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My Kinda Gal: Kimberly Caccavaro

My Kinda Gal:  Kimberly Caccavaro

Kim is an attorney at Patton Boggs LLP where she counsels clients on corporate finance and general corporate matters. She regularly advises clients regarding mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, equity and debt financings, and other complex business transactions.  Before joining the business group, Kim counseled individuals on wills, estates and trusts and closely-held businesses on all  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Diane Zanetti

My Kinda Gal:  Diane Zanetti

When New York-based behemoth Citibank tapped a local Bank of America lender to lead the government contracting division, who did they tap?  Diane Zanetti.  After a highly successful and accomplished career in the banking industry with First Union Bank, SunTrust, and Bank of America, Diane leveraged her ability in building trusted client relationships to both  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Teresa Bozzelli

My Kinda Gal:  Teresa Bozzelli

As president of Sapient Government Services, public sector veteran Teresa is positioning Sapient as a strategic partner to US government clients. By leveraging Sapient’s marketing, creative, and technology strengths, she brings increased value of services to the federal government at a time in which it seeks to transform itself and its relationship to citizens. Teresa  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Angela Bradley

My Kinda Gal:  Angela Bradley

Angela is the founder and president of BTI Security, a 100% woman-owned professional services firm specializing in physical guard (armed and unarmed) security. In 10 years, Angela has built a firm of more than 150 employees serving a list of clients that includes Federal, State & Local government agencies that require various levels of security  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Susan Lacz

Susan is principal and Chief Executive Officer of Ridgewells Catering. She joined the company in 1986 and purchased it with her business partners in 1997. Over the past 14 years, Susan has been instrumental in the expansion and growth of the company’s portfolio.  Susan is not only an accomplished cook and event organizer, but she  Read more »

What Every Woman Needs to Know: How Women Can Become Their Own Best Advocates

WASHINGTON WOMEN’S WEEKLY invites you to an event that is way more than just lunch: Friday, May 11, 2012 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm | The Ritz-Carlton | 1150 22nd Street, NW | WDC No program or initiative can be the “silver bullet” to advance women into senior roles. But what if there were visible and intentional  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Allison Phillips

My Kinda Gal:  Allison Phillips

After earning her MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Alli joined McKinsey & Company, a top global consulting firm consistently listed in the top 10 on Fortune magazine’s “World’s Best Companies for Developing Leaders.”  After four years serving clients in a variety of industries (e.g., defense, intelligence, finance, technology, healthcare, media)  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Deborah Lee James

As the SAIC executive vice president for communications and government affairs, Deborah Lee James is responsible for media relations, marketing communications, congressional affairs, policy analysis, compliance with laws governing engagement with public officials, corporate responsibility, and community relations. Deborah has served in senior homeland and national security management, policy and program positions in government and  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Barbara Mullenex

My Kinda Gal:  Barbara Mullenex

As one of the few female owners of a major design firm in the city, Barbara built OPX by developing a culture that started with her own values and beliefs.  Known for her ability to balance the competing demands of schedule, budget and practicality, Barbara sets OPX’s standards for integrity and accountability. Barbara’s values and  Read more »

My Kinda Gal: Kristi Hedges (Part II)

My Kinda Gal:  Kristi Hedges (Part II)

1.         How do leaders galvanize teams? They galvanize by having an inspiring presence. You have to get people to believe in something greater. It’s the “vision” which starts with the leader. I’ve seen nothing that’s a substitute for the fire-in-the-belly. It’s the passion that comes through you . . . you can’t phone it in.  Read more »