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Celebrate Women In Business Lunch
What does it take to succeed as a CEO?
Come and Hear about their pathways to success from guest speakers Cynthia Payne (CEO SummitCare) and Raelene Castle (Chief Executive Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs).
Learn about the challenges these business people face and the obstacles they overcame to succeed. Join Us for a fantastic 3 course sit down lunch and drinks with lucky door prizes on the day as well.
This is an event for men and women. Don't miss it.
About our Guest Speakers:
Cynthia Payne|CEO of SummitCare, Property Developer and Yoga Instructor.
Our guest speaker is a formidable lady who lives life in the fast lane with a grace and inner peace that is enviable. Cynthia Payne is CEO of a leading aged care provider called SummitCare. Over the last 15 years Cynthia has been the figure head of an organisation that now serves over 1200 older Australians and their family members and over 1000 employees (soon to be 1200) - not only that but Cynthia has also managed to fit in having four Children and 25 years (this year) of marriage.
When Cynthia took on her role as CEO she was only 33 years old, she had gained a Bachelor of Applied Science and an MBA and was the youngest CEO in the aged care industry - there was no glass ceiling.
As well as running a multi-million dollar business, Cynthia chairs the NSW and ACT Industry Advisory Group for peak industry body LASA, she is the past Chair for the Organisational Excellence Foundation - to which SummitCare had been awarded two Gold Awards and one Silver and The Arts Health Institute. For over ten years Cynthia has been mentoring young female under graduates at UWS and SYD Uni in a program called The Lucy Mentoring Program and also sits on the Heart Foundation Board.
Although SummitCare is an aged care provider, as CEO Cynthia is also a property developer with three significant aged care developments in the pipeline totaling over 120M in capital, she speaks internationally at events about leadership, business excellence and global aged care issues as well as her own personal story and business goals...
Cynthia has somehow managed in between her Family and very busy schedule to fit in becoming a yoga instructor and she says the two most important day of her life was the day she was born and the day she understood what her purpose was ...
Raelene Castle|Chief Executive of Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL, Chair of the NRL CEO group and is a Trustee of The Rising. Raelene is the Chief Executive of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL. Raelene is the first female Chief Executive in the NRL for 15 years and joined the Bulldogs from Netball New Zealand where she was the Chief Executive for 6 years. Raelene was also a member of the ANZ Championship Board and played a key role in bringing the competition to market. Raelene has previously worked in the marketing, sales, sponsorship and communications areas for a number ofleading New Zealand companies including Telecom, BNZ, Southern Cross Healthcare and Fuji Xerox. Raelene was a Board Member of the International Netball Federation, is the Chair of the NRL CEO group and is a Trustee of The Rising – a not for profit organisation helping to unlock the potential of South Auckland Youth. She was recognised with a Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader Award in 2011 and was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in 2015.