Lynn Tilton named 2012 Diversity Woman Magazine's Mosaic Woman Legend
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Diversity Woman Magazine, at its National Diversity Woman Business Leadership Conference today awarded Lynn Tilton, Founder and CEO of Patriarch Partners, LLC, the Mosaic Woman Legend Award. According to Shelia Robinson, Founder and Publisher of Diversity Woman Magazine, the Mosaic Woman Legend Award recognizes the woman whose many stellar accomplishments, inspiration and brilliance have impacted the lives and careers of women of all races, cultures, and backgrounds. "We could not imagine a more deserving or inspirational leader than Lynn Tilton who has dedicated her career to saving over 150 American companies and more than 250,000 jobs in the process," said Ms. Robinson.
The Mosaic Woman Legend Award has previously been presented to poet Maya Angelou, and Music Producer, Tena Clarke, and today adds to its roster a true legend in the world of business. As one of the rare women who climbed the canyons of Wall Street to found her own investment company, and who has owned more than 150 companies in the last 12 years, Lynn Tilton is a true inspiration to women all across America. Today, Tilton owns the largest woman-owned business in America with 75 companies in her platform ranging from MD Helicopters and Rand McNally to Stila Cosmetics and Spiegel/Newport News Catalogs.
"I am indelibly touched to receive this prestigious award and highly honored and humbled to be in the hallowed company of Maya Angelou and Tena Clarke, who have also shared in this award," said Tilton. "I want to salute Diversity Woman Magazine for their mission to help enhance opportunity for women across America, inspiring confidence and belief in themselves, more successful careers, and ultimately more fulfilling lives."
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