REDWOOD CITY, CA, December 11, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Yvonne Marie Webb with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Webb celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A retired financial executive, Ms. Webb concluded her career as the vice president of human resource compliance and enterprise risk management for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California in 2018. A large, integrated healthcare organization with $80 billion in revenue and an employee workforce of more than 200,000, she was originally hired by Kaiser Permanente in 2003 as the director of fraud prevention and financial governance. Ms. Webb subsequently served as the assistant controller and controller of procurement and supply between 2004 and 2008.
A career that has included numerous triumphs, Ms. Webb was renowned for resolving complex corporate issues by successfully leading several large, experienced teams that worked fluently to achieve their goals. A fearless leader, she credits her success to her endless troubleshooting skills, her flexibility and willingness to adapt and never shying away from an assignment, no matter how difficult or daunting it may have seemed. Among her other noteworthy posts, Ms. Webb found success as a consultant and leader for A4C Financial Consulting in San Francisco, a controller and shared services director for the staffing services franchise Manpower in San Jose, California and the chief financial officer and controller for several California-based companies between 1989 and 1997.
Ms. Webb has been serving as a board member for the San Mateo County Health Foundation since 2020, which is presently focusing on providing care to all regardless of ability to pay. A former member of the board of directors of the Center for Domestic Violence Prevention in San Mateo County, California, she formerly flourished as the president of the San Mateo County Commission on the Status of Women. In the coming years, Ms. Webb aspires to serve on several profit and non-profit advisory boards to guide and challenge leaders thinking outside side the box.
Ms. Webb initially earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting at Bowling Green State University in 1976, followed by a Master of Business Administration at the University of Michigan in 1978. She later completed the Kaiser Permanente Advanced Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina in 2007. Certified as a public accountant in the state of Ohio since 1979, Ms. Webb was formerly certified as a personal trainer who taught aerobics classes for 15 years.
In support of her career, Ms. Webb has been a prominent member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also affiliated with the National Association of Black Accountants, for which she has often presented speeches before college students. Additionally, she is active with the San Francisco Peninsula chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. As a testament to her success, Ms. Webb was presented with a Sarbanes Oxley Outstanding Award in 2010 and was honored as a Women in Technology Role Model and Mentor by Kaiser Permanente in 2012.
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