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OCU Meinders School of Business to Host Women’s Leadership Panel
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will host a panel discussion March 25 about women in leadership featuring executive panelists from Teleflora, Coppermark Bank, Love’s, Sonic and others. The Meinders School of Business has partnered with the Senior Executive Women’s Networking Group, Chesapeake Energy and the Executive Resource Center for the event, scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Gardner Conference Room at the business school, located at N.W. 27th St. and McKinley Ave. Martha Burger, senior vice president of human and corporate resources for Chesapeake Energy, will moderate the discussion titled “Women in Leadership: Rise and Shine Powerhouse Panel Discussion.” Topics include balancing work and family, cultural awareness, generation differences, and the glass ceiling and femininity. Panelists are Danielle Ezell, Teleflora; Celine Ferguson, Coppermark Bank; Jenny Love Meyer, Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores; Stephany Wade Tate, Chickasaw Nation Industries; Cristina McQuistion, OG&E; Jan Peery, YWCA; Claudia San Pedro, Sonic; Jacque Fiegel, Coppermark Bank; Shannon Rich, Oklahoma Heritage Association and the Gaylord-Pickens Museum; Sarah Mason Sears, S Design; Cindy Baker, GH Guernsey and Company; Joyce Reed, Griffin Communications; and Nancy Robertson, Sonic. “These remarkable women executives are sharing their experience and expertise to help other women move up in their organizations and help take Oklahoma to the next level,” said Donna Miller, president of the Executive Resources Center and founder of the Senior Executive Women’s Networking Group. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $50 each. Sponsorships are available, including a $500 contributor sponsorship, a $1,000 associate sponsorship or a $1,500 key sponsorship. The sponsorships will create a scholarship fund for OCU students to attend the event, and two students will be added to each sponsored table. For more information, call Melissa Cory at (405) 208-5540, email her at or visit to register online.