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Janice Williams Named Woman of Influence

Janice Williams, business alum, was named a Women of Influence at the Portland Business Journal's annual Orchid Award ceremony in April 2014.

The Women of Influence Awards honor the region's most influential business women. Each recipient is an established business leader with a strong record of innovation in her field, outstanding performance in her business and/or a clear track record of meaningful community involvement.

Janice Williams is the chief operations officer for Burgerville. She is responsible for restaurant performance and operations of each of the company's 39 restaurants in Oregon and southwest Washington.

Williams recently led the creation of Burgerville's Center for Responsible Community Leadership where she redesigned the company's management curriculum and training programs. As chief talent officer, Williams was responsible for the strategic process of Burgerville's workforce productivity. Her role included attracting, training and deploying the best talent throughout the company.

Janice Williams earned a BS in Business Management from Marylhurst University in 2013.

» See the full list of honorees on BizJournals.com

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