Sara Meaney, Hanson Dodge Creative (HDC) president of strategy and growth, will be among the featured speakers at the 2013 Women Leaders Conference to be held Friday, March 15 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
The all-day event, hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, celebrates women who have been pioneers in their fields and provides an opportunity for them to share their proven methods for success. This year’s conference will open with a keynote presentation from attorney, professor and author, Anita Hill
, and a luncheon keynote by author and Olympian Bonnie St. John
. Along with Meaney, other confirmed speakers include Debbie Allen of McDonald's Corporation, Cynthia LaConte of F. Dohmen Corporation and Susan Haise of Neroli Salon & Spa. Julie Anding, director of organizational development at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, will serve as honorary chair.
for the conference is happening now. Those who register prior to Jan. 1 will receive a 20 percent discount off the $329 ticket price.
Meaney has more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience advising global brands with an expertise in integrated marketing communications and technology. She oversees the agency’s strategy and business development efforts, with ultimate responsibility for agency growth and client services. In her previous role with HDC, Meaney was responsible for the organizational development, maturity and growth of the social media and public relations practice and its programs, helping clients to make their mark in an increasingly technology-driven world.
Hanson Dodge Creative
is America’s leading active lifestyle agency. The full-service firm specializes in helping global brands attain market leadership through the strategic integration of world-class branding, relationship marketing, social media, e-commerce and advanced interactive technology. Clients include Wilson Sporting Goods, Trek, Wolverine, Briggs & Riley Travelware, Thule and Kmart. Established in 1984, Hanson Dodge Creative is located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. For more information, call 414.347.1266.