Morning Breakout Session
August 12, 2020
 10:30AM - 12:00PM

ACI's Women in Agribusiness presents an interactive workshop meant to prepare you for those sometimes difficult conversations that arise because,  This workshop, open to all, equips the audience for crucial conversations that must take place when the balance of work and life become lopsided.  Having confident, clarity, and compassion in these critical life situations is a tool that benefits everyone.  In short, attendees will be more prepared for when life throws a curve ball and stuff hits the fan.

 Breakout Facilitator:  Heather Lowey

Heather Lowey is an ICF and Core Energy certified Life & Leadership Coach rooted in connection,  clarity, and joy. She focuses on Energy of Success allowing leaders to inspire and  motivate.  Creating opportunities and solutions consistently through their own self-awareness.  Heather and her clients establish an accountability partnership and work together to set  reasonable action plans after clarity around the client’s desires. Setting the client up for success in  achievement of goals, both big and small, personally and professionally. 
In addition, she founded The Mom Huddle blog on the premise of not only surviving motherhood  but thriving in it with your team. Through story telling from her vantage point as the President of the “Lowey Fraternity House,” she brings laughter in the crazy, connection in the lonely, and joy in the inexplicable. Heather, along with her husband and two sons, reside in Indianapolis and enjoy travel, sports, and family game night.

Expert:  Sarah Beth Aubrey

Sarah Beth Aubrey’s mission is to enhance success and profitability in agriculture and rural communities by building capacity in people. She believes everyone has a unique definition of success, and strives to foster that potential whether through one-on-one executive coaching, by facilitating peer groups, or by leading boards through change-based planning initiatives.
Entrepreneurial at heart, at 26 she launched a retail meat business and at 30 a grant-writing firm. Both businesses have been sold to investors. As the former CEO of Prosperity Ag, LLC, Sarah Beth wrote over 300 successful grants in 39 states, yielding nearly $60 million. In 2015 she founded A.C.T., Aubrey Coaching & Training LLC, a performance-based leadership training and executive coaching firm. In January 2018 she launched Elevate Ag, a farmer and agribusiness CEO peer group network program.  Sarah Beth holds a B.S. in Agricultural Communications from the University of Illinois and an M.S. in Strategic Communication from Purdue University. She began her career with Novartis, then moved into business development and training with ABG, Inc. 

The author of six books, her most recent publication is Who's Running Your Farm Next?: 5 Steps to Develop and Coach Your Next Generation, published in 2019. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and blogs for, and has a monthly column, The Farm CEO Coach, in Top Producer magazine. She is involved with the National Speakers Association and the Indiana AgrIInstitute. She has the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation and the Certified Executive Coach from Center for Executive Coaching. The Indianapolis Business Journal named her to 2013’s 40 Under 40 list of young professionals to watch, and in 2015 she was honored as a member of Vance Publishing’s 40 under 40 in Agriculture.

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