The Business Value Forum announces May 8th program at Bryant University, “Women in Leadership: The real impact on business value creation!”

SMITHFIELD, RI, ISSUED APRIL 18, 2018…The Business Value Forum invites business owners, executives and advisors to join them in their upcoming program, “Women in Leadership: The real impact on business value creation” Thursday, May 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at Bryant University (The Bello Center).


Join the Business Value Forum for breakfast, and a conversation with seasoned experts who will share their personal experiences and insights into the impact of women on business value creation.


Panelists include Jill Beresford, moderator. She was CEO and Chairman of the Board of a publicly held corporation during the 1990s after turning the company around from bankruptcy. She is currently CEO of Gendernomics, a company comprised of former CEOs who have used the language of learning of Gendernomics to build highly-profitable companies and help turnarounds.


Kathleen McQuiggan is an expert in the analysis and evaluation of business performance and value. She joined Artemis Financial Advisors in June 2017. She specializes in financial planning needs of women and employing sustainable investing approaches. She spent 20 years in institutional sales and investing. In 2009 she founded Catalina Leadership, a consulting firm focused on investing in women. She later joined Pax World Management as a Senior Vice President, Global Women Strategies. She has been named Investment News’ inaugural Women to Watch list.


Kimberly Corwin has spent 30 years developing and growing businesses. She began in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation, introducing a revolutionary insulated concrete sandwich wall panel system. She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in 2002 to help with the growth of the Miami market. She joined AH Harris in 2003 as a Business Development Manager focused on integration of acquisition HarMarc Rebar & Steel into the organization. She now serves as President and CEO of her own company, New Chapter, LLC, purchasing distressed properties, renovating and resettling.


The Business Value Forum, Inc. was founded by members with decades of experience in business. Formed in collaboration with Bryant University, the Forum offers programs focused on contemporary business challenges.  Additional Information about upcoming programs is available by visiting This program is eligible for CPE credits (RI CPAs are encouraged to enroll for CPE credits when registering).


A full breakfast buffet will be served. Act now to take advantage of the Early Bird price of $45 by registering before May 1 at the registration site:

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