LADIES LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Daphnes Headcovers CEO Jane Spicer
Daphne’s Headcovers is the global leader in novelty golf club covers. The company was started in Phoenix, Arizona by 16 year old Jane Spicer who was just trying to buy a car. After successfully purchasing the car Jane discovered her entrepreneurial spirit and moved the company forward. Now, Daphne’s Headcovers is a global brand and their golf club covers are carried by the worlds champion golfers such as Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Michelle Wie, Dustin Johnson, Lydia Ko and more. This company takes exceptional quality and service so seriously that Daphne’s Headcovers is the only golf club cover company in the world that offers a life time guarantee! Daphne’s Headcovers is still located in Phoenix and run by their CEO Jane Spicer but they can now be found in over 75 countries and in the finest golf resorts in the world.
As a dynamic 16 year Jane Spicer was challenged by her mother, Daphne ( the companies namesake) to start a business of her own if she wanted a car. Jane did just that and with her Mum’s mentoring created animal golf club covers. Jane built the company through high school and college and then took it internationally. Jane is the recipient of many awards including Top Female Exporter in Arizona, Positively Powerful Woman award, Forbes top golf products, ASU’s Spirit of Enterprise award and many others for her professional accomplishments and most recently the Precious Paw award for her philanthropic work with Gabriel’s Angels and their work with abused and neglected children. Jane is also an avid hiker and just completed the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim hike in one day. She is also the proud mom of a son and daughter, a sailor, hiker, animal lover and a passionate mentor to young entrepreneurs.
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JoAnn Holland‘s experience in different business environments over the past 33 years both for profit and non-profit, including internationally, and in small, medium and fortune 500 companies in addition to her community engagement has given her a unique perspective on leadership-one that contradicts much of what is out there already on the subject-and is reflective of the kind of female leader we need in today’s, at times, unstable and unpredictable business environment, family life, community outreach and political arena. JoAnn is the curent President and CEO for Central Phoenix Women, Scottsdale Women, East Valley Women and North Valley Women – organizations for women who have established themselves professionally and demonstrated their commitment to the community. Members are individuals who wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities. Members value relationships that enhance their business, social and community endeavors.
For more than 25 years, Karen Nowicki has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively and as a result her clients move from success to significance. In 2008, she was awarded the “Mompreneur of the Year Award” for the Southwest. Karen is a published author, accomplished speaker, and trusted adviser to business owners, senior executives and educational leaders. In 2016, Karen and her partners sold $99 Social to Wired Investors, affording her the opportunity and time to become a Studio Partner for Business RadioX – serving Arizona-based businesses by increasing their visibility and helping to accelerate the right relationships.