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Maxine Clark, Build-A-Bear President and CEO, Keynote Presenter at Jan. 15 St. Louis NAWBO Event
Maxine Clark, Celebrated St. Louis Business Woman and Longtime President and CEO of Build-A-Bear, Is Keynote Presenter at Jan. 15 NAWBO Greater St. Louis Chapter Speakers Series.
Clark will present, “Career, Life and Business Transitions:
In an intimate opportunity, NAWBO members and guests will have the engage with Maxine and with other leading St. Louis woman business owners and executives before and after Clark’s presentation.
Ticket prices for the Jan. 15 Speakers Series are $75.00 for members and $100.00 for non-members. To register, please visit, http://www.nawbostl.org/
Clark, former “Chief Executive Bear” of Build-A-Bear Workshop, has accomplished much over her 30-year career. Prior to her position with Build-A-Bear, she served as the President of Payless Shoe Source. Widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading and more creative entrepreneurs, she has been honored with several accolades, including a Luminary Award for Entrepreneurial Achievement. She has also authored The Bear Necessities of Business: Building a Company with Heart, in which she details building Build-A-Bear from the ground up – and offers advice on how to effectively market a company in today’s competitive environment.
“We are thrilled to have Maxine Clark speak at our January 15 Speaker Series. She is a nationally recognized business leader who is willing to share her insights and advice on ways for women business owners and executives to achieve personal and professional success,” said Jennah Purk, CPA, MST, Purk & Associates, P.C., CEO, and 2013-14 St. Louis NAWBO chapter president.
The St. Louis NAWBO Speakers Series is another opportunity for the region’s leading women business owners, executives and professionals to meet and network. The St. Louis chapter also offers “Knowledge Now,” a series of educational lunches featuring leading experts discussing current business topics.
NAWBO Greater St. Louis Chapter, a recognized chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is the premiere networking organization for women business owners located in the St. Louis metropolitan area and Southern Illinois. To learn more, please visit, www.nawbostl.org, or call, 314.954.8344.
Ann Marie Mayuga