As Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer for the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization and Chief Executive Officer for the Women Presidents’ Organization, Camille Burns oversees day-day management, fiscal oversight and negotiations for the organization, with responsibility for WPO programming, human resources and chapter expansion. She plays an active role in planning annual meetings and conferences, and represents both organizations at events around the world.
Since joining in 2000 and working under the direction of Dr. Marsha Firestone, President and Founder, as well as with the Board of Directors, Camille has helped steer the significant growth trajectory of both organizations over the years. Prior to her tenure, she worked in human resources at the law firm of Sidley & Austin.
Camille is an ardent supporter of women’s economic development and is inspired to help foster women business owners through the WPO. She is a member of the advisory council of Enterprising Women magazine, sits on the steering committee of International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC), and is on the planning committee for Go for the Greens, a business development conference for women entrepreneurs.
Camille is a graduate of New York University with a BA in sociology and a MBA from Baruch College (CUNY), Zicklin School of Business.