2023 Connecticut Women in Leadership Symposium
March 28, 2023
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (ET)
Rising in Resilience: Achieving Empowerment through Advancement & Adaptability
Nicole Cable serves as Chief Experience Officer for CareMax, Inc. She is responsible for developing and strengthening communication and collaboration among CareMax team members, patients, and customers to enhance the overall CareMax experience and help drive strategic initiatives. Ms. Cable has held several executive roles, including Chief Experience Officer at InnovaCare Health; Corporate Director, Patient Experience Programs for ChenMed Family of Companies; and Director of Patient Experience at the University of Maryland Medical Center & Capital Region. In each role, she was responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs to enhance patient, provider, and staff experiences. Recently named one of the top 20 CX Leaders to Watch by the Global Power List, Cable’s knowledge and experience have made her a popular speaker at engagements across the country. She also maintains a blog for the CX network and is a frequent contributor to patient experience, learning and development, diversity, equity, and inclusion publications. As a certified patient experience professional, Cable serves as co-chair on the Advisory Board for The Beryl Institute, a global community committed to elevating the human experience in healthcare; she is also a member of their Strategic Advisory Board. Cable serves as an Advisory Board Member of Society for Health Systems, an organization for healthcare engineers focused on performance improvement, and is an active member of the Patient Experience Policy Forum. Nicole earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Sciences with an emphasis on Public Health. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Policy: Social Policy.
Anjie is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She is a skilled trial lawyer with vast experience representing companies of various sizes and industries against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and denial of employee benefits before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Ohio. Anjie has also represented clients in prosecuting claims of trade secret violations. She has successfully tried employment cases to verdict, negotiated settlements, and briefed and argued appeals before the Third Circuit, and New York and New Jersey state appellate courts. Given her litigation experience, clients regularly call on her for advice on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws, as well as to conduct sensitive workplace investigations. Anjie is a native New Yorker. As a litigator this gives her additional insight on audience perceptions and local attitudes when she conducts training sessions as well as when assessing witness credibility in connection with investigations and litigation. Earlier in her career, Anjie was a New York State Prosecutor. This is where she received her keen intuition skills in assessing the credibility of victims and witnesses alleging violations of law. In addition to training on the intake of cases she tried narcotics and domestic violence cases, as both first and second chair. Anjie also spent time in the Appeals Bureau where she drafted and argued appeals before the Second Department. Anjie left the District Attorney’s office to diversify her litigation background and clerk for the Honorable Shelby Highsmith in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. It was during this clerkship that Anjie discovered her passion for employment law and saw an opportunity to use the training she received there and at the District Attorney’s Office to benefit her practice. Anjie is an active member of the Hispanic National Bar Association, and has held various positions on the HNBA Board of Governors for the last seven years. Anjie is also Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for The Latinas On the Verge of Excellence - L.O.V.E., a mentoring program that supports and empowers young Latinas to strive for success, both in school and in life, through health interventions targeted at mental, reproductive and physical health as well as career readiness and mentorship.
Jaime has been working in the field of social services for 20 years in New York City. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience in a variety of settings including outpatient mental health clinics, residential programs, child welfare and care management. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Advance Care Alliance of NY (ACA/NY) and LIFEPlan CCO of NY (LIFEPlan). Both companies are designated as Care Coordination Organizations/Health Homes dedicated to meeting the needs of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. In October 2021, ACA/NY and LIFEPlan announced a strategic partnership through the creation of a Management Service Organization (MSO). The MSO, called Coordinated Care Alliance, NY, maximizes opportunities, expands access to supports and strengthens internal operations across both ACA/NY and LIFEPlan. Collectively, the two organizations serve a combined 45,000 members throughout 45 counties in New York State. Jaime has experience building new programs from the ground up and enjoys strategic planning and large-scale implementation. Her philosophy is to adopt a person-centered approach in everything she does, and she aspires to run programs that truly serve the needs of the people they are meant to help. Jaime has a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work and sees it as a critical tool for staff retention and development. By cultivating a diverse workforce, organizations will be able to connect with a broader range of members, better understand needs, and offer inclusive solutions that reflect diverse perspectives.
