Win Tickets ($90): August Power Breakfast @ Portland’s Sentinel Hotel | Women in Leadership Panel

We are giving away a pair of tickets to August Power Breakfast @ Portland’s Sentinel Hotel on August 23. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday , August 20.


From our sponsors:
August Power Breakfast
Ruth Williams-Brinkley, President, Kaiser Permanente | Peggy Miller, CEO, PacStar | Starla Goff, CEO, Paulson Investment Company
August 23, 2018
7:30a | $45 | All Ages
More info:

The Sentinel Hotel
614 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Hear from three incredible women leaders in our community as we discuss what it means to make a difference and how to leave a legacy. Meet the women behind Kaiser Permanente, PacStar and Paulson Investment Company! Prepare for a morning of empowerment!

About Ruth Williams-Brinkley

Ruth Williams-Brinkley, RN, is the president, Northwest, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals. In this role, Williams-Brinkley oversees all of Kaiser Permanente’s care delivery and health plan operations in Oregon and markets in Vancouver and Longview/Kelso, Washington.

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente in November 2017, Williams-Brinkley served as CEO of KentuckyOne Health, Kentucky’s largest integrated health system. Williams-Brinkley successfully oversaw post-merger systems integration and optimization and expanded signature programs in heart and cancer care for the benefit of citizens across Kentucky.

Prior to her tenure with KentuckyOne, Williams-Brinkley served as president and CEO of Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona, and as president and CEO of Memorial Health Care System in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Williams-Brinkley holds bachelors and Master of Science degrees from De Paul University, an honorary doctoral degree from Spaulding University, and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has consistently appeared on Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare and Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, and was named one of Becker’s Most Admired CEOs.

About Peggy Miller:

Miller joined PacStar in 2007, initially responsible for overseeing the company’s finances. In June 2009, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the company’s day to day operations. And in January 2015, Miller was promoted to become Chief Executive Officer. She also serves as corporate secretary and treasurer.

Miller has an established record of building businesses and strengthening finances through a series of executive-level management positions. While at PacStar, she has been a leader and significant contributor to PacStar’s success, providing strategic guidance as the company moved from operating losses to becoming a profitable company recognized within the DoD for its quality products and outstanding customer service.

Prior to joining PacStar, Miller was a partner with Tatum, LLC, where she provided strategic financial consulting services to various companies. Peggy has served in an executive capacity for a variety of companies including as CEO of privately held Astoria-Pacific International, President of Concero, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of, Inc. It was there, at, where in addition to her former company, Virtual, that she acquired five companies to form the Monstermoving group. She helped co-found Virtual Relocation in 1998 which was sold to Monster, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST) in May 2000 for $80 million.

Miller holds a BS in Business Administration with honors from Portland State University.

About Starla Goff

Starla Goff brings 20 years of experience in strategically advising public, private, and governmental entities. Prior to joining Paulson Investment Company, LLC, Starla was a shareholder at the Portland office of Smith Freed and Eberhard, PC. During her time there, she co-chaired the Employment and Business Litigation Practice Group in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Her success was noticed by external sources which lead to her receiving acknowledgments such as Portland Business Journals ‘Top 40 Under 40’.

Starla assumed her current position after co-leading an outside syndicate of investors and industry professionals in the recapitalization and reorganization of Paulson Investment Company, LLC. In addition, Starla sits on the board for New Avenues for Youth and The Classic Wines Auction.

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14 Responses to Win Tickets ($90): August Power Breakfast @ Portland’s Sentinel Hotel | Women in Leadership Panel

  1. Angela August 7, 2018 at 9:51 pm #

    Hope to hear motivational and success stories from PSU alumni and women in executive leadership positions!

  2. Emily Holland August 8, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

    I’m a powerful woman and I love breakfast; it’d be great to attend!!

  3. Linda S August 9, 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    I am always inspired to her people speak about this.

  4. William Dollarhide August 10, 2018 at 12:49 pm #

    I would love to bring my son!

  5. Lauren Cohen August 10, 2018 at 3:22 pm #

    It’s the freakin’ weekend, gonna have me some BRUNCH! Psyched about this event and would love to attend!!

  6. Catherine Lofts August 13, 2018 at 7:55 am #

    I am in Healthcare and would love to hear Ruth talk especially and I would like to bring my daughter to be inspired by these three women before she starts college

  7. Rebecca Bertone August 14, 2018 at 12:16 pm #

    As a young, female professional I enjoy listening to stories for successful females who can inspire and motivate me!

  8. MacKenzie August 14, 2018 at 12:34 pm #

    I love this!! Can’t wait!

  9. Bronwyn Ewers August 14, 2018 at 12:50 pm #

    Motivation and inspiration to become greater is always good. Let’s be sparked!

  10. Nikki Chan August 14, 2018 at 1:31 pm #

    I would love to attend to be inspired by influential women in the Portland area! I intend to be an inspirational leader in this community and I think this is one of those opportunities I would like to be a part of.

  11. Jane-Clair Kerin August 15, 2018 at 11:15 am #

    Splendid offer – wonderful opportunity to win tickets to this event.
    Pick me, pretty please!

  12. Heidi August 15, 2018 at 1:25 pm #

    I would love to attend, meet and hear from the finest.

  13. Julie S. August 15, 2018 at 5:23 pm #

    I would love to meet and nework with other powerful women!

  14. Jennifer August 16, 2018 at 2:57 pm #

    This would be great to go to!

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