The Executives’ Club of Chicago: Annual CEO Fireside Chat “Building Executive Presence: Views from the C-Suite” Leadership Circle Program / Diversity Leadership Series, Thursday, June 4, 2015

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The Executives' Club of Chicago
Program Date:
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Registration: 7:15 a.m.
Program: 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Nicor Gas / AGL Resources
1844 Ferry Road
Naperville, IL 60563

Ticket Information:
Member: $49
Non-Member: $79

Group Tickets of Five:
Leadership Circle Member: $285
Member: $325
Non-Member: $425
Includes access to preferred seating.

A late fee will apply for registrants seven days prior to event.

Annual CEO Fireside Chat

“Building Executive Presence:
Views from the C-Suite”

Leadership Circle Program / Diversity Leadership Series

Jose Luis Prado
President, Prado Strategic
Consultants and Retired
President, Quaker Foods
North America, PepsiCo
Beth Reese
Nicor Gas
Russell Stokes
GE Transportation
Byron Spruell
Vice Chairman,
Central Region and
Chicago Managing
Principal, Deloitte LLP

We’ve all witnessed that moment when a leader walks into a room, and instantly attracts intense, positive attention. That gravitas or ability to have people stop and listen when you speak is somewhat of a mystery, but is often called “executive presence.” It’s a blending of temperament and competencies that, when combined, send all the right signals to convey that you’re a leader.

According to a new study by the Center for Talent Innovation, “executive presence” accounts for 26% of what it takes to get promoted. Being perceived as leadership material is essential to being promoted into leadership positions, making it an essential skill for anyone who aspires to advance.

Join us at The Club’s Annual CEO Fireside Chat on June 4, when our C-Suite panel will share their perspectives on executive presence. During the discussion they will address some of the widely held norms considered necessary for executive presence, and insights into bridging the gap between those traditional standards and evolving behaviors. They will also provide feedback on the role of executive presence in leadership success from their perspectives as an all-diverse panel.

See Detailed Program One-Sheet Here.

Register Online Here.


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EC Logo Pins:
Members who have been with The Club for more than three years receive The EC Logo Pin as a way to for us to recognize their continued support. Contact Membership Services with any questions.

VIP Receptions:
Program sponsorship provides access to exclusive pre-program receptions, head table seating and much more. Contact Neha Patel for more information.

Interested in becoming a member of The Executives’ Club? Contact Membership Services for more information.

Registration Information:
Registration will close three days prior to the program. A $20 surcharge applies to all registrations received within seven days of the program, as well as same-day walk-up registrations. Walk-up registrations are accepted on-site, based on availability.

Cancellation Policy:
All purchases are final. Tickets may be exchanged for programs of equal value up to 7 days prior to the purchased program. The Club reserves the right to modify speakers, topics or venues at our full discretion. In the event that a program is cancelled by The Club, an exchange will be provided or a refund will be offered within 5 business days.

Questions? Contact The Executives’ Club of Chicago: (312) 263-3500.

The Executives’ Club is a 100 year-old 501(c) 6 not-for-profit forum that relies on and appreciates your support.

The Executives’ Club of Chicago | 8 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 320, Chicago, IL 60603


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