We were honored and proud to have the following presenters at our 2018 event:

Dr. Felicia Haecker

Dr. Felicia Haecker is proud to be a female veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force for over 12 years and deployed three times in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Today she is the President of Haecker Associates Consulting, the Founder/CEP of Dog Tag Divas, a nonprofit organization supporting female veterans, and serves as Adjunct Professor at Brandman University, where she teaches Organizational Leadership.

In both her consulting and non-profit roles, Dr. Haecker teaches women how to not only identify their passions and life ambitions, but to gain clarity behind their intent, and craft strategies to reach their intended goals. Dr. Haecker believes that by empowering women she is helping them take the necessary steps to live the lives they have envisioned and deserve.

She and her  husband, Dr. Vincent Haecker, live near Sacramento with their two children, Haydyn, 8, and Vinny, 6.

Kristie A. Bobolis, MD

Dr. Bobolis is an attending physician at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. She is the Medical Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Sutter Roseville and runs the multidisciplinary breast tumor board. She established a clinical cancer genetics program at Sutter Roseville and is President Elect of the National Consortium of Breast Centers.

Dr. Bobolis is an active member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Hematology and the American Medical Association. She is involved in clinical research at her institution.

Laura Kenny

Laura Kenney attended California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, and worked in San Francisco at Boulevard. After moving to San Diego, she became a Sous Chef at Laurel Restaurant and Bar. While working in San Diego she had a small catering company as well as gaining experience working as a personal chef. Originally from Placer Count, Laura returned in 2006. After working at Lincoln Produce Marketing for 1.5 years, she became chef of Persimmon Café. Laura’s style of cooking is simple yet elegant, specializing in fresh, local and seasonal food. She has worked to plan and produce 52 weeks of dinners for the real food cookbook where she enjoyed working with local farmers and meeting great people along the way.