Starting Your Leadership Journey
Who Am I?
What Do I Think of Myself?
What Do Others Think of Me?
Leading Change and Taking Risks
What Do I Want My Legacy To Be?
Christine Atkins has the perspective that comes from 15 years as a CIO, capping a 40-year career in technology management. She has served as CIO with four corporations ranging from small to large to global and found the fundamentals of success to be largely the same across the various industries. She has advised Google, Oracle and HP. Chris retired from Royal Ahold in 2013 and is a principal at Atkins & Cameron LLC, specializing in IT strategy. She previously served on boards for Forsythe Technology and the SIM Chicago Chapter and is a 1995 Northeast RLF graduate.
Karen Calvert, a longtime VP of Information Services & Technology for Mary Kay Inc., brings her proven IT / business acumen, her experience in coaching and her passion for leadership development to RLF participants. While at Mary Kay, Karen co-led the company’s Culture Committee, was a Wellness Ambassador for Mary Kay’s Wellness Program and was a Leadership Mentor in their Mentee-Mentor program. Karen currently serves on the Board for the SIM Austin Chapter.
Each of the six sessions of the 2020 Southeast RLF program will take place at the Vinoy Renaissance hotel in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, FL. The Vinoy is a renowned historic hotel located on the Tampa Bay waterfront, just minutes from Tampa International Airport and the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
Many organizations are investing in their future by selecting high-potential employees to absorb the life-changing capabilities of the Midwest RLF experience. Current and recent sponsors of the Midwest RLF program include:
· Aetna, Inc.
· Allstate Insurance Company
· Beam Suntory
· Community Health Network
· Direct Supply
· Health Care Services Corp
· Heidrick and Struggles
· Illinois Institute of Technology
· Northwestern Mutual
· Penske Automotive
· Reynolds Consumer Products
· Sherwin Williams Company
· TCS Education System
· United Airlines
· University of Chicago Medical Center