Professional Development Council Members

Altria LogoAltria's Mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products. In pursuing our Mission, they have established the following goals for Altria Group and its subsidiary companies:

  • Invest in leadership
  • Align with Society
  • Satisfy Adult Consumers
  • Create Substantial Value for Shareholders

Cook Medical
Cook Medical LogoSince 1963, Cook Group companies have been among the leaders in developing healthcare devices that have improved lives around the world. COOK remains at the forefront of medical research and worldwide sales of products for endovascular therapy, critical care medicine, general surgery, diagnostic and interventional procedures, bioengineered tissue replacement and regeneration, gastroenterology and endoscopy procedures, urology, and obstetrics and gynecology.

The COOK corporate family also includes companies that manufacture specialized industrial parts and offer commercial services in the travel, real-estate development and management, and retail fields. COOK is a global company with a global focus - and a global future.

General Mills
General Mills LogoGeneral Mills' mission is to nourish every one by making their lives healthier, easier and richer. General Mills is Nourishing Lives.

  • They make lives healthier by delivering important nutrients and increasing people’s intake of whole grains, by providing foods that contribute to a heart-healthy diet, and by helping people manage their weight. 
  • They make lives easier with convenient meals and packaging, and foods that provide nourishment on the run.
  • They make lives richer with foods that add fun or help to create a special moment with family and friends.