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Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast At Home Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast "At Home" Series


2nd Friday/each month (September – June)




8:00 - 9:00 am

Free to Everyone


The Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series features prominent regional women business leaders speaking on a variety of progressive business topics. Casual networking and a continental breakfast precede engaging and interactive training presentations on topics essential for women in business such as innovative entrepreneurship, strategic business growth, unique marketing strategies, and logistical business planning. Each speaker provides key takeaways on the topics covered.

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Upcoming Dates & Speakers

Friday, October 09

Don’t Talk Yourself Out of a Good Idea

Lots of entrepreneurs start their businesses because they are passionate about an idea. How do you keep the passion going when the going gets tough? Georgena Terry, Chatham Alumna ’72, started Terry Precision Bicycles for Women with the simple idea that the bicycling industry wasn’t serving women bicyclists. Join us to hear about her company’s founding, keeping it going through good times and bad, and staying engaged and growing.

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Georgena Terry

Georgena Terry

CEO & Founder, Heart of Steel Bicycles

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Raised in Montgomery, AL and, like many entrepreneurs, a lifelong learner, Georgena Terry received five degrees including Chatham College, B.A., Drama, 1972; Wharton School, M.B.A., 1974; Carnegie-Mellon University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1980; Vermont Law School, Masters in Environmental Law and Policy, 2012. After a diverse corporate career, including positions at PPG Industries, Westinghouse Nuclear Service Division, and Xerox Corporation, Georgena founded Terry Precision Bicycles for Women designing custom bicycles. In addition to running her business, she volunteers her time with the Clean Energy States Alliance researching clean energy policy.

Friday, November 13

From Broadcast Journalist to Founder of 4Rivers Wealth Management: How I left the newsroom and started over

Over a decade ago Newlin Archinal left a career in broadcast journalism with several Emmy nominations under her belt and pivoted into a career in wealth management. Today she is the Managing Partner and Founder of 4Rivers Wealth Management, a fee-only wealth management firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. After covering major stories including the 9/11 attacks and the rescue of the minors at Que Creek Mine, Newlin realized she was driven by a desire to positively impact peoples’ lives, not just cover their stories. Join CWE to hear Newlin speak about making this significant career move and the lessons she learned along the way.

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Newlin Archinal CFP, CRPC, AIF

Newlin Archinal CFP, CRPC, AIF

Founder and Managing Partner, 4Rivers Wealth Management

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Newlin provides comprehensive investment and planning advice to families, with a specialty in working with global executives. Many of her clients are professionals and entrepreneurs who need retirement and business transition guidance. She also serves women of wealth seeking advice on career, divorce, and retirement. Newlin has consistently been voted one of the top wealth managers as rated by Pittsburgh Magazine. Driven by a desire to positively impact people’s financial lives, Newlin left her job as an Emmy-nominated television journalist and pivoted into wealth management more than a decade ago. She started her career as an advisor at Integrity Wealth Consulting. Later, Newlin served as vice president and a voting member of the Investment Committee at BPU Investment Management. While there, she also founded Women Connect, an initiative driven to help women executives find success. A frequent speaker, Newlin is a graduate of Ithaca College where she played women’s lacrosse. She is committed to the financial planning profession and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who is passionate about empowering others and serving as a mentor to next-gen advisors.