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Nicki Anderson - LEADS
Nicki Anderson is the Director of L.E.A.D.S. (Leadership, Empowerment, Action, Development and Service), Benedictine University’s Leadership Initiative for undergraduate women. Nicki served as the CEO and President of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce. Nicki was instrumental in leading a successful capital campaign resulting in acquiring advanced and much needed technology upgrades for the organization. Nicki also owned and operated her own health and wellness business from 1993-2012, when the business was sold. She has traveled all over the world presenting workshops on leadership, talent acquisition and marketing. Nicki was a columnist for the Chicago Tribune and Daily Herald from 1998-2013. She lives in Naperville with her husband, Bill. They have four grown children and 2 grandchildren.

Nicki Anderson
[email protected]
(630) 829-6008

Nancy Sayer - LEADS
Nancy Sayer, Ph.D., LCPC, PCC –Programming Consultant. Nancy is Founder and CEO of the Leadership Evolvement Institute. She serves as adjunct faculty at North Central College, in Naperville, IL and Aurora University, in Aurora, IL teaching classes in organizational leadership, group performance, and high potential leadership coaching. Nancy has a Ph.D. from Benedictine University School of Business, Lisle, IL in Values-Driven Leadership and received the Outstanding Dissertation Award. She has a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Guidance from Indiana University, South Bend, IN

Nancy Sayer, Ph.D., LCPC, PCC
[email protected]
(630) 373-6742
https://interconnexionconsulting.com

L.E.A.D.S. Student Advisory Team
  • Jennifer Brown-Griffin
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    Jennifer Brown-Griffin

    Music Education, Class of 2022
  • Karen Doniz
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    Karen Doniz

    Biology, Class of 2023
  • Ashley Gomes
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    Ashley Gomes

    Business Management and Organizational Behavior, Class of 2023
  • Iva Petkovski
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    Iva Petkovski

    Health Science, Class of 2023
  • Nabila Qadri
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    Nabila Qadri

    Alumnus, Class of 2019
  • Samiha Syed
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    Samiha Syed

    Health Science, Class of 2023

L.E.A.D.S. Senior Advisory Team
  • Hira Ali
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    Hira Ali

    Author, Career Coach
  • Cate Brady
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    Cate Brady

    Technology Entrepreneur
  • Grace Buzzard
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    Grace Buzzard

    Sr. Director of Quality Assurance, SAP
  • Kailei Carr
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    Kailei Carr

    CEO and Founder of The Asbury Group
  • Cat Colella-Graham
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    Cat Colella-Graham

    Founder of Cheer Partners
  • Tanjia Coleman, Ph.D.
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    Tanjia Coleman, Ph.D.

    President, Reimagine Organization Development, Inc.
  • Dawnielle Grace
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    Dawnielle Grace

    Founder and Owner of en*lign counsel+compliance
  • Samyuktha Gumidyala
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    Samyuktha Gumidyala

    State Association Relations Manager, American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
  • Tricia Harper
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    Tricia Harper

    Partner in KPMG's Consulting Services
  • Amber Johnson, Ph.D.
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    Amber Johnson, Ph.D.

    Strategy Advisor and Leadership Coach
  • Rebekah Kohmescher, CFP, CPA
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    Rebekah Kohmescher, CFP, CPA

    Chief Executive Officer, Altair
  • Michele Markowski
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    Michele Markowski

    CFO, CIO and Board Member, National Tube Supply
  • Susan Otten
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    Susan Otten

    Branding, Sales, Marketing, Sales and Communications Executive
  • Sudeshna Sen
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    Sudeshna Sen

    Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Analytics, Merkle
  • Laticia Thompson
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    Laticia Thompson

    Founder and Chief Legacy Partner of Legacy Blueprint, LLC
  • Karen Wells
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    Karen Wells

    CEO, Bridge Communities
  • Dana Wright
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    Dana Wright

    Corporate Security Professional and Certified Professional and Executive Coach