CBW+ Speaker Series | The Circle of Success

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EST)



What are the key pieces in your circle of success? In this engaging session, Betsy Hamm will discuss the sweet journey of Duck Donuts’ growth, as well as how her personal circle of success has propelled her career from marketing director to CEO. Spoiler alert, one of the bites in her circle includes support to achieve work/life balance. 

ALL ARE WELCOME! Chamber Business Women+ (CBW+) promotes the progression and advancement of professional women through the education and sharing of ideas and experiences. We invite everyone (of all gender identities) who supports this mission to join the events.

Meet our speaker!

Betsy Hamm
Duck Donuts CEO

Betsy Hamm, MBA, oversees the overall direction of the organization and leads the development of the company’s long- and short-term goals and strategic initiatives. She is committed to building and protecting the 100+ unit growing franchise brand by generating awareness and driving revenue. She works alongside her team to identify and provide the necessary tools and resources to ensure franchisees achieve ultimate profitability and success. In her previous role as chief operating officer, she oversaw operations, marketing and business development, focusing on product development and daily operations. Prior to being named chief operation officer, she served as the marketing director.

Betsy joined Duck Donuts with 15 years’ experience as the marketing director for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, a world-class entertainment and hospitality company that owns and operates many of the sweet attractions, resorts, and entertainment venues across Hershey, Pennsylvania

Betsy serves on the Board of Harrisburg’s Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) and Central Penn College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Master of Business Administration from Shippensburg University.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Exclusive CBW+ Champions

CBW+ Believers

Patron Sponsors

Lutricia Eberly

Emelia Makor

Linda Fedrizzi-Williams

Miriam DeFehr

Barbara Cartwright

Karen Gunnison

Mary Oliveira

Coryann Catalano-Alexandre

Gillian Byerly

Allison McFadden

Interested in sponsoring this year's CBW+ Speaker Series?

Please contact Heather Eyster, Senior Director of Investor & Member Engagement.  

 To view the sponsorship response form, please click here. 


Each year, CBW+ designates a Charity of Choice that aligns with CBW+’s mission to promote the advancement of women in business. The selected organization is recognized at each CBW event.

2024 Charity of Choice, Joshua Group

Mission Statement:

Our mission revolves around providing hope and support for at-risk Harrisburg youth. Through a commitment to educational and vocational opportunities, we seek to empower these young individuals to overcome adversities and carve out a promising path for themselves.


Looking ahead, our vision is centered on breaking the cycle of poverty through education. We aspire to create a community where every person, regardless of their background, has access to quality education. By doing so, we aim to dismantle the barriers of poverty, making lasting positive changes that resonate through generations.

Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309 United States

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: The event is held in the Conference Center at Central Penn College. The closest lot to the Conference Center is Lot K. For more detailed instructions on how to drive to Central Penn's campus, visit HERE.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EST)
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