More than 450 professionals from throughout the region recently attended the second annual Northeast PA Women’s Leadership Conference at Mohegan Sun Pocono. This regional, day-long conference is designed to emphasize women’s ability to forge a positive change in their communities and in their personal and professional lives while highlighting the incredible energy created when women come together to support one another.
This year’s keynote speakers were award-winning columnist, author and national champion storyteller Kindra Hall and nationally recognized author, speaker and branding professional Cindy Ratzlaff. Executive track speakers included Diane Baldi of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Lisa Golden of Geisinger Community Medical Center, Bobbi-Jo Romanishan of Mental Toughness University and Dana Zimmer of Tribune Media. Emerging professionals track speakers included Danielle Fleming of NOTE Fragrances, Melissa Keklak of MMKpr, Katie Murphy, formerly of NBC Universal, and Susan Unvarsky of Prudential.
The Northeast PA Women’s Leadership Conference is a regional event presented by the Greater Scranton, Pittston, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Back Mountain Chambers of Commerce.
Sponsors and organizers of the second annual Northeast PA Women’s Leadership Conference gather after the breakfast keynote session. From left: Bob Durkin, president of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce; Greg Gagorik, Toyota of Scranton; Meghan Gagorik, Toyota of Scranton; Cindy Ratzlaff, breakfast keynote speaker; Craig Best, Peoples Security Bank; Mari Potis, director of membership and events of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce; and Peter Danchak, PNC Bank.