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Patricia Suflita Wilson is a highly successful chief executive, evangelist, board member, and public speaker committed to making the world a better place.

Patricia pursued a career with a focus on social responsibility shortly after becoming a mother and over two decades has earned a reputation for her integrity, sound business judgment, demonstrated financial acumen and superior communication skills. Her ability to develop a high performing team and create extensive community engagement garnered her worldwide recognition - she is a main character in the documentary "Batkid Begins" purchased by Warner Bros./New Line and released in theaters nationwide in 2015. She is often referred to as the “BIC” (see her TEDxTalk).

Currently, Patricia is a frequent keynote speaker nationwide, and provides consulting to several for-profit companies (marketing, branding, social media, community engagement, philanthropy plans, etc.) She also serves on the board of directors: Illuminate (Bay Lights); Friends of the Urban Forest. As a keynote speaker, she connects with her audience in an authentic manner routinely evoking cheers, tears and standing ovations.

Formerly, she was CEO of Make-A-Wish, responsible for leading the overall direction of one of the largest chapters nationwide and created a permanently restricted endowment for future sustainability. Her work helped to build one of the most recognized and respected brands.

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Leadership Lessons From An Accidental CEO

Patricia Suflita Wilson

A robust and information-backed inspirational speech, Patricia Wilson shares the many lessons she has learned during her tenure in for-profit and non-profit leadership roles. She believes that the most valuable asset an organization has is its talent and says that her most significant accomplishment wasn’t pulling off the famous Batkid wish but rather assembling the team that made it possible.

Told through heart-warming stories from Make-A-Wish, she shares what to look for in the hiring process, the importance of building and retaining great teams, how to set the tone for your group, creating an atmosphere of excellence, and why it’s good to sometimes be affectionately known as the “B.I.C.”

With the mantra of “Give credit, don’t take it,” her leadership lessons resonate across business sectors and inspires others to embrace leadership and become their own CEO.

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