As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization and the Women Presidents’ Organization, Camille Burns oversees all functions of the headquarters office, including financial directives, human resources, marketing, technology and administration. 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 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, Camille 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 WPEO. 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 an MBA from Baruch College (CUNY), Zicklin School of Business.