2018 PACESETTER AWARD
Terri L. Kelly, President & CEO, W.L. Gore & Associates
Terri Kelly’s commitment and leadership at W. L. Gore & Associates has been admirable across her entire career. Since stepping into the role of CEO 12 years ago, the company has consistently been recognized globally by the Great Place to Work® Institute and lauded for its innovative management strategies. This attention to people and community carries over to Terri’s approach to societal impact, instituting a paid volunteer-time initiative that encourages Gore Associates to get involved in their local communities. By fostering a shared commitment among associates to individual accountability, fairness, and sound global business practices, Gore consistently delivers products that improves lives, from medical devices that mend hearts to filtration technologies that clean the air we breathe to high-performance fabrics that protect fire fighters and first responders.