August 17-18, 2022 | Savannah, GA


Wednesday, August 17
4:00 pm

Registration Opens – 2nd Floor Grand Ballroom Foyer

5:00 – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception – 2nd Floor Grand Ballroom Foyer

Thursday, August 18
7:45 – 8:15 am

Networking Breakfast – Grand Ballroom C

8:15 – 9:00 am

Investing in Yourself and Understanding Your Value

Stop putting everyone else first! Let’s talk about how incredible you are and the value you offer your employer. Find the time to invest in yourself.

Erica Meyer, CEO and Publisher, October Research, LLC

9:00 – 9:45 am

Keynote Address: 3 Essential Traits to Lead with Confidence

Kathi Kulesza, Owner, Kulesza Training & Consulting LLC
10:00 – 10:45 am

Incorporating Work-Life Balance into Retention Efforts

Women are constantly juggling commitments and responsibilities, personally and professionally. Finding a balance can be difficult. Women who achieve a satisfactory work-life balance are more likely to stay at their current company, reducing turnover and cost for that employer. We’ll talk about the challenges we face and best practices you can implement within your team.

Laura Perry, Division President, Tennessee, Stewart Title
Leslie Wyatt, Director of Regulatory Compliance, SoftPro

10:00 – 10:45 am

Getting Funding Workshop

This workshop will discuss how to get funding to start, acquire or grow a business. Learn where to start and what options are available to you.

Victoria Saxton, Chief Financial Officer, Small Business Assistance Corp.

10:45 – 11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15 – 12:00 pm

Building and Utilizing Your Support Network

Whether you have a support system today or just getting started, this session will provide you with different ways you can build your support network and optimize its value.

Sheri Olsen, Senior Vice President, National Director Banking Services, First American Trust FSB
Heidi Thorne, Director of Agency Operations, Agents National Title Insurance Co.

11:15 – 12:00 pm

Accreditations and Certifications Workshop

This interactive workshop will discuss the value of and effort required for Woman-owned accreditations and certifications, and if they are right for you.

Desirée Patno, CEO, NAWRB

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch – Grand Ballroom C

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Owning Your Accomplishments

You are amazing, now own it! We will share tips on how to take credit for your achievements and how to appropriately share your accomplishments. Taking the right approach will remove the “un” out of the comfortable conversation.

Desirée Patno, CEO, NAWRB

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Seizing Your Opportunities

You’ve got this girl! Let’s talk about how to recognize opportunities and address barriers to achieving your goals.

Mary Schuster, Senior Vice President of Industry Relations, RamQuest
Amanda Brumbelow, Vice President of Operations, Allegiance Title of Arkansas; Founder, CEO, Business Coach, ARDU Business Advisors

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Building Your Personal Brand Workshop

This workshop will breakdown the components for helping you to build your personal brand and to stand out amongst the crowd.

Kim Bosshardt, Owner, Board Certified Real Estate Attorney, Bosshardt Title Insurance Agency, LLC

2:45 – 3:05 pm

Networking Break

3:05 – 3:50 pm

Negotiating for What you Want

While the critical elements of the job vary from one person to the next, the approach to negotiating for what means the most is consistent. We’ll discuss the right way for having these conversations and what to avoid.

Ashley Cook, Founder and CEO, ZOCCAM
Melanie Thomas, Director of Business Development, Frontdoor

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Female Leadership Panel

Industry pillars discuss their journey to the top, challenges they faced along the way and how you can get there too.

Nicole Beattie, CEO, Amrock
Randy DeFoor, Senior Vice President, National Agency Counsel, FNF Family of Companies
Mary O’Donnell, CEO, Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Joyce Weiland, President, SoftPro

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception – Club Pavilion and Spa

*All times Eastern Time. Times and events are subject to change.