Successful Women Entrepreneurs
This meeting will be the coda to the Footsteps series, Successful Women Entrepreneurs. It takes real courage to go out on ones own but the rewards, financial and personal, can be amazing. My personal journey over the last 16 months has been a delight. I am pleased to be able to bring you a panel of successful women entrepreneurs who will share their experience. The panel will feature Carolyn Ott, founder and President of Inspired Performance, LLC., Lisa Elin, Founder and President/CEO of Safari Technical Staffing and Patricia L. Bennett, founder and President of The Patricia Bennett Group, Inc. and Anne Pauker-Kreitzberg, President, Alignment Advantage Practice, Cognetics Corporation
Unfortunately Lisa Welsher, founder of Innovative Management Solutions, Inc., and Kim Shand, CEO/President and co-founder of Vega Consulting Solutions, were not able to participate due to the date change but hopefully will be able to speak at a future meeting
Featured Speaker(s)Anne Pauker Kreitzberg is the President of Cognetics Corporation, where she leads the Alignment Advantage organizational effectiveness practice. Anne held executive positions in both the private/public sectors for close to 20 years, and a human resource consultancy for 8 years. She is a member of the faculty at the Wharton School and holds an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology. Residents of Princeton Junction, the Kreitzbergs have three daughters.
Carolyn Ott is the founder and President of Inspired Performance,LLC., a firm dedicated to helping individuals and teams define and implement strategies for success. She has been active in our chapter from its inception and we were lucky to have her speak at a meeting last year.
Lisa Elin, is Founder and President/CEO of Safari Technical Staffing. She has been active in the NJ Chapter of WITI and a number of organizations supporting technical careers for women and volunteering overseas with a group called Global Volunteers (www.globalvolunteers.org). She is a Team Leader for this non-profit organization.
Patricia L. Bennett, FBCI is the founder and President of The Patricia Bennett Group, Inc.- Management Tools for Today's Businesses-www.bennettgrp.com. Pat runs a technical networking group in Southern NJ.
Lisa C. Welsher is the Founder of Innovative Management Solutions, Inc. IMS offers Customer Support Centers and Help Desks a variety of products and services to help reduce operating costs while increasing customer satisfaction. Founded in 1996, IMS is a privately held company based in Moorestown, New Jersey that works with organizations such as AT&T, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Merck & Co., Cingular Wireless, and Sharp Electronics. www.innovative-MGMT.com
Kim Shand is the Chief Executive Office and President of Vega Consulting Solutions. In June of 1993, Kim co-founded Vega Consulting Solutions and has helped build Vega into one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the Northeast posting growth in every quarter since its inception. www.vegaconsulting.com
Schedule of Events5:00 - 5:35 Registration and Networking
5:35 - 5:45 Network Announcements-election details-pass the baton
5:45 - 7:00 The Panel
7:00 - 8:00 Informal Networking and help cleanup
Meeting NotesFor security reasons, no walk-ins will be allowed. Please preregister for this meeting.
Location & Details
56 Livingston Avenue
Roseland, New Jersey 07068
Route 280 (East or West) to Exit 5B onto Livingston Avenue
Go one block - Take the first right into the Prudential complex. There are both Prudential and Organon Signs.
Go through one light, pass Organon visitor parking, go around the building and make the next left into parking (Lot B). Enter through the South Lobby and sign in at the Security Desk to receive a Visitor's badge. There will be escorts to take you to the meeting room
- $20.00 for WITI Members
- $30.00 for Non-members
Online Registration Closed
This meeting was originally scheduled for 9/15. We have been extended permission to have the August 4 and October 5 meetings at a 2 for one price. You can either bring a colleague or attend both meetings for one price ($20 for members/$30 for non members). I requested this to encourage as many people as possible participate in the election for Chapter Director. I will announce further details via an email and at the June 23 meeting, people will get a chance to "campaign" at the August meeting and the winner will be announced at the September meeting.