June’s Venture Connectors‘ luncheon will highlight successful women entrepreneurs in Louisville.
The panel of businesswomen will be moderated by Suzanne Bergmeister, entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Louisville College of Business and chairman of the Venture Connectors board of directors. Panelists will discuss the challenges they faced on their way to success.
The event is at 11:30 a.m. on June 4 at the Muhammad Ali Center.
The three entrepreneurs on the panel are (bios provided by Venture Connectors):
- Terena Bell is CEO of In Every Language, a language services provider offering translation, interpreting and localization. She is a Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) board member and formerly served on the Association of Language Companies leadership council. Terena also sits on the Obama Administration’s White House Business Roundtable. She writes the popular column, “Micro/Macro” for MultiLingual Magazine, and has been quoted by Inc. magazine, Forbes and CNN Money. A Centre College graduate, she has lived in France and the United States.
- Kimberly Naisef founded Measure CP to provide clients with the most cutting-edge consumer insight. Being able to incorporate the science of social anthropology with market research and social technology forms the basis of Kimberly’s company. Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and interest groups. Category experience includes health care, multi-family housing, senior care, financial services, insurance, telecom, CPGs, fine dining, retail outlets, ad agencies, and market research firms.
- Dayna Neumann is founder of Exsellerator, a digital strategy company focused on launching her clients’ overdue interactive projects, including websites, software platforms and mobile apps — making them more productive and more profitable. Dayna has worked with Fortune 50 companies to develop enterprise-wide software to expedite sales and marketing, from design to development and implementation. Dayna serves on the boards of Venture Connectors, Bridge the Divide and Bellarmine University School of Business. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Indiana, Bloomington and an MBA from Bellarmine. She has presented at the Digital Health Summit, Health Enterprises Network, Intern to Earn (Greater Louisville Inc.) and the Direct Marketing Association.
The Venture Connectors’ luncheon meeting is held on the first Wednesday of the month at the Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. Sixth St. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting from noon-1:15 p.m. RSVPs to the luncheon are required at: www.ventureconnectors.org. The event is free to members; the cost for nonmembers is $45.