The Power to S.P.E.A.K. like a Leader

wendy short bartie

I began my professional journey as a public defender in Washington, DC – I wanted to take a leadership role to help people, especially those who did not have the resources to help themselves.  As I began to experience burn out from my job, I made the pivot to work in the pharmaceutical industry, where … Read more

Stepping Into My Passion

In 2020, I found myself at a crossroads in my career. As a communications professional for more than 20 years, the majority of my experience was in this field, with the exception of the past few years when I led projects that focused on the employee experience. I was unsure where I wanted my career … Read more

Episode 12 | What Matters Most: On Living Life Abundantly & Intentionally

What Matters Most: On Living Life Abundantly & Intentionally Can you believe it? This is the final episode of Season 1 of the She-Suite Community podcast. I hope you’ve been enjoying this journey, and learning through our new episodes along the way. I have a special treat for Episode 12… My long-time friend, Anitra Marsh, … Read more

Episode 11 | Lessons on Leadership: The Power of Design-Driven Thinking To Transform Companies & Careers

EP11. The Power of Design-Driven Thinking To Transform Companies & Careers True leadership is a skill that is difficult to come by, yet one that can be both learned and refined with time.  This week, President & CEO of Logitech Bracken Darrell joins me to talk about his leadership journey, from his student council days, … Read more

Episode 6 | Being An Extraordinary Female Leader: How To Walk Strong, & Own Your Personal Brand

Episode 6: Being An Extraordinary Female Leader: How To Walk Strong, & Own Your Personal Brand My guest this week is Diane Dietz, previous colleague and now the CEO and President of Rodan + Fields. When it comes to leadership, and growing your personal brand… Diane is a wealth of deep, dynamic knowledge that you … Read more

Episode 5: Protecting Your Wealth and The Power of Purpose Partners

Episode 5: Protecting Your Wealth and The Power of Purpose Partners This week’s guest holds an extra special place in my heart… A wealth advisor, President of Velvet Suite Financial LLC, and (most importantly) my husband William A. Simkins, joins me this week to cover love and money, and how these two powerful areas of … Read more

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