We are so proud of EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, Valerie Greer for being named one of the Most Influential Women in Payments in 2022 by American Banker. Read more about Val’s impact to guide the future of global payments and her efforts to be a role model, mentor and leader.
This week, we continue to partner with our Women Connect Business Resource Group to spotlight associates at Alliance Data who have important and inspirational perspectives to share in observance of Women's History Month.
Sherri Althoff, VP, Collections, credits observing and listening to her committed and inspirational leaders throughout her career as a key to her success, teaching her to lead with her head and heart. Sherri embraces her career journey, including all the mistakes she has made along the way, which pushed her to learn and develop.
In observance of Women's History Month, a month dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the achievements of women and the contributions they make in the many roles they play, both personally and professionally, our Women Connect Business Resource Group is spotlighting associates who have meaningful and inspirational perspectives to share.
As we share our final associate spotlight in observance of Black History Month, we would like to thank our African American Resource Group (AARG) for the enhanced growth and knowledge they provide Alliance Data and the dedication to sharing, celebrating and understanding the achievements, culture and impact of the African American community this month and beyond.
Black History Month is a time dedicated to sharing, celebrating and understanding the achievements, culture and impact of the African American community. As part of its commitment to a healthy associate base and its broader diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, Alliance Data recently partnered with Spring Health for a webinar to discuss mental health in the African American community.
This week, we continue to partner with our African American Resource Group (AARG) in spotlighting associates at Alliance Data who are making important contributions to our business in observance of Black History Month.
By Sarah Spradling, Director of Privacy, Alliance Data
Data Privacy Week is an annual international effort to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information. It’s also an opportunity to encourage businesses to respect privacy and be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data. Data Privacy Week 2022 (January 24-28) spotlights the value of information and how to “Keep It Private” and “Respect Privacy.”
In remembrance and celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions, Mike Schmidt, SVP, Credit Risk, sat down with Calvin Hilton, Chief Diversity Officer, to reflect on his personal experience, the importance of Dr. King’s legacy and Alliance Data’s commitment to promoting inclusion, equality and respect for all.
*Editor’s note: some responses have been edited for brevity
Mike: If I think about the message and legacy of Dr. King and your experience, what is your first recollection and memory of Dr. King?
Alliance Data is honored to have been recognized at the Nov. 10 Women’s Forum of New York Breakfast of Corporate Champions for surpassing the 35% threshold for female directors on our corporate board. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion remains a top priority across all aspects of our business practices, including ongoing board refreshment efforts. Alliance Data is honored to have the expertise, experiences and unique perspectives that our female directors bring to our business.
A Message from Tracy Crum, Alliance Data Assistant General Counsel
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Since Alliance Data was established nearly 25 years ago, we’ve maintained an unwavering commitment to operate our business ethically and responsibly – from the way we service our customers, to the way we treat one another. That commitment has enabled us to earn the trust of the stakeholders we serve and to sustainably grow our business. Compliance and Ethics Week is a time we remind ourselves of the importance of maintaining a strong, ethics-driven organization.