2020 Speakers

Conference Speakers

Michael Brenner, Ed.D.

Founder and CEO, Right Chord Leadership

As founder and CEO of Right Chord Leadership, Dr. Michael Brenner works with leaders and teams at all levels to strength...Read More

Michael Cohen, Esquire

Partner, Duane Morris, LP

Michael S. Cohen concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law training and counseling. Michael has trained a...Read More

Melissa DePino and Michelle Saahene

Co-Founders, From Privilege to Progress

Melissa DePino and Michelle Saahene met at Starbucks in Philadelphia on April 12, 2018. They connected after witnessing ...Read More

Elise Freedman

Senior Director, Talent & Rewards, Willis Towers Watson

Elise Freedman is a Senior Director specializing in Talent Management in the Washington DC office of Willis Towers Watso...Read More

Erica Freedman

Vice President, Talent & Organizational Development, Day & Zimmermann

Erica Freedman is an outcome-oriented Organizational Development leader with a background in applied psychology. She has...Read More

Mike Guglielmo

Academic Director, Executive MBA, Fox School of Business at Temple University

A business professional with nearly 40 years of experience gained at Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies, Mike has held ...Read More

Jeanie Heffernan

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Indepedence Health Group

Jeanie Heffernan leads the People Strategy for Independence Health Group (Independence). In this role, she helps the org...Read More

Tonya Ladipo, LCSW

Founder and CEO, The Ladipo Group

Founder and CEO of The Ladipo Group, Tonya Ladipo, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), is the visionary behind the r...Read More

Jackie Linton, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

President, JL HR Solutions

With more than 20 years of executive leadership experience, Jackie Linton is the President of JL HR Solutions, LLC, a fu...Read More

Jameel Rush, PHR, SHRM-CP

VP, Diversity and Inclusion at Aramark

Jameel is the VP of Diversity and Inclusion at Aramark. In this role Jameel leads all diversity, equity, and inclusion i...Read More

Khalil Smith

VP, Consulting and Practices, The NeuroLeadership Institute

Khalil Smith is the VP, Consulting and Practices at The NeuroLeadership Institute, where he is responsible for the strat...Read More

Sarah Noll Wilson, M.S., CPCC

CEO / Chief Edge Officer, Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc.

As an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, Transformer of Teams, Researcher, soon to be Author, Sarah helps leaders close t...Read More

Pre-Conference Speakers

Mary M. Chan

Chief Human Resources Officer, Colliers International

As Colliers’ Chief Human Resources officer for the Greater Philadelphia region, Mary specializes in attracting and dev...Read More

Rob Croner

Vice President, Senior Executive Services, CCI Consulting

Rob is a highly regarded human resources leader, with over 25 years of experience building and leading successful HR ini...Read More

Raymond Lee

Founder & CEO, Careerminds

Raymond Lee is the Founder and CEO of Careerminds, an outplacement and retirement coaching company launched in 2008. Ray...Read More

Anna Papalia

Founder & CEO, Shift Profile

Anna Papalia is the creator of Shift Profile, an assessment tool to teach job seekers and hiring managers how to intervi...Read More