2018 Leadership and Lattes Highlights

On Thursday, January 18th, 2018 The Junior League of Columbus hosted our 2nd annual Leadership and Lattes event series at the Boat House Restaurant at Confluence Park.

The panel discussion features three of Columbus’ most influential and notable leaders: CEO Lisa Ingram of White Castle, Director Vicki Bowen Hewes of Dress for Success, and Judge Beth Gill of Franklin County Juvenile Courts. The women will discuss their roles and experiences in leadership in the fields of corporate, non-profit, and government work.

Meet Vicki Bowen Hughes

Vicki Bowen Hughes is a multi-award winning advocate for social change. Vicki left the real estate business after two decades to dedicate herself to empowering women to achieve their potential and addressing social issues that are significant barriers to women and families breaking out of the confines of poverty. Vicki currently is the Founder and CEO of Dress for Success of Columbus Ohio.

Meet Lisa Ingram

Lisa Ingram is the fourth Ingram family member to serve as President of White Castle, which is the nation’s first fast food chain founded in 1921. Lisa is extremely active in the Columbus community, and serves as the Chair of the United way of Central Ohio and also on the OhioHealth Board as Chair of Quality of Care Committee. Lisa has received several awards for her role of CEO and community contributions. Lisa is President and CEO of White Castle System, Inc. Lisa is also a member of the White Castle Board of Directors.

Meet Judge Elizabeth Gill

Judge Elizabeth Gill serves as the lead Judge for the Juvenile Advisory Committee and the Crossover Initiative and is an active member for Franklin county’s juvenile and families, and also has extensive volunteer efforts. Prior to her election in 2006, Judge Beth Gill had 18 years of litigation experience, with exclusivity to family law matters. In both domestic and juvenile court she continues to work to improve case flow processes for the timely finalization of all family matters.