Jody Bilney, Chief Consumer Officer of Humana to keynote June 26th 100 Wise Women event
From a Division 1 athlete to c-suite executive, Jody Bilney brings passion and determination to every position she plays. She is the June 26th keynote speaker for the Leadership Louisville Center’s popular 100 Wise Women event series, presented by Chase and held in partnership with Today’s Woman Magazine. The event series brings successful women leaders – Wise Women – together with emerging women leaders to share perspectives on themes presented by distinguished keynote speakers.
Registration is now open for the June 26 event at www.leadershiplouisville.org/our-events/100-wise-women/. The event will be held from 8-10 a.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.; the cost is $35.
ABOUT KEYNOTE SPEAKER JODY BILNEY
Jody Bilney has championed consumers in executive roles across six different industries – consumer packaged goods, telecommunications, financial services, technology, food service, and healthcare. She is now driving Humana’s transformation into a consumer-driven enterprise as the organization’s first Chief Consumer Officer. Jody’s passion and determination are rooted in her experience as a Division 1 athlete, playing tennis at Clemson University. A high-energy leader, Jody’s sources of joy and inspiration are her family.
ABOUT 100 WISE WOMEN
Designed to increase the base of Louisville’s qualified, connected women leaders, over 1,200 women attended the events in 2018, representing over 400 companies from industries including major employers, small businesses, professional service firms, universities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations of all kinds. Every event has sold to capacity since the series started in 2007. Proceeds from 100 Wise Women go to the Joan Riehm Women’s Leadership Fund, created to allow women to participate in Leadership Louisville Center programs. Since the scholarship fund was created in 2007, 165 women have received scholarships totaling more than $147,000.
The 2019 event series will feature additional keynote speakers:
- September 11 – Wendy Lea, Chief Entrepreneurial Advisor, Louisville Entrepreneurship Acceleration Partnership (LEAP)
- October 22 – Victoria Russell, Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Papa John’s International
100 Wise Women is held in partnership with the Leadership Louisville Center and Today’s Woman magazine. The Presenting sponsor is J.P. Morgan Chase. Our Gold sponsor is Ford Motor Company; Silver sponsors are EY and Farm Credit Mid-America; Bronze sponsors are Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, ARGI, Clear/Cut Phocus, HighNote, Humana Inc., MCM CPAs & Advisors, Stegner Investment Associates, Texas Roadhouse, and UPS.
ABOUT THE LEADERSHIP LOUISVILLE CENTER
The Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement. With a purpose to inspire and equip leaders to be better and do better, it has graduated over 10,000 through its civic programs since 1979. The Center is recognized as a national best practice and is known for its dynamic programming and strong community connections. Programming includes five social impact leadership programs (Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Bingham Fellows and Encore Louisville), leadership skills training courses presented through the Leadership Green Room, and events designed to connect leaders and motivate positive change. Learn more at www.leadershiplouisville.org.
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For more information, contact:
Holly Prather, Vice President
Main: (502) 561-0458 Direct: (502) 609-9227