June 30, 2020
Congratulations to WE Lead Class 14
WE Lead, the Cincinnati Chamber’s flagship leadership development program of Women Excel (WE), is a 10-month executive leadership development experience for high-potential, goal-oriented women who are actively preparing for the next level of their career. Participants are high achieving women who are being assigned increasing levels of responsibility within their organization and are on track for future advancement.
On June 16, 54 incredible women officially graduated from WE Lead. In light of COVID-19, this year's WE Lead graduation was virtual. The graduation ceremony opened with a virtual Dance Party led by Revolution Dance Director David Choate and closed with a special sneak peek performance by Tracy Walker. Classmates Zecie Smith, Sr. Quality Engineer Manager, Johnson and Johnson and Susan Smith, Commercial Underwriting Manager, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies both gave moving speeches that inspired the class to continue to lead, be authentic, and to stay connected with each other.
A special thank you to Truepoint Wealth Counsel and Accenture for investing in WE Lead as they know the critical importance in elevating female leaders. Chris Carleton, Wealth Advisor & Principal Chair, Women’s Wealth Counsel, Truepoint Wealth Counsel, WE Lead Class 2 and Michelle Keating, Senior HR Director, Accenture, Leadership Cincinnati Class 39 both shared inspiring messages with the class. We are proud to welcome WE Lead Class 14 into the Alumni Network.
WE Lead Class 14 Graduates: