Posted May 9, 2023

Turtle named Private Company Board of the Year

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) New Jersey Chapter named Turtle the Private Company Board of the Year at the organization’s 2023 Annual Director of the Year Awards. During a formal ceremony May 8 in West Orange, New Jersey, the event recognized public, private, and nonprofit board leaders in the state.

Kathleen Shanahan and Jayne Millard
Kathleen Shanahan (left) and Jayne Millard

"Turtle’s best-in-class governance practices are well-regarded by the director community and we are delighted to honor the company as this year’s Private Company Board of the Year at NACD New Jersey’s Director of Year Awards,” said Trish Oelrich, board chair of NACD New Jersey.

“Turtle is enormously proud to be recognized with this great honor," said Jayne Millard, executive chairman of the board. "We are grateful for the professionalism, dedication and deep expertise that each of our board members brings to our company’s governance and strategy. Together, they are invaluable partners in anticipating the marketplace challenges ahead, and in fueling our bold innovations to seize opportunities in the decades to come,” 

Kathleen Shanahan, Turtle’s first CEO outside the family and a former Turtle board member, said, “It is a great opportunity to learn from the Turtle Board member’s experience as we drive our customer service to the next level of excellence.”