Leadership Summit

NEW Leadership Summit 2013


Monday, October 21

9:00 am - 7:00 pm | California Ballroom Registration Desk


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | California Ballroom

NEW Leadership Academy

Cultivating Your Leadership Presence
Moderator: Jo Miller, CEO, Women’s Leadership Coaching Inc.
Deana Bishop, Vice President, Central Region Warehouse Retail Sales,
Coca-Cola Refreshments. The Coca-Cola Company
Teresa Turley, Vice President of Human Resources, Operations,
The Kroger Co.
Donna Sanker, Vice President, Marketing, BP/ ampm
Ginnie Roeglin, Senior Vice President, E-Commerce and Publishing,
Costco Wholesale Corporation

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | California Ballroom

First-Timers Welcome and Workshop

How to Network in Your NEW Shoes
Patsy Cisneros, Owner and Principal Executive Coach, Corporate Icon
Subriana Pierce, Managing Partner, Navigator Sales and Marketing

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Company meetings

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Plaza Deck (level 4)

Welcome reception

Welcome remarks

Joan Toth, President and CEO, Network of Executive Women

Evening on your own

Create your own evening by making reservations at one of the area's many famous restaurants.

Tuesday, October 22

6:30 am - 8:30 pm | California Ballroom Registration Desk


6:45 am - 7:45 am | Catalina Ballroom

Networking breakfast

8:00 am - 9:15 am | California Ballroom


8:00 am - 8:15 am


Catherine Lindner
Managing Partner, Sagres Consulting
Board Chair, Network of Executive Women

8:15 am - 9:00 am

Opening keynote

The Coming Work/Family Revolution
Anne-Marie Slaughter
President, New America Foundation

9:00 am - 9:15 am

NEW Annual Members Meeting

Michelle Gloeckler, NEW Past Chair
SVP, Home, Walmart US, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Refreshment break and transition to learning sessions

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Learning sessions repeat in the afternoon, except Executive track.

Emerging Leader I

Career Development: Getting a Seat in the Front Row
Marilyn Sherman, Founder, UpFront Presentations
Emerald Bay

Emerging Leader II

Communicating Like a Leader
Kimberly Betts, Director, Retail Practice, Deloitte
Olivia Kwon, Senior Manager, Strategy and Operations
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Manager/Director I

Transitioning to Workforce 2020
Jennifer Brown, President, Jennifer Brown Consulting
Sandy Hoffman, Chief Diversity Officer, Global Inclusion and Diversity, Cisco
Hollywood Ballroom

Manager/Director II

Building Authentic Leadership for Gender Inclusion
Leslie Traub, Chair and Chief Consulting Officer, Cook Ross Inc.
Rosalyn Taylor O'Neale, Principal Consultant, Cook Ross Inc.
Beaudry B

Manager/Director III

Leading During Challenging Times
Moderator: Marian Cacciatore, Vice President, Global HR, Catalina
Teri Babcock, Managing Director, Retail, Talent and Organization, Accenture
Pat McKay, Partner, ArchPoint Consulting
Katie Lestan, Divisional Vice President, Health Systems, Walgreen Company
San Gabriel ABC

Executive I

Changing the Workplace Conversation for Women
Moderator: Annie Zipfel, division vice president, marketing, REI
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President, New America Foundation
Morning only
Santa Barbara ABC

Executive II

Social Media for Senior Leaders
Holly Pavlika, Senior Vice President, Brand Strategy, Collective Bias
Morning only
Santa Anita C

Hot Topic I

Winning in the New World Marketplace
Farnaz Wallace, Founder and CEO, Farnaz Global
Beaudry A

Hot Topic II

Women Supporting Women
Moderator: Debra Langford, CEO, The Langford Company
Lyné Brown, Vice President of Sales, Customer Capability Development
The Clorox Company
Kim Newton, Vice President Strategy and Planning, North America
Hallmark Cards Inc.
Annette Dennig, Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Walgreen Company
Santa Anita AB

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Transition to Summit Luncheon

11:15 am - 12:15 pm | California Ballroom

Summit Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm


C-Suite Roundtable
The Art of Risk-Taking
Moderator:Jill Smart, Chief Human Resources Officer, Accenture
Bert Alfonso, President, International, The Hershey Company
Diane Dietz, Chief Marketing Officer and EVP, Safeway Inc.
Craig Johnson, President and CEO, Altria Group Distribution Company
Sue Klug, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer,
Unified Grocers Inc.

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Transition to learning sessions

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Learning sessions repeated from morning, except Executive track:

Executive III

Innovation: How She Notices, Leads and Disrupts
Jackie Freiberg, PhD, Corporate Culture Coach and Author
Afternoon only
Santa Barbara

Executive IV

Women in Leadership: The Double-Bind Dilemma
Wendy Greuel, former controller, City of Los Angeles
Afternoon only
Santa Anita C

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Refreshment break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | California Ballroom

One on one with

Brian Cornell, CEO, PepsiCo Americas Foods, PepsiCo Inc.
Interviewed by
NEW Past Chair Michelle Gloeckler
Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, Home, Walmart US, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | California Ballroom Foyer


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | California Ballroom

Celebrating Excellence Awards Banquet

Wednesday, October 23

6:30 am - 9:30 am | California Ballroom Registration Desk


6:45 am - 7:45 am | Catalina Ballroom

Networking breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am | California Ballroom


Closing keynote

Redefining Leadership
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, women’s advocate and filmmaker

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Refreshment break

9:30 am - 11:00 am


Best Practices for NEW Regional Leaders

Stephanie McFee, Vice President, Member and Regional Services,
Network of Executive Women
Santa Barbara

Best Practices for NEW Ambassadors

Nancy Krawczyk, Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Network of Executive Women
Santa Anita

Developing an Action Plan for You and Your Organization

Marian Cacciatore, Vice President, Global Human Resources, Catalina
Donna Adam, Senior Manager, Agency Retail, Kellogg Company
Emerald Bay

CRAVE Your Goals

Tricia Molloy, Leadership Speaker and Author, Working with Wisdom



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