Is it Time to Launch Your Own Firm?
Date & Time
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 1:40 PM - 2:25 PM
Melissa Alexander Marissa Limsiaco DeLea Becker Heather Fernstrom Border

The turmoil of the past two years has, unsurprisingly, left many female executives questioning their next move. Overwhelmingly, women have been struck with a desire to take control of their own professional path, and find a healthier balance between work and personal life. Perhaps you are this woman. You've successfully climbed the corporate ladder. Now what? Is it time to strike out on your own and launch your own firm? In the closing session of Women of Influence 2022, you will hear from the women who have done it. We will examine the burning questions, and tackle the unavoidable fear that comes with such a huge life decision. Leave feeling uplifted, inspired, and ready to be the CEO of your own destiny. 

Moderator: Heather Fernstrom Border, Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Alliance Global Advisors


  • Melissa Alexander, Senior Vice President, Foundry Commercial
  • Marissa Limsiaco, Co-Founder and President, Otso
  • DeLea Becker, Owner, Founder & Broker, Beck-Reit Commercial Real Estate & Beck-Reit Asset Management