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October Monthly Meeting featuring Joelle Brock

October 05, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 West Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215

10 Things I Learned in 10 Years, featuring Joelle Brock, co-Founder, President and CEO of Leading EDJE

Her company’s tagline is REAL. FUN. GEEKS. She’s built a company from the ground up using a philosophy that is fresh, engaging and inspiring. Come learn from this trailblazer as she shares her lessons for success and her stories along the way that catapulted her into one of the leaders of our community. 

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About the Speaker: Joelle Brock 

Joelle Brock is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of Leading EDJE.  Leading EDJE is a privately held Information Technology consulting firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.  Leading EDJE provides a comprehensive approach to integrated IT consulting services designed to solve technology and business issues. In her time leading up to Leading EDJE, Joelle spent 14 years with Software Architects (SARK), building a local practice while starting and supporting 11 other offices nationally. Joelle is an alumnus of Accenture and began her IT consulting career in 1990 with AGS Information Services, A NYNEX Company.  Prior to the IT industry, Ms. Brock exercised her Journalism career as an ABC field reporter and on-air radio personality.

Currently Joelle holds board positions for First Merchants Bank and Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).  Recently she has held board positions for the business school at Kent State University, Women’s Business Board and New Direction Career Center.  Her drive and experiences enabled her to obtain several awards including WELD’s 12 Women You Should Know, Ohio’s SBDC Keys To Success, Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies and Business First’s Fast 50 and Best Places to Work.  Most recently, Smart Business named Joelle as one of the Smart 50 class of 2017.

Joelle is a student athlete graduate of Kent State University where she earned a B.A. degree in Communications/Journalism.  She has many interests outside of work including, Golf, Travel, Philanthropy, Fitness and Wine.   She resides in Galena, Ohio with her husband Jeff and sons Carter, Nathan and Michael.


Cancellation Policy:

Registrations must be paid in advance.

A late fee will be charged after 12:00 pm on the Monday preceding the Meeting.

Cancellations made after 6 pm on the Monday prior to the Meeting will not be refunded.

Special Notes:

Are you a new member or a first time guest? Stick around after the meeting to attend the Huddle, where you can learn more about the benefits of NAWBO Columbus and how you can get more involved! Huddle is from 1:15pm - 1:45pm and takes place in the same room as our luncheons.

Registrants agree to the NAWBO Columbus photography release unless they have otherwise notified the communications committee.

All special dietary and meal requests must be submitted with your registration by the registration deadline. We regret that we can not provide alternative meals or substitutions that are requested at the luncheon.


$25.00 Member
$35.00 after 12:00 pm October 2

$25.00 Corporate Partner
$35.00 after 12:00 pm October 2

$45.00 Member + First Time Guest
$60.00 after 12:00 pm October 2

$30.00 Guest
$40.00 after 12:00 pm October 2

$150.00 Table (6 tickets)
$210.00 after 12:00 pm October 2

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