Leaders share life lessons at NEW Phoenix fall event
Saturday, November 24, 2012
women executives shared their career experiences and insights into leadership
at the Network of Executive Women Phoenix fall event, Nov. 8, 2012, at the
Crescent Crown Distributors in Mesa, Ariz.
100 NEW members heard from Rojon Hasker,
retired president and general manager of perishables and lifestyle for Safeway
Inc.; Deborah Bateman, executive vice president, director of wealth strategies
for National Bank of Arizona; and Debbie
Gaby, president of Sleep America. The discussion was moderated by Terri Ouelette,
cohost of the "Sonoran Living Live” program.
"This was a fantastic opportunity
to hear real-life experiences of very successful women,” said NEW Phoenix Co-Chair,
Programs Cathie Spain, director of associate relations for PetSmart Inc.
"The speakers’ stories were
inspirational, heartwarming and extremely motivational,” said Ellen Lewin of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty. "What
an uplifting and empowering event of women supporting woman. It was truly a
beneficial experience, a wonderful chance to network with quality, successful
women, who welcome the opportunity for success breeding success.”
"The energy in the room was incredible,” added NEW Phoenix Co-Secretary
Cathy Kloos, director, human resources for Safeway Inc.
Among the organizations sending delegations to the event were Acosta, Crescent
Crown Distributors, CVS Caremark, Frito-Lay, PetSmart Inc. and Safeway Inc.
(From left) Moderator Terri
Ouellette of "Sonoran Living Live"
joined panelists Rojon Hasker, formerly of Safeway Inc., Debbie Gaby
of Sleep America and
Deborah Bateman of National Bank of Arizona.
NEW Phoenix officers networked at the region’s fall event, Nov. 8 in Mesa, Ariz. Pictured are (from left, back row) Sharon Hart, Jennifer Chavez, Lauren Abramowitz, NEW Vice President of Member and Regional Services Stephanie McFee and Kathy McDonald. (Front row, from left) Connie Burnett, Renee Hayman, Cathie Spain, Cathy Kloos and Melinda Stone.