The Women's Business Connection is a member driven initiative to create an event to benefit women business owners or women team members. Our goal is to have speakers that will offer educational, useful information that is applicable in professional and/or personal growth.
About our Guest:
COL Zoe M. Ollinger was commissioned in 1993 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology. Her post-graduate education includes a Master's degree in Technical Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master's degree in Strategic Studies from the U. S. Army War College.
Her military career began as a Medical Service Corps Officer at the 86th Combat Support Hospital on Fort Campbell in 1995 with follow-on assignment as the Battalion Personnel Officer for the 626th Forward Support Battalion under the 101st Airborne Division. In 1998 COL Ollinger joined the Arizona Army National Guard (AZ ARNG) where she served in a myriad of assignments to include Commander of C Company, 111th Medical Battalion, Battalion Commander of the 215th Regional Training Institute, Deputy State Surgeon for the AZ ARNG, Battalion Executive Officer for the 981st Troop Command, Executive Officer for the AZNG Adjutant General, deployed to Afghanistan in support of the NATO Training Mission, Brigade S3 and Executive Officer for the 198th Regional Support Group, Deputy G3 for the AZ ARNG, J3/Chief of Staff for Joint Task Force-Arizona, the Construction, Facilities and Maintenance Officer (CFMO) and most recently the Army Chief of Staff for the AZARNG.
About our Host:
Near Sunsplash, Mesa Riverview Stadium and Hohokam Stadium and minutes from Sky Harbor Airport The Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites Phoenix - Mesa / Chandler located directly off Highway 60 near Loop 101 puts the Metro Phoenix area at your fingertips. Discover all that Mesa has to offer as the gateway to Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, Scottsdale and Phoenix. Numerous attractions are just a short drive away including Sky Harbor Airport, Mesa Gateway Airport, Golfland Sunsplash Waterpark, Inspire Courts, Benedictine University, Casino Arizona, Old Town Scottsdale, Chandler Fashion Mall & The Phoenix Premium Outlets. Spring Training at Mesa Riverview home of the Chicago Cubs or Hohokam Stadium home of the Oakland A’s are also only minutes from the hotel. For the business traveler the Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites Phoenix - Mesa / Chandler provides easy access to many corporations such as Boeing, Banner, Curtiss-Wright, Empire Southwest, Joy Global, Free Scale, Wells Fargo, Intel, Honeywell and Caterpillar. During your stay rejuvenate by the largest outdoor heated pool in Mesa featuring a cascading waterfall and whirlpool spa. Make sure to enjoy a bountiful breakfast, delicious dinner or cocktails in the relaxed atmosphere of their full service restaurant, the Redstone Bar and Grill.
$25 Registration, non-members and at the door
$15, Member Pricing if registered online in advance