When influential business women of faith lead together, everything is possible.

Recharge your professional perspective and balance your life outside of the workplace with other high-achieving, C-level executives, board of director members and high-level business owners who share Christian values.

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With Areté, I am living a more integrated life of faith and work. I’ve grown deeply personally and professionally. And, I have a group of soul sisters that inspire me, believe in me, and make life more fun.”

— Dr. Roxie Mooney, DBA | CEO, Legacy DNA


I found a warm and welcoming group of lovely, accomplished women dedicated to growth, their life missions, families, friendships, and Christian faith – demonstrated through their powerful warrior-like prayers and faith.”

— Jennifer Cottingham | Southern Methodist University; Water Engineer; Dallas, Texas


Arete has provided me the opportunity to grow professionally and personally with a group of 'sisters' who complete and don't compete with each other.”

— Lynn Flander | Chief Operating Officer

Kathy Branzell

We have such an extraordinary gift, a priceless treasure in our Areté sisterhood! Women who deeply love one another and will not just cheer one another on but do anything they can to make sure the others succeed. it is remarkable and I am grateful!”

— Kathy Branzell | President, National Day of Prayer Task Force

Change the world with a different kind of business group. Areté is a unified community of some of the nation’s top female business leaders of faith.


a C-level group with the freedom to blend Christian values with business excellence.


new perspectives from peers to foster professional and personal transformation.


the world in your community and beyond. Join the Areté movement to help women around the world thrive.

Meet the board.


Lori Billingsley

Retired Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Coca-Cola Company; Current Board Director-Pioneer Natural Resources and Shake Shack


Dianne Ogle

Founder and President Areté-Executive Women of Influence


Julie Frey

Shareholder & Chair, Private Wealth Group Lowndes Law Firm

Be part of a think tank of top women business and ministry leaders from these organizations.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Florida Turnpike Authority
CRU-Campus Crusade for Christ
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Edelman Public Relations
Asbury Automotive
Wycliffe Bible Translators
Cobb Galleria and Performing Arts Center
National Day of Prayer
UBS Wealth Management
Bethune Cookman University
Southern Methodist University
Legacy DNA: Growth for Health Innovators
Operation Mobilization
Attorneys, CPAs and Bankers

What Areté members are saying.

Join the nation’s top faith-based female business and ministry leaders.

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