15th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium

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Name: 15th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium
Date: October 6, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

REGISTER TODAY for our 15th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium, happening virtually on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020. Join women from throughout the Valley to spend a day networking, learning and growing with each other. This year we will explore The Balancing Act of Leadership through presentations from numerous experienced professionals and leadership coaches:


Opening Keynote Speaker:
Jilline Bond, Pastor, Revival Tabernacle

Pastor Jilline Bond has been in full-time ministry serving others for over 30 years. After a nine year stint as an educator, she shifted her focus to become a Staff Pastor at Revival Tabernacle, serving alongside her husband, James. They have been married for 38 years and have five children and three grandsons, her greatest blessings.

She was born to passionately worship God, inspire and motivate others, propelling them toward their incredible future.

Jilline has spoken to women on five continents, encouraging them to fulfill the purposes for which they were created. From mud huts in southeastern India, prayer caves in China, to palm thatched huts in Brazil, she has delivered a consistent message of empowerment, hope, love and purpose.


Leadership Coach:

Caz Russell, Leadership Speaker, Trainer & Coach, Cazrussell.com

Presenting: Pillars of Leadership Development. Empowerment, accountability, feedback, delegating and motivating employees are the cornerstone of this breakout. An interactive workshop with a pamphlet provided to take notes will help each person in attendance take notes of the highlights from the speaker and also the thoughts and comments from others in attendance. 


Certified Personal Trainer:
Kristy Lair, Owner, Kickstart Fitness for Women Wellness Studio

Kristy is a Fitness/ Wellness Professional, Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and Lifestyle/ Weight Management Coach, specializing in Women’s Fitness and Health. She is the Owner of Kickstart Fitness for Women Wellness Studio in Watsontown, PA. The primary mission of Kickstart is to educate, inspire, and transform lives, one individual at a time, teaching women that “you are enough.” She is also an Author and Artist.
Kristy has been in the Health & Wellness industry for 20 years. Her passion is helping people transform from the inside out, providing health and healing that begins in the mind, and to see others set free from the struggles that come along with the Health journey. She understands firsthand the trials that come along with maintaining a healthy fitness lifestyle, while specializing in Disordered Eating and Food Addiction. She offers counsel in whatever stage a client is in, helping the individual to understand that Fitness is for everyone and anyone can achieve goals once the goals are established properly. Each person is unique, and that is the principle of Kickstart: No person is the same. We all have unique bodies, values, and principles that need to be addressed in the Wellness journey.


Motivational Speaker:
Tamara Dickey, Senior Director, Revenue Management, Geisinger

Tamara M. Dickey is wholeheartedly committed to the mission of healthcare by providing actionable healthcare financial and revenue cycle solutions that optimize the patient’s financial experience while providing true-value operations in the healthcare organizations where she has served. Tamara has served in a Geisinger Finance leadership role, as Senior Director, Revenue Management for more than three years. Tamara balances employee engagement and patient financial satisfaction to facilitate the highest customer service and revenue outcomes possible.  Tamara is a global leader in the healthcare financial space with more than 25 years of professional leadership contributions, formerly at Catholic Health, Duke University Health, Firstsource Global BPO, and UPMC Healthcare Systems.  Tamara has earned a B.S. degree in Economics and is finalizing her Masters in Healthcare Administration at Western Governors University.  She served as legislative chair for the American Association of Health Administrative Managers in NY (AAHAM)  & vendor chairperson for the Healthcare Financial Management Association of Western NY (HFMA). Tamara is focused on Geisinger’s Revenue Management & Denials Operations along with Geisinger’s Community Engagement. She continues to serve on one of the Geisinger’s Employee Resource Groups (BOLD). Tamara previously held the role of “Ward 3-City Councilwoman”  in Jamestown, NY. Tamara is married with two adult children,  three granddaughters and one grandson. She enjoys tennis and family time. 

Closing Keynote Speaker:

Joanne Troutman, President & CEO, Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way

Joanne Troutman joined Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way as the President & CEO in 2015. She has more than 20 years of experience in non-profits and philanthropy, including having worked at Susquehanna University, Evangelical Community Hospital and Camp Victory. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for development teams at small, rural non-profits which have cumulatively raised more than $60 million in public and private investments. In her role at United Way, Joanne has worked with various partners to establish local opioid coalitions, expand pilot programs targeting issues related to poverty, transportation, education and criminal justice, and has launched GSV United Way into the social innovation arena. Joanne has been trained and developed trainings in brain development, ACEs, trauma, substance use disorder and social determinants of health and equity issues, like rural transportation, childcare, food insecurity and housing. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University in journalism and a master’s degree in management and leadership. 


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Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
8:30am - 4:30pm
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