Facing Adversity: Standing Strong in Tough Times | NAWBO

Facing Adversity: Standing Strong in Tough Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:30am1:00pm
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June 10, 2020 - 11:00am

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion moderated by Molly Gimmel with three successful female CEOs from across the country leading their teams through difficult times. Jeanette, Tanya, and Kristina are accomplished leaders leading multi-million dollar businesses that have been severely impacted by the pandemic. 

We’ll explore the leadership tactics and strategies they're using to survive and how they’re pivoting to come out standing strong.  

Meet our speakers: 

Jeanette Armbrust - In 2001, Jeanette started up Skyline Exhibits of Central Ohio in Columbus, Ohio. After growing her company into an award-winning $7 million business, Jeanette sold the company and became the Managing Director of Skyline Greater LA. Jeanette serves as Chair on the NAWBO National Board in Washington, D.C.  She was also recently named as one of the 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year and the SBA Small Business Woman of the Year. 

Molly Gimmel - Molly is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Design To Delivery Inc. Gimmel has been working in the field of government contract and acquisition management since 1991. Before founding D2DInc, she spent eight years working in the government practices of three of the “Big Five” accounting/consulting firms. She is a recognized expert in government contracting and is regularly asked to speak to small business organizations and other groups interested in federal contracting.

Tanya Hill - Tanya developed and patented ForeverFresh disposable undergarments, after concluding that women needed a feminine hygiene product supplement.  She recently launched ToddiFresh, a children's line of disposable underwear, currently sold in participating Walgreens and distributed to schools by School Nurse Supply, MacGill and School Health. In 2005, Allen's company was the only U.S. firm to receive the prestigious European Disposable and Nonwoven Association award in Geneva Switzerland.

Kristina Bouweiri - President & CEO Kristina Bouweiri is the sole owner of the Washington DC metropolitan area’s largest luxury transportation provider. Thanks to Kristina’s innovative business strategies over the last two decades, Reston Limousine and Travel Service, Inc. has enjoyed continued growth despite regional and national economic downturns. 

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