One of the top female CEOs in the country has been named the 2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Distinguished Alumna Award winner.
In receiving this award, Candice Hunter Corby was given the highest honor bestowed by the UA Little Rock Alumni Association. This award is only given to a graduate that has achieved remarkable success in their field, brought honor to the university and serves as a positive role model to the students.
The event was sponsored by Baptist Health and hosted by the UA Little Rock Foundation Fund Board and the UA Little Rock Alumni Association. The ceremony took place in the Great Hall of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center on May 12, 2017.
Corby was joined in person by her husband, Ken Corby, and Sakthivel Venkatraman while the Cobra team in Chennai watched via live stream on FaceBook.
Holly Rose, board president of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association spoke about Corby's junior year internship with BKD, where she was promoted to senior auditor before moving on to become the youngest CFO of the Times Record News in Wichita Falls, Texas, at age 26. "Candice has always proven to be a go-getter," said Rose.
During her reception speech, Corby was moved by the recognition of her many accomplishments and humbly attributed much of her success to the people she worked with along the way, including her husband, professors, business associates, and her team at Cobra.
"I am humbled and honored by this amazing recognition, and the opportunity to represent UA Little Rock as your distinguished alumna," Corby said.
Corby, a 1994 UA Little Rock graduate, is president, CEO, and one of two female board members of Cobra Legal Solutions, LLC. Corby is a frequent speaker and mentor, having been interviewed by the Harvard Business School Executive MBA program on "How Key Women Succeed." She also moderated panel discussions at The University of Texas McCombs Executive MBA Program on "Championing Women in the Workplace" and participated on a panel for the Four Seasons Hotel - Austin's program on "Women in Leadership."
Based in Austin, Texas, Cobra Legal Solutions, LLC provides legal experts and technologists to consistently and cost-effectively help corporate legal departments and law firms with their information management needs both domestically and internationally.
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Candice Hunter Corby
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