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05/04/2016 - Women in Leadership Lunch: 2016

This year we will honor four inspiring leaders:

  • Sheryl Adams, Executive Director of Sans Souci
  • ​Jan Brinkman, Sr. Vice President, Century 21 Breeden Realtors
  • Sarah Cannon, Vice President, First Financial Corp. and Financial Planner with Raymond James Financial Services
  • Angie May, President, Analytical Engineering Inc. and Data Cave

Each of these women model a commitment to quality, integrity, collaboration and  innovation in their work and in their community service. 

Sherry Stark, who has served in many catalytic roles in this community including President and CEO of Heritage Fund, will be the honorary chair for the event. In that role, she will share reflections from her own leadership journey. 

Sponsored by Franciscan St. Francis Health

05/13/2016 - TEN Talk -Conflict Resolution- Dealing with Difficult People

Learn how to utilize demonstrated approaches to pull together and foster employees’ productivity, creativity, motivation and personal growth. This is accomplished by focusing on organizing dynamic teams. This session also emphasizes the importance of effective high-level communication in any organization.Presenters Nancy Stiegmeyer, dean of the graduate school at Trine University, and Jackie Delagrange, director of the Master of Science programs, will discuss how to effectively deal with challenging coworkers and colleagues and dealing with conflict in the workplace.

Nancy Steigmeyer brings a diverse business background with a combination of development, academics and community leadership. She is the Dean of Graduate School at Trine University and has also served as Director of the Lou Holtz Master of Science in Leadership and MBA Programs. In addition to her career in academia including adjunct instruction at several universities, her past career was primarily in the Human Resource and vendor services fields, which also included sales and management.

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Women in Leadership Lunch: 2016

The event will shine the spotlight on four strong leaders from different sectors of the community. Sherry Stark will serve as the honorary chair for the event. 

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