Women in Leadership: Leading Transformation
WEBINAR | May 4, 2023, NOON – 12:45 PM MT
Cara Renfroe started her career with iconic retailers Macy’s and Mervyn’s LLC before joining Blackhawk Network (BHN), a high-growth tech-enabled global branded payments provider. In her 14 years at BHN, Cara has played pivotal roles in building product and supply chain, launching an initial IPO, and crafting enterprise infrastructure across a vast network of acquisitions in the customer loyalty and fintech space. Cara’s rise has been powered by a leadership approach that prioritizes customer-centric strategy across people, processes, and technology.
Join Cara and commonFont CEO Abby Schlatter for a conversation that explores key opportunities and challenges women leaders face today, as well as Cara’s success advancing in customer-driven organizations. In this forty-five-minute fireside chat, you’ll be able to ask questions and interact with attendees via the webinar chat.
In this webinar you’ll learn:
- How Blackhawk Network (BHN) SVP Cara Renfroe has advanced as a leader, unlocking transformation in her organization
- How Cara has scaled Experience Management solutions at BHN, resulting in a tremendous positive impact on customers as these solutions come to life
- Cara and Abby’s perspectives on key topics crowdsourced from you! Attendees can contribute discussion ideas during registration
Women in Leadership
Meet the Speakers
As SVP, Global Operations & Transformation at Blackhawk Network (BHN), Cara Renfroe has executive oversight of the organization’s Supply Chain, Fulfillment, Merchandising, Customer Support, Account Management, Procurement, International Operations, and Transformation functions. She is a seasoned technology and business professional with deep experience in operations, enterprise systems implementation, product management, business operations, and strategy. Cara has held progressively increasing leadership roles at BHN, across operations, technology, and product. Prior to BHN, she spent many years in the retail industry at Macy’s and Mervyns LLC as a Corporate Buyer. Cara holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Oregon.
Abby Schlatter is commonFont’s CEO and a co-founder of the company. Abby started commonFont in 2013, inspired by the potential to deliver value and impact for clients and create rich and rewarding employment experiences for teammates. Abby’s prior experience includes executive leadership, strategy, operations, and sales across diverse industries, including technology, education, and the industrial sector. Abby earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College.
Welcome & Introductions
When you join, we’ll introduce Cara and Abby, and give an overview of discussion topics (including those crowdsourced from you!)
We’ll hear from Cara and Abby as they discuss key opportunities and challenges women leaders face today, Cara’s career and leadership development, plus 1-2 of the most pressing topics suggested by webinar attendees.
Cara and Abby will answer questions submitted in the webinar chat.
After the discussion, we’ll wrap up the webinar with the next steps for connecting with our featured speakers and staying in touch with the Women in Leadership community.
More about Women in Leadership
Hosted by commonFont, the Women in Leadership community aims to celebrate, connect, and advance individuals who identify as women, including today’s leaders and those who aspire to leadership.
More about commonFont
commonFont is a premier professional services firm focused exclusively on Experience Management. We work with global brands to amplify the impact of Customer and Employee Experience technology and improve omnichannel experiences at scale.
This event welcomes all participants: those who identify as women and the colleagues with whom they collaborate to drive success.