Shelly DeRousse Co-Hosting TMA NOW Luncheon on February 11, 2016

Event Date

February 11, 2016


Freeborn & Peters LLP

311 S. Wacker Drive, Ste 3000 Chicago, IL


On February 11 2016 Freeborn & Peters will host the Turnaround Management Association’s Network of Women’s quarterly networking luncheon, entitled, “Crafting Your Elevator Pitch.”  

Ian Turvill, Chief Marketing Officer of Freeborn & Peters LLP, and Lynne Franklin, Principal of Lynne Franklin Wordsmith, will provide guidance on how to develop a concise and clear elevator pitch that will leave a powerful first impression on potential clients and business associates.  Attendees will then practice their new and improved elevator pitches.

Participation fees are donated to the Cook County Domestic Violence Clinic.   This organization provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals in Cook County. 

Shelly DeRousse, Partner and Co-Leader of the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group, is a Co-Host of the event.  Ms. DeRousse is a member of the TMA Now Committee.  

Co-Hosts and Program Contributors:

Tina Hughes, High Ridge Partners, Inc.

Shelly DeRousse, Freeborn & Peters LLP

Anjanette Winners, BMO Harris Bank

Debbie Sill, North Mill Capital LLC


The TMA Network of Women (TMA NOW) is an affinity group within TMA, created to foster female leadership by creating the premier business development and networking group for women in the turnaround community. TMA NOW aims to provide substantive educational programming and networking opportunities to promote career growth and help women break through the glass ceiling.  

For more information on TMA NOW, please visit: 





For more information, contact:

Sue Fischer, Assistant Chapter Executive

[email protected]