10th Annual Steps to Success is coming to the
Ceresville Mansion on October 27!


The Women’s Business Network is proud to present our keynote speaker, Elizabeth Cromwell.



Elizabeth Cromwell is the President and CEO of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. With 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Cromwell’s background includes marketing, public relations, corporate partnerships, advocacy and large-scale event management.

Previously, Cromwell was Director of Corporate and Community Partnerships for Frederick County Public Libraries, where she co-founded Frederick’s literary celebration, Frederick Reads, a collaboration of more than 30 organizations. Visiting authors include: Rosanne Cash, Frank Deford, Cokie Roberts, Elizabeth Gilbert, Billy Collins and many others. She also helped launch the Frederick Speaker Series, which has attracted speakers such as Tom Brokaw, Ben Carson, Colin Powell and Cal Ripken, Jr.

Earlier, she served in global marketing capacities for several dot-com firms including e-commerce pioneer egreetings.com, where she developed the corporate sponsorship program that became the company’s primary revenue model. While at egreetings.com, she worked with venture capital and public relations firms to spearhead an investor communications plan in full compliance with federal securities laws before, during and after the company’s initial public offering (IPO).

Her early working career includes corporate sponsorship and event management for several professional sporting events across the U.S., including the annual Examiner Bay to Breakers 12K race in San Francisco, where she oversaw more than 85,000 registered runners, 3,000 volunteers and a finish line festival attended by 150,000.




to inform, encourage and support women in business


networking activities and interactive workshops


educated and knowledgeable business women