BREW 2013 Features Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast
Nine local women in business to participate as conversation leaders
Baton Rouge, LA. (November 13, 2013) –Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week (BREW) 2013 will include the third annual Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:30 am at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. This year’s event will bring together executive, emerging and entrepreneurial leaders for an interactive conversation on company culture and leadership.
A distinguished roster of ten local women in business will lead conversations on topics including how company cultures support women leaders, how women business leaders support each other, important leadership experiences for women, and the leadership cultures women have and want to create.
The Table Conversation Leaders for the Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast will be:
- Dawn Cantrell – Vice President at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
- Jacqueline Chen Valencia – Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications at Amedisys
- Anya Glusman – Director of Marketing at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
- Kelly Hurtado – Publisher at InRegister Magazine
- Stafford Kendall – Co-founder at Covalent Logic
- Alicia Robertson – Senior Vice President at Business First Bank
- Jamie Simpson – President/COO at MMO Behavioral Health Systems
- Ann Trappey – CEO/President at Forte & Tablada
- Czarina Walker – Founder/CEO at InfiniEDGE Software
“The Women Business Leaders breakfast is a great opportunity for leaders, and those aspiring to be leaders in their company, to communicate and learn about the role of women in business,” said Adam Knapp, President and CEO of BRAC. “The lineup of participants includes women who have been extremely successful in their various fields throughout the region. This will provide for diverse, thoughtful, and informative discussions.”
The event will be moderated by Elise Bouchner and Manuel F. Valencia of Excelerant. Visit http://2013brewwblbreakfast.eventbrite.com for details on the event, links to find out more about the table conversation leaders, and to register for this leadership development event.
About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area, the Creative Capital of the South. Serving as the voice of the business community, BRAC’s investors includes more than 1,100 organizations whose employees represent over a third of the workforce.
EXCELERANT works with clients to develop their next-in-line leaders, facilitate critical meetings and conversations, and align their business objectives with their most important asset — their people. Leadership Excellence magazine recently named Excelerant one of the top U.S. firms providing leadership development services. For more information on Excelerant visit www.exexp.com or call 1-888-201-0155.