Executive Leadership for Women: Strategies to Enhance Success (Module 1)

October 24, 2018 - October 25, 2018 | All Day

The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development


October 24-25, 2018 and November 15-16, 2018 (registration includes attendance to both modules)

Program Introduction

The most successful women have vision, fortitude, and the ability to work in competitive environments without compromising their unique traits and skill sets. Research shows that companies with a higher percentage of women in top management also experience a higher Return on Equity and Return on Sales. This program provides critical information and leadership insights designed to help high-potential women improve performance and productivity within their unique business environments. Based on both proven research and the personal experiences of senior executives, the program develops individualized action plans and engages organizational superiors to help support implementation. This program will also create a unique network of colleagues with similar experiences to help support future growth and development.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the skills of exceptional leadership up, down, and across your organization
  • Find your executive voice while gaining an understanding of real and perceived gender differences in workplace communication
  • Create a personal brand and message and apply it to relationships inside and outside of your organization
  • Build a personal and professional network to help ensure career success
  • Effectively negotiate deals that create lasting value for yourself and your organization


Julie Fasone Holder is a member of the board of directors of The Eastman Chemical Co. and is CEO/founder of JFH Insights, a management advising company. Julie consults with corporations and organizations on diversity and inclusion strategies, and coaches senior women executives.

She is the retired Senior Vice President of The Dow Chemical Company where she led a group of businesses with more than $2 billion in revenue. She also led Marketing and Sales, HR, and Public and Government Affairs for the company.

Julie previously served on the boards of Wolverine Bank and Intimacy Management Company until it was sold in 2012. She is the past president of the Eli Broad College of Management alumni board at Michigan State University and serves on the governing board for the Committee of 200 (C200).

Ms. Holder graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Business Administration.

Erin Wolf has worked for nationally recognized firms such as Bain & Company, Goldman Sachs, Accenture and Salomon Brothers Inc. With more than 25 years of experience, Ms. Wolf brings a diverse background in strategic consulting, change management, investment banking and finance. She is currently the Managing Partner of SuiteTrack, a firm dedicated to developing and accelerating the advancement of female professionals. She helps companies improve their bottom line by unleashing the potential of their high performing women in an increasingly diverse workplace.

SuiteTrack’s programs include mentoring/coaching, workshops and tailored case studies, all designed to develop leadership competencies. Prior to founding SuiteTrack, Ms. Wolf was a Managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal, one of the country’s top two restructuring firms, where she drove business development and content delivery in the Southeast region. As a certified DiSC® instructor, she worked with executive teams to help them better understand their corporate culture and dynamics. She also provided executive coaching, training, and development for professionals at all levels of organizations.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for high-potential female business professionals with generally 8-18 years’ experience.


Kristin St. Marie


$3495 – full tuition (includes materials, assessments, meals and graduation plaque)

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