Deanna M. Mulligan
Deanna M. Mulligan
Company: Guardian Life Ins. Of America
Fortune 500 rank: 250

"I don't feel any added pressure being a woman, but I do feel added responsibility," Guardian Life Insurance CEO Deanna Mulligan told Nebraska's NET Radio. Growing up, she had few role models and hopes to inspire young women to dream beyond state lines. "I want young girls out there to know that if this is the career opportunity that appeals to them, they can do it."


By Colleen Leahey, reporter - Last updated July 18 2012: 2:08 PM ET