Joanne Y. Cleaver

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Since 1998, Joanne has designed and managed magazine and association research projects that measure and support the advancement of women and diverse talent in a spectrum of industries. She is a nationally recognized expert in women's career advancement and in midcareer and lateral career strategies. Cleaver's in-depth reporting about personal finance and retirement planning, intersecting with women's career issues, has been published in a variety of national media. She has authored seven nonfiction books, all traditionally published. Her 2012 book, The Career Lattice (McGraw Professional) defined the now-widespread trend of strategic lateral career moves. Highlights: * Designed and managed six cycles of Working Woman magazine's "Top 25 Companies for Executive Women" list * Designed and managed over 30 cycles of annual research and reports that measure and support the advancement of diverse talent in the accounting, cable television, and other industries * Deputy business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (2004-2008) * Content manager, Tribune Digital (2010-2012) * Author of seven books: three on family travel; three on entrepreneurship; and one on career strategy

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