Patricia Simino Boyce
IPRO General Counsel/Vice President Tierre Jeanne-Porter, Esq. has been chosen for a “2012 Most Powerful & Influential Woman Award of the Tri-State Area.” Ms. Jeanne-Porter received her award September 28 in Manhattan, at the annual conference of the Tri-State Diversity Council — one of 25 state and regional chapters that participate in the National Diversity Council. Locally, the Tri-State Council champions diversity and inclusion as business imperatives in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.
As IPRO’s General Counsel/Vice President for Administrative Services, Ms. Jeanné-Porter oversees the corporation’s human resources, facilities management and compliance programs. Ms. Jeanné-Porter joined IPRO in 2000 and formerly served as the Vice President for Planning, Quality & Compliance. Under her leadership, IPRO’s Performance Management System was certified to the international ISO 9001:2000 quality standards and received the New York Empire State Advantage Silver Award.
“All of Tierre’s friends and colleagues at IPRO congratulate her on this important award,” said IPRO Chief Executive Officer Theodore O. Will. “We’re pleased that a member of our senior management team has been recognized for her efforts at creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces across the Tri-State area.”
With over 20 years of operations experience in the government and non-profit sectors, Ms. Jeanné-Porter previously served as Vice President for Employee Development and Labor Relations at the Nassau Health Care Corporation and Deputy Regional Administrator for the New York Regional Office of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Ms. Jeanné-Porter has also held a variety of executive positions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, including Deputy Director of Enforcement & Compliance Assistance, Chief of the Grants & Contracts Branch, and Assistant Regional Counsel.
Ms. Jeanné-Porter holds a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University.
To be considered for this award, individuals must meet the following criteria:
Provides leadership excellence in the public and/or private sectors;
Sustains a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout scope of her career;
Has clout within her organization in terms of significant impact on revenues, profitability, and/or direction of the organization;
Demonstrates leadership and commitment to community well-being and/or high visibility in the community;
Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence.
Last year’s Most Powerful and Influential Women Awardees included senior managers at Goldman Sachs, The New York Times, TIAA-CREF, Scholastic Inc., Grant Thornton and Macy’s.
IPRO is a national organization providing a full spectrum of healthcare assessment and improvement services that foster more efficient use of resources and enhance healthcare quality to achieve better patient outcomes. Founded in 1984, IPRO is highly regarded for the independence of its approach, the depth of its knowledge and experience, and the integrity of its programs. IPRO holds contracts with federal, state and local government agencies, as well as private-sector clients, in more than 33 states and the District of Columbia. A national not-for-profit organization, IPRO is headquartered in Lake Success, NY.