August 15, 2019– TROY, MI — On Thursday, September 26, the Troy Chamber will host an event highlighting four of the area’s top female business leaders for breakfast and a panel discussion. The event will take place at Beaumont Hospital Troy in the Moceri Learning Center Qazi Auditorium (44201 Dequindre Rd,Troy) from 8-9:30 a.m. Moderating the discussion will be WJR Radio Detroit Anchor and Reporter Marie Osborne.

“Participants have the opportunity to ask questions in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere of some of the area’s top female business leaders, “explains Marie Osborne. “How did they get to where they are and what did they learn along the way?  Invaluable advice!”

Top of Troy features a distinguished panel including:

  • Lara Dixon, Ed.D. – Principal, Troy Athens High School
  • Lenora Hardy-Foster, M.B.A. – President & CEO, Judson Center
  • Angelique Strong Marks – Director, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Compliance Officer, MAHLE Industries Inc
  • Cheryl Yuran – Group VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Plex Systems

Learn about the challenges these impressive women faced on their paths to success, the key tools they have used to remain focused along the way, the hard decisions they are faced with daily and how being a woman has affected the choices they made to get here.

The event is presented by Beaumont Health, with support from Manpower and StraightLine Group. The cost is $24 for Troy Chamber members and $30 for non-members and includes breakfast. Register at For more information call 248-641-8151 or e-mail:

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About the Troy Chamber of Commerce:

The Troy Chamber exists to help create long-term economic vibrancy, vitality and stability for Troy’s business community. Representing more than 650 businesses, the Troy Chamber serves as Troy’s primary business information resource. By responding to members’ needs, the Chamber is able to help businesses get connected and stay connected.