Janice DiPietro, Chair- Driven by a passion for helping people and organizations succeed, Janice has successfully led and consulted to companies for over 25 years. She has experience in many diverse and complex industries, with a focus on women-led and family enterprises. A lifelong student of leadership and human behavior, Janice believes by empowering people to do their best, exceptional results are possible. Janice founded E.L.I. to channel that passion and experience in a powerful new way, bringing together an exceptional team of C-level executives to guide clients successfully through periods of growth, performance improvement and leadership and ownership transitions.
Janice holds an MBA and doctoral degree from Boston University and graduated summa cum laude from Bentley University with a BS in Accountancy. She also speaks and publishes on a variety of business topics and serves as a board member for several profit and nonprofit organizations. Janice enjoys spending time with her husband of over 35 years and their expanding family — including four incredibly energetic grandchildren! An avid beach-goer, she takes full advantage of the beautiful New England coastline as often as possible. Janice was elected as Board Chair in May 2022 after serving as Board Treasurer and has served on multiple committees during her time at GSSNE.