Montana State University

Third annual Women's Circle of Excellence to be held May 13-14

May 5, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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The Montana State University College of Business will host the 3rd annual Women's Circle of Excellence conference May 13-14 at the Best Western GranTree Inn in Bozeman.

The conference helps women be successful both professionally and personally. It will include sessions on personality and relationships, business ethics, time management, entrepreneurship, marketing and branding, mentoring and financial management, among other topics.

A keynote presentation by Mary Perry, "Living to Be the Ultimate You," will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 14. Perry's presentation will address leveraging natural talents and embracing purpose to lead to a meaningful career and life.

Perry has more than 25 years of experience in marketing. She began her career with Nestle USA and later moved into the world of financial services marketing for Citytrust Bancorp. In 1990, she joined Ryan Partnership, which was named "Agency of the Year" by PROMO magazine and is a leading independent marketing agency in the United States. As the president of Ryan Partnership-Wilton, Perry and her team work with iconic brands such as Dove, Bacardi USA, New Balance, Advil and Energizer.

Conference registration is required by May 11 and includes materials, meals and entertainment. The conference costs $175 for adults or $125 for individuals who graduated from college in 2007, 2008 or 2009. Corporate discounts are available for groups registering four or more people, and up to 12.9 continuing professional education credits for CPAs are available.

For more information, visit or contact Audrey Lee at (406) 994-7026 or

Audrey Lee, or (406) 994-7026.