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Join us for our complimentary women-focused event as we strengthen relationships and empower one another while hearing from a select panel of women business leaders. Connect directly from your phone or laptop while you engage in conversation and camaraderie during this event.
When: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Where: Zoom (login credentials will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the event)
Who: Featured at this event, will be a panel of four extraordinary West Orange Business and Community Women leading the conversation and answering your questions.
Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools, OCPS
Dr. Jenkins is a recognized education leader, dedicated to serving the needs of students for 30 years. She was named superintendent for Orange County Public Schools in 2012. Under Dr. Jenkins’ leadership, the district won the prestigious 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education. In 2017, Dr. Jenkins was named the Florida Superintendent of the Year and one of four finalists for the national title. Recognized for her commitment and influence, both the Orlando Sentinel and Orlando Magazine have named her as one of the 10 most powerful people in Central Florida on multiple occasions.
Iliana Ramos Jones, Co-owner and CFO for Empire Finish Systems, LLC
As one of the first women in the State of Florida to receive Certified General Constructors (CGC) license in 2001, she has seen the change and evolution within the construction industry. The most enjoyable aspect of her career and co-owner of a family business is to work alongside Frank and Sal Ramos brothers and business partners. Faith, family, resilience, and hard work are the cornerstones of Iliana’s success. Her analytical and caring character has led her to give back to the community thru several organizations, in Orlando, FL.
Omayra Mansfield, MD, MHA, FACEP, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for AdventHealth Apopka and AdventHealth Winter Garden
Dr. Mansfield is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow with the American College of Emergency Physicians. Prior to working as an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Mansfield spent five years in healthcare administration and has held several roles such as Assistant Chief of Staff, ICU renovation planner, and manager of financial analysis. Dr. Mansfield has a passion for motivating others to achieve a life of health and balance.
Catherine Stempien, Duke Energy’s FL State President
Ms. Stempien is responsible for the financial performance of Duke Energy’s regulated utility in Florida and for managing state and local regulatory and government relations and community affairs. She also has responsibility for advancing the company’s rate and regulatory initiatives.
Stempien has more than 25 years of legal and financial experience, predominantly in the energy and telecommunications fields. Before leading the corporate development function, from 2014 until June of 2018, she held numerous positions in the legal department covering virtually all areas of legal services to the company.
Cost: Complimentary, thanks to our generous sponsors.
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