Huntington Bank to Sponsor BGSU Center of Excellence Women's Leadership Forum


Huntington Bank to Sponsor BGSU Center of Excellence Women's Leadership Forum

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huntington Bank is sponsoring a women's leadership forum atBowling Green State University on Tuesday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The event is co-hosted by BGSU's Center of Excellence - the Center for Developing Effective Business and Organizations.

Entitled, "Becoming a Woman of Influence," the event features a special lunchtime presentation by Betty Montgomery, Ohio's first female attorney general and state auditor. It will also include a keynote by speaker Amy Shore, senior vice president of field operations at Nationwide Insurance.

"At Huntington Bank we are committed to helping women become leaders in their fields," said Huntington Bank's Northwest Ohio Regional President Sharon Speyer. "Forums such as these give women a chance to learn from those who have reached executive positions, while giving women an opportunity to exchange ideas, share information and network."

Forum participants will also engage in a panel discussion with the opportunity to gain advice and insight from some of Northwest Ohio's most prominent women executives including:

  • Shelley Brazeau-Temple, Regional Vice President, Nationwide Insurance

  • Janet Hartley, Professor of Management, Bowling Green State University

  • Sharon Speyer, Regional President-Northwest Ohio, Huntington

  • Maryrose Sylvester, President and CEO, GE Lighting

This free event has already reached maximum reservation capacity. All participants will receive a copy of the book, "Women Don't Ask" by Linda Babcock, courtesy of Nationwide Insurance.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $56 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Huntington National Bank, founded in 1866, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial products and services. The principal markets for these services are Huntington's six-state banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The primary distribution channels include a banking network of more than 700 traditional branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and more than 1,400 ATMs. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise area and selected other Midwest and New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

The Huntington National Bank, Member FDIC. The logo mark and Huntington®are federally registered service marks of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
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