Confessions of a Nonprofit CEO

Find out from 3 female nonprofit CEO’s what it’s like to be at the top of their field ~ their challenges, their joys ~ and advice they have for current and aspiring women leaders. This workshop will consist of a panel discussion, then table breakouts to ask your specific questions to these women leaders.

CEO Expert: Tonja Eagan, current CEO of The Leadership Institute – Where Women Lead. Prior to The LI, she was CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana from 2006-2011. In 2006, Eagan was honored as a Forty Under 40 leader by the Indianapolis Business Journal, as being one of the top 40 leaders in central Indiana under the age of 40. Eagan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and her Master of Public Affairs degree in nonprofit
management from Indiana University and the Center on Philanthropy. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International.
CEO Expert: Peg Smith, with forty years experience working with children, youth, and families, is widely recognized for her entrepreneurial work style and organizational capacity and her ability to move people, organizations, and government agencies through significant change. She is the chief executive officer of the American Camp Association (ACA), located in Martinsville, Indiana. The official spokesperson of ACA, Smith has appeared in publications such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and on programs such as NBC’s Today Show, Fox News, and CNN radio.
To Register for this workshop, please contact Cindy Baker at United Way of Whitley County 260.244.6454 or via email
Financial scholarships are available for nonprofit organizations serving individuals in Whitley County

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