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Million Dollar Woman Breakfast Symposium

November 3rd, 2016




  The Enterprise Center recently held its  11th Million Dollar Woman Symposium that showcased 4 million dollar woman business owners and featured keynote speaker, Karen Andreas, Regional Publisher, North of Boston Media Group.  This annual event, sponsored by Beverly Bank,  motivates and empowers entrepreneurs to succeed in their fields.


Pictured, from left, are:  Taffy Knowlton;  Enterprise Center Board Chairman Gordon Hall; North of Boston Media Group Regional Publisher, Karen Andreas;  Panelists – Lisa Nickerson, Lorie Skolski, Nancy Batista-Caswell, Dareth Colburn; Enterprise Center CEO, Laura Swanson; Salem State University President Patricia Meservey; and Senator Joan Lovely

Held each year since November 2005, this event showcases “Million Dollar Women” who have started their own businesses and have achieved gross revenues of over a million dollars.  The event includes four accomplished panelists who will share their unique success stories and experiences.  This annual Symposium will motivate and empower entrepreneurial women to aspire to success in their fields.

2016 Million Dollar Women Symposium Panelists:
– Nancy Batista-Caswell, Caswell Restaurant Group, Proprietor
– Dareth Colburn, Designer, CEO & Founder, USABride
– Lisa Nickerson, Principal & Founder, Nickerson Companies
– Lorie Skolski, Principal & Chief Operating Officer, DMS design, llc

Keynote Speaker:
Karen Andreas, Publisher, North of Boston Media Group


Listed below are all of the prior Million Dollar Women panelists and keynote speakers since 2005:

Karen Andreas | Janet Santa Anna | Nancy Batista-Caswell | Linda Bennett | Ann Bailey  Berman | Karen Bressler | Joan  Brooks | Margo Casey | Jill Cheng | Andrea Cohen | Dareth Colburn | Livia  Cowan Tiziana C. Dearing | Kelly  Delaney | Fran Dichner | Vickie Donlan | Mayor Kimberly Driscoll | Sarah Ducharme | Wendi  Goldsmith | Meg  Hamilton | Nancy Harrington  Annie Harris | Meg Hamilton | Victoria B.  Jackson | Beverly Kahn | Phyllis LeBlanc AnnMarie Linnane | Robin Liss | Julie Livingston | Lynn Margherio | Dr. Patricia  Maguire Meservey | Fuchsia McInerney | Margaret McKenna | Joanna  Meiseles Betsy Merry | Nancy  Mobley | Linda  Moulton | Ann Murphy | Evelyn Murphy | Kathy  Murphy | Lisa Nickerson | Melanie  Olson Giles | Julie  Palen | Gayle  Piraino | Mary  Puma | Phyllis Sagan | Linda  Sallop | Lois Silverman | Lorie Skolski | Debra Stark | Christine Sullivan | Roseann  Tully | Carol Vallone | Regina Villa |Carole  Wedge| Sue  Welch | Kim  Woods | Sue Zimmerman

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