ABOUT THE EVENT
Let's talk about it.
Join us at the exclusive Hidden Pond Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine to network with peers, discuss shared challenges, and discover strategies to advance our personal well-being and help other women in our industry.
OVERARCHING THEMES FOR DISCUSSION
Women of Impact - Behind the Lens
Equality in The Boardroom - Diversity of Thought
The Best Version of You
The Elephant in The Room - Breaking The Mold
Passion & Purpose - Using Your Platform for Change
Kennebunkport is a quaint ocean town that boasts some of the most spectacular homes on the East Coast. With houses and mansions almost two centuries old; this area of the Maine coast is a great place for culture and history lovers. Learn more about Kennebunkport.
Hidden Pond Resort
Nestled into 60 acres of pristine birch forest, Hidden Pond is an award winning luxury resort known for its unrivaled guest service, majestic nature setting, Tree Top Spa, and soulful activities.
Beautifully appointed 1 bedroom bungalows, 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottages, organic based food and beach club are designed to restore health, energy and wellness.
Activities include: ocean kayaking, lobster trapping, sailing lessons, painting lessons, a mixology course, yoga, lighthouse tour, shopping in Kennebunkport, and spa.
Two Amazing Days
Sunday, September 15
All day Arrivals
5:30 Depart for Welcome Reception & Dinner - Trolley to Ocean Restaurant
5:45 TRG Cocktail Reception & Dinner at Ocean Restaurant
9:15 Depart for Hidden Pond
9:30 Fireside Cocktails & Music at the Lodge
Monday, September 16
9:00 Event Open - Event Barn
9:15 Panel Session: Women of Impact - Behind the Lens
10:15 Panel Session: The Elephant in the Room - Breaking the Mold
11:30 Key Note Speaker - Donna Corley, SVP, Chief Risk Officer for Freddie Mac’s Single Family Business
12:15 Maine Inspired Power Lunch
1:00 Laura Brandao, President, AFR - The Year of Yes
2:00 Let’s Get Active - Depart for Activities
6:30 Westcor Cocktail Reception & Dinner at Earth Restaurant
9:30 Fireside Cocktails & Music at Earth Restaurant
Tuesday, September 17
8:30 Group Photos - Event Barn
8:45 Event Update & WEW Forward Plan
9:15 Tammy Richards, COO, loanDepot - Embracing Your Possibilities
10:00 Panel Session: Masterful Millenials
11:00 It's a Wrap - Closing Comments
Our Generous Sponsors
Special Guest Speakers
Donna Corley, division chief risk officer for Freddie Mac’s Single-Family business, is motivated by innovation and how she can bring a fresh perspective to managing risk. She’s proud to lead a team of approximately 475 employees that is responsible for analyzing and managing the risks that impact Freddie Mac’s Single-Family business of financing more than 1.5 million homes annually.
As loanDepot’s Chief Operating Officer, Tammy Richards is responsible for the growth and refinement of loanDepot’s loan production processes including processing, underwriting, funding and closing, as well as quality assurance protocols. An industry veteran with significant experience in operations, she and her team continuously seek opportunities to simplify and improve our consumer-facing loan processes.
Laura is the president and the only woman partner of AFR. Armed with 2 decades of experience, determination, and belief in herself Laura Brandao started AFR Wholesale in 2007 and she had her high heel in the door and never turned back. She started as the Director of Operations, in 2009 she became a partner, she quickly rose to EVP followed by COO and now the President.