GREENSBORO, N.C. – “Women Own the Room,” the Wyndham Championship’s sold-out Executive Women’s Day set for Tuesday, Aug. 2, will feature Cone Health CEO, Dr. Mary Jo Cagle and the senior leadership team representing the Greensboro healthcare provider, the tournament announced today. The 83rd annual Wyndham Championship is next week at Sedgefield Country Club.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Checchio will open the event by introducing Cagle as the event’s keynote speaker. The first female CEO in Cone Health history, Cagle will discuss the power of partnerships, the importance of promoting diversity and the importance of giving back in her keynote address.
After lunch, Cagle and her leadership team will participate in a panel discussion, moderated by Checchio, regarding Cone Health’s vision for the community and why having women in top positions is so important for these times. Those from Cone Health participating in the panel discussion are:
- Mary Jo Cagle, MD, Chief Executive Officer
- Mandy Eaton, Chief Operating Officer
- Michelle Adamolekun, Chief People and Culture Officer
- Valerie Leschber, MD, System-Wide Chief Medical Officer
- Mae Douglas, Chair, Cone Health Board of Trustees
“Women are a little more than half of our population and no one can afford to lose out on half the brain power out there,” points out Cagle. “That’s why it’s vital to remove barriers and create opportunities for women leaders. And that’s why six of the 11 most-senior executives at Cone Health are women.”
“Executive Women’s Day has come a long way since we began hosting it in 2013,” executive director Mark Brazil said. “This event is an opportunity for women to come to the Wyndham Championship for a day of networking and corporate dialogue, and this year’s ‘Women Own the Room’ theme will really resonate with those who attend in person as well as those joining the live stream. We’re thrilled with the significant role Dr. Cagle and her team from Cone Health are playing in this year’s event, and we thank Cone Health for their partnership. I think this year’s event will be our best yet.”
The event will conclude with a networking opportunity allowing event guests to mingle with Cone Health leadership and learn more about the important topics of the day. Because Executive Women’s Day is sold out, the Wyndham Championship will offer a complimentary live stream so those unable to attend can enjoy this important presentation. Pre-registration is required to join “Women Own the Room” via the free Zoom live stream. To register, please click here: https://bit.ly/3yLyRHF
Wyndham Championship tickets are on sale now. All ticket options, along with detailed pricing, are available for purchase by visiting http://www.wyndhamchampionship.com/tickets. Tournament tickets must be purchased online in advance; tickets cannot be purchased at the tournament entrance.
About Cone Health:
At Cone Health, we focus on the health and wellbeing of every community we serve. We do this through five hospitals, four ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, five urgent care centers and more than 150 physician practices. These include primary and specialty care through Cone Health Medical Group and Triad HealthCare Network. We provide insurance coverage through HealthTeam Advantage. Cone Health is a leader in value-based care. But our biggest asset is our 12,000 team members. Our continuing investment in them ensures nationally recognized health care excellence coupled with a caring, compassionate experience second to none.
About the Wyndham Championship:
Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Rewards and presenting sponsor Truist for their continued support. Additional tournament information is available at www.wyndhamchampionship.com and the tournament’s social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
About Wyndham Rewards:
Named the number one hotel rewards program by readers of USA TODAY, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 50,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveler, members earn a guaranteed 1,000 points with every qualified stay and may redeem points for a wide range of rewards, including free nights at any of approximately 9,000 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through affiliation with Wyndham Destinations and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 95 million enrolled members around the globe. Join for free today at www.wyndhamrewards.com. You’ve earned this.®
About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties, with approximately 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 819,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program offers over 95 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.
About Wyndham Destinations:
Wyndham Destinations is the world’s largest vacation ownership business with more than 245 vacation club resorts around the world that offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model. The brand portfolio — featuring Club Wyndham®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham, and Shell Vacations Club — offers travelers the chance to own their vacation and explore places they’ve never visited before, year after year. More than 850,000 owners enjoy stays in a home away from home, featuring spacious suites with separate bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, as well as resort-style amenities and services. Wyndham Destinations is part of Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE: TNL). Learn more at WyndhamDestinations.com.
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