Welcome to our newest event, presented by the Women In Business Council. The Woman Effect is a virtual podcast-style interview with women who have made it, in a male dominated industry. Guests will be CEOs and/or executives from various industries all over the US. The entire event will be one hour, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The first 30-minutes will be the guest telling her story on FB Live while the second 30 minutes will be an intimate discussion with up to 20 women "offline" in Zoom.
This week's speaker: Pamela M. Rauch, Vice President, External Affairs and Economic Development, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)
Pamela Rauch is the vice president of external affairs and economic development for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. and one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the nation. Ms. Rauch is responsible for local government relations, community engagement and economic development. She has held this position since January 2008.
From 2011-2015, Ms. Rauch’s responsibilities also included project development, where she spearheaded development of all new power generation for FPL, including the addition of a natural gas pipeline to serve the state and growing the company’s solar generation by installing the first three cost-effective, universal scale solar projects that went online in 2016. Prior to 2008, she served as an associate general counsel for FPL, overseeing the real estate, land use and environmental matters focusing on local government permitting and licensing issues for FPL and development of its unregulated subsidiary’s wind portfolio.
Prior to joining FPL in 1999, Ms. Rauch served as assistant and then deputy city attorney for the City of West Palm Beach, where she played a significant role in downtown redevelopment activities in the mid-1990s, including the development of City Place, a.k.a Rosemary Square. Prior to her role with the City, she was in private practice with Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs and Gunster in West Palm Beach with a concentration on local government and real estate law.
Our Women In Business Council is a working council of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce that promotes networking and education for professional women and women entrepreneurs while highlighting the women leaders in the community.
Members: $15 Future Members: $25 *This event is exclusively for women to have one-on-one time with speaker! Limited to 20 people.
Event Cancellation Policy: A notice of cancellation must be received by email within 72 hours (3 business days) prior to the event. NO verbal cancellations will be accepted. All cancellation notices received within 72 hours (3 business days) prior to the event will be given an event credit of equal value. Event credits will be applied upon request and are good for up to 1 year from the purchase date. There are NO REFUNDS. NOTE: ArtiGras Tickets, Loggerhead Triathlon Registrations, and The Leadership Awards Dinner do not qualify for an event credit upon cancellation. Contributions or gifts to the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.