In this episode of Latitude hosts Nate Benson from 43North and professor Darren Treadway, faculty expert from the UB Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, will talk with change agents and entrepreneurs about leadership, innovation and getting things done. The UB School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, known as “CLOE,” is a group of researchers, scholars and experts who work to create more effective leaders and organizations. CLOE offers programs, training, speakers and conferences to help people lead at all levels at their organizations — and in the world.

Our guest on this episode of Latitude is Shelley Drake, Western New York regional president at M&T Bank and President of the M&T Charitable Foundation. Darren and I talk with Shelly about her forty plus year career at M&T Bank, how it got started, how she’s grown at the bank, what’s changed for women in business over that time and the importance of mentorship in the workplace.