CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2019--
Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced Dr.
JoAnn Sternke, senior director and coach in Huron’s
Studer Education business, received the Baldrige Foundation’s 2019
Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award (Hertz award). Dr.
Sternke was recognized for her lifelong commitment to the education
industry, empowering education institutions to achieve performance
excellence and transforming the lives of K-12 and higher education
“This recognition highlights JoAnn’s strong leadership and dedication to
helping institutions own their future and achieve performance
excellence,” said James
H. Roth, chief executive officer at Huron.
“We congratulate her on this prestigious honor.”
The Hertz award recognizes outstanding leaders that embody the Baldrige
leadership values and principles while helping others achieve
performance excellence. The Hertz award is one of four categories in the
Baldrige Foundation Leadership Awards.
“JoAnn brings a future-focused and values-driven approach to helping
education clients navigate disruption in an increasingly competitive
environment,” said Dr.
Janet Pilcher, managing director in Huron’s
Studer Education business. “JoAnn exemplifies our values with
mentoring leaders, and her collaborative approach and leadership style
has enabled our clients to transform their institutions and create
meaningful change for those they serve.”
Dr. Sternke previously served as the Superintendent of Schools in
Pewaukee School District in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Under her leadership,
the Pewaukee School District received the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National
Quality Award, a presidential honor few organizations have achieved. She
serves on the Board of Examiners for both the Baldrige National Quality
Program and the Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence. She is also
an active member of the American Society for Quality.
Huron is a global consultancy that helps our clients drive growth,
enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We
partner with them to develop strategies and implement solutions that
enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future.
Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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