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Event Details

Join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019 for the Fall HER Women in Business Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Gale Mote, Trainer and Organizational Development Consultant. This luncheon event is co-hosted by The Gazette and NRG Media.

Keynote Addess: The Leader in You

Every woman wants to know that she is a valued and respected contributor in the workplace. Each of us wants to make a positive impact in our workplaces. It is important to remember that leadership is action, not position.

This inspiring keynote will provide practical techniques to lead where you are and bring your best self to any role, in any workplace situation. To end each day knowing that we made a difference is the ultimate measure of satisfaction. The result is increased self-confidence, happiness and meaning. 

Keynote Topics:

·        Developing your leadership philosophy and “true north”

·        Building your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

o  Self-Regard, Self-Actualization, Interpersonal Relationship, Optimism

·        Developing an Outward Mindset

·        Embracing Servant Leadership

·        Focusing on strengths, managing around weaknesses

·        Being a person of influence and a respected team player


Following the luncheon a special workshop led by Gale Mote will be offered to those who register. Participants of the workshop session will dive deeper to build your emotional intelligence.

Program participants include:


Amanda Goodman, Executive Director, Family & Children’s Council of Black Hawk County.


Deborah “Deb” Berry, President, AACB, Inc. KBBG-FM 88one

Crystal Ford, Market Leader, BerganKDV

Stacey Hesse, Waterloo Police Department, Investigator

Lori McConville, CEO Chief Strategist, McConville Consulting

Amy Wienands, Broker, Owner, Amy Wienands Real Estate


Presenting Sponsor: Influential Women’s Institute

Major Sponsors 

Amy Wienands Real Estate


Lincoln Savings Bank

Table Sponsors

Freese Frame


Honey pepper citrus Glazed Grilled Chicken with Wild Rice Pilaf and Broccoli

Vegetarian option is available, Pasta primavera, cavatappi pasta with sautéed zucchini yellow squash, mushrooms, peppers, asparagus in a creamy Alfredo sauce. Salad, roll, beverage and dessert included.

*It is important to know that if you desire to have the Vegetarian Entree you must call Kelly Buchanan in advance at 319-368-8961. If you choose the Vegetarian Entree the day of the luncheon you will be charged for an additional meal. November 10 th is the deadline for requesting the Vegetarian Entree. Thank you for honoring this request.


Networking and Happy Conversation 10:30-11:30 am

Luncheon Program, Keynote and Panel discussion: 11:30-1:15 pm

Workshop: 1:30-2:15


If you would like to be a sponsor of this luncheon event contact Dianne Harms, NRG Media at [email protected] or Kelly Buchanan at [email protected]

For event information contact Kelly Buchanan, The Gazette, at [email protected]


Priority Reservations are due by Monday, November 11, 2019


Venue Information

7213 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Organizer Information

The Gazette

500 3rd Avenue Southeast
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 398-8333

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