• Women Leading Business Conference & Expo

  • 10th Annual Denton County Women Leading Business Conference & Expo

    "SHINE ON"

    The Women Leading Business Conference & Expo, like the Women’s Division, was created to meet the unique professional, personal and educational needs of women in business and women-owned
    businesses. This day long conference features female speakers with inspiring messages of perseverance, leadership, and success. The conference will also feature mini breakout sessions that of
    fer tangible resources to help attendees achieve success personally and professionally.

    Sponsorships & Advertising
    Help us "SHINE ON" by becoming a sponsor for this year's Women's Leading Business Conference and Expo. Please review the 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities for more details. Contact Corey Koif with questions or to secure your 2018 sponsorship.

    Mistress of Ceremonies

    Rachael Gilbert

    Keynote Speakers

    Sherri Elliott-Yeary

    Sherri Elliott-Yeary, SPHR is an author, speaker, coach and trainer in the area of Human Resources and Talent Management. Sherri’s human resource management experience spans over 20 years where she has consulted with companies of all sizes ranging from start-ups to large global organizations.

    Sherri’s publication of “Ties to Tattoos: Turning Generational Differences into A Competitive Advantage” is endorsed by The Dallas Mavericks and The Society of Human Resource Management Her book established her as the leading voice in an HR movement on the generational differences. Sherri is commonly known as the Generational Guru because of her expertise in helping employees and employers bridge the generation gap to work more productively and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

    Sherri graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Human Resource Management, and has earned numerous professional certifications, including Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Group One Health Insurance Agent License and Associate designation in Risk Management (ARM). Sherri is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified executive coach and is certified in many key assessments and instruments including DiSC and Strengths Finder. Sherri possesses a license in group benefits and worker’s compensation.

    As the Generational Guru, Ms. Elliott-Yeary also manages a team of experts who assist organizations overcome standard HR challenges and unleash the performance potential of their people and leaders. Her consulting firm offers career continuation services, executive development, talent management and generational collaboration training.

    In response to increased interest, Ms. Elliott-Yeary authored her second book in 2012 titled – You Can Have It All, Just Not All at Once endorsed by Ms. Ebby Halliday.

    Sherri has spent considerable time conducting research, writing articles, and making presentations, in addition to mentoring tomorrow’s leaders.

    Jessica Rector

    Jessica Rector’s mission is simple: Transform Lives.
    Jessica is known for her rare combination of energy, enthusiasm, and vulnerability, making her a dynamic, “must see” presenter.

    Before becoming a highly sought after speaker, Jessica was a TV talk show host, an award-winning top sales leader at a Fortune 100 company, and a broadcaster.She improves performance, sales, and influence through her unique process called Tame Your Brain Game, turning negative thoughts into positive action.

    Jessica has written six books, and as a #1 best-selling author, she has impacted thousands of lives through consulting with companies, training teams, and speaking at conferences. Jessica is a Contributor for The Huffington Post, and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Business Journal, and Market Watch.

    Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing, a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, and a master’s degree in marketing. She’s also a member of the National Speakers Association.

    When Jessica is not with her clients, she enjoys her time with her five-year-old son learning about the exciting world of Transformers, drinking hot cocoa, and eating ice cream.

    Cheryl P. Williamson

    A trailblazer and multiple award winning author and entrepreneur, Cheryl Polote Williamson is
    simply a servant. She is uses every platform she is given to help others. Cheryl is a nationally
    sought after transformational speaker, author, and certified life coach. She provides services that
    help teach entrepreneurs how to build business and personal relationships with an emphasis on
    honesty, integrity, and trust. Her commitment to seeing others succeed is her greatest

    Cheryl has been nationally recognized for her client relationships, entrepreneurial skills, and
    strategic partnerships; and, she has been selected as one of Dallas Top 25 women and received
    the honor as one of the Female Success Factor award recipients for 2016.

    Her works include Soul Reborn: A Book of Words, Motivations, and Inspirations, Words from
    the Spirit for the Spirit, Safe House and Affirmed: a daily affirmations and take action guide.
    Cheryl is the visionary author of 4 anthologies, that will all debut in 2017, Soul Talk, Soul
    Bearer, Soul Source, and The Success Factor

    Breakout Speakers

    Amy Berry
    Selah Cohen
    Delia Parker Mims

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