Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that Susan Saturday, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bluegreen Corporation, was awarded the 2011 Glass Ceiling Award by the Florida Diversity Council. The Glass Ceiling Award honors women who have broken through the invisible barrier, known as the glass ceiling, to hold positions of highest prestige, power and earnings in the workforce.
The Florida Diversity Council held its Inaugural South Florida Women’s Conference on Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Kovens Conference Center on the campus of Florida International University in North Miami, Florida. This year’s theme was “Experience the Power of Connection,” with Val Demings, Chief of Police, Orlando Police Department, as the keynote speaker. [member]
Susan Saturday, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bluegreen Corporation was one of 13 women awarded with the Glass Ceiling Award this year. She states, “I am extremely honored to receive this award and humbled to be included with this dynamic group of women leaders from Florida. I have prided myself on relationship-building as a key driver to my success and have never said no to an opportunity to expand my role or assume additional responsibilities. Often these opportunities require courage, particularly when they are presented outside of your areas of comfort or expertise as some of mine have Susan added, “throughout my career, I have consistently surrounded myself with top talent that shares my passion and drive. At this event, I recognized that I share this relational trait with many of the other award recipients.”
The criteria for receiving a Glass Ceiling Award includes the ability to demonstrate leadership excellence; maintain a record of accomplishments in areas of expertise; bear a record of a steady increase in responsibility within their career; exhibit positive influence on those underneath their leadership; and display integrity and portray the highest ethical standard among colleagues and individuals. [/member]