Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance 2016 Annual Conference


Live Your Life engaged with confidence and passion knowing
you are communicating the best version of you for Your Success.

Connectivity -— Gadgets Won’t Get It! Engagement Will!
Joanne L. Smikle, PhD moves minds with insightful keynotes, workshops and
retreats. An expert on Leadership, Collaboration and Customer Satisfaction, she
delivers learning that lasts. Her high energy style blends substance, humor and
practicality…you will leave with ideas you actually use! Joanne uses the real-world
experiences drawn from her thriving consulting practice to develop case studies,
assessments and other interactive tools that make her sessions memorable and
meaningful. That’s why she was voted Best in Class at Professional Convention
Management Association’s Convening Leaders 2012 and 2013. Count on Joanne for
an energizing, engaging presentation. A published author, she has three books and
hundreds of articles to her credit.
Joanne L. Smikle, PhD

The Crooked Yardstick — Remeasuring Success in Your Life
and Career
Gerry Sandusky, is the New York Times best-selling author of Forgotten Sundays,
the play-by-play voice for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, the sports director for
Baltimore’s WBAL TV, and a noted authority on communication, motivation,
perception, and change. Gerry has won Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for
outstanding broadcasts. The son of former NFL coach, John Sandusky, Gerry has
found his own niche in coaching as president of The Sandusky Group, a
communications-consulting firm. The Sandusky Group helps professionals who
are experts in their field how to perform better under pressure and shine in front
of every audience. Gerry and his wife founded the Joe Sandusky Fund, to honor
Gerry’s late brother. The fund grants college scholarships to students who
demonstrate passion, talent, initiative, and a drive to fulfill their dreams.
Gerry Sandusky
Doreen Dove
Confidence Is Always In Style
Doreen Dove is an award-winning expert in the field of Image Consulting who
coaches women to use style as a tool to take strategic control of their image and
fully engage in the possibilities of their future. Her extensive background in all
aspects of retail has uniquely qualified her to work with clients of all ages and
professions, coaching them to personal style success. In addition to her one-onone
work with individual clients, Doreen conducts workshops and seminars for
corporate groups and speaks at conferences across the country. Doreen empowers
women to live fully engaged with confidence, knowing they are communicating the
best version of themselves to further their personal and professional goals. Her
recently published book, Confidence Is Always In Style, provides in depth expertise
to help women identify and express their most authentic image with humor and
clever insight.
The Council of Professional Women is where professional women can Connect, Learn, Empower and Succeed.
Conference Agenda

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Opening Reception/Networking

Thursday, May 5, 2016
7:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration/Networking/Business Portraits

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. 2016 Philanthropy Initiative

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Confidence Is Always In Style

10:15 – 10:40 a.m. Networking Break/Business Portraits

10:40 – 11:40 a.m. Panel Discussion

11:40 – 12:15 p.m. 2016 Achievement Awards

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch/Networking/Business Portraits

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Connectivity — Gadgets Won’t Get It!
Engagement Will!

2:15 – 2:40 p.m. Networking Break/Business Portraits

2:40 – 3:40 p.m. The Crooked Yardstick — Remeasuring
Success in Your Life and Career

3:40 – 4:00 p.m. Conclusion

Learning Objectives
  1. Develop skills in leadership, communication, and personal development to move your career forward.
Major Topics
  1. Leadership
  2. Communication
  3. Personal Development
  4. Collaboration
  5. Customer Service
CPE Field of Study
Personal Development
Who Should Attend
Women in banking, accounting, and finance
Course Level

Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Rd Baltimore, MD 21244-2608

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May 5, 2016
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Rd Baltimore, MD 21244-2608
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Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance 2016 Annual Conference