Lessons in Leadership Mentorship Program

Lessons in Leadership provides a focused curriculum centered on the skills, traits and behaviors of successful leaders. The 8-month program consists of monthly meetings with facilitated discussions, hands-on activities and engagement between the speakers, mentors, and peers.

2020 SCHEDULE AND CURRICULUM
Monthly meetings will be held from 7:30-9:30 AM on the following dates:

January 21 Know Your Strengths
February 18 Developing A Personal Brand
March 17 Working Session – Personal Projects
April 21 Team Building and Embracing Diversity
May 19 Thinking Strategically – what, why and how
June 16 Working Session – Personal Projects
July 21 Selling Your Ideas
August 21 Final Presentations & Wrap Up Party

Speakers and topics are still being confirmed and may be subject to change. However, there will not be substantive changes to the curriculum.

LOCATION

Jerde
601 W. 5th Street, Fifth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

PROTÉGÉ REQUIREMENTS

To participate, all applicants must be a member in good standing and currently be employed with a minimum of one year’s experience; however, the program is suitable for professionals in all phases of their career. We are seeking dedicated individuals who actively participate, honor their commitments, and have a genuine interest in holding a seat at the leadership table within their firms. To successfully complete the program, protégés must:

• Participate in all monthly sessions
• Complete a Personal Project
• Attend at least two networking events in partnership with a mentor
• Take ownership of homework assignments

Additionally, protégés will have an opportunity to “Shadow a Professional” and orchestrate a “Give Back to the Community” day.

MENTOR POOL

AUSTIN ALLEN
Associate Vice President
Henderson Engineers

RYAN ALTOON
Executive Vice President
AndersonPacific, LLC

KATIE CARLEY
Associate Vice President
HGA Architects & Engineers

IVY COOK
Owner
FLL Consulting

TESS DA SILVA
EVP, Corporate Development
KDG Construction Consulting

JOE DEIULIIS
Senior Director, Business Development
KCS West

MIKE FEDORCHEK
Vice President
Matt Construction

DIANNE LEE
Director
Kitchell

STACI NESBITT
Principal
GGA Architects

DEENA WEINER-WIDRAN
Business Development Manager
Degenkolb

JENNIFER VASQUEZ
Vice President
C.W. Driver

BRANDY LITTLE
Owner
Lioness Coaching

GUEST PRESENTERS

Participants will also hear from:
• Paula Stamp, Ph.D., CPSM, Director of Business Development, PCL Construction
• Karen Compton, CPSM, Principal, A3K Consulting
• Marion Thatch, FSMPS, Distinction in Marketing
• Priscilla Chavez, Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, PCL Construction
• Mimi Donaldson, Speech Coach and Motivational Speaker

HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

The cost to participate as a protégé is $200. The program will be limited to 18 protégés in total.

To register, you must complete the online application and pay the registration fee. Following your successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email and a code for the StrengthsFinder assessment.

>> Click here to register <<

Any questions can be directed to the mentorship program co-chairs:

Brandy Little, CPSM, CPCC
Professional Advisor & Coach
Lioness Coaching
(818) 850-8055
brandy@lioness-coaching.com

Jennifer Vasquez
Vice President, Business Development & Corporate Communications
C.W. Driver
(310) 365-1292
jvasquez@cwdriver.com