Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Indiana – Inaugural Healthcare Career Development Unconference Speakers Announced


Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Indiana – Inaugural Healthcare Career Development Unconference

#HealthCarDev Speaker Line Up – 9/29/17 – Miles Printing, Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN – August 8, 2017 – In response to the needs of the healthcare and life sciences professional community of central Indiana, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, HBA Indiana, is proud to present the inaugural Healthcare Career Development Unconference (#HealthCarDev is the official hashtag), on 9/29/17 at Miles Printing, and announcing today the official line up of speakers.

“The ability for individuals to “own” their career paths in healthcare and life sciences is an absolute must, and many healthcare professionals want tools to take their careers to the next level–this hands on workshop will address this need,” according to HBA IN president Erin Albert.  This unconference featuring the following 18 speakers in 6 different groups or ‘triads’ will provide real world, practical advice on how to develop careers specifically in healthcare/life sciences.  Speakers include:

Shannon Johnson – YourEncore managing director, head of HBA Indiana Mentoring Program (Late career triad)

Colleen Hittle – Navigant managing director, EAC member of HBA IN, School on Wheels board director (Late career triad)

Dr. Elaine Voci – Author, coach, and teacher/professor at Elaine Voci Life Coaching (Late career triad)

Jennifer Hurtubise – Indiana Hospital Association vice president of communications (Mid-career triad)

Dr. Christina Tarantola – Fit Pharmacist co-owner, nutrition, entrepreneur, Pharmacy Podcast co-host (Early career triad)

Dr. Jaclyn Boyle – Asst. professor of pharmacy at NEOMED, blogger at (Early career triad)

Dr. Lauren Steinbach – Walgreens pharmacist, consultant at Myers and Stauffer, LC, marathoner (Early career triad)

Rupal Thanawala – Accenture account executive and community activist (Networking/social media triad)

Cassie Stockamp – Athenaeum Foundation president & Monumental Yoga founder (Networking/social media triad)

Diana Caldwell – Pearl Pathways co-founder, president and CEO and non-profit board member (Entrepreneur triad)

Elizabeth Walker – BDC Advisors principal, board member of Indiana Healthcare Executives Network (Mid-career triad)

Amy Stark – Digital Dames, Inc. founder, digital strategist, professor and #SMDames co-founder (Networking/social media triad)

Kelly Hartman – Insights Consulting president and CEO and Outside the Box co-founder (Entrepreneur triad)

Denise Pierce – DK Pierce (WBE certified) president, Starkey Entrepreneurial Award Winner (Entrepreneur triad)

Karen Mangia – Salesforce vice president, customer& market insights, and author of Success with Less (Mid-career triad)

Deanna Moore – Roche Diagnostics human resources (Resume/Interviewing triad)

Dana Laird – Eli Lilly and Company human resources, life scientist (Resume/Interviewing triad)

Rebecca Kavanaugh and Ellie Dedinsky – Myers and Stauffer, LC human resources (Resume/Interviewing triad)

The #HealthCarDev Unconference will take place at Miles Printing, 4923 W. 78th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268 on Friday, September 29, 2017. Doors open at 9:30 AM and program concludes at 3 PM. Tickets include continental breakfast and lunch. For more information about this historical event and tickets, see:, or visit our Facebook page at:   We also thank our sponsors for this event: Accenture, Myers and Stauffer, LC, Pearl Pathways, and Miles Printing.