Women of the Chamber Luncheon 2/18/2020
Women of the Chamber Luncheon Series: Building a Professional Network
If you had to make a list of the skills required to be successful in business, where would you place networking? If it wasn't near the top, think again. According to TopResume, networking will help you land a job faster and provide a competitive edge as your career progresses.
For our first Women of the Chamber Luncheon of 2020, we're excited to be joined by Gretchen Weinnig Beedle, a Financial Adviser with The Conner Group.
Join us as Gretchen shares her experiences building a professional network, provides key points to help you deepen those connections, and explains how turning small talk into business relationships can elevate your career.
Registration/lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Program: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Roanoke Country Club
Cost: $30/member, $40/non-member
The mission of Women of the Chamber is to empower professional women through community, education and personal development. We look forward to providing you with an opportunity to get to know your fellow members and uplift one another personally and professionally.
Meet Gretchen Weinnig Beedle
Gretchen Weinnig Beedle is a Financial Adviser with The Conner Group. She started her career as a CPA working with small businesses, not-for-profits and physicians. After 5 years, she transitioned into commercial banking where she worked for over a decade helping businesses and high net worth individuals finance growth and build their wealth. Gretchen excels at understanding the complex goals and desires of her clients and is passionate about creating comprehensive financial solutions that address their overall needs. Since 2017, Gretchen has been working with a select group of individuals, families and businesses in the greater Roanoke region.
Gretchen has also been an active board member for organizations ranging from the United Way, Downtown Roanoke, Inc., Visit Virginia?s Blue Ridge and a founding committee member for the Blue Ridge Marathon. She started the Gallop for the Greenways 5K race with Valley Forward, a young professional?s organization and helped raise over $125,000 for Pathfinders for Greenways. Gretchen loves an active lifestyle with her husband, three grown step kids, and two dogs and understands the challenges and exciting opportunities that face business owners and families as they plan for important financial milestones.