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Your Personal Brand Strategy Isn’t About You: How Connection Fuels Career Success
February 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 2 – 3 p.m. (ET)
Your personal brand is often times the first impression someone has of you. From personal to professional connections, your brand provides key identifiers that both relate you to others as well as help you stand out in a crowd. How does your personal brand tell your story?
Join Melissa Pepper as she identifies the key components of a personal brand and provides tools to help you connect to others and find success!
Melissa is a versatile multi-industry leader who excels when building, changing, and growing teams and programs. She’s known for her exceptional communication, contagious energy, and decisive action. She started her career as a civil servant, working to create grassroots change in how we talk about post-secondary education for first-gen college students. From there, she has worked at a large regional blood center, a law firm, and now a shared services company, where she serves as president. With top Strengths of Woo, Communicator, and Activator, she spends the majority of her time writing and speaking to tell compelling stories and motivate others. How this translates to action and results comes in the form of Total Solutions’ year-over-year company growth, exceptional employee engagement, and high net promoter score ratings. Total Solutions was also recognized in 2020 as a Better Business Bureau Torch Award recipient.
Grateful for her own mentors in her career, Melissa founded Lead(h)er in 2016, the nonprofit mentorship organization that has matched over 400 women with mentors. Melissa also serves on numerous boards and committees, including Genesis Health System (Board Member), SAL Family and Community Services (Board Member), Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee (Chair), and IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union (Board Member). Melissa is a Forbes Business Council member and contributor and is the co-host of a new podcast to inspire youth to dream big for their careers. Melissa is a proud recipient of the Nation of Neighbors Award and was named the 2020 Young Community Leader of the Year. Melissa graduated summa cum laude from Augustana College and earned her MBA from The University of Iowa. She and her husband Dan have two sons, Grayson and Brooks. She enjoys the mom life, strong coffee, and running before the sun rises.
This webinar is open to all with nonmembers being charged $195 to attend.