Executive Women’s Leadership Event to be held at the Sagamore Pendry in Baltimore
(Baltimore, MD) – May 26, 2022 – Letts Consult, a women-owned and managed organization helping
businesses improve their profitability, sustainability, and responsibility by focusing on strategy, talent,
and culture, announced its inaugural State of the Woman 2022 conference to be held at the Sagamore
Pendry in Baltimore, Maryland from September 18-20, 2022.
The three-day event will bring together 150 professional and executive women from across the nation
to share leadership lessons, discuss obstacles and barriers in the workplace, and work together to move
women forward in business and communities; therefore, closing gaps in equities, and resulting in more
women in leadership, the C-Suite, and on corporate boards.
The agenda features an opening reception and entertainment, Monday evening gala, Champions of
Inclusivity award presentation, intimate lunches and dinners, and an impressive group of female
speakers and panelists. Topics of discussion will include Women in the Workplace, Impact of Inequities –
The “Why”, Staying Safe in Cyberspace, Becoming Board Worthy, Money Matters: A Financial Panel,
Health Empowerment, Supporting our Women Veterans, and Women Taking Charge/Breaking Barriers.
“The State of the Woman 2022 will be the first of annual regional conferences held throughout this
decade — the new Roaring 20’s. It’s time to take a stand for women’s inclusion in the corporate world,”
said Gail Letts, CEO and Founder, Letts Consult. “Our team designed this event to inspire and motivate
our attendees to take the lead in helping other women move their careers forward and be personally
encouraged to dream bigger and achieve more. We’re striving for these executive women to gain an
appreciation for career management, business trends and current issues, financial management, and
health/wellness balance in their personal and professional lives.”
The event will showcase women leaders including:
– Nancy Bagranoff, Professor of Accounting, University of Richmond
– Cindy Battino, BHSP Happiness Expert, Transformational Healing
– Diane Hoffmann, J.D.M.S., Jacob A France Professor of Health Law, University of Maryland Carey
– Kim Keenan, Esq., Former NAACP General Counsel, Mediator, Arbitrator & Neutral Evaluator,
JAMS; Letts Consult Board Member
– Dr. Suzet McKinney, Principal & Director of Life Sciences, Sterling Bay
– Erin Moran, Inaugural Executive Director, Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute
– Author Robin Williams, an Award-winning columnist and the first female Chair of the Virginia
– Barbara Autin, Director of Career Placement, Veterans in Media & Entertainment
– Julie Bowen, Senior Vice President, Operations & Outreach and Chief Legal Officer, MITRE
-Jane-Scott Cantus, Managing Principal, General Counsel, The ILEX Group and Principal Member,
ILEX Leadership Associates, LLC
– Jennifer Docherty, Managing Director, Assistant General Counsel, Piper Sandler & Company
– Dawn Dupre, ADPA, Executive Vice President, Wealth Management, Financial Advisor, The
– Dupre Keating Group; Letts Consult Board Member
– Ann Ramage, CPA & Partner, Keiter
– Bonnie Sewell, Financial Planner, Financial Freedom Expert, American Capital Planning
– Linda Singh, Retired Major General, CEO, Kaleidoscope Affect, LLC
– Terrie Spiro, Former President, CEO, and Director, Cecil Bancorp, Inc. and Cecil Bank
Registration is open at https://letts-consult.com/executive-womens-retreat/. Members of the Letts Consult Executive Council and Leadership Circle will receive a discounted rate on event registration.
“We are thrilled to offer this conference in the beautiful setting of the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore as it
truly embodies the city’s rich history, vibrant personality, and idyllic harbor setting with character,
inspiration, and style,” said Letts. “We want to inspire these ladies, and we believe that this venue will
do just that. Additionally, we included some much-needed ‘downtime’ for the attendees to enjoy the
The Sagamore Pendry Baltimore is offering a discounted nightly rate for Letts Consult retreat attendees.
Room reservations can be made now. https://www.pendry.com/baltimore/
Sponsors for the State of the Woman 2022 include United Bank, Accent Professional Recruiting,
Troutman Pepper, Howell Creative Group, Keiter, Mraz & Company, and WellcomeMD. Interested
sponsors can learn more here.
About Letts Consult (www.letts-consult.com)
Letts Consult, a women-owned and managed organization helping businesses improve their profitability,
sustainability, and responsibility by focusing on strategy, talent, and culture. Letts Consult enables companies to build stronger cultures and teams with an emphasis on executive leadership and gender equity. The team provides information, education, resources, events, and meaningful connections to help women advance and grow professionally. Founded in 2019, Letts Consult offers a wide range of services from individual to group programming. The organization tailors their services to fit the client’s business needs- project-based or long-term. Services include strategic planning, recruitment, business profitability review, executive coaching, workshops, consultation services, motivational speaking engagement services, team retreat workshops, The Advancement Accelerator Program, and The Managing Diversity program.
About The Corner Office (https://letts-consult.com/the-corner-office/)
Letts Consult recently launched The Corner Office in 2022, inviting senior and executive level women to become members and enjoy the benefits of the networking program. Women will come together at specially planned events (including dinners and roundtables), share thought leadership articles, speak at and attend webinars, and be included in a private directory, among more. Through The Corner Office, Letts Consult offers two levels of membership: Executive Council and Leadership Circle.
About The State of the Woman 2022 (https://letts-consult.com/executive-womens-retreat/)
The State of the Woman 2022 event is scheduled for September 18-20, 2022 at the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore. The 3-day conference is designed for professional women across the country to: share the lessons they have learned throughout their career journey, discuss the challenges of the pipeline to feed the C-Suite and recommend tactics/solutions to correct, learn, and discuss best practices that impact diversity and inclusion in corporate cultures, recognize women who are breaking barriers, and celebrate the uniqueness of the women gathered. The agenda features an opening reception and entertainment, Monday evening gala, Champions of Inclusivity award presentation, intimate lunches and dinners, and an impressive group of female speakers and panelists. Topics of discussion will include Women in the Workplace, Impact of Inequities – The “Why”, Staying Safe in Cyberspace, Becoming Board Worthy, Money Matters: A Financial Panel, Health Empowerment, Supporting our Women Veterans, and Women Taking Charge/Breaking Barriers. Registration is currently open.
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