WDM Chamber Announces Speakers for Second Annual Tina Talks

WEST DES MONES, IA (TUESDAY May 9, 2023) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) has announced six speakers for its second annual Tina Talks, held on June 6 at The Monroe in West Des Moines Iowa.

Giving voices to female leaders in the region, the mission of Tina Talks is to challenge, motivate, inspire, and move attendees. At this event six women will share their impactful stories that will provide attendees with actional nuggets of information and inspiration. This year's theme is #LeadHERship.

Expert speakers include:
Perlla Deluca - Owner & CEO - Southeast Constructors
Angela Franklin - President & CEO - Des Moines University
Rosemary Parson - SVP Administrations & Community Relations - EquiTrust Life Insurance
Blanca Plascencia - Owner - El Fogon Restaurants
Claudia Schabel - President & CEO - Schabel Solutions
Connie Wimer - Chairman - Business Publications Corporation

“We are so excited about this year’s speakers,” said Katherine Harrington, President & CEO of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. “Each presenter this year is an important leader across the entire state of Iowa and many of them have won awards for their work both professionally and personally.”

Tina Talks is supported by co-sponsor Christopher’s Fine Jewelry, and champion sponsors Bankers Trust and IMT Insurance.

The event begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. with the first speaker taking the stage. A cocktail reception will follow at 4:00 p.m. Registration is now open, and tickets are available for $37 for WDM Chamber members and $47 for non-members. Those interested in learning more or registering can click here or visit wdmchamber.org.


About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is to champion all things West Des Moines by strengthening our area companies, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top workforce to position WDM as the best suburban city in America to live, work, and play. A 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist, the WDM Chamber produces programs and events for everyone. Learn more about the WDM Chamber and how to get involved at www.wdmchamber.org.

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