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Women's Conference - The Series: Lunch with Leaders

Wednesday, October 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm • Organized By St.Louis Business Journal
800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101


Having a mentoring relationship is often noted as being one of the most beneficial things you can do for your career and personal development. Join the St.Louis Business Journal on October 26 for their Lunch with Leaders program. The event will offer attendees the opportunity to participate in a special small group coaching session with some of the most influential women in the community. Our mentors are business experts in a variety of fields. Each of our mentors will serve as host of their table during this event sharing personal experiences and advice. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity!


Bola Akande, City Administrator, City of Brentwood

Bonnie Barczykowski, CEO, Girl Scouts Eastern Missouri

Rebecca Daming, SVP, Business Banking Sales Manager, PNC Bank

Barnali Gupta, PhD, Dean, Chaifetz School of Business

Lusnail Haberberger, CEO, LUZCO Technologies

Courtney Higgins, VP of HR Technology, Strategy and Innovation, Panera

Cheryl Jones, President & CEO, Girls Incorporated of Saint Louis

Kimberly Liebert, President & CEO, Leigh Consulting

Margaret Onken, Chief Engagement Officer, Greater St. Louis Inc

Lorri A. Rippelmeyer, CPA, MAS, Partner + Tax, Anders CPAs + Advisors

Marcia Sullivan, Business Solutions Executive, MaryvilleWORKS

Additional mentors will be announced soon!

Wednesday, October 26th

Marriot St. Louis Grand
800 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63101

11:30am - 1:30pm
$75 per person

St.Louis Business Journal
St.Louis Business Journal
(314) 421-6200
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800 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101
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