Please join the women of ACG Cincinnati and the EACC on May 2, 2018 as a distinguished panel of corporate women discuss the challenges of having your voice heard in male-dominated professions. Led by moderator Kim Schaefer, Partner with Vorys
. Panelists include: Annie Daniel, a Director with Fifth Third Bank
’s International Corporate Banking team; Jennifer Panepinto, Director of Business Retention and Expansion with Northern Kentucky Tri-ED
; and Stephanie Polen, President of The Polen Group
Kim is a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the corporate practice group. Kim concentrates her practice on the representation of public and private companies, banking, securities, franchising and general corporate matters. She regularly represents companies in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and franchising issues. Additionally, Kim works closely with clients to ensure continued compliance with securities and banking laws and to develop best practices in the corporate governance and executive compensation areas.
Director, International Corporate Banking
Fifth Third Bank
Annie Daniel is a Director with Fifth Third Bank’s International Corporate Banking team. Annie has spent the last 12 years of her career in the banking industry in various roles including; accounting and finance and corporate banking. The past 5 years have been dedicated to working with International clients. She is responsible for managing the banking relationships for Foreign Corporations that have major operations or growth aspirations in North America. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Dec. 31, 2017, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operates banking centers and ATM’s in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of Dec. 31, 2017, had $362 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $37 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses.
Director, Business Retention and Expansion
Northern Kentucky Tri-ED
Jennifer Panepinto is the Director of Business Retention and Expansion at Northern Kentucky Tri-ED, Northern Kentucky’s pre-eminent economic development organization. Jennifer works closely with businesses in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties to help them overcome the hurdles and challenges to growth and to help them successfully sustain their operations in Northern Kentucky. Businesses benefit from Jennifer’s extensive B2B and manufacturing experience, ability help problem-solve and her tireless efforts to be a champion for their success in the region.
The Polen Group
Stephanie Polen is an energetic and authentic leader with more than 15 years of executive experience in FinTech, Utility, and Telecommunications industries leading teams through change and driving business results. She is a visionary who is passionate about developing people to their fullest potential. With experience in roles ranging from Marketing and Business Development to Product Development and Human Resources, Stephanie brings her diverse experience and passion for individual development to drive change and motivate teams for success. And, she practices what she preaches when it comes to change! After almost 20 years in high growth companies, Stephanie transitioned into the role of entrepreneur and business owner of The Polen Group. As the President of The Polen Group, Stephanie works with teams and individuals as they navigate the transformation process. Stephanie is a Certified Emergenetics® Instructor and uses this powerful tool to understand more about the whole individual and how to leverage their strengths for the success of the team and the organization.
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