Inger Geraghty – Women with Heart Honoree for July 2019
Inger was raised around the world as the daughter of an Army Officer allowing her from a very young age to immerse herself in different cultures and giving her the appreciation and respect for diversity and importance of inclusion. The experience broadened her understanding of global issues.
She returned to Florida to graduate with a business degree from Stetson University. Inger went on to have a successful sales and leadership career in the corporate world, earning many distinctions including being recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as a Woman of Influence.
She went on to join her family’s sixth-generation paint company as their Chief Marketing Officer, which was a childhood dream to follow in her Grandfather’s path.
Today, Inger is focused on raising her three boys, traveling with her husband and utilizing her business skills to advance the cause of numerous philanthropic efforts.
She currently sits on the board of the American Heart Association and See the Girl (part of the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center). She previously served on the Lung Association board.
Inger has successfully chaired the Go Red for Women luncheon raising record-setting dollars for research on the impacts and lifesaving technology in heart disease in women. She recently co-chaired the Heart Ball with her husband, and together with the community, they achieved $1 Million of dedicated funds to benefit the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. Inger has also chaired the annual See the Girl luncheon, multiple MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation galas, Making Stride Against Breast Cancer and the Lung Force Walk.
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