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2022 Conference Speakers

Below are the distinguished speakers who shared their expertise at the 2022 Women in Leadership Conference. Thank you to each of the speakers! Stay tuned to learn who will speak at the 2023 Women in Leadership Conference on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

  • Kim Aderholdt

    VP of Greater Pensacola Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union

    Aderholdt Bio

  • Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia

    President, Chippewa Valley Technical College

    Beaton-Garcia Bio

  • Melanie Bevan

    Chief of Police, Bradenton Police Department

    Bevan Bio

  • Vivianne Bohorques

    Former COO, The Children's Trust

    Bohorques Bio

  • Dr. Stacy Chambers

    Superintendent, Florida State University Schools

    Chambers Bio

  • Shantel Davis

    VP and Group Manager - Southeast Region, The Greenbrier Companies

    Davis Bio

  • Robin Wright DeLaVergne

    Senior VP External Affairs, Tampa General Hospital

    DeLaVergne Bio

  • Jacki Dezelski

    President/CEO, Manatee Chamber of Commerce

    Dezelski Bio

  • April Donahue

    Executive Director, Collier County Medical Society

    Donahue Bio

  • Tara Duhy

    Land Use & Real Estate Law Practice Group Chair, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.

    Duhy Bio

  • Barbara Fonte

    VP of Managed Care and Population Health, Jackson Health Systems

    Fonte Bio

  • Dr. Deborah German

    VP, Health Affairs and Dean, UCF College of Medicine

    German Bio

  • Noelle Goulart

    Sr. Corporate Director of Marketing, Orlando Health

    Goulart Bio

  • Gwen Graham

    Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs, U.S. Department of Education

    Graham Bio

  • Maria Hane

    Interim Museum Director of the Museum of Arts & Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL

    Hane Bio

  • Dr. Sherry Hartnett

    Author, Professor, University of West Florida; and Founder, College of Business Executive Mentor Program

    Hartnett Bio

  • Jillian Hasner

    President and CEO, Take Stock in Children

    Hasner Bio

  • Laura Hussey

    Morning Anchor, WEAR Channel 3 News

    Hussey Bio

  • Dr. Anna Lebesch

    Senior VP for Strategy and Talent Development, JAXUSA Partnership

    Lebesch Bio

  • Kimberly Madison

    Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Strategic Property Partners LLC

    Madison Bio

  • Karen Mayfield

    Senior Wealth Advisor, Truist Bank

    Mayfield Bio

  • Luna Phillips

    Shareholder, Gunster

    Phillips Bio

  • Valerie Read

    Director, Universal Orlando Foundation and Community Relations

    Read Bio

  • Juliet Roulhac
    Juliet M. Roulhac

    Regional Director of External Affairs, Florida Power & Light Company

    Roulhac Bio

  • Kerry-Ann Royes

    President & CEO, YWCA South Florida

    Royes Bio

  • Dawn Rudolph

    President, Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola

    Rudolph Bio

  • Tiffany Moore Russell

    Orange County Clerk of Courts

    Russell Bio

  • Amy Ruth

    Senior VP, Human Services Group and Chief Human Resource Officer, GuideWell and Florida Blue

    Ruth Bio

  • Mayela Rojas Sanchez

    Co-Founder/Executive VP of Media Vista Group

    Sanchez Bio

  • Martha D. Saunders

    President, University of West Florida

    Saunders Bio

  • Bemetra Simmons

    President and CEO, Tampa Bay Partnership

    Simmons Bio

  • Dr. Lisa Williams-Taylor

    CEO, Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County

    Williams-Taylor Bio

  • Kristie Tobias

    Change Management and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consultant, national speaker and author

    Tobias Bio

  • Jeanette Yaeger

    VP, Greatness Inc. & 180 Communications

    Yaeger Bio