Gail A. Gerono: VP, Calgon Carbon
Gail A. Gerono holds an MBA from the Donahue Graduate School of Business at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, as well as a BA in French from Mercyhurst College. Gerono is the vice president of investor relations, communications, and human resources at Calgon Carbon, a company that removes contaminants and odors from liquids and gases. Gerono joined Calgon Carbon in 1990 as manager of investor relations and was promoted to director in 1993. She became the first woman to serve as a vice president at the company in 2002.