Please join Tucson Young Professionals and listen to Kelly Fryer, CEO of the YWCA Southern Arizona.
When/Where: January 9, 5:30-7:00pm @ Union Public House
About CEO Roundtable:
Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community.
We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30-35 minutes about their story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on their journey to becoming a successful leader.
The atmosphere is casual and conversational.
To attend, please follow the Eventbrite button above to reserve your spot.
Kelly Fryer is a CEO, community leader, former minister, and mom.
Born in Hammond, Indiana, a mill town on the outskirts of Chicago, Kelly is the daughter of a small business owner and grand-daughter of a factory worker who fought for the right to organize. The first in her family to graduate from college, Kelly earned a BA in International Studies with a focus on economics and political science from Valparaiso University and two theological graduate degrees.
Currently, Kelly is CEO of the YWCA Southern Arizona and has become an unwavering voice for economic, racial and social justice in the state. Previously, Kelly was Executive Director of Arizona List, working to elect women to public office, and she founded and served as CEO of A Renewal Enterprise, a national consulting firm offering strategic visioning & leadership training. In 1989, she was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, where she served as senior pastor of two growing churches and as Asst Professor of Leadership at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.
She is the author of dozens of books and articles. Kelly and her wife, Tana, have three grown children and one granddaughter and live in Bisbee, Arizona.