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Bizwomen Mentoring Monday - Event

Monday, February 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am • Organized By Kansas City Business Journal
9000 W. 137th St, Overland Park, MO 66221


Make the one connection that can change everything at Bizwomen Mentoring Monday.

The Kansas City Business Journal will be hosting a one-of-a-kind event on Monday, February 28, 2022 that brings together local women in a casual, fast-paced career coaching atmosphere.

Join nearly 10,000 women and 43 Business Journals located across America as we come together with the goal of advancing women in business.

Don't miss your opportunity to participate in one-on-one speed coaching sessions with to the most influential women in the local business community. The atmosphere is spirited and powerful as everyone gains career insights and makes new connections.

Know someone looking to take the next step in their career? Share the event with your network!

The session begins sharply at 8:00am on Monday, Feb. 28. There will be breakfast, networking, a brief welcome and explanation, lots of mentoring, and lots of coffee!

As an attendee/mentee, you will engage with 5 or more mentors during the event.

$60 - Single Ticket
$110 - Pair of Tickets
$210 - Corporate Group (4 Tickets)

The 2022 mentors are listed below:

Klassie Alcine, KC Common Good

Cathy Baier, US Federal Properties

Charlotte Barksdale, LaserCycle, Inc.

Allison Berey, M:CALIBRATE

Hailee Bland-Walsh, City Gym KC

Jessica Blubaugh, KC Sports Commission/WIN for KC

Erica Brune, Lever1

Lynn Carlton, HOK

Amy Castillo, Ability KC

Diana Chaloux-LaCerte, Hitch Fit

Thalia Cherry, Cherry Sports Gear

Karrie Clinkenbeard, Armstrong Teasdale LLC

Lauren Conaway, InnovateHER

Sara Croke, Weather of Not

Ethel J. Davis, VZD Capital Management

Katie Dunn Fitzgerald, Mariner Wealth Advisors

Melissa Eggleston, nbkc bank

Anissa Elsey, Nazdar

Linda Endecott, Rockhurst University

Anné Erickson, JLL

Carol Espinosa, Freedom Interiors

Ann Gaffigan, Dimensional Innovations

Theresa Garza, Spire 

Angie Grant, Henderson Engineers

Tirzah Gregory, HNTB

Wendy Guillies, Kauffman Foundation

Jean Hansen, Umbrella-MS

Andrea Hendricks, Cerner Corporation

Katherine Hunter, Simmons Bank

Elise Kirchhofer, Hoefer Wysocki

Courtney Kounkel, Monarch Build

Denise Kruse, AdamsGabbert

Ali Mahaffy, Signal Theory

Amber Manning, The Miller Group

Michele Markham, EAG Advertising & Marketing

Ashley McDonald, AdventHealth South Overland Park

Melea McRae, Crux KC

Erika Moody, Helix

Alana Muller, Coffee Lunch Coffee

Anita Newton, CommunityAmerica

Valerie Nicholson-Watson, Harvesters

Kilee Nickels, Nickel & Suede

Neelima Parasker, SnapIT Solutions LLC

Katrina Radenberg, Mariner Wealth Advisors

Mary Ricketts, Turning Point Training & Development

Julie Robinson, Trozzolo

Angela Salmon, CBIZ/EFL Associates

Wendy Savlin, T-Mobile

Susan Schaefer, JE Dunn Construction

Sheila Seck, Seck & Associates

Rachel Sexton, VPR Companies

Mandy Shoemaker, Prairie Elder Care

Shannon Stites, Huhtamaki

Courtney Thomas, Newhouse

Polly Thomas, CBIZ

Christy Turner, Turner Construction Co.

Kristin Tyson, CrossFirst Bank

Carolyn Watley, CBIZ

Christal Watson, Kansas City Kansas School Foundation for Excellence, Inc.

Donna Watson, Country Club Trust Company

Beverly Weber, Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Nancy Whitworth, McCownGordon Construction

Joni Wickham, Wickham James Strategies & Solutions

Monica Wilkens, Mylo

Carey Wilkins, Evolytics

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