'Change' is topic of Tunxis CC Foundation meeting Friday

Published on Sunday, 12 November 2017 21:34
Written by the Tunxis Community College Foundation

FARMINGTON - Tunxis Community College Foundation invites the public to attend “Change - the Ultimate Driver of Our Ability to Compete in the New Economy, Boardroom, and Community in the 21st Century,” at the foundation’s annual Economic Conference and Networking Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 17, from 8 to 10:15 a.m., at the Hartford Marriott Farmington, 15 Farm Springs Road.

Proceeds will support scholarships and projects for students at the college.

The keynote speaker is Vanessa Williams, founder and CEO of Leading Edge Consulting, a global executive coaching firm with offices in Connecticut and Florida.

Williams has an international background with experience in executive coaching, women and diversity leadership coaching, leadership advancement, operations leadership, strategic business planning and change management. She works with executives, business owners and C-suites to identify strategic goals and to build and engage high performing collaborative teams.

Before founding Leading Edge Consulting, Williams was a managing director for Horton International, a retained global boutique executive search firm. She also held senior level and C-suite positions leading executive global teams for Sun Life Financial, Prudential, MassMutual, Aetna and UConn Health. She holds a master’s degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Williams is on the boards of trustees of Easter Seals, The New England Air Museum and Amistad Center for Arts & Culture. She is also on the advisory board of the Reginald F. Lewis College Business Alumni at Virginia State University.

Sponsorship levels and program book ads are still available. Individual admission is $85 and is tax-deductible.

Tickets and sponsorships must be reserved by Wednesday, Nov. 15, and can be purchased online through Eventbrite at bit.ly/2yszrfO or www.tunxisfoundation.org .

For more information, call 860-773-1357 or email mrussano@tunxis.edu.

Tunxis Community College Foundation, established in 1970, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization led by an executive director and managed by a board of directors composed of faculty, business and community leaders.

Its mission is to raise funds for Tunxis Community College to support scholarships, special learning projects, the arts and student veterans.

For more information, visit www.tunxisfoundation.org .

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News on Sunday, 12 November 2017 21:34. Updated: Sunday, 12 November 2017 21:36.