2021 Speakers

Conference Speakers

Aurora Archer

Founder + CEO
The Opt-In and Bellatrix Group

Aurora, an Afro-Latina, hustled up the corporate ladder to the executive suite, and yet still experienced the same impli...Read More

Jennifer Bagley


Jennifer is a Principal and Career Products sales leader for the Northeast market, with 20 years of experience in establ...Read More

Simon T. Bailey

Breakthrough Strategist, Innovator, CEO and Writer

Simon T. Bailey is a Breakthrough Strategist, Innovator, and Writer whose life’s purpose is to teach 1 billion+ people...Read More

Kena Sears-Brown

Director of Continuing Professional Education & Workforce Initiatives
Goodwin College of Professional Studies

Kena manages a portfolio of noncredit professional development courses and workshops at Goodwin College of Professional ...Read More

Lu Ann Cahn

8x Emmy Winning Journalist, two-time cancer survivor & author of I Dare Me

Lu Ann Cahn is the author of the inspirational memoir I Dare Me, an entertaining look back on a year that changed everyt...Read More

Michael S. Cohen

Duane Morris, LP

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

Kelley F. Cornish

EVP, Head of Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion Program Management Office and Enterprise Initiatives
Wells Fargo & Company

Kelley Cornish is the Head of Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion Program Management Office and Enterprise ...Read More

Margaret Dinneny

Vice President, Chief People Officer

Margaret is the Vice President, Chief People Officer for Wawa, a chain of more than 900 convenience stores located in si...Read More

Larry Dunivan


Larry Dunivan is CEO of Namely, the leading HR platform for mid-sized companies and a 30-year veteran in HR and software...Read More

Clayton Fitzhugh

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

Clayton Fitzhugh joined Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in July,2019 as the Interim Executive Vice Pres...Read More

Charity J. Hughes

Ph.D., ACC, SHRM-SCP Chief Talent Officer / President
Mastery Charter Schools / Pathfinder Leadership Group

Charity J. Hughes, Ph.D., ACC, SHRM-SCP is the Chief Talent Officer for Mastery Charter Schools and the President of P...Read More

Erica Kaufman, Psy.D.

Vice President, Human Resources – Munitions & Government
Day & Zimmermann

Erica brings the perspective of a clinical psychologist to her work in leadership development and organizational effecti...Read More

Harrison Kim


Harrison Kim is the CEO of Pavestep - a SaaS solution that makes performance management simple and effective. He is a fo...Read More

Dr. Debra Lindh, Ed.D.

PTSD Survivor-Warrior, Amazon Best Selling Author and Award-Winning Scholar Practitioner

Dr. Deb Lindh (Dr. Deb) is a PTSD Survivor-Warrior, Amazon Best Selling Author, Award-Winning Scholar Practitioner,...Read More

Jackie Linton

JL HR Solutions

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

Mariann Madden

Rewards Director
Willis Towers Watson

Mariann Madden is a Rewards Director based in Willis Towers Watson’s Chicago office. She has over 20 years of experien...Read More

Christopher Ridehour

Creative Engagement Officer

As Director of Workplace Culture for a Pennsylvania-based Long-Term Care and Social Services organization,...Read More

James Robilotta

Author, Professional Speaker, Personal Coach & Trained Improv Comedian

James is an author, professional speaker, personal coach, and trained improv comedian. After nearly 15 years of building...Read More

Jameel Rush

PHR, SHRM-CP Vice President - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jameel is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leader with over 15 years of global talent management...Read More

Laura Sicola

Leadership Communication Expert, Speaker & Author

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, author of ...Read More

Kelly Croce Sorg

The Opt-In

Kelly Croce Sorg, an expert in white womanhood, grew up über-privileged as the daughter of an NBA team owner. Her fathe...Read More

Mary M. Tiernan

Outreach and Education Manager Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Philadelphia District Office

Mary M. Tiernan is the Outreach and Education Manager for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Philadelphia D...Read More

Rachel Vennitti

Associate Vice President, People Success at Odessa

Rachel Vennitti is a talent developer and culture builder, adept at recruiting and nurturing professionals to pursue car...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

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