Helene Lollis is president of PATHBUILDERS, an organization that partners with clients to develop top-tier talent through mentoring and leadership development with special expertise in developing high-potential women. She guides strategic direction and program development, provides high-level partnership with clients, and represents Pathbuilders in the community. Trained as a chemical engineer, Helene spent 12 years with Amoco and BP Corporation in plastics process design, product development, marketing, strategic planning and company mergers and acquisitions.
Helene is frequently invited to speak on the topics of mentoring, women in the workplace and career planning. She has been published in HR Magazine, Diversity Executive, and Talent Management. Extremely active in the community, Helene serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Advisory Board of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Women’s Leadership Forum, as well as the Board of Leadership Atlanta. She also serves as Vice Chair for the Executive Committee of Junior Achievement of Georgia. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from N.C. State and Purdue Universities. She was recognized as a POW! Purposeful Woman in 2010, and in 2007, received the Guiding Star Award from Emory’s Executive Women of Goizueta. In 2011 Helene served as the subject matter expert on Mid-Career issues at the inaugural Wall Street Journal Executive Task Force on Women in the Economy, and will be returning in 2012 as a session chair.