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2023 Wall Street Women Forum

April 25, 2023
New York, NY

Keynote Speakers:

Lauren Dillard
Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer
Vista Equity Partners

Melba Wilson
Owner, Melba’s Restaurant;
President, New York City Hospitality Alliance;

Welcoming Remarks:

Abby Rosen and Barbara Bilello
Partners and Wealth Advisors, CI RegentAtlantic
Co-Chairs, RegentAtlantic Wall Street Women Forum

Opening Keynote:

A Conversation with Lauren Dillard
Lauren Dillard, Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Vista Equity Partners

Breakout Sessions:

Session A: Practical Paths to Enhance Board Readiness
In an ever-changing environment, it is vital to keep current on what attributes are sought by boards and whether and when to consider career shifts that may increase your attractiveness as a candidate for board service.  Our panel of experts comes from a variety of different backgrounds with roles as Independent Director, Search Firm Board Specialist, and Corporate Secretary, moderated by  a seasoned Independent Director.  These experienced professionals will share their experiences and advice around the realities of board service and designing your path to enhance your opportunities.
Moderator: Jane Sadowsky
Independent Director, Yamana Gold Inc. and Nexa Resources; Board Member of PE-backed Scientific Games; Trustee of Art Omi; Board Member of NACD’s NY Chapter; Senior Advisor, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Moelis & Company
Panelists: Janey Ahn
Managing Director and Senior Counsel, BlackRock
Kenna Baudin
Partner, Global Head of Private Capital, Egon Zehnder; CFO and Board Specialist
Julie Persily
Independent Director at Runway Growth Finance, SEACOR Marine, and Investcorp Credit Management BDC
Session B: Win the Day: Pursue Well-being Amid Constant Choice and Change
Based upon recent research conducted out of the University of Pennsylvania with executives in business, legal and medical professions, learn how to improve well-being even amid constant choice and change.  The journey begins with an unapologetic focus on intentionally managing time and the continuous decisions we face throughout our day.  This interactive workshop provides proven tools to help you take back control of your days and improve your well-being.
Presenters: Clare Davenport
Founder, Designing4Bettter
 Elizabeth (Liz) Koehler
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock’s Advisor Insights Team, BlackRock

Closing Keynote:

A Conversation with Melba Wilson
Melba Wilson, Owner, Melba’s Restaurant; President, New York City Hospitality Alliance: Author

Closing Remarks

Networking and Reception sponsored by Blue Owl

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