Navigating your growth as a female executive
Join McDonald Hopkins' Christal Contini, Hayley Gladstone, and Ben Panter and our guest panelist Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods, in Chicago on June 11, 2019 for a discussion focused on providing guidance to female professionals at all levels of their careers as they move up the ranks.
Female executives, founders and business owners often find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to negotiating their executive compensation and incentive packages or balancing their dual role as owner and employee to ensure they are properly compensated in both capacities. While females may face outright discrimination, implicit bias or hesitance to negotiate on their own behalf, a common denominator we find is that female professionals who do not have legal counsel in their corner to provide necessary context, education, and advocacy often fare worse in the compensation process.
We will examine the intricacies of compensation packages, value the various compensation components available and guide attendees in understanding the lifecycle of a corporate transaction and its impact on individual executives.
- “Should I take this new offer?”
- “Am I being treated the same as similarly situated owners or executives?
- “When will my employee equity or founders shares be worth anything?”
- “I am hearing rumors of a sale… what happens to me and my compensation if my company were bought out?”
- “Is my employer looking out for my interests?”
- “Is this buyer looking out for me as the founder?”
- “Will I lose everything if I quit my job?”
Chicago Conference Center
300 North LaSalle Street
Conference Center on Lower Level
Chicago, Illinois 60654
CEO, Lifeway Foods
Member; Co-chair, Mergers and acquisitions
Counsel; Executive Compensation and Governance
Member; Chair, Executive Compensation and Governance
Lunch with Alex Johnson- Leaders in Education Series
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Join us in Cleveland or via live webcast on September 19 for an insightful conversation with Dr. Alex Johnson, President of Cuyahoga Community College in the third installment of our Leaders in Education Lunch Series.
Cybersecurity: Technology, Risk and the Law
Monday, September 23, 2019
Join McDonald Hopkins' Colin Battersby and Ryan Neumeyer in partnership with ConnectedHR on September 23 for a critical seminar to learn how to develop a comprehensive and proactive approach to cybersecurity to keep your business safe.
Anatomy of a Private Equity Transaction and Current M&A Trends
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak will be speaking at the Medical Group Management Association's (MGMA) Annual Conference on "Anatomy of a Private Equity Transaction and Current M&A Trends" in New Orleans on October 15, 2019.
The Changing Role of Medical Records: Risk Management, Compliance and HIPAA
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak will be discussing "The Changing Role of Medical Records: Risk Management, Compliance and HIPAA" at the Medical Group Management Association's (MGMA) Annual Conference in New Orleans on October 15, 2019