Women are in positions of leadership in the business world more than ever before. And for many women who make it to the top, it’s about more than just power and a big paycheck. They’re giving back, in ways that sometimes even they never expected!
Hey Boss, Lady! Is our new podcast about what women are doing once they make it to the top of their fields. The stories they tell are stories of transformation. They’re stories that inspire and, at a time in our world when we’re all facing challenges, they give us hope.
Episode 5: Winning the Race
From the “C Suite” to the Race Course
January 5, 2021
In this episode of Hey, Boss Lady!, we’ll meet Nikki Etherington, a partner at a major international accounting firm, a mom and a racecar driver. It might not seem that way, but they all connect in ways that help her with a very demanding career.
Episode 4: Daring to Dream
How a Lifelong Commitment to Community Service Led a California Vintner to Join the Peace Corps in her Sixties
Linda Neal’s career is the stuff of dreams. She turned her high school experience in Future Farmers of America into a lifelong career in the wine industry. She’s sole owner/operator of Tierra Roja Vineyard, a small boutique winery in the lush Napa Valley. But that’s not all. All her life, community service has been important to her. In her sixties, she decided it was time to join the Peace Corps. That story’s coming up in this episode of Hey, Boss Lady!.
Episode 3: Becoming a Role Model
How the CFO of a Successful Las Vegas Gaming Company Becomes a Mentor for Women in her Field
In this episode of Hey, Boss Lady, we meet Chelle Adams, a mother of two and the CFO of the successful Las Vegas gaming company, The Cosmopolitan. Chelle broke barriers in two male-dominated industries–finance and gaming–and now seeks to be the role model she never had.
Episode 2: The Power of Collaboration
How the Leader of a Domestic Violence Prevention Nonprofit Navigates the “Perfect Storm” Caused by the Pandemic
December 8, 2020
On this episode of Hey, Boss Lady!, we meet Liz Ortenberger, CEO of SafeNest, a Nevada nonprofit agency devoted to ending domestic violence. When the pandemic hit, it created what Liz Ortenberger calls a perfect storm for domestic violence. Unlike many nonprofits hit hard by the early shutdown, SafeNest, with Liz’s business background, had a cash reserve that helped it respond to the crisis.
Episode 1: Transformation
A Former Ballet Dancer Finds a New Stage
December 8, 2020
Colleen Werner loved to dance. But when an injury brought her young ballet career to a halt, she had to rethink everything. She bootstrapped a wellness company in an apartment building in Chicago that in a few short years has become a national leader in the wellness industry. We’ll meet her in this episode of Hey, Boss Lady!.