President (retired), Consumer Sales and Service Bell Atlantic – Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Prior to her retirement in June 2000, Judith Haberkorn was president of the Consumer Sales & Service division of Bell Atlantic. She managed 20,000 employees and was responsible for over $10 billion in revenues in the largest and most competitive consumer telecommunications marketplace in the United States, serving more than 24 million customers. Ms. Haberkorn accomplished a number of firsts during the course of her telecommunications career. In 1968, she was one of the first women recruited to participate in the executive management training program of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T). She began her career as a supervisor of operator services and advanced through a number of operations of increasing responsibility including real estate operations, special services, and materials management. Ms. Haberkorn was named an officer of the company in 1990. Active in the promotion of business issues and interests, Ms. Haberkorn is a member of a number of national and international business groups. She is the past Chair of the Committee of 200 and a member of the board of the International Women’s Forum. She is a past vice president of the Harvard Business School Alumni Advisory Board. In 1999, Crain’s named her one of New York’s 100 most influential women in business. Ms. Haberkorn serves on the boards of Armstrong World Industries, the Enesco Corporation, and the advisory board of Norfolk Southern Railway. Now retired, she divides her year between Florida and Maine.