WISE Cleveland Chapter
The leading voice and resource for professional women in the business of sports.

The Women's Dugout

On Monday, July 8, while practice balls for the home run derby fill the sky, TeamWork Online in partnership with WISE Cleveland will be hosting a gathering place for women early in their careers to veteran women executives local or coming in for AllStar. Join us any time between 10am- 3pm, Caxton Building. 

Besides the usual networking, we will have four panels:

10am: WISE Cleveland Winners

  • 2019 Anjua Maximo, Co-founder Groove Ryde
  • 2016 Mary Beth Pate, Executive Director of Marketing and Philanthropy Communications, Cleveland Clinic
  • 2016 Dr. Bonnie Tiell, former Dean of Graduate Studies, Tiffin University
  • 2015 Tracy Marek, CMO Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2012 Buffy Filippell, founder and host, TeamWork Online
  • Lauren Harris, Huntington Convention Center, President, WISE Cleveland

11am: Men and Women Need to Work Together

  • Melanie Seiser, Director of Group Sales, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Jentry Mullins, Director of Business Development, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Taylor Laurer, Director of Membership Service, Cleveland Browns
  • Mike Judge, Manager of Ticket Sales, Cleveland Browns
  • Kevin Clayton, VP Diversity & Inclusion, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Shelby Clayton, Associate Partner Manager, Twitter Sports

1pm: All-Star Women Business Executives of Cleveland

  • Sally Gries, Chair, Cleveland Foundation, Founder, Gries Financial
  • Brenda Kirk, CIO, KeyBank, former CMO, Hyland Software
  • Jackie Acho, PhD, author, Empathy Deficit Disorder, speaker, former McKinsey partner
  • Lee Friedman, CEO, Cleveland Now
  • Leslie Dunn, former Partner Jones Day law firm and business executive, current public company director and philanthropic leader.

2pm: Women in Baseball (pending availability)

  • Kim Ng, SVP Baseball Operations, MLB
  • Marla Miller, SVP Special Events, MLB
  • Melanie LeGrande, VP of Social Responsibility, MLB

...more to come

Join us for one or all panels! The event is FREE for all to attend so please join us for one or all of the panels. 

For more information and a list of panelist, or to register for the event CLICK HERE