The Chicago Conversation on Board Diversity

In-Person Strategic Networking Event

September 24, 2024

Time: TBA

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VENUE: TBA

CO-CHAIRS

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Lisa Hartkopf

Partner

Ernst & Young
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Jennifer Norr

Past President

WIPN
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Stacie Kuhlman

Regional President

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

What Happens at the Event?

Are you ready to take your career to the next level and pursue a board position?

Our prescriptive strategic networking events for women provide the perfect platform for personal coaching from experienced corporate directors, peer connections, and increased visibility among industry leaders. You'll have the chance to build meaningful relationships and open doors to new opportunities. Register now to secure your spot and take the first step toward your board service journey.

Panelists

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Dr. Suzet McKinney

Principal & Director of Life Sciences
Sterling Bay
BOARDS:
Wintrust Financial Corporation; Lurie Children’s Hospital
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Laura Schumacher

Former, Vice Chairman
ABBVIE
BOARDS:
GENERAL DYNAMICS; CROWDSTRIKE
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Dany St-Pierre

President
Cleantech Expansion
BOARDS:
LOGISTEC CORPORATION [TSE: LGT.B]; BORALEX INC. [TSE: BLX]
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Partner
Pelham S2k Managers LLC
BOARDS:
Superior Group of Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC);Vice Chair, Lifespace Communities, Inc., Dallas TX (private)

Director Coaches

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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

CEO & Board Member
50/50 Women on Boards
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Dr. Suzet McKinney

PRINCIPAL & DIRECTOR OF LIFE SCIENCES
Sterling Bay
BOARDS:
Wintrust Financial Corporation; Lurie Children’s Hospital
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Laura Schumacher

Former Vice Chairman
ABBVIE
BOARDS:
GENERAL DYNAMICS; CROWDSTRIKE
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Dany St-Pierre

President
Cleantech Expansion
BOARDS:
LOGISTEC CORPORATION [TSE: LGT.B]; BORALEX INC. [TSE: BLX]
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Partner
Pelham S2k Managers LLC
BOARDS:
Superior Group of Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC);Vice Chair, Lifespace Communities, Inc., Dallas TX (private)
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Susan Morisato

Former President of Medicare Supplement
UnitedHealthCare
BOARDS:
LiveVox ; Advisory Board for Tenure Health
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Daniela O’Leary-Gill

Former US Chief Operating Officer
BMO
BOARDS:
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS)

Leadership Committee

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Cindy Burrell

President

DIVERSITY in BOARDROOMS

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Yasuko Okita

Director-Sales

GlobalLogic

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Hannah Johnson

SVP, Head of Tech Talent Programs

CompTIA

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Joanna Vahlsing

EVP, Operations

Basis Technologies

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Katherine Ritchey

Assistant Vice President - Strategic Communications and Chief of Staff for University Communications

University of Chicago

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Dylani Herath

VP of Engineering

FinTech Advisor

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Kate Durham

VP, Communications and Events

Walgreens Boots Alliance

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Michelle Pecak

Senior Director of Strategic Pricing

Nature's Touch

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Kimberly Nute-Jones

Vice President, Financial Planning Director

Morgan Stanley

Jennifer Cotton

Jennifer Cotton

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PACKAGES
$250

Our Individual Tickets include an in-person strategic networking event in a city of your choice. These events are designed to help you build your network and make valuable connections that can propel your career forward. Secure your spot today!

SPONSORSHIP
PACKAGES
$5,000+

Our Sponsorship Packages start at the City Silver level with options to curate packages at the Worldwide Corporate level, providing you with the opportunity to showcase your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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