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WBO is recognized as the premier women's entrepreneurial organization in North Florida, increasing recognition of women business owners and their successes and encouraging ownership by women in business. Our Mission is to inspire women business owners to grow through networking, education, and support. 


 
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 November Dinner Meeting: Monday, November 28

 

Join us at our new location!  The Deercreek County Club

Networking begins at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and our program begin at 6:30 p.m.

 WBO Members - $30
Guests of Members - $35
Visitors - $40

 

Spotlight Speaker: 
Lynn Lamoureux - Sunland Acres

 

 

Keynote Speaker:
Hillery Shephard - CSX Transportation - Customer Relations is a mindset how to develop it!

Hillery Shephard is a proud graduate of the University of Florida, where she received her BS Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. After graduation she started her career with FACS Group (Macy’s customer service center) in their Executive Development Program. As part of the program she worked in HR and as a call center manager. This opportunity helped her see how she could impact people’s lives. A combination of her strong performance and customer recognition led to her being awarded Manager of the Year.

After four years, she left Macy’s to be closer to her family and start a new career with CSX Transportation. She has been with CSX for almost 11 years and each of her positions has an emphasis on service. She developed and implemented the Internship and Co-op Program, served as an HR Generalist, oversaw the Operations Management Trainee Programs, and managed a team in the Customer Service Department. For the past two years, she has served as the Director of the Technology Service Desk. She has had a variety of roles, but they have all been focused on people. She takes pride in coaching and development and has served as a mentor to a number of employees along the way. Many years ago she learned about the concept of creating a low-effort customer experience and that has become the mantra she lives by.

On a personal note, she is active with her church and enjoys teaching a four year old Sunday school class. She spends a lot of time with her friends and family, especially her husband and their three year old son.

 

November Dinner Menu:

Protein: Herbed Lemon Chicken with natural jus,
Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes
Vegetarian: Roasted Local Veggies tossed with Pesto Penne
Desert: Caramel Apple Crisp

 

 

After 11/23/2016 at 11:30 p.m., all dinner meeting registrations are $40.

 

 

  

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