Renee Dabbs is the principal and founder of Renee Dabbs, LLC, a business management consulting firm that focuses on helping organizations become metrics focused on their key deliverables. Her clients include national corporations, healthcare, the arts and not for profits. She provides sustainable operating expertise on subjects including sales, fundraising, marketing, new business development, governance, membership development and team development. Renee is an experienced fundraising, marketing and business professional whose corporate and not-for-profit work blends a marketer’s instinct for strong message with a CEO’s discipline to execute expansive plans in high-pressure situations. She puts these skills – as well as her demonstrated expertise and passion for empowering and motivating women – to work for her clients. She has done 1000 plus CliftonStrengths assessments. Read Renee's full biography here.
Thank you to all of our girls, speakers, panelists, and coaches for
an amazing weekend! We had such a great time planning this event and
are already looking forward to next years!
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2022 Keynote Speakers
Laura Hine was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, then studied aerospace engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy and served for six years as an officer in the Navy. She graduated from Army Airborne school in Ft. Benning, Georgia; was one of the first two women integrating a U.S. warship; and at 23 years old qualified Officer of the Deck (OOD) of a $1B warship. Upon leaving the Navy, Laura returned to Tampa and entered the building industry earning her General Contractors license and building 700,000sf, $115M with The Beck Group while also earning her MBA. Independently, Laura worked for Tom & Mary James as the project director for the architecture and construction of The James Museum and associated real estate, a full city block in downtown St Petersburg. She now serves as the executive director of the museum. With young children, Laura was introduced to the education choice quagmire, became actively involved with their local elementary school, ultimately active in wider public education advocacy so much so that she was elected to the Pinellas County School Board in 2020. Laura’s husband, Hank Hine, is the director of The Dali Museum and they have two young children and two grown children. They believe in more love and hope to make the world a better place. PS: With her mom as her leader, Laura earned her Gold Award in Girl Scouts of West Central Florida.
Mary Pat King
Mary Pat King became CEO of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) in April 2020. Prior to Girl Scouts, Mary Pat spent her career working for national organizations focused on issues most impacting youth, families, and schools. She led the design and launch of numerous new programs for National PTA, including: School of Excellence, STEM + Families, Smart Talk, Connect for Respect, Take Your Family to School Week, and Family Reading Experience. For the American Diabetes Association, Mary Pat led ADA’s youth, family, and community outreach programs nationwide, including ADA’s Diabetes Camps, as well as two national fundraising events: Father of the Year Awards Dinners and School Walk for Diabetes. At Safe Kids Worldwide, Mary Pat managed the first few years of the Safe Kids Walk This Way program, partnering with FedEx to scale up a three-school pilot of International Walk to School Day to 300+ participating schools worldwide. She also worked for two Washington, DC-based public relations firms where she managed client portfolios focused on mental health and education issues. Mary Pat began her career as a features writer and news clerk at The Watertown (NY) Daily Times. Recently, Mary Pat became a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and a John Maxwell Certified Leadership Trainer. She has a Master of Science degree in public relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse (NY) University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY. Mary Pat and her husband, Eric, live in Palm Harbor, FL with their two children, Mason and Jenna Bea. She is a parent volunteer for PTA and her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop.