Recognized as a growth-focused entrepreneur, I have a successful track record of driving consistent revenue opportunities, membership, and change for good, in start-up, early-stage, for-profit and non-profit organizations in the Twin Cities.
EMPOWERING FEMALE LEADERS FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE BOARDROOM As the Executive Director of TeamWomen, serving on the Board of Directors since 2016, my team and I have grown TW into a premiere professional women’s organization to over 550 members, who are committed to developing the future generation of women leaders. I am excited to lead the expansion TW and our EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls into cities nationwide.
STRATEGIC VISIONARY - CONNECTING FOR GROWTH Recognized as a ‘strategic growth visionary’, I have an been told that I have an outstanding ability to connect deeply and authentically with people and through my extensive network I create unique opportunities with partners, sponsors and funders to generate the best possible outcomes for all stakeholders.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING Living a portfolio career life, I am also the President of Springboard Strategic Group, an agency that provides business management and consulting services to start-ups to small business, helping them with growth and process improvement.
DRIVING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR OUR SISTER-OWNED INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS BUREAU Preferred Speakers is my 75-year-old family-run, sister-owned speakers bureau that connects the over 35,000 speakers who provide keynote, and professional speaking services to the thousands of corporations, associations, meetings, events and foundations.
THRILL-SEEKER - ASK ME ABOUT HANGING OUT OF A HELICOPTER I began my career as a Location Sound person for an International tv production company. For Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, I hung out of a helicopter, shooting footage over the Mediterranean and flying over the top of the castle in Monoco. I was recruited to an innovative event firm as VP Production.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Join us for a panel discussion and networking event with Venture Capitalists, Business Leaders, and Startup Founders around how the Future of work will look including how benefits and incentives are provided to employees in companies. This will be an opportunity to see what other companies are looking at for strategies around work to attract and retain talent in their organizations. Food and beverages will be provided at the event that will take place in the West End at the TeaWomen/Twin Cities Film Fest new offices. Free parking is available in the West End. Please join us for this event on Monday of Startup Week!