Emily West is quick to take on a challenge and to engage others both in her professional life at Caterpillar Inc. and in the community. At Caterpillar she leads projects and communication efforts in Building HH.
She oversees the facility’s Caterpillar Employees United Way appeal, worked as the Earth Week coordinator and managed HH’s Caterpillar volunteers with the setup of Wildlife Scary Park. During Emily’s personal time she is active with the St. Jude Run as a participant, as well as an organizer.
For the past two years, Emily organized a St. Jude Run fundraiser at Landmark, “Get fit for St. Jude, which has raised over one thousand dollars for the kids. A founding member of the Illinois Cancer Care Foundation’s Young Leaders Board and a sustaining member of the Junior League, Emily demonstrates true leadership and commitment both at work and at play.
For all this, Emily has earned her position as one of our Women in Leadership.