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    September 03, 2013

    Meet WE Lead Class 8

    WE LeadWE Lead, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, will commence its 8th class with 56 participants this month. WE Lead, a part of the Women Excel initiative, is the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's leadership development program for women.

    WE Lead offers professional coaching, practical learning experiences, mentoring, support and growth opportunities through a unique collaborative learning community. The 10-month program is designed to help women on established career paths prepare for further advancement.

    "One of WE Lead's greatest strengths is the diversity of its participants," said Diana Long, program manager with the Chamber. "The program brings together women from all kinds of backgrounds and organizations who are already strong leaders. Through working and learning together in WE Lead these women will help each other reach new heights."

    WE Lead covers numerous topics including attaining peak performance, communication skills, networking, community engagement and authentic leadership. The class will kick off with a reception on Sept. 17.

    2013-2014 WE Lead Class Members:

    Rebecca Baute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    Krista Boyle, Convergys
    Treva Brinkley, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
    Megan Butler, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
    Kristi Cetti, Procter & Gamble
    Casondra Cooper, St. Aloysius
    Amy Davidoff, TNS
    Donna Dees, Cincinnati Police Department
    Denise deSilva Litter, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
    Tina Dyehouse, OH Dept. of Job & Family Services
    Whitney Eckert, Jostin Construction, Inc.
    Jessica Fitzwilson, Turner Construction
    |Jenny Franta, Fifth Third Bank
    Andrea Frieder, Global Cloud
    Denise Fritz, Michelman, Inc.
    Michelle Goret, Cintas Corporation
    Margaret Johnson, PNC Bank
    Donna Kelly, RCF Group
    Pat Matson Knapp, SEGD Society for Environmental Graphic Design
    Amy Konow, American Modern Insurance Group
    Shannon Kuhl, First Financial Bank, N.A.
    Diana Lara, UC Health
    Amanda Lenhart, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
    Marianne Lewis, UC Lindner College of Business
    Franceene McKinney, IOS Consultants, LLC
    Kathy McMullen, Macy's, Inc.
    Megan Moglia, dunnhumbyUSA
    Melissa Montag    Mountjoy Chilton Medley, LLP
    Leslie Mooney, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
    Kendra Mossburger, Barnes Dennig
    Anne Marie Newman, dunnhumbyUSA
    Joyce Niedringhaus, AK Steel Corp.
    Laura Phillips, Vehr Communications
    Christina Remington, Humana
    Regina Carswell Russo, Cincinnati Art Museum
    Kara Sanders, Messer Construction
    Elizabeth Schickel Robinson, Robinson Studios
    Lynn Schulte, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
    Kendall Shaw, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
    Debby Shipp, Kenton County Airport Board/CVG Airport
    Kate Shoveller, Procter & Gamble
    Tammy Simendinger, Cincinnati Dayton American Red Cross
    Rossana Stettler, Convergys
    Jillian Strandness, Pep
    Tricia Suit, Downtown Cincinnati, Inc.
    Katie Syroney, Cincinnati Opera
    Cathy Tracy, Macy's, Inc.
    Karen Vance, The Deciding Factor
    Mary Lynn Wagner, American Financial Group
    Jill Wheelwright, Paycor
    Amy Wilson, Fifth Third Bank
    Kim Wilson, Ernst & Young, LLP
    Janelle Winford, Great American Insurance
    Jennifer Young, Mercy Health
    Felicia Zakem, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
    Tracey Zwick, Dress for Success Cincinnati

    More information about WE Lead 

    WE Lead, a program of Women Excel, is sponsored by:

     Fifth Third Bank Curious sm

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