Women's Economic Development Council
 

WEDC September Leadership Training Meeting 9/13/18

  • 13 Sep 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union, 220 Wynn Drive, Hsv 35893

Registration

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  • Must be the guest of a WEDC member and have the appropriate registration code to register.

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WEDC Leadership Training Meeting

September 13th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Redstone Federal Credit Union

(Buffet Lunch Provided)



ALICE M. GORDON HOLLOWAY

CEO, SKYE CONNECT

Trust, focus, performance and exposure are all keys to success in a business environment, but if you don’t have relationships all of that could mean very little. The goal is to keep and maintain customers and business contacts, thereby building, creating and intentionally cultivating relationships are key to long term success in business. How is it done? Learn about the secret sauce of a powerful relationship connection. Find out the top 5 deal breakers to killing a relationship and how building a rock solid partnership has an impact on others.

Details on why where you sit in the room matters and can set the tone for powerful interactions. Get details on how making minor adjustments can lead to effective relationships for future success.



All reservations must be made online. Members, please log in using your username & password when registering. Your payment must be and paid through www.paypal.com.  There is no registration or payment mechanism at event. Diamond members still need to register online each month to reserve a seat. We appreciate your cooperation!! For assistance please contact Susie Averitt at wedc.communications@gmail.com

 Deadline to register is NOON Monday

September 10th. 


Alice M. Gordon Holloway

Skye Connect, Incorporated

Results Oriented and Hands On. Those characteristics are what describe, Alice M. Gordon Holloway, Chief Executive Officer for Skye Connect Incorporated and Adjunct Business Professor, who firmly believes, “what gets measured gets done.” This four-time serial entrepreneur is known for identifying practical but methodical approaches to solving problems for major corporations and national organizations.

In 2013, she channeled her corporate experience into a successful enterprise where she is called upon to lead high-level initiatives, projects and issues. Her growing enterprise, Skye Connect Incorporated, is a nationally certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Alabama and Georgia state Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

Corporate, Crisis Communications and Supply Chain Department Manager skilled at managing budgets, developing processes, leading teams, using various branding and communications platforms, as a high level Strategist and Leader.

She has 12 years working in corporate communications, community relations and Supply Chain for Southern Company, one of the largest electric utility providers in the US. Alice has served as a business trainer for Nissan Corporation, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Alabama Department of Transportation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Edison Electric Institute and many non-profit and business organizations. Toyota – Supplier Development Program (Kentucky) American Assoc. of Blacks in Energy (Washington, DC) Institute Supply Management/Nat. Assoc. of Purchasing Management (Georgia)

Listed as a Small Business Contender by the Birmingham Business Alliance, Emerging Leader Fusion Award nominee, she is the winner of a Merit Award by the International Association of Business Communicators and listed as Top 2012 Supplier Diversity Ambassador nationally by MBN USA Magazine.

She has also been featured in Savoy Magazine, MBE Magazine, Diversity Careers Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, Whose Who is Black Alabama and Birmingham Magazine. Alice is a featured writer on diversity issues nationally for Diversity Professional Magazine and formerly MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) Magazine.

Alice has been admitted to a research-based Doctor of Business Administration program and currently possess a Master’s Degree Business Administration Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Management and Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of South Alabama.

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