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Women in Business Seminar

Seminar to be held March 19, 2003. Register NOW!

Location: Eccles Conference Center (directions)

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Keynote Speakers

B.J. Gallagher
President/author, Peacock Productions

How to Work with Penguins without Becoming One

Ms. Gallagher has worked in the training and adult education field for twenty years. Her training and consulting company, Peacock Productions, works with corporate clients, professional associations, nonprofits and government agencies. She will help you explore the issue of achieving success in the business world while remaining true to your inner self.

Amy Lewis

Amy Lewis
President and CEO, In Pursuit Of Perfection, LLC

Success in the Journey

Ms. Lewis raised over $12 million dollars to found the nation’s first web-based practice management system for physicians. She currently serves as chief marketing officer for her second start-up, Practice Rx. Ms. Lewis founded IPOP, In Pursuit of Perfection, a public speaking and entrepreneurial training company, to work with young entrepreneurs. She will focus on the journey of personal development, and discuss the importance of developing a life vision, and learning to believe in YOU.

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Mona Rinehart
Plant Manager, Ford Edison Assembly Plant

If You’re Looking for Fair, Look Somewhere Else

Ms. Rinehart has three decades of experience in the automotive industry. She began her career as an assembly operator with General Motors, and is currently a plant manager for Ford Motor Company. Ms. Rinehart will outline a plan for taking charge of your professional life and surpassing your personal expectations. She will focus on strengthening your mind, spirit and physical well being.

Kathy Hillis

Kathy Hillis
Vice President, Women's Financial Services, Wells Fargo Bank

Women Mean Business

Ms. Hillis was instrumental in developing the Women’s Financial Services unit at Wells Fargo. In her capacity as vice president, she has the opportunity to travel throughout the state providing workshops and seminars that help women advance their financial knowledge. Ms. Hillis will discuss the amazing strides women have made in their professional lives, and some of the obstacles that remain on the pathway to success.
Pilar Bosch

Pilar Bosch
V.P. Real Estate – Legal Office Depot

Making Office Depot a Compelling Place for Women

Ms. Bosch oversees a team of lawyers, lease administrators, paralegals and support staff who handle the acquisition, disposition and administration of Office Depot’s 1000-plus locations in the United States and Canada. She will discuss her company’s core values—respect for the individual, fanatical customer service and excellence in execution—and she will tell you why women should work for, shop and invest in Office Depot.

Mary MacRae
President, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Women Business Owners: A Growing Economic Force

Ms. Mac Rae has 30 years of experience as an activist. She was the owner and senior consultant of MJM Enterprises, a company that offered training and consulting services to women-owned businesses for over a decade. As the President of NAWBO, Ms. Mac Rae helps women business owners turn challenges into opportunities. She will discuss the positive impact women business owners make on our economy at both the local and the national level, and she will provide you with some insight into their world.

Speakers are subject to change without notice. Refer to this site for updates on scheduled speakers and Seminar information, or contact the seminar coordinator (contact information below).


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Wednesday, March 19, 2003
7:30 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:20 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m.

Pilar Bosch, Vice President of Real Estate-Legal, Office Depot
Making Office Depot a Compelling Place for Women

9:30 a.m. Networking Break
9:45 a.m.

Kathy Hillis, Vice President of Women’s Financial Services, Wells Fargo
Women Mean Business

10:45 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m.

Mona Rinehart, Plant Manager, Ford Edison Assembly Plant
If You’re Looking for Fair, Look Somewhere Else

12:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:15 p.m.

B. J. Gallagher, President & Author, Peacock Productions
How to Work With Penguins Without Becoming One

2:15 a.m. Networking Break
2:30 p.m.

Amy Lewis, CEO, In Pursuit of Perfection, LLC
Success in the Journey

3:30 a.m. Networking Break
3:45 p.m. Mary Mac Rae, President, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
Women Business Owners: A Growing Economic Force
4:30 p.m. Seminar Adjourns: Aggie Ice Cream Social

 

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Lindsay R. Schiess
Women in Business Seminar Coordinator

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National Association of Women Business Owners
College of Business, Utah State University
Women's Business Center - USBA

 

 
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