About Denise Southerland & Lorit Queller
VP of Operational Excellence at Bobbitt & Content Development Manager iS Clinical
Denise’s career began in the telecom industry, focused on project management, implementation, and training. After working at carriers like MCI and WorldCom, she joined a new CLEC, overseeing the implementation of corporate voice and data services for multiple US regions. Ready for a transition, Denise found her “home” of 20+ years in the AEC industry working at firms such as Colliers, CBRE, and most recently Stewart, an engineering, planning, and design firm in Raleigh. Joining Bobbitt in 2023, Denise brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of marketing, communications, business operations, project management, and professional leadership. Her passion is finding opportunities for improvement and creating the most efficient strategies to enhance both the client and employee experience. As a native of Raleigh and Wolfpack alumni, Denise has a passion for seeing the region continue to grow, while maintaining our distinct character. She is a graduate of Leadership Raleigh and has been an active member of TCREW (Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women's Network) for the past 12 years, currently serving on the Board of Directors.
Lorit Queller, Content Development Manager at Innovative Skincare, the company behind the luxury skincare brand iS Clinical, brings over 12 years of industry experience to the table, including time spent abroad working for an international advertising agency. Her journey with Innovative Skincare began as a graphic designer and has since evolved, with Lorit broadening her skill set into the realm of digital expertise. She played a key role in the launch of several websites, as well as ongoing management. She also adeptly manages the company's email marketing campaigns and continues to design for digital. Beyond the professional realm, Lorit's passion for creativity flourishes in her love for photography, a medium through which she unveils the beauty often overlooked in the world around us.
Denise Southerland & Lorit Queller
Live at ENGAGE: Bobbitt x Denise Southerland & iS Clinical x Lorit Queller
We’re excited to share this week’s special live episode from Smartsheet ENGAGE 2023! For the first time ever, we sat down with two guests from two different brands: Denise Southerland, VP of Operational Excellence at Bobbitt, and Lorit Queller, Content Development Manager at iS Clinical.
In this episode, we dive into the slew of similarities between two seemingly different marketing positions. Denise & Lorit share how both of them have been challenged to continually grow and pivot throughout their careers. These incredible hard-working women share an inside look at the moments that have empowered them to become better marketers, leaders, and mentors.
Listen in as we uncover the trials and tribulations of having confidence in yourself as a woman in marketing, as well as the importance of embracing each and every phase of your unique career journey. You won’t want to miss this one!
Denise & Lorit discuss the importance of continuous improvement.
We learn the incredibly helpful advice that our guests would give to a mentee if they had the chance.
Denise & Lorit reveal their unique experiences with imposter syndrome throughout their careers.
Denise & Lorit share what keeps them motivated outside of their marketing careers.