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2023 Conference Speakers

Below are some of the distinguished speakers who will speak at the 2023 Women in Leadership Conference on Thursday, March 30, 2023! Stay tuned for updates as we finalize the speaker list.

  • Lt. Col. Nicole Bastain
    Nicole Villareal Bastian

    Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps

    Bastian Bio

  • Kara Bloomberg

    Chief Operating Officer, LandrumHR

    Bloomberg Bio

  • Deb Boelkes
    Deb Boelkes

    Author, Leadership Expert

    Boelkes Bio

  • Ann Burkhardt
    Ann Burkhardt

    Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

    Burkhardt Bio

  • Kara Cardona

    Executive Vice President of Greater Pensacola and Contact Center Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union

    Cardona Bio

  • Sandra Donaldson
    Sandra Donaldson

    President/CEO, D-Edge Consulting

    Donaldson Bio

  • Dr. Sherry Hartnett

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

    Hartnett Bio

  • Siri Lindley
    Siri Lindley

    World Champion Triathlete, High-Performance Coach, Motivational Speaker

    Lindley Bio

  • Leslie Maher
    Leslie A. Maher

    Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

    Maher Bio

  • Dr. Fran P. Mainella

    16th Director, National Park Service Visiting Scholar, Clemson University

    Mainella Bio

  • Rep. Michelle Salzman

    State Representative, District 1

    Salzman Bio

  • Stinemetz
    Jill Stinemetz

    Associate Vice President of Field Operations, Cox Communications

    Stinemetz Bio

  • Sandy Stosz

    Vice Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.)

    Stosz Bio

  • Kristie Tobias

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

    Tobias Bio

  • Stephanie White

    Attorney, Adoption and Child-Related Issues

    White Bio

  • Dr. Lusharon Wiley

    Vice President of Corporate Culture, Innisfree Hotels

    Wiley Bio