Pontish YeramyanBoard Chair

Pontish Yeramyan is the Founder and CEO of Gap International. For 40 years, Pontish has worked with CEOs of Fortune and Global 500 companies in leading major growth initiatives that change the trajectory of performance. She serves on the Board of Directors for FAR, a non-profit organization committed to the economic growth and development of Armenia In 2012, and has also served as a mentor in the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. Before starting Gap International, Pontish was instrumental in establishing the English as a Second Language Department at Temple University and later consulted family-held businesses through The Wharton Applied Research Center. Pontish received a B.A. in psychology and linguistics from Barnard College of Columbia University and an M.A. in linguistics from Michigan State University.