Ashanti is a results-oriented Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leader currently employed at Global Atlantic Financial Company. She focuses on building inclusive cultures, developing relationships, and cultivating environments that employees can thrive in. She has been recognized for her process improvement skills, creating safe spaces, and championing people and culture. Her previous professional experiences include roles with Fortune 500 companies such as Travelers Insurance, Collins Aerospace, and Pratt and Whitney. She has a passion for community and humbly gives her time to various non-profit organizations. She currently serves as the President for the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Hartford, the Arts and Letter Chair for the Hartford Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and is a member of the Juneteenth Committee with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. She is a lifelong learner, an avid hiker, and has a strong passion for world travel (35 countries to date!). Ashanti lives in Windsor, CT with her husband and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Natalie Sadosky is assistant vice president of Joint Venture Transition Office for Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), which helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 14.3 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $644 billion in total assets under management as of June, 2022. Sadosky leads the oversight of global workforce relationship strategy within business operations. In her role, she is responsible for the overall execution of our growth strategy and performance, influencing business strategy, expense management and employee engagement. Previously, Sadosky held the title of assistant vice president of Shared Services Operations responsible for the unclaimed property and escheatment team, regulatory communications and shared services planning. Her thoughtful leadership skills, expertise and results-driven approach led to successful execution of these various initiatives, on time and under budget. Sadosky’s more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry also includes managing vendor relationships, leading call center and business operations and spearheading process improvements to enhance the customer experience. Her leadership and contributions extend beyond the workplace to the community. She currently serves as a business mentor to college students within the NextGen Leadership program with Disability: IN, a leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Sadosky received her Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Connecticut. She currently resides with her husband and two children in West Hartford, CT.
Keti Mehta currently serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Growth Leader for Gallagher’s NY Metro office, where she manages the firm’s growth initiatives to expand and deepen client footprint across diverse industry segments. Mehta also serves as an Advisor to the inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee of the Risk & Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) Advisory Board. For the past eight years, Keti has passionately served as a Board Member on the Tri-State Diversity Council (NY, NJ, and CT). Recognized for being an inspiring growth accelerator, strategic brand promoter, and influencer - Keti Mehta successfully develops high-performing teams and strategic partnerships to unleash organic growth potential. She stands out for being a transformational culture catalyst by building diverse communities of practice that promote inclusion and collaboration. Keti leads by example and is a highly skilled, certified sales activator, leadership development coach, talent enthusiast and evangelist of the Customer Experience. Mehta has also held senior executive leadership roles at Hub International, USI Insurance Services, Dell, and Morgan Stanley. Keti resides in White Plains, Westchester County with her husband of 24 years and their beloved daughter, Karina. Keti is a licensed NY Property & Casualty Insurance Broker. Mehta received a Master of Arts degree in Change Leadership/Business Transformation from Teacher’s College, Columbia University in New York City. Additionally, Keti holds an Executive Coaching Certification from the International Coach Federation.
• Since 2006 served as a Business Leader for HR Talent Acquisition/ Diversity and Inclusion. • Attended Diversity First sponsored by Emory University in 2019; received Certified Professional Diversity certification. • From 2006 to 2020, partnered with Pratt & Whitney, Otis Elevator and Hamilton Sundstrand (now under Raytheon Technologies, Lockheed Martin, and Collins Aerospace) to hire and meet deliverables. • In July 2020, partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim to increase the Diversity Hiring initiatives. Successfully increased the ethnicity by 18% within 6 months of leading the DEI initiatives. • Hosted training and development best practices sessions for internal and external training purposes. Created internal blind surveys to course correct areas of employee engagement. • Developed a playbook to aide in creating and executing hiring initiatives. In addition to best practice communication between manager and individual contributor. • Direct Reports from 10 to 60 (nationwide and globally from Malaysia, Canada, Japan, and Latin America). Quarterly Employee Key Performance Metrics reviewed employee metrics, to evaluate success and identify areas for improvement for the underrepresented. • Recipient for Employer award from the National Organization of Disability in September 2019. The award is for companies that create a positive outcome when recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing people with disabilities in their workforces. • Met with Senator Anwar surrounding a Bill for Reasonable Accommodations for Challenged Athletes from Grade School to 12th grade in 2020 and 2021. • Post my being selected by HMF. • Represented Challenged Athletes at Hartford Marathon. • Facilitated Military Skills Translator for Veteran to help identify civilian terminology • Currently working as the VP for Talent
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