Shining a Spotlight on Women Leaders

A limited series podcast focusing on women’s entrepreneurship, shining a spotlight on female leadership and inspiring the next generation of female entrepreneurs to rise to greater heights than ever before.

Beth Kieffer Leonard, CPA, CGMA
Managing Partner of Lurie, LLP

Each podcast episode explores the trials and triumphs of leading during a pandemic and racial unrest, diving into the key qualities of remarkable women creating a legacy in the business world, providing both visibility and lessons for women to take into their own ventures. 

Each episode, narrated by Beth Kieffer Leonard, Managing Partner of Lurie, LLP, weaves together insight from female business leaders in the Twin Cities to inspire the next generation of female entrepreneurs. This podcast series spotlights women as anchors of each episode, but also invites other voices to the table for diversity of experience and perspective.  We hope you will learn from and enjoy these conversations between women entrepreneurs moderated by Beth, who serves as a narrator and guide through the episodes. 

The podcast will be released on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021.

Listen to the Shining a Light Podcast

Episode 1: Heart and Humility
With Guests:
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President
Kim Motes, Managing Director of the Children’s Theatre Company

If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020- 2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and firm accountability. Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this first episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.

Episode 1: Heart and Humility
With Guests:
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President
Kim Motes, Managing Director of the Children’s Theatre Company

If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020- 2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and firm accountability. Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this first episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.

Episode 1: Heart and Humility
With Guests:
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President
Kim Motes, Managing Director of the Children’s Theatre Company

If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020- 2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and firm accountability. Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this first episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.

Episode 1: Heart and Humility
With Guests:
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President
Kim Motes, Managing Director of the Children’s Theatre Company

If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020- 2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and firm accountability. Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this first episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.

Episode 1: Heart and Humility
With Guests:
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President
Kim Motes, Managing Director of the Children’s Theatre Company

If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020- 2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and firm accountability. Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this first episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.