PINK Events Panelists
2016 12th Annual Signature Fall Empowerment Event
Moderator: Sharon Reed, Anchor, CBS46
Panelists: Coretha Rushing, Chief HR Officer, Equifax; Karen Raskopf, CCO, Dunkin’ Brands; Hope Margala, CEO, Yankee Candle CEO; Sheila Stanziale, CEO, Mighty Leaf Tea; Maria Brennan, CEO, Women in Cable.
2016 Spring into Success Women’s Business Lunch
Moderator: Daryn Kagan, Author, TV Anchor
Panelists: Sharon Beyers, Chief Development Officer, American Cancer Society, Jill Campbell, Chief Operating Officer, Cox Communications, Shan Cooper, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Westrock, Sandy Douglas, President North America, Coca-Cola, Susan Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, SunTrust.
2015 11th Annual Signature Fall Empowerment Event
Moderator: Gloria Neal, Anchor, CBS46
Panelists: Tami Barron, President, Chief Executive Officer, SouthernLINC Wireless, Bill Burke, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Newell Rubbermaid, Ann-Marie Campbell, President, Southern Division, The Home Depot, Linda Galipeau, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Board Member, Randstad USA, Alison Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies
2015 Spring PINK Petals of Wisdom Panelists
Moderator: Maria LaRosa, Broadcast Meteorologist, The Weather Channel
Panelists: Lacrecia Cade, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Morehouse College, Tricia Conahan, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Brookdale Senior Living, Paula S. Larson, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Newell Rubbermaid, and Debbie Simpson, Chief Financial Officer, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
2014 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Announcer: The Original Siri (aka Susan Bennett)
Opening Remarks: Lisa Borders, Chair of the Coca-Cola Foundation, VP Global Community Affairs
Moderator: Isabel González Whitaker, Deputy Editor, “Billboard Magazine”
Panelists: Erika James, Dean of Goizueta Business School of Emory University, Carol Tomé, CFO of The Home Depot, Kate Gutmann, SVP of Worldwide Sales and Solutions at UPS, Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes, Jan Singer, CEO of SPANX, and Pamela Joseph, Vice Chair of US Bancorp.
2014 Spring Recipe for Success Event
Keynote: Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon Inc.
Moderator: Melissa Long, WXIA-TV Anchor
Panelists: Andra Hall, CEO of CamiCakes,LLC , Jennifer Johnson, owner of West Egg Cafe and The General Muir, Anne Quatrano, Floataway Café, Bacchanalia, Abattoir, and Star Provisions Owner, and Sharmeen Hawkins, Soar Hospitality Group President and COO.
2013 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Carol Costello, Anchor, CNN; Lori Gaytan, SVP Americas HR, InterContinental Hotels Group; Susan Johnson, VP Global Marketing, NCR Corporation;Carolina Klint, SE Regional President, AIG Property Casualty; Hala Moddelmog, Interim CEO, Women’s Foodservice Forum
2013 Spring Into Ownership Panelists
Monica Richardson, Managing Editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Cassandra Connors, Founder& Director, Bella Balls; Maya Penn, CEO, Maya’s Ideas; Christa Pitts, Co-CEO, Partner, Elf on the Shelf; Dana Spinola, CEO, Fab’rik Boutiques; Anisa Telwar, Founder & President, Anisa International Inc.
