Panel 1: Army Women: Leading the Workforce Today & Tomorrow

  • Dr. J. Michael Haynie, Vice Chancellor Syracuse University Director, Institute for Veterans and Military Families
  • Kevin Preston, Director, Human Resources-Veterans Initiative, ESPN
  • CW5 Phyllis Wilson, Command Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Mrs. Cathy Christian, Vice President, Enterprise Services at Financial Systems, Prudential Financial, Inc.; formerly Captain, USAF

Luncheon — Keynote Address

Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship awards. The Foundation this year awards $75,000 in scholarships, more than in any other year.

Panel 2: Army Women: Political Empowerment & Engagement

  • Captain Lori Manning, USN (Ret), Senior Fellow, Women’s Research and Education Institute
  • Major Seth Lynn, USMCR, Veteran’s Campaign, Executive Director
  • Sergeant Major Tonia Walker, USA, U.S. Army Legislative Liaison
  • Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Greene, USA (Ret), Vice President, Cassidy & Associates


Presenting Sponsor

Liberty Sponsor

Independence Sponsor

Freedom Sponsor

Eagle Sponsor

  • Caryn Wagner

Official Airline Supporter

  • American Airlines


  • BusinessWorks of America, Inc.

Courage Sponsor

  • MG Jan Edmunds, USA (Ret.)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Oshkosh Defense
  • Raytheon
  • Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
  • University of Maryland University College

Patriot Sponsor

  • ATK
  • CommunisPR
  • Drexel Online University
  • Excelsior College
  • Fluor Corporation
  • LMI Government Consulting
  • Rockwell Collins

Media Partners

  • NewsChannel 8
  • Metro Productions
  • Stars and Stripes
  • The Hill
The Army Women’s Foundation would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous support of the Annual Army Women’s Foundation Summit.