Olympian Summer Sanders to attend CME Group Tour Women’s Leadership Day | LPGA



Naples’ first female leadership event returns on November 19

NAPLES, Fla. (October 22, 2021) – The CME Group Championship and Versant Health are pleased to announce Olympian Summer Sanders as the keynote speaker for the CME Group Championship Women’s Leadership Day, presented by Versant Health. Women’s Leadership Day takes place on Friday, November 19, 2021, as the end-of-season LPGA Tour Championship returns to the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, November 18-21, 2021. The Championship from CME Group Women’s Leadership Day represents an opportunity for current and emerging women leaders to connect, network and learn from each other while discussing leadership development and women’s empowerment.

Summer Sanders became America’s most decorated swimmer at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, winning four medals – two gold, one silver and one bronze. After retiring from swimming, Sanders pursued a career in television, appearing in several programs as a correspondent and host. Sanders is also a health and fitness advocate, producing articles, tips and workouts for various outlets; she is an active Right to Play ambassador and is currently filming new projects with her production company, Black Line Media. A melanoma survivor, she is also a volunteer spokesperson for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s “Block The Blaze” campaign. Currently, Sanders can be seen on CBS Sports Network’s all-female roundtable sports show, “We Need to Talk.” For more information visit www.summersanders.co

In addition to Summer’s opening keynote, guests will be treated to an inspiring panel discussion with female business leaders, followed by lunch and a networking happy hour.

New for 2021 is the presentation sponsorship of Versant Health as part of their “See Everything Be Anything” campaign. “We are thrilled to sponsor the second annual Women’s Leadership Day and give women leaders across the country the opportunity to engage and learn from each other,” said James Reid, President and CEO of the management of Versant Health.

“We are thrilled to bring back our Women’s Leadership Day to the CME Group Championship. Thanks to our great partner Versant Health, attendees will have a high experience this year as we come together to celebrate powerful women in local and national markets. It’s a great opportunity for us to have Summer Sanders here to tell her inspiring story as an Olympian, businesswoman, mother and wife, ”said tournament director Matt Hoover.

Women’s Leadership Day presented by Versant Health is currently offering table sponsorships to local businesses and will offer table seats to individuals online on October 25, 2021.

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