Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom

The Path to Value Creation

DECEMBER 9-10, 2021
HYATT REGENCY
151 EAST WACKER DRIVE
CHICAGO, IL

SESSION LEADERS

Skytop Strategies session leaders are chosen from the highest caliber companies,
foundations and funds for the express purpose of diversifying thought
and creating balanced panels with all-encompassing viewpoints.

Jurgita Ashley
Partner
Thompson Hine LLP
Lakewood, OH

Julie Smolyansky
CEO and Board Director
Lifeway Foods (NASDAQ:LWAY)
Chicago, IL

Venita Fields
Board Director, Superior Group of Companies
IMA Financial Group, Inc
Chicago, IL

Jo Lynne Whiting
Chair of the Board of Directors
Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation
Aurora, CO

Kate Bensen
Immediate Past President and CEO
The Chicago Network
Chicago, IL

Carol Nolan-Drake
Corporate Governance, ESG and Diversity, and Federal Relations Attorney and Author
Carlow Consulting
Columbus, OH

Debbie Halvorson-Bush
President
American Eagle Logistics
Crete, IL

Marisol Angelini
Member of the Board of Directors
Bush Brothers & Company
Atlanta, GA

Katie Lever
Board Member and Audit Committee Chair
Bank of George
Las Vegas, NV

Cindy Burrell
President
Diversity in Boardrooms
Chicago, IL

Cathy Hansell
Founder and President
Breakthrough Results
Sarasota, FL

Dorri McWhorter
CEO
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Board Director
Wm. Blair Mutual Funds and Lifeway Foods, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Kerry Jordan
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Supercritical
Chicago, IL

Dee M. Robinson
CEO
Robinson Hill
Founder & Principal
Disrupt Global
Director
Wintrust Bank, Accel Entertainment, PGA REACH
Chicago, IL

JoAnn Lilek
Experienced CFO and Board Director
Datum One Series Trust and Milton’s Distributing, Inc
Chicago, IL

Valerie Plame
“Outed” CIA Operations Officer
Best-Selling Author of Fair Game & Blowback
Santa Fe, NM

John Glenn Grau
President and CEO
InvestorCom
New York, NY

Cameron Munter
U.S. Ambassador (retired)
New York, NY

Becky Sharpe
Founding Board Member
Private Directors Association®
Nashville, TN

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