2022 Insights from Chloe Barzey
Are you attending PINK’s Signature Spring Empowerment Event? It’s coming up soon on May 5th, and registrations are filling up fast!
At the event, you’ll meet speaker, Chloe Barzey. Chloe is the Atlanta Office Managing Director at Accenture, a leading global professional services company providing a broad range of services and solutions (in strategy, consulting, technology and operations) that deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity.
She has over 29 years consulting and industry experience, including 23 years with Accenture and has some interesting information to share at the event.
Recently, we caught up with Chloe and asked her a few questions. Here are a few insights from that conversation:
1. What are three, specific things women can do now to move them closer to their goals?
a. Dream big about what you want to do. Many times, we limit ourselves by what we think is available versus what we can actually do.
b. Identify mentors, advisors and sponsors. Each can play a unique and instrumental role in helping us identify the options available to us and pathways to get there.
c. Self-care. The more we can take care of ourselves (mentally, physically, spiritually), the better we are along each step of the journey.
2. What were the biggest obstacles for you in your career?
Early in my career the biggest obstacles were the ones in my mind, there were also external challenges but once I cleared the hurdles of self-doubt the easier it became to stand up to and tackle the other ones.
3. What helped you break through?
I was able to build confidence through small wins and the ability to bounce back even after failures. After a while, the small wins became bigger, and I learned to ask for help early and often and bounce back faster as I built my confidence and resilience.
Thanks Chloe! Would you like to learn more?
Don’t miss out! Register now to meet Chloe Barzey and our other speakers during PINK’s Signature Spring Empowerment Event here!
About Chloe Barzey
Office Managing Director – Atlanta
Chloe is the Atlanta Office Managing Director at Accenture – a leading global professional services company providing a broad range of services and solutions (in strategy, consulting, technology and operations) that deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity. She has over 29 years consulting and industry experience, including 23 years with Accenture. As the Office Managing Director, she leads Accenture’s vision and operations across Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama. Additionally, Chloe works with clients to identify and target superior business value and to achieve and sustain that business value while increasing customer satisfaction and business agility. She leads programs focused on transformation and rapid earnings expansion leveraging digital and has worked with her clients through all phases of transformation from strategy through implementation. Since 2008, clients served have realized over $5 billion in net bottom line savings while building capabilities and fueling new growth and innovation. Chloe is known as an inspirational leader with a passion for achieving tangible results with clients, employees and community partners.
Chloe is the executive sponsor for several women’s and diversity programs within Accenture and is an active member of the Atlanta community. She is currently a member of Leadership Atlanta, Leadership Georgia, Atlanta Rotary Club, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Network of Executive Women (NEW) and on the Board of The International Women’s Forum (IWF), The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, The United Way and The Atlanta History Center. Nationally, Chloe is a member of The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, the Howard University Supply Chain Advisory Board and C200.
Chloe has been recognized by several national organizations and publications, most recent are below:
• Diversity MBA Top 100 Women of Influence (2020)
• Atlanta Business League 100 Women of Influence (2020)
• Atlanta Business Chronicle Women Who Mean Business (2020)
• Network Journal, 25 Influential Women (2021)
• Technology Association of Ga. ED&I Tech Impact Leader Award (2021)
• Techbridge Ann Cramer Award for Service to the Community (2021)
• Seramount (formerly NAFE and Working Mother) P&L Executive of the Year (2021)
Chloe has an MBA from Wharton and an Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University. Her interests include reading, Bible study, international travel, exercise, skiing, dancing salsa, learning French and enjoying good times with good people. Chloe lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and three children.
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