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8 06, 2020

Special Message from PLUS CEO

By |2020-06-08T14:37:27-05:00June 8, 2020|@PLUS, Current Events|0 Comments

Our hearts are heavy and filled with profound sadness. The senseless death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, here in Minneapolis, home city of PLUS and its staff, point to the bigotry and racism that remain endemic and tolerated in parts of our society. This sorrowful event, and other recent senseless killings, and the protests that are occurring in cities across the country have shaken our nation to its core and ignited frustration and anger across the globe. As an association committed to inclusiveness and diversity, PLUS and our industry must reflect on the pain this event has caused [...]

7 10, 2015

(First 100 Days) Women’s Leadership Event – NYC Draws a Crowd

By |2015-10-12T13:33:24-05:00October 7, 2015|PLUS Executive Director|0 Comments

Today I had the opportunity to attend the PLUS Women's Leadership Network (WLN) event in New York City. This event held at the Yale Club in NYC drew more than 215 professionals from New York City and surrounding areas. I commend the PLUS Eastern Chapter and the PLUS Foundation for putting on such a tremendous event. This was the second WLN event I have attended in the last month and the second sellout crowd (the first was in Chicago). It was a fabulous event with great networking, an amazing venue, and an inspiring speaker. Michelle Mayes, Vice President and General Counsel with the New York [...]

5 10, 2015

(First 100 Days) Southwest Chapter Meeting

By |2015-10-05T09:39:40-05:00October 5, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Thursday I was able to attend the PLUS Southwest Chapter meeting in Scottsdale Arizona. I knew I wasn't in Minnesota anymore when I heard the pilot say the temperature was 107 degrees when we landed. Of course all the Southwest Chapter members attending the meeting let me know that is was "unseasonably warm". This Chapter shows what is possible when despite being one of the smaller chapters a committed group of industry individuals professionals commit to providing top-notch educational and networking events. The program, the format, and the overall event was wonderful. Almost 60 industry professionals attended the event. I was able [...]

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