2012 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Glenda Umaña, Anchor, CNN Español; Kate Quinn, SVP & CMO, WellPoint Inc; Teri L. List-Stoll, SVP & Treasurer, Procter & Gamble; Julie Sweet, GC, Secretary & CCO, Accenture; Kimberly Davis, MD & President, JPMorgan Chase Foundation
2012 Spring Into Ownership Panelists
Nely Galan, Former President, Telemundo TV Network; Mary Parker, President & CEO, ALL(n)1 Security Services; Gigi Butler, Founder & Owner, Gigi’s Cupcakes; Roz Alford, Principal, ASAP; Kris Zagoria, Former Owner, Moxie Interactive
2011 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Sheila Stanziale, President, Diageo – Guinness USA; Laurie Tucker, SVP, FedEx Corporate Marketing; JuE Wong, CEO, Astral Health & Beauty; Telisa Yancy, Director, American Family Insurance
Candace Matthews, CMO, Amway Corporation; Penny McIntyre, Group President, Newell Rubbermaid; Pamela Craig, CFO, Accenture; Elana Drell, CEO, Ahava North America
2011 Spring Into Ownership Panelists
Thelma Gutierrez, Correspondent, CNN; Karen Trilevsky, Founder & CEO, FullBloom Baking Company; Sarah Shaw, CEO, Entreprenette.com; Susan Nethero, Owner, Intimacy
Tory Johnson, CEO, Women For Hire & Founder, Spark & Hustle; Felicia Joy, Founder, Ms. CEO Inc.; Marcia Miller, CEO, Mud Pie; Mary Moore, Founder and CEO, The Cook’s Warehouse; Kathy Adams, co-founder, Accord Services
Rebecca Blumenstein, Journal Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Celeste Gudas, Founder & CEO, 24 Seven Inc.; Kathleen King, Founder, Tate’s Bake Shop; Bonnie Marcus, Founder, Bonnie Marcus Collection
2010 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Emily Giffin, bestselling author; Penny McIntyre, group president, Newell Rubbermaid; Lisa Price, founder & CEO, Carol’s Daughter
2010 Spring into Ownership Panelists
Maria Ebrahimji, director & executive editorial producer for network booking, CNN; Susan Nethero, owner, Intimacy; Taryn Rose, orthopedic surgeon & founder, Taryn Rose Shoes; McGhee Williams-Osse, Co-CEO, Burrell Communications Group; Mei Xu, founder, Cheesapeake Bay Candle & Blissliving Home
2009 Fall Empowerment Panelists
Lisa Agona, CMO, LexisNexis Risk Solutions; Jennifer Dorian, SVP, network strategy & brand development, Turner Entertainment Networks; Gail Evans, author; Vikki Locke, journalist & radio host; Karen Boykin-Towns, chief diversity officer, Pfizer, Inc.; Teresa Wynn Roseborough, senior chief litigation council, Metlife; Valery Voyles, president & CEO, Ed Voyles Automotive Group
Marti Barletta, president & CEO, The Trendsight Group; Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association; Cassandra A. Gaddo, managing editor, Today’s Chicago Woman; Maria Morris, EVP, technology & operations, Metlife, Inc.; Laurie Tucker, SVP, corporate marketing, FedEx; Danielle Vona, VP, marketing, PepsiCo
Lisa Caputo, EVP, global marketing & corporate affairs & founding chairman & CEO, Woman & Co., Citi; Sandy Kapell, SVP, individual distribution-practice development group, Metlife Inc,; Carolyn Kepcher, chief diversity officer, Carolyn & Co.; Deborah Norville, journalist & author; Lisa Price, founder & CEO, Carol’s Daughter; Taryn Rose, orthopedic surgeon & founder, Taryn Rose Shoes; Susan Sobbott, president, American Express OPEN; Sheila Stanziale, VP, Sales Strategy PepsiCo Food Service
Leslie Blodgett, CEO, Bare Escentuals & Mineral Goddess; Donnalee A. DeMaio, president, MetLife Bank; Carolyn Feinstein, group vice president, Consumer Marketing Electronic Arts; Maudi Mukenge, director, Global Fund for Women; Luanne Tierney, VP, worldwide channel marketing, Cisco Sytems; Wendy Tokuda, Anchor, CBS 5 Team
2008 Fall Empowerment Series Panelists
Gloria Mayfield Banks, elite executive national sales director, Mary Kay Inc.; Beth Johnston, SVP, human resources, Delta Air Lines; Betty J. Marshall, regional general manager & VP, Sam’s Club; Kelly Regal, EVP, Turner Broadcasting System Inc.; Laurie A. Tucker, SVP, corporate marketing, FedEx Services; Lisa M. Weber, president, individual business, MetLife Inc.; Vikki Locke, journalist & radio host, B98.5 FM
Jody Adams, owner & chef, Rialto Restaurant & Bar; Marilyn Carlson Nelson, chairman, Carlson Cos.; Irene Chang Britt, VP & GM, sauces & beverages, Campbell USA; Julie Gilbert, SVP, retail training, learning & innovation, Best Buy; Diane K. Danielson, CEO & founder, Downtown Women’s Club
