Berry ‘renews, re-energizes’ members at Carolinas event
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Posted by: Barbara Francella
More than 200 Network of Executive Women members were
challenged to "renew, re-energize and reengage” at the NEW Carolinas fall
networking event, Sept. 27, 2013 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte,
Comedian, sociologist and author Dr. Bertice Berry shared
insights on assessing personal and professional leadership traits.
"Dr. Berry was one of the most inspiring,
hilarious and engaging speakers that I've ever heard," said NEW Board
member Meg Ham, president of Bottom Dollar Food. "After the program, I
walked away with a renewed optimism and her passion encouraged me to reflect on
my personal leadership and think consciously about how I can positively impact
the lives of those around me every day."
Mike Vail, chief supply chain officer at Delhaize America, agreed. "Dr. Berry
was extremely entertaining and pointed in her remarks, leaving the audience
motivated and introspective regarding their own personal development goals and
Among the many organizations sending delegations to
the event were Acosta Sales & Marketing, Bi-Lo, The Coca-Cola Company, Delhaize America, Family Dollar
Stores, Harris Teeter, Kraft Foods Group Inc., Nestlé Purina PetCare, PepsiCo Inc. and Procter &
NEW Carolinas members come together at the
region's fall networking event, Sept. 27, 2013
in Charlotte, N.C.