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Nancy Peterson Hearn (TN, '91)  has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, a nonprofit organization in Nashville, Tennessee, whose mission is to preserve, enhance and share the Parthenon and the park so that all future generations may benefit from these enriching cultural and educational landmarks. A nationally recognized business entrepreneur, Nancy Peterson Hearn is chairman and chief executive officer of Peterson Tool Company, Inc. Under her leadership, the company has made exponential gains in sales, production , and reputation, and is ranked among the world’s premier designers and manufacturers of custom insert tooling. Peterson Tool received ISO 9001 certification and has earned numerous quality and certification awards including General Motors’ Targets for Excellence Award and Caterpillar’s coveted Certified Supplier of Quality Materials Award.  An active member of SIBF, Nancy also serves on the Aquinas College Board of Governors and the Mississippi University for Women’s National Board of Distinguished Women.