May 12, 2015
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Price: $175

Becoming an Effective Leader

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This Leadership Workshop will offer insight into the leadership traits of top Chief Executive Officers.  Being moral, upright, honest, righteous, virtuous, honorable is the responsibility of any Leader. How can we model the effectiveness of great Managers and apply these lessons to the current workplace environment and to life in general!

Workshop Description:

This Presentation will identify current challenges facing Executives in the work environment.  We will brainstorm ways in which to address these challenges with leadership skills used successfully by top CEOs.

What are the traits of a good leader?

A packet will be distributed containing a compilation of NY Times "Corner Office" CEO interviews.  We answer the following questions:

  1. Look for messages to remember
  2. Leadership skills a CEO needs to be successful
  3. Traits to learn to be a sound Manager
  4. Lessons learned and potential applications to your organization

Who Should Attend:

Executives, Managers, Employees in leadership roles seeking enhancement of leadership skills


Margot Whittemore-Palermo, MBA

Margot Palermo is currently the Director of the Business Honors Program at the College of Business teaching the High Achieving Introduction to Business, the Senior Honors Ethics and Business Ethics courses at Stony Brook University. Margot's expertise has been with learning communities and experiential learning. Her reach to outside organizations to do work with her students includes Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cintas, Long Island State Veterans Home, Make A Wish Foundation, Hope House Ministries and more.

Margot was with Merrill Lynch for over 20 years. She was the Manager of the International Equity Desk for the Private Client Trading/Marketing Group and was responsible for pioneering and developing the International Private Client Trading Unit at Merrill Lynch with offices in New York, Hong Kong, and London. She started as a Financial Advisor in Manhattan and was invited into the Residential Vice President Program to manage offices around the world.

Margot holds a M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from New York University and a B.S. in Public Relations and International Affairs from Boston University. She has done philanthropic and development work throughout her career and is a mother of four.

Center for Corporate Education at Stony Brook University
Research & Development Park • 1000 Innovation Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044
631-216-7518 •

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