Janice Zarro is a lawyer, consultant, former corporate and nonprofit executive, mentor and community leader. Her expertise includes government relations, women’s empowerment and leadership. She most recently served as the executive director of the Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County, working with women seeking employment, education and entrepreneurial assistance.
She is both the former Vice President of Government Affairs Worldwide for Mallinckrodt and Vice President for Federal and State Government Affairs for Avon Products Inc. She is a former Counsel to both the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and to the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Honors & Awards
2018 Wonder Women of Sarasota Award Women’s Resource Center
2013 Women Who Make a Difference Award: The International Women’s Forum
2013 Induction into the Community Video Archives Hall of Fame, Sarasota, Florida
Board of Directors
Member, Florida Canandaigua National Trust Company
Member, Designing Women Boutique & Estate Services
Member, Endowment Committee, Stewardship Committee, St. Marks Episcopal Church
Former Member, The Venice Symphony
Former President, Sarasota Women’s Alliance
Former Member, Board of Trustees Doctors Hospital
Former President, International Women’s Forum Florida Suncoast
Former Co-Chair of the Venice Yacht Club Charitable Foundation