Women In Leadership

Thank you to Bay Club for sponsoring our 4th annual Women in Leadership Forum! This year’s event welcomed over 600 women and men in the hospitality and business community to learn about “Finding Your Voice”.

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Photo slideshow from the
2018 Women in Leadership Forum

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“What a wonderful event! The room was overwhelming and I was so excited to be a part of it! Looking forward to next year already!”
Kate Bradesca I Assistant Front Office Manager, San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Welcome Keynote: Adama Iwu, Senior Director of State & Local Government Relations, Visa

Panel 1: Finding your Voice and owning your career path

  • Moderator: Janet Reilly, Co-founder, Clinic by the Bay
  • Don Harrier, President, HKS Architects
  • Matthew Stevens, President and CEO, The Bay Club Company
  • Tom Luerson, Chief Operating Officer, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Rick Tigner, Chief Excutive Officer, Jackson Family Wines
  • Paul Tormey, Regional Vice President & General Manager, Fairmont Hotel
We asked our women leaders about their inspirations, motivations, and career-defining moments. Here are a few stories:
View more stories from our women leaders on our YouTube channel

Panel 2: Men Championing Women

  • Moderator: Janet Reilly, Co-founder, Clinic by the Bay
  • Don Harrier, President, HKS Architects
  • Matthew Stevens, President and CEO, The Bay Club Company
  • Tom Luerson, Chief Operating Officer, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Rick Tigner, Chief Excutive Officer, Jackson Family Wines
  • Paul Tormey, Regional Vice President & General Manager, Fairmont Hotel

Panel 3: Workplace Policies that benefit Women

  • Moderator: Jennifer Seelig, Director of News and Programming, KCBS
  • Anna Marie Persutti, Vice President & General Manager, Hotel Nikko
  • Annabel Chang, Vice President, Bay Area, Alaska Airlines
  • Carmen Cruz, General Manager, Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa
  • Emily Murase, Executive Director, Department on the Status of Women
  • Julie Bertini- Kiser, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President, Recology

Closing Keynote: Bloomberg Technology Host and Author Emily Chang

“Thank you for inviting me to be a part of the event this year. As a millennial. we really appreciate hearing from one another, as well as those successful and beautiful ladies ahead of us.”
Cicely Nash, Event Planner, Forty Niners Stadium Management Company

As a smaller hotel, I appreciate the network of information the Hotel Council provides. Not only are the seminars filled with relevant topics, but the members are always willing to share ideas and experiences.

Brittney Beck Owner and Operater / Beck’s Motor Lodge May 12, 2017