Connecting & advancing women in business throughout Northwest Indiana
including Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, and Starke counties.

Leadership

e Engaging NWI Business Women’s board of directors come from a range of backgrounds and disciplines; our commonality is our desire to assist members of our organization in advancing their business and career goals.

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Rachel Randall
President / Board of Directors Randall Property Inspections, Inc. / Home Inspector
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Candice Villagrana
Secretary / Board of Directors SVP, Old Plank Trail Community Bank

Title: Senior Vice President in Commercial Banking 
Address:  3256 Ridge Road, Lansing IL  60438
Phone:  (708) 390-2725
Work Email: cvillagrana@wintrust.com
Website:  http://www.oldplanktrailbank.com

Current Employment Synopsis:  Candice has 11 years of commercial banking experience with success in developing new business, financial risk management, and financial analysis.

Her team specializes in loans to small and mid-size businesses and customizes packages based on the business’s needs. Also, her team offers a full suite of banking products including cash management and wealth management.

Education, Certifications, and Licenses:  Candice graduated Magna Cum Laude from Augustana College with BA’s in Economics and Business (Finance) and a minor in Accounting.

Personal Information:  My husband, Memo, and I have a three-year old daughter, Olivia and one-year old daughter, Emilia.

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Amie Kennedy
Treasurer / Board of Directors Swartz Retson – Senior Tax Accountant
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Carolyn McClinton
Communications – Website / Board of Directors Global View Capital Management, Investment Advisor Representative

Title: Global View Capital Management, Investment Advisor Representative
Address: 2646 W. Lincoln Hwy., Suite C Merrillville IN 46410
Phone: (219) 769-8551
Work Email: cmcclinton@gvcaponline.com
Website: http://www.gvcamidwest.com

Current Employment Information: Carolyn McClinton is an Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) with Global View Capital Management. Carolyn has worked in the Insurance industry for over 21 years and in 2005 she became an Investment Advisor Representative because of the changing investment market. As an IAR she is a part of working to construct financially literate businesses and families.   That is why she works with small businesses and individuals, in educating, designing and implementing plans for retirement and insurance needs.

Education, Certifications, and Licenses: She is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative in multiple states across the United States and Insurance Agent in Illinois and Indiana. A graduate of Governors State University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

Previous Employment: Carolyn worked with AT&T, Ameritech, and SBC for a number of years and held a number of managerial positions.

Additional Activities and Memberships: Applying her leadership skills, Carolyn acts as a mentor to others in the Advisory and Insurance industries. Carolyn serves on the Miller Community Fund and “e” Engaging NWI Business Women boards which gives her the ability to make a difference in the community as well as connect with other great people. She has spent time involved in campaign election teams to elect candidates for mayor and council.

Personal Information: She and her husband, Anthony have joined five adult children and a number of grandchildren together.

Advisory services offered through Global View Capital Management, LTD. (GVCM) GVCM is a SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm headquartered at N14W23833 Stone Ridge Drive, Suite 350, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1126. Carolyn A McClinton is an Investment Adviser Representative of GVCM which is affiliated with Global View Capital Advisors, LTD. GVCM supervising office 262-650-1030.

Insurance services offered through Global View Capital Insurance, LTD. (GVCI) GVCI is an Insurance Agency headquartered at N14W23833 Stone Ridge Drive, Suite 350, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1126. Carolyn A McClinton is an Insurance Agent of GVCI which is affiliated with Global View Capital Advisors, LTD. GVCI supervising office 262-650-1030.

 

 

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Becky Seim
Hosting / Board of Directors Mary Kay – Sr. Sales Director
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Crystal L Johnson
Treasury Assistant Board of Directors / Attorney Attorney – Law Office of Crystal L. Johnson

Address:  9800 Connecticut Drive, Suite B1-301, Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone:  219-213-6774
Work Email:  crystal@cljlawoffice.com

Current Employment Information:
Attorney, Law Office of Crystal L. Johnson, LLC

Current Employment Synopsis:
Crystal opened her private law practice and her primary areas of practice are bankruptcy, small business, and tax law.  In addition to owning her practice, she acts as Co-Counsel for Edward A. Williams & Associates, Ltd., a CPA/Law firm in Chicago.

Education, Certification, Licenses:
She graduated from Wilberforce University with a B.S. in Accounting and Valparaiso University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate.

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