Brandi Chastain Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for the Third Annual Women’s Leadership Summit presented by Versant Health

Summit to feature both in-person and virtual viewing options in conjunction with #VOAClassic Week

THE COLONY, TX (June 1, 2021) – The Volunteers of America Classic – the only LPGA Tour event in Texas – announces the speaker lineup for the third annual Women’s Leadership Summit presented by Versant Health to be held Tuesday, June 29. The Women’s Leadership Summit is pleased to welcome a powerhouse lineup featuring keynote speaker Brandi Chastain, accompanied by a segment with Jen Vescio. Prior to the keynote, guests will hear from expert panelists who will begin the discussion around the importance of building relationships.

“The diverse group of women in attendance will hear from speakers from a variety of backgrounds, each offering unique angles and anecdotes on relationship-building,” James Reid, CEO of Versant Health, said. “The past year has completely altered the way we engage with one another, but the importance and value of connecting with each other remains the same. We are proud to, once again, join the LPGA and the Volunteers of America Classic to host a powerful and meaningful summit.”

Anyone can register to view the event online at no cost. Click HERE to register.

Women’s Leadership Summit presented by Versant Health confirmed speakers include:

  • Brandi Chastain, keynote – Retired US Women’s National Soccer Team member
  • Jen Vescio, fireside chat – Global Head of Business Development, Uber
  • Danielle Cooper, panelist – Associate Professor, Management, University of North Texas
  • Carol Hines, panelist – Senior Corporate Training Manager, Versant Health


Agenda* – June 29, 2021
Golf Clubs at The Tribute, The Colony, TX

Event Welcome
Hear from the Experts – Relationship Building
LPGA Segment with Shauna Estes Taylor and Gaby Lopez
Keynote Address by Brandi Chastain
Fireside Chat with Brandi Chastain and Jen Vescio
Happy Hour + Putting Clinic presented by ATG

*agenda and speakers subject to change 

About Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered those most in need, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps more than 1.5 million people in over 400 communities. Learn more at

About the LPGA

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women, with a goal to change the face of golf by making the sport more accessible and inclusive.

Created in 1950 by 13 Founders, the Association celebrates a diverse and storied history. The LPGA Tour competes across the globe, reaching television audiences in more than 220 countries. The Symetra Tour, the LPGA’s official qualifying tour, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA also holds a joint-venture collaboration with the Ladies European Tour (LET), increasing playing opportunities for female golfers in Europe. Across the three Tours, the LPGA represents players in more than 60 countries.

Additionally, the LPGA Foundation has empowered and supported girls and women since 1991, most notably through LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the only national program of its kind, which annually engages with nearly 100,000 girls. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association and LPGA Women’s Network provide virtual and in-person connections to female golfers around the world, while LPGA Professionals are educators, business leaders and gamechangers dedicated to growing the game of golf for everyone.

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About Versant Health

Versant Health, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, Inc., is one of the nation’s leading administrators of managed vision care, serving more than 39.3 million of our clients’ members nationwide. Through our Davis Vision and Superior Vision independent provider networks, we help members access the wonders of sight through healthy eyes and vision. Administering vision and eye health solutions that range from access to routine vision benefits to medical management, Versant Health has unique visibility and scale across the total eye health spectrum. As a result, our clients’ members enjoy a seamless experience with access to one of the broadest provider networks in the industry and an exclusive frame collection. Commercial groups, employer plans, and health plans that serve government-sponsored programs such as Medicaid and Medicare are among our valued customers.

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