C-Sweet Talks

C-Sweet Talks

C-Sweet™ Talks takes you inside the most interesting businesses and industries today and explores strategies for career success. Hosts Beth and Dianne have navigated C-Suites and board rooms throughout their careers, and are now giving insider advice for executive and entrepreneurial women to make a difference in theirs. C-Sweet™ is an international professional association for women focusing on access to all levels of career opportunities for YOU and others, the creation of diverse networks where women consciously choose to work with each other, and how all can take on the executive glass ceiling. For more visit: https://www.csweet.org/

Episodes

June 24, 2022 24 min

About Meryl Macklin:

Meryl Macklin is a trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience trying and resolving complex business disputes. Meryl has served as lead trial counsel for clients ranging from major corporations to small startups in dozens of high-exposure cases in state and federal courts around the country, and regularly practices in both Northern and Southern California.

Meryl’s trial experience has enabled her to develop tar...

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 Fielding Jamieson is the Senior Strategy Director at R/GA Ventures and the Managing Director of Global Sports Venture Studio (GSVS), a platform shaping the future of the fan and athlete experience through collaborative innovation between the world's leading sports organizations and startups.

Formerly the Director of Business Partnerships for LIFT Labs at Comcast NBCUniversal, Fielding brings her expertise in launching and growi...

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Baat Enosh is leading Nia Growth, a fresh startup in the finance world, focused on women and investments in the markets. Before Nia, Baat served as Director of Transformation working with EY's CTO. A position which followed years in Israel, where she established and grew the Fintech giant Intuit with a local R&D center, leading with multiple roles – from Security, to Strategy & Innovation, to Site Leader and Head of Dat...

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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire is CEO of 50/50 Women on Boards™, the global education and advocacy campaign committed to accelerating gender balance and diversity on corporate boards. She is also CEO of Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search in Los Angeles. She is the author of two books, "The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors” and “Winning the Board Game: How Women Directors Make the Difference.” Both books...

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Otesha (OT) Mosley-Bremond is a South Los Angeles native, community advocate and educator who believes her passion and responsibility to the world is to create spaces for growth and transformation. OT has served the South Los Angeles community for more than 10 years, providing culturally adept programming and events that encourage inclusivity, community awareness, and community building. She believes creating cultures of engagement...

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Dianne and Beth interview Kim Kaselionis and Pamela Lauper of Destined. The Destined team guides middle-market businesses through internal transitions or external sales every step of the way. We understand that change, whether planned or unplanned, can leave a business owner feeling a range of emotions. Our process will bring your vision to light as we work together to implement, or navigate, the change that’s needed to achieve you...

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Beverly Behan has worked with nearly 200 Boards of Directors in the United States, Canada, and around the world over the past 25 years. Her clients are primarily boards of listed public companies in the S&P1500 but range from F100s to recent IPOs. She is the author of Great Companies Deserve Great Boards, which was named Governance Book of the Year in 2012, and the newly published Board & Director Evaluations (August 2021),...

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Our final episode of C-Sweet Talks Season 1 features Lisa Suennen!

Lisa is a venture capital investor and the managing partner of Venture Valkyrie, LLC, which publishes the Venture Valkyrie blog and co-produces the Tech Tonics podcast. She is a previous co-founder of CSweetener, a women's healthcare mentoring organization.

Currently, Lisa Suennen is a managing director with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, where she leads the...

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November 16, 2021 21 min

Julie Gordon White is the founder and CEO of Bossa Bars, Menopause Energy Bars, and advocates for women in all stages of "The Pause". Julie is also an award-winning entrepreneur, bestselling business author, and TEDx speaker. In 2020, Julie launched Bossa Bars after personally struggling with "Menopause Middle" and watching her friends suffer in silence as their symptoms and increasing weight gain were robbing their...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed, and the State Legislature confirmed, Lourdes Castro Ramírez, to serve as Secretary of the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency.

As Secretary, Lourdes leads and oversees 10 state departments and 6500 employees with responsibility for 1) preserving & expanding affordable housing, 2) advancing statewide collaborative efforts to prevent & end homelessness, 3) guarding agains...

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September 22, 2021 24 min

Pamela Bowen has more than 20 years of experience leading technology innovation in high-growth business environments. Pamela’s expertise spans the retail, health care, transportation, and financial services industries, with emphasis on operational transformation and systems interoperability within health care. Pamela has previously served as Chief Information Officer for Best Buy Corporation and Crescent Health Care (a home infusio...

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C-Sweet After Dark is a bold, unfiltered conversation from executive-level women, served on the rocks!

On this premiere episode of this new rendition of the podcast, Beth and Dianne chat with Nita Moritz and Maria Malavenda- going over topics ranging from the worst boss they have ever had to fictional names NSFW!

About the Guests:

Nita Moritz
Nita Moritz is the Chief Executive Officer of Kova International, Inc. She joined Kova Intern...

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 Maria Malavenda is a transformative leader in Los Angeles who drives innovation by understanding customers deeply and leading through empathy. She is a serial entre/intrapreneur, building successful initiatives at ZoomInfo, Monster, Deloitte, Accenture, and Johnson & Johnson. She is currently Managing Partner at KOL Ventures, investing in startups with products or services to expand women's power and influence. This includ...

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Alexandra Dumas is an experienced sales consultant with a demonstrated history in building integrated digital partnerships with national retailers and theatrical marketers. As a strategic business partner, she leverages her deep understanding of emergent industry trends and Google solutions to solve customer challenges and deliver digital and box office revenue for her partners. Outside of Google, Alexandra is an Angel Investor, St...

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Ida Starr is the Founder and Owner of the innovative payment technology company, Chip Financial Inc. 

With a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management along with a Graduate  Certificate of Applied Project Management (PMP) paired with 30+ years of experience in business and finance, Ida comes with an extensive and impressive background within the industry. This experience gave her important insight into what w...

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Janis Leahy struggled with eczema through childhood, but turned that challenge into a passion for clean beauty and skincare by founding MADEWITH.

MADEWITH is a retailer focused on creating a new cycle of trust for consumers, starting with the $14B clean skincare industry. They do this by tackling the 3 biggest challenges consumers face when navigating the skincare industry:

  • Verifying product effectiveness and removing fake reviews th...
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    Beth and Dianne speak with Jill Osur, President and CEO of Teneral Cellars, a "disruptive", woman-owned wine business that is re-thinking what it means to be a wine brand.

     As a former collegiate scholarship softball player at the University of California at Berkeley, and a black belt in karate, Jill Osur has been able to combine her passion for sports and competition into a successful and prosperous career as a social entre...

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    Beth and Dianne host a lively conversation with Leslie Slay.  Leslie is the Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits Services for one of the United State's largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms, Woodruff Sawyer. Woodruff Sawyer is a valued sponsor of C-Sweet

    Leslie brings over 25 years of employee benefits experience to clients, spanning both the consulting and insurance carrier sides of the business. As Lead Cons...

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    Beth and Dianne speak with Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez, Appointments Secretary for Governor Gavin Newsom.  They discuss her journey into this high profile role, work-life balance, and the greatest take aways from her successful career!

    Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez was appointed by Governor Newsom in June 2019 to serve as Appointments Secretary. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Rivera-Hernandez served three administrations as a Board Member o...

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    Dianne and Beth interview Kelly Kovack. Kovack  is the quietly loud renegade of the beauty industry, with 25 years of experience and an ability for intuiting emerging trends. Kovack started her career in beauty as a member of the original executive team of Bliss. As Managing Director of the seminal Bliss catalog and product division, Kovack took on the way women bought beauty. Joining MD Skincare (Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare) in its ...

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