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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                             


P. Sherrod & Co. Names Cathleen Richardson

2019 Clutch Woman of the Year

Apple’s Trailblazer Recognized for Her Educational and Community Leadership

(ATLANTA – February 18, 2019) – P. Sherrod & Co. proudly names Apple Inc.’s Cathleen Richardson as the sixth Clutch Woman of the Year. Recognizing phenomenal women for their personal and professional accomplishments, P. Sherrod & Co. annually names one deserving Atlanta woman as the Clutch Woman of the Year.

“P. Sherrod & Co. is proud to take this opportunity to celebrate Cathleen’s professional accomplishments and continued contributions to her local community,” said Donna King, P. Sherrod & Co. CEO and head designer. “As a corporate pioneer, a mother, a devoted wife and a faithful community leader, Cathleen undeniably embodies the ideals of the P. Sherrod & Co. clutch woman, and we couldn't be more pleased to have her as our 2019 Clutch Woman of the Year.”

Richardson currently spearheads a national education initiative for Apple Inc., and she is at the forefront of the technology giant’s efforts to use mobile device technology and digital content integration as educational tools. On a daily basis, Cathleen continues to demonstrate her unyielding commitment to helping learners of all ages understand the transformational power of technology. Cathleen is equally committed to making a difference in her local community, and she was recently recognized as the Fulton County School District’s Volunteer of the Year

Cathleen is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Nu Lambda Omega Chapter, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. - MECCA Chapter, the Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc., and serves as Troop Leader for Girl Scouts Troop 18947.


P. Sherrod & Co., a 100% woman-owned leather lifestyle company based in Atlanta, GA, is inspired and influenced by the fabulous women living and working throughout our communities. These women are mothers, daughters, CEOs, students, community leaders … everyday SHEroes. To salute these women for being bold, compassionate, resourceful, successful and impactful members of our communities, P. Sherrod & Co. created the Clutch Woman of the Year Award. This award is annually presented to one special woman who seamlessly makes it all happen, especially during life's most critical moments and when it counts the most, she performs on the highest level. Simply stated - she always comes through in the clutch.


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