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Executive Presence:  What Is It?  How Do I Get It?

Executive Presence may be hard to define — however, people know it when they see it and when they are around it.  It’s the WOW Factor – and no man or woman lands the top job, negotiates the big deal or successfully leads a team without that special combination of confidence, poise and authenticity that allows you to command any room you enter and makes people sit up and take notice.

In this presentation, Ronetta will share those fundamental components of Executive Presence that will enhance your individual comfort and confidence whether you are aspiring to or currently working at the executive level.


Guest Speaker: Ronetta J Francis

Ronetta is the Founder and CEO of Francis Dynamics Consulting Group, which specializes in executive coaching and leadership development and was founded on the principle that when women own their brilliance and lead with authenticity, they flourish.

Certified as a John Maxwell Team Member Executive Coach, Speaker and Trainer, Ronetta is a passionate public speaker. In her coaching and training practice, she uses her dynamic “Bloom Where You’re Planted” Executive Coaching and Leadership Development ProgramTM, to support and empower leaders challenge the status quo, embrace their talents and refine their executive presence — leading to their season of full bloom.

Ronetta is a seasoned employment attorney and senior Ethics and Compliance executive, with over 25 years experience – in federal litigation, as a Senior Trial Attorney with the EEOC, and in- house at Walmart, Inc., as a Senior Associate General Counsel, and later as the Vice President of US Ethics and Employment Compliance. In addition to her law degree, she also holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.

Ronetta is a strategic and trusted business leader, known for being solutions-driven, mitigating significant risks that could negatively impact the business’ reputation, operations and/or financial integrity, and is experienced in developing high-performing diverse and inclusive teams, identifying top-talent and building a pipeline of influential leaders.

She has a genuine heart for serving others and giving back to her community, providing local support to the Samaritan Center and the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter, as well as the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Alzheimer’s Association. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Incorporated.

Ronetta and her husband, Earl C. Francis, Jr., have been married for 25 years, and have three adult daughters. As an alumnae of the University of Alabama, Ronetta is avid (also known as intensely loud) fan of Crimson Tide football; she also enjoys watching movies, practicing hot yoga, arm knitting, and walking with her Beagle pup.