The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) is a non-profit membership organization for women presidents of multimillion-dollar companies. Members of the WPO take part in professionally facilitated peer advisory groups in order to bring the ‘genius out of the group’ and accelerate the growth of their businesses.
Moira Vetter is the founder and CEO of Modo Modo Agency, an award-winning, business-to-business marketing firm that has won over 100 awards in its first 5 years. Modo Modo Agency, with offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles, was recognized as the second fastest growing women-owned Atlanta firm in 2010. She has just published her first book, AdVenture, An Outsider’s Inside View of Getting an Entrepreneur to Market.
Joy Lynn Fields is an award-winning focus group moderator whose 25-year marketing career includes qualitative research and brand strategy work for some of the world’s most well-known companies and brands. Joy Lynn is the founder and CEO of Joy Lynn, Inc. a full-service qualitative marketing research company based in Atlanta GA. She founded the company in 1995 after spending 6 years in consulting with the late Frank Lane, recognized branding expert and author of Killer Brands. Although Joy Lynn’s experience spans a broad range of categories, much of her focus has been in consumer packaged goods. She conducts both traditional and web-based qualitative, as well as some ethnographic work throughout the US and abroad. Her experience includes facilitating groups and interviews among not only consumers, but physicians, employees and executives as well.
In 2013, Joy Lynn was named Enterprising Women of the Year by Enterprising Women magazine. In addition to her undergraduate degree and post-graduate work, Joy Lynn also has an Expert Level Professional Research Certification from the Marketing Research Association and a Certificate in Marketing Strategy from Cornell. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine Cates, Advisor with Newport Board Group, is a seasoned executive whose 30 year business career includes 13 years in C-level roles in entrepreneurial companies. Catherine is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses past the predictable barriers called “No Man’s Land”.
Catherine uses her ten years of banking and finance experience to help CEO’s “decode” their financial statements and focus on just a few key metrics. Growth often requires cash, and Catherine helps companies better manage their cash and put together a compelling story for lenders and investors to bring in more cash. She also helps CEOs focus on the most important issues that will drive growth and profitability. And she helps get leadership teams aligned for better results.
Catherine has been a CEO of a specialty medical staffing firm, and COO of a manufacturing firm. She worked in finance and banking for ten years, and was also a consultant with a national firm for two years. She grew up in North Carolina and holds a B.A in Economics from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Page Harty is a partner and senior client relationship manager at Signature FD, LLC. She is a Certified Financial Planner professional and has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Page has spent the majority of her career providing comprehensive financial advice to high-net-worth individuals and families.
Page is the leader of SignatureFD’s women’s initiative, SignatureWOMEN, and is passionate about helping other women become financially empowered to use their wealth to lead a great life. She is committed to helping women clients create a plan that guides them through life’s transitions, such as the loss of a spouse, divorce, selling a business, retirement and job changes.
Prior to joining SignatureFD in 2008, Page served as First Vice President, Wealth Strategist, in the Private Wealth Management (PWM) area of SunTrust Bank, where she partnered with successful individuals and families to develop comprehensive wealth management solutions. Before joining SunTrust, she spent several years calling on the ultra-high-net-worth market as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management Group, followed by a Wealth Strategist position in SunTrust’s multi-family office affiliate, Asset Management Advisors (AMA).
Page is a native Atlantan. Her two grown sons, Mat and West, live in Washington, DC, and Jacksonville.