Business Builders Honors Erica Wright as a Woman in Leadership

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Business Builders Honors Erica Wright as a Woman in Leadership


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Becky Gates
Business Builders LLC

May 31, 2011 (San Francisco, CA): Business Builders, LLC recently awarded its first annual “Woman in Leadership” honor to Erica Wright, Vice President of Human Resources for the Life Sciences Solutions Unit at Agilent Technologies.

The prestigious Business Builders award recognizes executive women whose talents in leadership, mentoring, and professional excellence have contributed significantly to both personal and organizational growth.

Cathy Light, Founder and CEO at Business Builders LLC, said, “We are so thrilled to present this important award to an amazing woman like Erica Wright. She represents the very best qualities of leadership and excels in what I call the ‘five E’s’: Envisioning, Energizing, Emotional Intelligence, Empowering, and Executing. I have had the pleasure of working with Erica since 2007 and have enjoyed watching her evolve as an influential leader at Agilent Technologies.”

“I am deeply honored to receive this award and to serve as an example to other women and young girls who aspire to achieve leadership roles in business. Agilent Technologies has always been a company committed to the development of its entire diverse workforce, and I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve been given,” commented Ms. Wright.

Ms. Wright has extensive experience in both Human Resources and Business Management. She is currently Vice President of Human Resources for the Life Sciences Group within Agilent Technologies. Her responsibilities include directing worldwide programs for the business in the areas of leadership and talent development, workforce planning, organization development, and merger and acquisitions integration.

Other outstanding women leaders nominated for the 2011 award were: Allison Hopkins, Vice President of Human Resources at Netflix (Los Gatos, California); Deborah Morton Padilla, Director of Human Resources at Anritsu Company (Morgan Hill, California); Maria Grimes, Director of Human Resources at Interline Brands (Jacksonville, Florida); and Bea Black, Executive Director at Woman & Children’s Alliance (Boise, Idaho),

About Business Builders LLC:
Business Builders LLC.,, is a privately held management advisory company specializing in creating the right strategy, structure and processes for companies to achieve growth successfully. Business Builders LLC has been providing business performance and workforce solutions to assist management teams in building highly motivated, well planned, profitable businesses for more than a decade. The firm’s clients range from early stage to Fortune 500 companies.

Launching in Summer 2011, Business Builders CEO Cathy Light and her colleague, Lizz Pellet, CEO at Emerge International, will deliver a comprehensive one-day workshop for women who want to excel in the workplace. This dynamic duo will also address specific areas of development based on competency gaps.