The 2018 Series Speakers - Third Season
Thanks to these incredible women for a remarkable third season
Founder, The Lynhall
February 7, 2018
Join us to hear from a self-described, "terrible cook," who has gone on to create The Lynhall: an acclaimed cafe with artisan foods and Minneapolis' first food hall - incubator kitchen - kitchen studio. The setting is contemporary, cozy, and inviting. The food is out-of-this-world and Anne is an inspiring entrepreneur.
Retired CEO and current Chairman, The Lupient Companies
June 14, 2018
Wells Fargo, 550 Tower
Barbara Lupient has led her family's company into its second generation, mentoring her children into roles of increasing responsibility and ownership. She has served on multiple non-profit and for-profit boards and is now "retiring to" the next chapter of her life, with a focus on philanthropy helping people in developing countries to build successful businesses.
Crocus Hill Partners
September 12, 2018
St. Mary's Lake Calhoun Event Center
Not everyone has the benefit of Warren Buffet as a mentor. Beth took his advice to heart and for the past 30 years, she has put her training to work as a leading investor and as founder of Woodland Partners. In 2017, Beth founded Crocus Hill Partners to focus on small and micro-capitalization equities. Join us to hear her thoughts on building an investment firm.
Owner, Spruce Flowers and Home
November 14, 2018
Studio 125, Fisk Building
This is a very special "make and take" flower happy hour event you won't want to miss. Amy Backman has built a loyal following with her gorgeous bouquets (and she's the Official Florist of this series!). She's been featured in numerous publications and by Women Venture, as one of their success stories. Amy will share in her insights on building her business over sips and tidbits while you create a beautiful decoration to take home.