$mart Women Make Change!

 

Smart Women Make Change

 

Presented By

Ring Power

 

 

Friday, October 13, 2017

Noon - 1:30 PM

Florida Blue Conference Center
4800 Deerwood Campus Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32246
 

 

Featured Speaker

Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson
Group President, Caterpillar Inc.

 

Introduced by

Sara Leutzinger
Publisher, Jacksonville Business Journal

 

 

$mart Women Make Change!

The annual $mart Women Make Change! is Junior Achievement's signature event to benefit the JA Girl$ program. JA Girl$ has educated more than 19,000 girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship since 2006.

This annual event brings together those in the community whose unwavering support impacts what JA Girl$ and Junior Achievement are able to accomplish now and into the future.

 


Denise Johnson - Group President, Caterpillar Inc.

Denise C. Johnson is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. She has responsibility for Resources Industries, which includes three divisions – Innovation and Technology Development, Material Handling & Underground, and Surface Mining & Technology.

Johnson joined Caterpillar in 2011 and initially served as the general manager of Specialty Products within Caterpillar's Reman & Components Division, where she had global responsibility for wear component products and facilities. She previously had a career with General Motors, where she built deep expertise in operations and product management. In 2012, the Caterpillar Board of Directors named Johnson vice president of the Diversified Products Division. In 2013, Johnson was named vice president of Integrated Manufacturing Operations, and in 2014, she was named vice president of Material Handling & Underground Division.

Johnson, a native of Portland, Michigan, graduated from Michigan State University in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. She earned dual master's degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1997.

Johnson is a member of numerous outside boards, including National Mining Association, National Association of Manufacturers, The Mosaic Company, MIT Leaders for Global Operations Governing Board, Junior Achievement USA, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Community Advisory Board, and The Center for Prevention of Abuse. Johnson also serves as the executive sponsor of the Caterpillar Women in Leadership initiative.

 

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9th Annual Smart Women Make Change

 

 

Contact

Sabrina Kinslow, JA Girl$ Program Manager
904-398-9944 ext.225
sabrina@JAjax.com

 

 

Available Sponsorships - 2017

 

Title Sponsor - $25,000

 

SOLD

 

Speaker Sponsor - $20,000

• Front-and-center table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on printed materials
• Company logo on all event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Company sponsorship acknowledged from podium during event
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Partner Sponsor - $15,000

• Podium proximate table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on printed materials
• Company logo on all event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Company sponsorship acknowledged from podium during event
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Event Sponsor - $10,000

• Premium table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on printed materials
• Company logo on all event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Company sponsorship acknowledged from podium during event
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Success Table Sponsor - $7,500

• Premium table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Media Sponsor - $5,000

• Premium table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Inspiration Table Sponsor - $5,000

• Premium table seating for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Tickets for eight (8) to Private Reception with Denise Johnson
• Company logo on event signage and in event program
• Company logo on two (2) event PowerPoint presentations
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Impact Table Sponsor - $2,500

• Preferred table for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Company logo on event signage and in event program
• Listing in event PowerPoint presentation
• Listing of company on JA website
 

Skills Table Sponsor - $1,500

• One table for eight (8) guests at luncheon
• Company logo on event signage and in event program
• Listing in event PowerPoint presentation
• Listing of company on JA website

 

Individual tickets are available for $250.

 

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Click here to register.

 

 

2017 $mart Women Make Change Sponsors

 

Title Sponsor

Ring Power

 

 

Event Sponsor

Voya

 

Inspiration Table Sponsors

Citi

Florida Blue Florida Rock & Tank Lines
  THE PLAYERS  
     

 

Impact Table Sponsors

SunTrust PNC Bank Suddath
     
     

 

Skills Table Sponsors

DTCC

Ernst & Young EverBank
  Pivot CPAs  
     

 

In Kind

 

Jacksonville Magazine

Rose of Sharon European Florist
     
     

 

 

Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund
 


 

$mart Women Make Change! is supported by a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund, est. 2015.
 

About the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund:
Delores Barr Weaver established this Fund in 2015 to provide a $10,000 grant annually to support a premiere fundraising event in perpetuity at 20 local nonprofit organizations. This grant will provide a permanent source of income for organizations that Mrs. Weaver has generously supported for many years. It is her hope that other individuals will make similar permanent gifts to organizations that have been important to them. This Fund is one of a collection of Funds established by Delores Barr Weaver at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Mrs. Weaver has an extraordinary legacy of philanthropy, and she has provided transformative support to dozens of nonprofit organizations that uplift, enlighten and advance our community. Her establishment of the Delores Barr Weaver Fund ($50 million) in 2012 was the largest gift in The Community Foundation's history.
 

 

Past Keynote Speakers

2016 Sonia Manzano, "Maria" on Sesame Street & Author

2015 Amy DuBois Barnett, Executive Editor, ESPN and Former Editor-in-Chief of 'Ebony'

2014 Danica Patrick, Coca-Cola Racing Family Member

2013 Christina Norman, Media Executive and Strategic Consultant

2012 Kathleen Murphy, Fidelity Investments

2011 Pam Bondi, Attorney General, State of Florida

2010 Jenna Bush Hager

2009 Alex Sink, Chief Financial Officer, State of Florida

 

 

JA Girl$


JA Girl$ is a Junior Achievement initiative to educate girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship. Learn more about JA Girl$.