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Women Leaders Podcast

Dec 30, 2018

We’re excited today to talk with athletic director at Grand Valley State University, Keri Becker!

Keri’s athletics story began when she was a softball player at Saginaw Valley State University. “Softball chose [her],” she says, and it became a huge part of her life’s story. In fact, she coached for 15 years...


Dec 16, 2018

On today’s episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Vice President for Women’s Basketball at the NCAA and current Women Leaders President Lynn Holzman.

Growing up with four siblings, Lynn was immersed into the world of sport at a young age. By the time she was in high school, Lynn was being recruited for not...


Dec 2, 2018

In this episode, Patti Phillips catches up with our friend Sue Thaden, who’s the CEO of not one, but two companies: Client Resources Inc. and From Now On—which is the current sponsor of our Women Leaders Podcast!

Sue started her first tech company, CRI, before the age of 30 and had to raise more than $300,000...


Nov 18, 2018

Today, Patti chats with one of our industry’s brightest stars, Nina King, deputy director of athletics for administration, legal affairs, and chief of staff at Duke University.

Nina describes herself as “the most unathletic person in my family,” but her love of working in athletics administration was sparked as...


Nov 4, 2018

Today, we’re thrilled to talk with athletic director at the University of Washington, and current Women Leaders board member Jen Cohen!

Jen grew up loving UW athletics, particularly football. In fact, she became a pen pal—yup, she wrote actual letters—with the famous Husky football coach Don James as an...