Join us for our luncheon on April 18th @ 11:30 am to hear from a panel of women senior marketing professionals who will answer all of your questions regarding the future of the marketing industry and tips to paving a path of gender equality and inclusion in the workplace. They will also share personal experiences of climbing the ladder and ways to help other females grow in their career paths. About the Panel Christine Albert, MPP, APR, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, LCMC Health Christine Albert is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for LCMC Health and its five-hospital system. She provides strategic leadership for all marketing planning and operations across the network, developing and executing marketing plans to position LCMC Health as the market leader. Ms. Albert received a Master’s of Public Policy degree from The George Washington University and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mass Communications and French from Loyola University, New Orleans. She is a member of the Board of the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD). Caroline Hayes VP of Marketing, AOS Interior Environments Caroline Hayes is the Vice President of Marketing for AOS Interior Environments. In her role, she leads the marketing, communications and strategic planning efforts across all four of the company’s divisions (furniture, manufactured interior construction, filing and storage and operations and service). She is charged with driving branding, advertising, sponsorships, events, community initiatives and charitable contributions. Since joining AOS in 2014, she has championed a team development-training program, built a marketing department and strengthened the internal culture of AOS as well as the company’s reach in the community. Katherine LeBlanc CMO,Painting with a Twist Katherine LeBlanc has marketed some of New Orleans’ most recognizable brands including Smoothie King, Dickie Brennan and Co., Louisiana SPCA and is now the Chief Marketing Officer of Painting with a Twist. Katherine is leading the Painting with a Twist team, just as the brand approaches several important milestones including the recent acquisition of Bottle & Bottega, reaching 10 million paintings and turning 10 years old. Katherine lives in New Orleans with her husband and two children where they own Bevi Seafood Co., a neighborhood seafood market dedicated to preserving the culture of tradition through food in South Louisiana. Leslie Monson CMO,Ballard Brands Leslie Monson comes to Ballard Brands as a Marketing Leader for Churchill Downs and the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, and OTB & Casinos. She was responsible for general marketing strategy through Promotions, Advertising, Creative Design, Retail Offerings, and Corporate Partnerships. Leslie has been engaged in Hospitality Marketing Management for over 1 year having previously worked for Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel where she also managed Marketing, Promotions, Special Events, and the Total Rewards consumer loyalty program. Leslie’s career history has always been in the field of Marketing and Advertising having served as the Director of Marketing for Louisiana Publishing and prior to that, she was the Marketing Manager for Planet Beach Franchising Corporation. In addition to her Marketing background, she has several years’ experience in Business-to-Business Sales. Thanks to our sponsors!