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Elevate your Professional Brand to the C- Level

June 21, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Merchandise Mart, Suite 11-100 (just north of the center elevators)
Chicago, IL 60654

Come join us for the Chicago Chapter of IFMA's June program - Elevate Your Professional Brand to the C-Level.

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Gain insight into the process needed to fully understand what drives your executive team and the decisions they make. Engage with a panel of individuals who actively call on and communicate with C-Suite executives on a routine basis.  Hear from your peers on the steps they took to elevate their personal/ professional brand throughout their respective organization.  Obtain the knowledge needed to increase awareness on your professional value relating directly to key company initiatives and your executive team.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the foundation of what drives C-Suite direction
  • Capture the tools needed to develop a plan of communication to the C-Suite
  • Build the team required to execute your plan at the C Level


Pat Turnbull is President and COO of Kayhan International, a leading workplace strategy and furniture distribution company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.  Pat has (22) twenty two years of professional experience leading businesses to higher levels of performance.  At Kayhan International she has direct responsibility for the company’s overall operations and performance.

Jill Stewart is Regional Manager for izzy+, a thought leader and innovator on workplace trends and design.  Jill has 18 years of professional experience, working in concert with every level of an organization to ensure the success of the project at hand.  Jill leads several teams throughout the Midwest focused on strategic client development, project execution and overall market growth.

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