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Getting to Yes: Persuasion, Negotiation and Collaboration

  • 08 Apr 2014
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Boston, MA

Getting to Yes:
The Art of Persuasion, Negotiation and Collaboration
  Tuesday, April 8, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
JAMS Resolution Center
One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108


Regardless of sector, industry or profession, your professional success lies in your ability to persuade, negotiate and collaborate with individuals and teams toward mutual gain. 

Join Boston Women in Finance on Tuesday, April 8, as we present "Getting To Yes: The Art of Persuasion, Negotiation and Collaboration," where our panel of professional arbitrators, HR executives and public service leaders will share their stories and best practices on how to help propel your teams forward to make decisions that lead to productive and positive results.

Our speakers include:

Hon. Elizabeth Butler (Ret.) Gayle Cameron, MA Gaming Commissioner Nancy Stager, EVP, HR and Charitable Giving, Eastern Bank Macken Toussaint, Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Hon. Elizabeth 
Butler (Ret.)

Gayle Cameron, Massachusetts Gaming Commissioner

Nancy Stager, 
EVP, Human 
& Charitable 
Giving, Eastern 
Associate, Reimer 
& Braunstein LLP; 

For our speaker biographies, please scroll down.

Tickets are $15 for BWF members and $35 for non-members, and includes lunch. 

For questions or more information, please contact Kristin Todd, Marketing Director, Boston Women in Finance, at kristin@bostonwomeninfinance.org

Our speakers include:

Hon. Elizabeth Butler (Ret.)
Hon. Elizabeth Butler (Ret.)Hon. Elizabeth Butler brings to JAMS years of experience both as a trial judge and trial attorney. In her thirteen years as a Massachusetts Superior Court judge, she presided over a broad range of civil and criminal cases. Sitting in civil sessions throughout the Boston area as well as in Worcester, she handled jury and non-jury matters involving commercial disputes, closely held corporations, personal injury resulting in death or catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, products liability, employment, pollution liability, insurance coverage, and administrative appeals. As a lawyer in private practice, she tried numerous jury cases involving personal injury, and in particular, medical malpractice. She also represented clients in insurance and other commercial disputes. For her full background, please go here.


Gayle Cameron, Massachusetts Gaming Commissioner
Prior to her appointment to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Gayle Cameron worked as a public safety consultant after a distinguished career with the New Jersey State Police. She retired as a Deputy Superintendent, the second highest rank.

Prior to her retirement, Lieutenant Colonel Cameron commanded the Investigations Branch which had authority over the areas of: casino regulation, specialized investigations, intelligence gathering and analysis, and forensic sciences. In this position she held the agency’s top security clearance and interacted on a regular basis with the US Attorney from the District of NJ, the State’s Governor, the NJ Attorney General and was the primary liaison with all federal law enforcement agencies. For her full bio, please click here.

Nancy Stager, EVP, Human Resources & Charitable Giving, Eastern Bank
Nancy Stager, EVP, HR and Charitable Giving, Eastern BankNancy leads Eastern Bank’s Human Resources Division and the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. Having joined the Bank in 1995, Nancy has actively shaped the culture and reputation the Bank enjoys today as consistently one of the Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work.” Nancy’s 30+ years of Human Resource Management experience lends itself to directing the Bank’s talent acquisition & management, training, development, employee relations, compensation, benefits and payroll. Nancy is dedicated, as executive officer, to ensuring that Eastern Bank’s $70MM+ Charitable Foundation remains focused on the communities of Eastern Massachusetts. This year Eastern will provide more than $5.0 Million in donations to over 1400 organizations in 175 cities and towns in Eastern Massachusetts. She has grown the Foundation’s impact in vital ways – donations, volunteerism, and advocacy – by providing time, talent and treasure to organizations focused on equal access to housing, education, employment, and the basics of food, shelter, and safe places afterschool for children. 

Macken Toussaint, Associate, Riemer & Braunstein LLP, and Board Member, Boston Women in Finance (Moderator)
Macken Toussaint, Riemer & Braunstein LLPMacken concentrates her practice on commercial law, representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, lenders, institutional investors, and buyers in bankruptcy proceedings and corporate restructuring. She represents lending institutions and borrowers in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of debtor-in-possession financing, asset-based transactions, and other financing facilities. Macken also has experience in structured financing and asset securitization transactions.

Prior to joining Riemer & Braunstein, Macken served as a law clerk to the Honorable Henry J. Boroff of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts (1999-2001). For her full background, please go here.

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