Joan Centanno

Los Angeles Personnel Department
Los Angeles, CA

JOAN CENTANNO (2016-17) has more than 20 years of successful management, marketing, consulting, and entrepreneurial leadership experience in corporate and startup organizations. She began her professional career with Procter & Gamble and Frito-Lay, managing consumer brand strategies, new product introductions, and sales initiatives, and leading departments with up to 300 people. An award-winning consultant, Joan has created sustainable and often game-changing programs on innovation strategy, market entry and growth, operations, and organizational effectiveness for clients such as Target and Lowe’s. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. from Northern Illinois University.