NEW YORK, NY (June 14, 2022)—Seramount, part of EAB, announced the 2022 Women of Excellence honorees today. These outstanding women were recognized for their outstanding leadership and business success, and equally important, for working to ensure the success of other women and girls.

“The 2022 Women of Excellence have worked relentlessly to ensure women have had continued support for their careers throughout the past two years of pandemic remote work. The women we honor—all leaders in their fields—consistently have made it a priority to ensure the success of other women, and we are proud to shine a light on these five dedicated, often selfless executives,” says Betty Spence, Ph.D., Head of Women’s Advancement at Seramount. 

The Women of Excellence will be honored at the Seramount virtual “Women Reimagine” conference on June 29, 2022.

Here are this year’s 2022 Women of Excellence recipients:

P&L Executive of the Year

Yanela Frias, President, Group Insurance, Prudential Financial

Corporate Women’s Champion

Lynn Moersch, Vice President, Channel Sales and Marketing, Whirlpool


Laura F. Peterson, Senior Managing Director, Communications, Media & Technology, Accenture

Mentor Maven

Chrishonda Smith, Regional Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Mount Carmel Health System

Rising Star

Madison Ong Urech, Senior Consultant, Protiviti


Seramount, now part of EAB, is a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Over four decades, partnering with over 450 of the most iconic companies in the world, we’ve built a deep data-driven understanding of the employee experience which lays the groundwork for everything we do. We meet each client’s needs no matter where they are on their journey, and guide them along an ever-changing talent landscape. Learn more at



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