President and CEO
Network of Executive Women
As president and CEO, Sarah Alter leads the Network of Executive Women, representing nearly 11,000 members, 850 companies, 105 corporate partners and 21 regional groups in the United States and Canada. Alter has wide-ranging experience in the markets NEW represents. She served as vice president for Discover Financial Services; vice president for digital sales and marketing for online retailer Quill.com; and was chief marketing officer for General Growth Properties. She has served on a number of non-profit boards and is an organizer of Chicago’s annual JDRF Gala, which has raised millions of dollars for Type 1 diabetes.