is appearing at the Portland Female Executives
On Tuesday, September 20, please join Portland Female Executives
(PDXfX) as we host Bess Wills
recently named by the Portland Business Journal
, the 2011 Woman Executive of the Year.
Bess draws on her
25 years of experience in fiscal and corporate management and her
commitment to community to discuss how we can focus on what we do best by putting our skills to work!
is passionate about bringing out the best in her
associations at work and within the community.
speaks to how important it is to realize that we're not alone in our efforts to achieve and that once we set our minds to doing something; we have the power to make it happen.
As a participant, you can expect to come away with insight on how to follow your passion by putting your strengths to work for you, finding balance and tips and tricks on how to enjoy the journey.
Bess R. Wills is the General Manager and Co-Owner of Gresham Ford in Gresham, Oregon where she is responsible for the daily operations of the dealership.
leadership, Gresham Ford
has been recognized with the Ford Motor Company's
President's Award, Salute to Dealer Nomination and the Community Applause Award from the Oregon Banker's Association
has over 25 years of fiscal and corporate management experience in construction, real estate development and auto dealerships.
is active with a variety of charitable organizations and currently Co-Chairs the "Try Local First" Coalition.
She is an Executive Board Member of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center, serves on the Board of the East Metro Economic Alliance and a former Board Member of the Gresham Barlow Education Foundation.
She is also member of the Board of Directors for Riverview Community Bank and was recently named Portland Business Journal's "Woman Executive of the Year" (Medium/Small Business).