• Women in Business: Coaching Panel

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    Name: Women in Business: Coaching Panel
    Date: February 16, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Please join us as we host a panel discussion with five prominent business and personal coaches: "Everything You Wanted to Know about How Business Coaches Can Help You Grow Your Business!"

    This panel is hosted by the Women In Business affinity group and is the second in the Chamber's Professional Development Series.

    Sessions that are part of the Professional Development Series are open to  all members of the Chamber (men too!) so spread the word!

    Featured Panelists

    Heather Vickery, Vickery and Co

    Constance Contursi Barker, Hit It! Fitness
    Linda Berger, Coach Linda Berger
    Peg Dowling, Our Planet Automotive
    Steffani LeFevour, My Happi Life

    and your moderator - Amanda Young, Simplify Your Marketing

    About Our Panelists:

    Heather Vickery is an award-winning entrepreneur, business owner, and transformational life and business coach. But Heather isn't just a savvy businesswoman − she's an inspiration. The founder of Vickery and Co., Heather is a featured expert on achieving an authentic and meaningful life and designing your own roadmap for balance and success.

    Constance Contursi Barker is the owner of Hit It! Fitness and has been a leader in the industry for over 17 years as a group fitness manager and is a National Master Trainer for Hit It!® Kickbox and Hit It!® P.O.W.E.R. class formats. She is an ACE certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer. She is well recognized for her motivation, dedication and passion for teaching group fitness and coaches other trainers on how to do the same. She has taken her brand of exercise formats and trained instructors all over the country teaching them to be the best in the industry not only as fitness coaches, but as true professionals.

    As a successful real estate agent and in building a successful sales team for 20+ years, Linda Berger developed business tools and systems that created success efficiently and effectively. In 2007, she left real estate sales to be become a certified coach and trainer with Keller Williams Real Estate.  In 2010, Linda enrolled in college to study psychology to learn more tools to facilitate more rapid change in her client's patterns in thinking and doing.  By 2013, equipped with a degree and more knowledge to help others transform, Linda relaunched her coaching and training practice to specialize in working exclusively with women in small businesses (0-2 employees) and real estate professionals.  She is also an active ghostwriter for How-To books and workbooks. You can contact Linda at linda@coachlindaberger.com or visit her web site at www.businesswomenwarriors.com

    Peg Dowling has had multiple careers, including corporate Human Relations, business owner of a video production business and a business brokerage office, Head of School for 5 different Montessori Schools and Head Grandma in Charge. Most recently, Peg is the Co-owner/Office Guru at Our Planet Automotive with her son, Tyler. She has participated in many charitable endeavors throughout the years, and believes strongly in giving back to the community. Peg offers 50 years of perspective on being mentored (coached) and on being a mentor to others. 

    Steffani LeFevour wants to live in a world surrounded by ambitious women who take responsibility for their lives, step into their greatness, and who never say no to a dirty martini.

    Through her passion she's helped hundreds of women shift their mindset, transform their relationships, and take their lives to the next level. As a happiness coach, she's studied human potential and has been in the business of self improvement for over 20 years.  She an author, speaks at retreats and conferences worldwide, and most importantly, she's never missed one of her son's hockey games.  You can find Steffani at www.myhappilife.com and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/steffanilefevour/ 


    Our Moderator:

    Amanda H. Young, MBA, bestselling author of Finding Clarity: Design a Business You Love and Simplify Your Marketing, is known for helping creative entrepreneurs find the clarity they need to define their ideal clients, design a business they love, and manage their energy while enjoying the freedom of running a successful business. As the president and founder of Simplify Your Marketing Amanda provides much-needed focus and clarity to ambitious business owners who have unique talents to share with the world. By cutting through the clutter and getting to the core of her clients' strengths and capabilities, Amanda aligns the services they provide with the people they are meant to serve and simplifies their message and marketing in a way that attracts clients effortlessly. Contact her at Amanda@SimplifyYourMarketing.com

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    OP Library - Veterans Room, 2nd Floor (Near Art Gallery)
    834 Lake Street
    Oak Park, IL
    Date/Time Information:
    9 am - 10:30 am
    Contact Information:
    Julie Thompson, Co-Chair
    Free to members and those considering membership. Please feel free to bring your own coffee and snack.
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