorrow. IWF provides one-of–a-kind programming designed by world leaders, for world leaders, both present and future. IWF provides a platform for leaders to meet among their peers in an environment where meaningful partnerships and friendships can grow and form.

Career History
Director
Current

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. provides musculoskeletal healthcare services. It designs, manufactures and markets orthopedic reconstructive products, sports medicine, biologics, extremities & trauma products, office based technologies, spine, craniomaxillofacial & thoracic products, dental implants and related surgical products. Its products and solutions help treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints or supporting soft tissues. Zimmer Biomet Holdings was founded by Justin O. Zimmer in 1927 and is headquartered in Warsaw, IN.

Advisor
Current

Grotech Ventures makes early-stage investments in private, US technology companies with a focus on the following industries: e-commerce, social & digital media, mobile, infrastructure software software, security technologies and healthcare information technology. Initial investments range from $500,000 to $5 million. The firm allocates capital to support a company throughout all stages of development

President
2002 - 2003

AT & T is the global leader in providing local, long distance, Internet, and transaction-based voice and data services. AT&T provides unparalleled quality and reliability in communications services

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2001 - Current

Principal Financial Services, Inc. provides brokerage, insurance and mortgage services. It offers retirement, group insurance benefits, business planning and protection solutions, and employees benefits, estate planning and personal trusts, life insurance and income protection. The company is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.

Member, Board of Directors
1999 - Current

Principal Life Insurance Co. provides insurance brokerage services. It offers term life, major medical, annuities, disability, long term care, health, and consultancy services to trades unions, individuals, and business marketplace. The company was founded on June 24, 1879 and is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.

Member, Advisory Board
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Member, Blue Ribbon Commission on Board Leadership
Prior

National Association of Corporate Directors provides online and print information services to directors of public companies. It offers in-boardroom education, evaluation, governance reviews, board composition and succession planning, board recruitment, ongoing advisory, insights, and analytics services. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The International Women’s Forum advances leadership across careers, cultures and continents by connecting the world’s most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement. The IWF brings together an unprecedented global membership to exchange ideas, to learn and inspire, and to promote better leadership for a changing world. Founded in 1982 in the United States, the International Women’s Forum has grown across 5 continents into 29 nations. There are more than 5,500 women leaders participating in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. Membership in the International Women’s Forum (IWF) is by invitation and is influenced by definitive international standards. Members are committed to bettering global leadership today and cultivating women leaders of tomorrow. IWF provides one-of–a-kind programming designed by world leaders, for world leaders, both present and future. IWF provides a platform for leaders to meet among their peers in an environment where meaningful partnerships and friendships can grow and form.

Political Donations
$2,000
2013

Board Member at Kansas Bar Association

$250
2010

Senator from the 53rd District at New York State Senate

$250
2010

Former Governor of Maryland

Investments
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Happy Money, Inc. provides online debt settlement services. It offers a free, web-based service that allows consumers to view all of their financial information in one place. The firm encourages users to set personal financial goals, and offers motivational strategies and rewards when they make progress. It also offers a social platform that helps users manage their way out of debt. The company was founded by Ralph S. Saunders III and Eden Warner in 2009 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
Fortune Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship
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