Tracy-Ann Palmer has over 20 years experience in international business and has been consistently recognized for her strong leadership and ability to help accelerate growth for companies.
Tracy-Ann is currently Chief Growth Officer at Billhighway where she leads all sales and channel efforts for the organization. Prior to joining Billhighway, Tracy-Ann served as Senior Alliances Manager for the salesforce.com foundation where she was responsible for all channel strategy and management with organizations that focused on helping and growing the nonprofit community. Prior to this role she was Global Senior Partner Marketing Manager for Salesforce.com, the worldwide leader in on demand customer relationship management (CRM) services. In that role, she assists globally Salesforce.com partners to dramatically increase their revenues, by further meeting the needs of a client base of over 100,000 customers and over 1 million subscribers. In addition, she has been integrally involved with the successful management and execution of DREAMFORCE, Salesforce.com’s annual user/partner conference, which attracts over 90,000 attendees each year.
Tracy-Ann as been a very active contributor to the Michigan community through many philanthropic efforts including serving on a variety of boards, fundraising and executing a significant amount of nonprofit events. Since her arrival to Detroit in 2005 she has also established three regional based Executive programs, Midwest Technology Leaders, Michigan Emerging and the CFO Executive Summit. Tracy-Ann is passionate about mentoring and help grow the Michigan community.
Donna Ventimiglia is an independent business consultant and motivational speaker who excels at coaching and inspiring professionals along their climb to the top of the corporate ladder. As a recent retiree from her position as the Senior Vice President of Products Sales at Compuware Corporation, a global technology company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, she has the experience and wisdom to guide people successfully to the top echelon of the business world and the formula for winning business in a challenging environment.
At Compuware, Donna was the Executive Sponsor the Compuware Women’s Association (CWA), an employee resource group focused on professional and personal development of women. In this role, Donna sponsored the creation of the successful Mentoring Program in CWA and the Survival Empowerment Series, which teamed with other local Detroit business women’s groups hosing events to provide panel discussions of topics relevant to challenges facing women balancing their personal and professional lives. Donna also was an Executive Mentor in the CWA Mentoring Program.
Donna is a member of Inforum Michigan and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) where she was a past Chair of the Advisory Board. Keeping in line with her passion for leadership development, Donna is a Mentor in the MCWT Mentoring Program and a Girl Scout Leader.