Carol Lavin Bernick, executive chairman of the board, Alberto-Culver Co.; Candace Bushnell, author & columnist; Mary Dillon, EVP & global chief marketing officer, McDonald’s Corp.; Christie Hefner, chairman & CEO, Playboy Enterprises Inc.; Carol B. Tomé, CFO & EVP, corporate services, The Home Depot
Hala Moddelmog, CEO, Susan G. Komen for the Cure; Karen Quintos, VP, marketing, Americas Region, Dell; Judy Orlando, GM, Omni Houston Hotel at Westside; Nikki Sells, VP, franchise development, Tasti D-Lite; Jennifer Suguitan, owner, Suguitan & Associates PLLC; Melisa Quiñoy, CEO, Dieste, Harmel & Partners
Carla Christofferson, managing partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Karin Gilford, SVP, Comcast Interactive Media; Deborah R. Shore, EVP, Wachovia Corp.; Launi Skinner, president & COO, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?; Mei Xu, founder & CEO, Chesapeake Bay Candle & Blissliving Home; Genevieve Bos, founding publisher, PINK
Lisa Ellis, EVP, Sony Music Label Group; Barbara Kavovit, founder, Barbara K Enterprises Inc.; Sara Mathew, president & COO, Dun & Bradstreet; Donna J. Sturgess, global head of innovation, GlaxoSmithKline; Jayne Van Hoen, global director of conferences & events, Financial Times; Debbye Turner Bell, contributor, CBS News’ The Early Show
Pam Krueger, co-host, MoneyTrack; Catherine Avgiris, SVP & general manager, voice services, Comcast; Marian Wright Edelman, founder & president, Children’s Defense Fund; Kim Martin, president & general manager, WE tv; Susan P. Mucciarone, EVP, Calibre, Wachovia Wealth Management
2007 Fall Empowerment Series Panelists
Ronna Lichtenberg, founder & president, Clear Peak Communications, & author of Pitch Like a Girl; Deborah I. Fine, president, iVillage Properties; Christine M. Owens, SVP, communications & brand management, UPS; Carrie Salone, president, Salone Enterprises Inc.; Pernille Spiers-Lopez, president, IKEA North America
Lynette McKee, certified franchise executive & VP, franchising & new business development, Dunkin’ Brands; Shannon McFayden, SEVP & head of human resources & corporate relations, Wachovia Corp.; Colette Phillips, president & CEO, Colette Phillips Communications Inc.; Joy Rothschild, SVP, associate services, Omni Hotels; Susan D. Waring, EVP & chief administrative officer, State Farm Life Insurance Co., & VP, health, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Judith Valente, journalist, poet & essayist; Gina R. Boswell, board member, Manpower Inc. & Applebee’s International; Lynne Ford, SVP, retail retirement group, Wachovia Corp.; Kelly L. Regal, EVP, Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
New York City
Mary Lou Quinlan, founder & CEO, Just Ask a Woman; Cathleen P. Black, president, Hearst Magazines; Rosalind G. Brewer, division president, southeast operations, Wal-Mart; Soledad O’Brien, anchor & special correspondent, CNN Special Investigations Unit
Marie C. Wilson, founder & president, The White House Project; Karen Ferguson, president, north american operations, Resources Global Professionals; Stephanie Gallo, director of marketing, Gallo Family Vineyards Twin Valley; Mellody Hobson, president, Ariel Capital Management; Karen Quintos, VP & general manager, services for the small business segment, Dell Inc.; Joanne Smith, SVP, in-flight service & global product development, Delta Air Lines; Lisette Mondello, assistant secretary, public & intergovernmental affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Elaine R. Sugimura, president, Alpargatas USA/Havaianas; Jacqueline (Jacqui) M. Welch, VP, employee & organizational effectiveness, Rock-Tenn Co.; Pamela Wickham, VP, corporate affairs & communications, Raytheon Co.
2006 PINK Event Panelists
Lois E. Quam, CEO, Ovations; Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX); Cheryl Barre, chief marketing officer, Arby’s; Marti Barletta, CEO, The TrendSight Group; Suzi Weiss Fischmann, EVP & artistic director, OPI Product; Shaz Kahng, global general manager, Nike Cycling; Karen Neuburger, chief lifestyle officer, KN
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