BBB’s WiBN To Host Event Featuring Colleen Ryan

March 12, 2014

DAYTON, OHIO, January 24, 2014 - Women In Business Networking (WiBN), a program of your Better Business Bureau, is hosting an event you won’t want to miss next month as a part of its Winstitute Leadership Series...

Command Your Own Lead:

Uncover Leadership Lessons In Some Of The Most Unlikely Places,

Master Mentorship & Think Before You Step Up On The Career Ladder

Wright State University, Nutter Center, Berry Room

Wednesday, February 5

8:30 - 9 a.m.: hot, healthy breakfast & omelet station

9 - 11 a.m.: Workshop

Cost: $35 for BBB Accredited Businesses & WiBN members;

$25 for students (bring ID to check in); and $45 for others

Our speaker for this event is Colleen Ryan will share her insight on this topic with attendees. She believes leaders and leadership aren’t always unique or memorable. However, she knows you can learn lessons from some of the most unlikely people and in some of the most extreme or unusual places. She also trusts the value of mentoring relationships, has ideas to share on leader role models and has created some tidbits for consideration on career transitions.

Colleen Ryan is currently the president of Vectren Energy Deliver of Ohio. In this capacity, Colleen serves as the face of Vectren in the 17 counties Vectren serves in southwest Ohio, demonstrating in a tangible way Vectren’s commitment to community and relationships within Vectren’s service area. With 28 years of experience in executive management and leadership at all levels, her former postion as Dayton Development Coalition’s vice president for Aerospace and Defense strengthened the Dayton community, its corresponding businesses and USAF relations. She has also served as the former Wright Patterson Air Force Base Commander and leader of the President of the United States Advanced Agent Program.

J. “Alex” Alexander, Wright State University, Department of Communication, faculty member will facilitate the event. Her primary focus is on interpersonal and team communication within organizations. She works towards the ultimate goal of serving the organization to maximize performance. Her perspective it to identify challenges and develop effective solutions. She tailors her approach to match the organization’s one-of-a kind dynamics for better outcomes.

Register for this event today by visiting or calling (937) 610-2270.

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