TEMPO's Professional Development Series is designed for TEMPO members and Emerging Women Leaders interested in professional growth and enrichment - for themselves and their teams. Interactive workshops and educational presentations focus on techniques and tools to lead and affect change. Presented five times per year by subject matter experts, the Professional Development Series features dynamic, inspiring and impactful sessions featuring timely, on-trend topics. 
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Friday, October 1, 2021 | A Servant Leader's 5 Virtues that Got Him from Boxing Ring to Board Room


There are five essential virtues that influenced Héctor Colón’s path from being bullied – to the boxing ring – to the boardroom. These virtues have transformed him into the person and leader he is today. As President and CEO of one of the largest human services organizations in the Midwest, this leap of faith has made a significant difference and impact on the greater good. Colón will reveal the miracles that followed his “yes” to leading with a servant heart, which include a $12.8 million dollar turnaround for the organization. Register here.

  • Mindful Leadership
  • Leading with an Outward Mindset
  • Work and Life Happen: Building an Aligned Life for Personal and Professional Success
  • The People Factor: Implementing Change in Your Organization
  • How to Use Language to Transform Your Leadership

Professional Development Series programs are held five times per year, Friday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. Guests are encouraged to attend; a fee of $30 applies. 

Upcoming Sessions:

  • October 1st, 2021 | In-Person | 7:30 - 9:15 a.m.
  • December 3rd, 2021 | In-Person | 7:30 - 9: 15 a.m.

 Past Professional Development Series Session Recordings: 


Professional Development Committee:
Chair: Natalie Forward, Novo Group, Inc.
Vice Chair: Tammy Belton-Davis, Athena Communications

Kareeda Chones- Aguam, Milwaukee Bucks
Elizabeth Benz, Network Health
Rachel Byers, Rexnord Industries
Lisa Cieslak, GMR Marketing
Nisha Ghandi, Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Sherri Huff, Huff Consulting, LLC
Kelly Kluge, Kluge Advisors, LLC
Robin Pisarek, Hydrite
Alex Rikkers, GE Healthcare
Jodi Ristau, Baird
Katina Shaw, Milwaukee Brewers
Christina Steder
Marilyn Thiet, EDGE Performance Acceleration