Never thought of being on a board? Think again.
Serving on a board is a great way for you to network beyond your industry and acquire critical new skills. More women are needed to participate in boardroom conversations and affect real change: why shouldn’t it be you?
At this exclusive members-only event, Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire will share insights from women who have cracked the code. No matter where you are in your career, this session will provide real-world advice that you can put into action to turbo charge your career.
Special bonus: Every WiPN member attending the event will receive a copy of Betsy’s book, “The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors.”
Thanks to all of our corporate sponsors for making this incredible opportunity available. You won’t want to miss it!
NOTE: You must be a WiPN member to attend this event.
Our Speaker and Panelist
Betsy is CEO of Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search. The firm, co-founded in 1994 by Betsy and business partner Fred Clayton with focus on diversity & inclusion, specializes in senior-level searches for Boards of Directors, Corporate Communications, and Nonprofit CEOs.
As of January, 2018, Betsy also took the reins as national CEO of 2020 Women on Boards, a nonprofit grassroots public awareness and research organization, which stages the “National Conversation on Board Diversity” every November with events in 20 cities throughout the U.S.
In addition, Betsy is past president and currently serves on the boards of the statewide National Association of Women Business Owners-California (NAWBO-CA); on the board of Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN) for 25 years, and was previously on the consumer advisory boards of Southern California Edison (SCE), and UCLA Health Sciences Medical Center for 12 years.
Before going into retained executive search, Betsy owned a large independent public relations agency which was acquired by global firm Golin/Harris based in Chicago. She chaired the Rebuild LA Marketing & Communications Task Force following the 1992 L.A. Riots.
Pamela Carter has enjoyed success in the law, politics and business. She currently serves on the public boards of SpectraEnergy, Inc., CSX Inc., and Hewlett Packard Enterprise and on the Indiana McKinney School Board of Visitors. She also served on the Meijer Inc. board and the Export-Import Bank Sub-Suharan Advisory Committee. Before her retirement, Carter was President of the Cummins Distribution Business—the first female to run a major business unit at Cummins. She has also practiced law in the private and public sector; served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant to Governor Evan Bayh; was the first African American woman elected state attorney general in Indiana and in the United States; and was named Parliamentarian at the Indiana House of Representatives.
Terry Allison Rappuhn has served on the boards of six public companies with market capitalizations ranging from $80 million to $5 billion. She currently is a director of Akorn, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, Quorum Health Corporation, a provider of hospital and outpatient services, and Genesis Healthcare, Inc., one of the largest U.S. post-acute care providers. Ms. Rappuhn has 15 years of experience with Ernst & Young, LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition, Terry has served as project leader for Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Patient Friendly Billing initiative, which promotes patient-focused practices and engagement. Terry founded and is board chair of Westminster Home Connection, a not-for-profit that makes 200 homes safe and functional each year, enabling seniors to age in place.