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Join us for the Women in Leadership Forum on March 23

02.28.2023 | By: Alumni Relations

The Texas Wesleyan School of Business Administration & Professional Programs along with JPMorgan Chase & Co. are excited to present Elaine Agather as this year's Women in Leadership speaker on March 23.

The Texas Wesleyan Women in Leadership Forum is an observation of Women's History Month and the 2023 International Women's Day, globally celebrated on March 8, to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements and contributions of women.

The forum includes breakfast and is a great opportunity for reflection, learning, discussion, networking and empowerment.

Seating is limited, so register now!

This event is free and open to all Texas Wesleyan students, faculty and staff, as well as the Fort Worth community on a first-come basis. Registration is required, and will be limited to the first 100 registrants.

Keynote speaker: Elaine Agather, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Elaine Agather is Chairman of the Dallas Region for JPMorgan Chase & Co. She also serves as the Central Region Head and Managing Director of the Private Bank at J.P. Morgan.

Elaine joined Chemical Bank of New York in 1979, working in London, San Francisco and New York until she relocated to Dallas in 1984. After the 1986 merger of Chemical Bank and Texas Commerce Bank, Elaine was promoted to Chairman of Texas Commerce Bank in Fort Worth in 1992, and joined the Private Bank to manage client advisory groups across the state in 1997. In 1999, she was elected Chairman and CEO of the Dallas region.

Elaine is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Performing Arts Fort Worth, serves as a Board Member for the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and is the Secretary of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Citizens Council and serves on the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Advisory Council.

A native of Sherman, TX, Elaine graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and economics and received her MBA from the University of Texas. She and her husband, Neils, have two daughters, Bradley and Lorene, her son-in-law, Coley Means, and two grandsons, George and Hunter.

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