Finding Hidden Value for Your Company and You

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago

September 14, 2011: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Is it time for a career boost? Are you ready for some new ideas to help strengthen your "value add? In this interactive session we'll help set the stage for creating new ideas for your professional growth via a simple review of the continuous improvement process. You will create your own "map" and walk away with another tool in your tool belt to find "hidden value." You owe it to yourself to learn a few tidbits about the continuous improvement basics. You never know, it might jump start your career to greater levels of value and contribution!


Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois


Chicago Booth students, club members and their guests: $16

Non-members and guests: $26


Register Online

Deadline: 9/13/2011

Speaker Profiles

Pamela Olson (Speaker) '89

Pamela J. Olson, President, Inviting Growth LLC, follows her personal mission to "increase the effectiveness and enhance the lives of people by creating opportunities for growth." Her vision for her work with executives and companies is that, "Our growth together will positively impact: each other, our families, our employees, our communities and our world." The type of professionals Pamela loves working with, and who are making that vision happen, have three key characteristics: courage, commitment and compassion.

Pamela J. Olson has 20+ years of experience in global business working with companies in North America, Asia, and Europe during her tenure at General Motors, SRI International, Booz & Co, Safco, Navteq, Vistage International and Inviting Growth. She has deep expertise with small and middle market businesses after building CEO peer groups from zero and chairing them for more than five years. She also coached more than 50+ CEOs in individual private sessions every month; she helped them set meaningful personal goals, stay focused to "git-r-done" and cross into the end zones of their own goal lines.

Pamela creates opportunities for companies and individuals to grow to new levels. She regularly taps her leadership experience in management, operations, strategy, and business development to consult with companies and individuals who want new ideas for leadership development and improving bottom line growth. She is an expert at influencing and inspiring people to try new ways to increase their effectiveness in business and also uses her personal transformation training to help others increase their personal satisfaction in life.

Pamela earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Nebraska. Her travels on every continent in the world added a Global Education.


Borislava Karageorgieva, '04