SPECIAL PROMOTIONS SECTION
A. Verona Dorch, Providence
Providence welcomes Verona Dorch as its new executive VP and chief legal officer. Verona will report to the CEO and serve on Providence's executive council. Verona comes to health care from Peabody Energy in St. Louis, Mo., where she served as chief legal officer, head of government affairs and corporate secretary since 2015. Among her honors, she was one of 2020’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas; appeared in the 2019 Financial Times Global GC 20 list; was named to Black Enterprise magazine's 2019 list of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate America; and in 2014, the America Bar Foundation named her a fellow. She has a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.