Kristin Rodriguez on Guiding the Hero’s Journey || EP. 160

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Kristin Rodriguez.  Kristin is many things, and one of those things is that Kristin is funny.  Don’t confuse her quick wit and humorous approach to career trajectory (a winding path indeed!) with anything less than her seriousness in how she expects to help Heroes.  Who are the Heroes?  The people […]

Innovation Leader. Mid-Careerist. Happy Mother’s Day Emily Fry!! || EP. 159

In this 2024 WBL (Women Business Leaders) Series, Emily talks about her leadership journey from the point of view of a “mid careerist”.  Today she is leading innovation operations at Geisinger.  Her path to leadership was not a clear straight journey and she credits her prior diverse experience to giving her the confidence to lead […]

Michelle Wright: Payer executive. Mom, first and foremost. || EP. 158

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Michelle Wright.   In this 2024 WBL (Women Business Leaders) Series, Michelle begins our conversation talking about what it means to play the long game.  She has always been in Maryland and for nearly thirty of those years she was a senior executive at Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield.  To play the […]

Staying sharp with Nadine Hauf || EP. 157

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Nadine Hauf.   In this 2024 WBL (Women Business Leaders) Series, Nadine begins our conversation with a view into how she developed an innovative technology hub for health plan members.  A place where people can come into the care system and understand what is available to them.  She built this […]

On Being ReWired… with Karen Walker Johnson || EP. 156

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Karen Walker Johnson.   In this 2024 WBL (Women Business Leaders) Series, Karen begins our conversation talking about her path to sorting out retirement.  What I learned from Karen is that she is exceptional at just about everything she has ever set her mind to with the minor exception of […]

Carla Harris and Calling a Thing a Thing || EP. 155

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Carla Harris.  THE Carla Harris…the renowned international public speaker, top 40 female speakers in the world who is sharing her “Carla’s Pearls” on career success.   This is the first of the 2024 WBL (Women Business Leaders) Series where Laurie and Carla are speaking to a live audience of senior […]

Care, Cost, and Cliff. Stephanie Mercado on the state of quality in healthcare. || EP. 151

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Stephanie Mercado of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).   Stephanie was recently named as a Top Most Influential person in healthcare which is representative of her work and the work of NAHQ.  NAHQ, aims to provide solutions for the most pressing issues in healthcare which today vast.   […]