december, 2019

12dec11:30 am1:00 pmDecember Lunch Program

Event Details

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Fireside Chat: Preparing for, Implementing, and Adapting to Organizational Change

The Takeaways:

  • What it takes to evolve through major organizational change and how to lead a team through the transition
  • How to influence a team to achieve common goals
  • Practical tips and methods to create sustainable business models
  • How to quickly adapt to change and be flexible during transition

The Speakers:

  • Angela Sheehan, CREW President, CFO for Glumac/Tetra-Tech
  • Darcy Winslow, Co-Founder / President of Academy for Systems Change
  • Jewel Bergeron, Business Development Manager of NWESI (Facilitator)

The Specifics:

Are you a leader interested in learning how to effectively influence a team to achieve an organization-wide goal? Or a team player interested in learning tips for adaptability and evolution in the workplace?

Then we invite you to join CREW Portland in December for a fireside chat with Angela Sheehan CREW President / Chief Financial Officer of Glumac, and Darcy Winslow President / Co-Founder of Academy for Systems Change. Jewel Bergeron, CREW’s Programs Committee Member / Business Development Manager of NWESI, will help facilitate the discussion as Angela and Darcy share what it takes to evolve through major organizational change.

With the rapid rate of globalization, rumblings of another economic downturn on the horizon, and a competitive market place, organizations in the commercial real estate industry are responding in kind. Armed with their experiences working with dynamic companies, Angela and Darcy will share practical tips and discuss their lessons learned on the path to creating sustainable business models. This fireside chat will be a timely conversation as we approach a new year and an unpredictable marketplace and economy.

The Bios:

Angela Sheehan CREW President 2019, CFO of Glumac 

An Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce Women of Vision award winner, and Portland Business Journal CFO of the year honoree, Angela Sheehan has served as Chief Financial Officer of Glumac since 2007, where she quickly rose to become Glumac’s first female Principal, and Board Member. Through her leadership, Angela has worked to empower women and girls within the company and beyond.
During Angela’s tenure as the CFO of Glumac, she has helped establish valuable infrastructure and guide the company through transitional ownership while growing the number of company-wide female stakeholders. With her help, the company has tripled revenues and increased their presence in multiple geographic and service sectors including Glumac’s first international location in Shanghai, China.

Focused on continued growth and opportunities for Glumac’s stakeholders, Angela worked with the leadership team to evaluate potential strategic alliances and navigate the M&A Process.  As of October 2017, Glumac is a proud part of Tetra Tech.  As the organization moves forward and continues to evolve, Angela’s role is focused on integrated operations and change management. To learn more about Glumac and Tetra Tech, visit

Darcy Winslow is the President and co-founder of the Academy for Systems Change, an organization focused on advancing the field of awareness-based systemic change in order to achieve economic, social, and ecological wellbeing.

The Academy designs, develops, and delivers a range of programs to support, coach, and build community among emerging and existing leaders who are at the pioneering edge of systems change work. Unlike conventional leadership training organizations, the Academy’s approach fosters deep understanding of the powerful connection between change within the individual and changing the systems in which they work.

Darcy also worked at Nike, Inc. for 21 years and held several senior management positions, most notably starting the Sustainable Business Strategies in 1999, Global Director for Research Design and Development, General Manager/VP for Nike’s Global Women’s Footwear, Apparel and Equipment division, and Senior Advisor to the Nike Foundation.

From the Academy for Systems Change:
The Academy for Systems Change is an international nonprofit organization focused on advancing the field of awareness-based systemic change in order to accelerate ecological, social, and economic well-being. We are a network of individuals, organizations, and other networks focused on cultivating thriving systems in education, marine ecosystems, business, sustainable communities, finance, and more. We work with leaders across multiple domains and ecosystems, recognizing the interconnectedness between them and the applicability of capacity building tools and frameworks across all.


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