|Milford, CT – April 5, 2007 - Kerri Rowland, Internet Marketing Manager at New Standard Institute, has been named one of New Haven Business Times' 2007 Twenty Noteworthy Women.
This prestigious award celebrates 20 women in the Greater New Haven area, who are successful in all facets of their lives. The recognized women are leaders in their professional careers and active members in their communities. The award was presented at the New Haven Business Times Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, April 5th, 2007 at Amarante's Sea Cliff.
Rowland, a dynamic business woman and tireless leader in the community, is the Internet Marketing Manager at New Standard Institute, an international consulting firm for industrial facilities. She is also the head coach for the girls’ ice hockey team at Notre Dame Catholic High School. This year she formed the Kerri Rowland Exploratory Committee and is examining the option of running for Mayor of Milford in the 2007 election.
On Milford’s Board of Aldermen (4th district) for a two-year term since 2005, Rowland serves on the Public Works Committee and is a liaison to the Park, Beach, and Recreation and the Flood and Erosion boards. In addition, Rowland is a coach with the Southern Connecticut Youth Hockey Association, an Orchard Hills PTA member, chairman of them spring baseball fundraiser, and a member of Milford’s Democratic town committee. In 2006 she was chairman of the Democratic & Republican Bowl-a-Thon, raising $4000 for the Milford Firemen’s Toys-for-Tots program.
“I am so pleased and honored to be a part of this exemplary group of women,” remarked Rowland. “I feel privileged to work closely with the community on important issues, and hope that my efforts have made, and will continue to make, a difference.”
This is the 13th Annual Twenty Noteworthy Women event, and featured presentation of the 2007 Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award to Peyton Patterson of New Alliance Bank.
Additionally, a representative of Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven was on hand to provide information and on how domestic violence affects the workplace. A portion of the proceeds from the sponsorship of the breakfast and the advertising in the April issue were donated by the New Haven Business Times to DVSGNH. The April issue of New Haven Business Times features profiles of Kerri Rowland and the other honorees.