Tessa Lawrence is the Director of Field Support for Aerotek Inc., a leading provider of recruiting and staffing services. In this role, Tessa leads a team of more than 700 people in more than 200 offices across North America. Tessa recently received Aerotek’s Significant Impact Award at its North American Summit, which recognizes a handful of select leaders across the whole company who not only make a huge impact on the company in their day-to-day roles and responsibilities, but also live Aerotek’s Guiding Principles. Tessa has been distinguished for her dedication to bettering her team, colleagues and other leaders around her while also being committed to her own development – a direct representation of Aerotek’s ‘Develop Yourself and Others’ Guiding Principle. Tessa is a member of the Women in Leadership Cohort and Aerotek’s Regional Diversity Board, and she is a state board member for National Diversity Council’s Ohio Chapter. As a business leader, diversity champion, wife and mother, Tessa is a leading example and deserving recipient of this year’s Most Powerful & Influential Woman Award.