Omar Lopez

Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.

Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work

John Beck

Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations · Michigan State University

John Beck is a union and labor relations expert

Labor Organization Workforce Development Labor History American Labor Movements

Ratanjit Sondhe

CEO · Discoverhelp, Inc.

Transforming Business Through Mindful Leadership, Conscious Capitalism and the Oneness Paradigm

Empowering Business Through 9 Universal Laws Developing A Passionate Creative Workforce Developing Mindful Leaders A Platform for Conscious Capitalism

Shirlee Sharkey

CEO · Saint Elizabeth

Health executive and social innovator

Home Care Home and Community Care Home Care Public Policy Healthcare and Seniors Healthcare Transformation

Lee Fairbanks

Author · Pension Ponzi

Engaging, knowledgeable speaker on: government debt and pension reform; Creative writing; marketing & promotion; event management; diet

Public Sector Unions/Pensions Writing Non-Fiction Event Marketing Healthy Weight Loss Anti Smoking

Brandon Street

Director of Career & Professional Development Center · Southern Utah University

Specializing in professional development training, job search strategies, and successful employment outcomes

Workforce Services Workforce Investment Act Youth Program Career Placement Goal Setting Career Coaching Professional Development Training

Ian O. Williamson

Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business · UC Irvine

Ian O. Williamson is a globally recognized expert in the area of human resource management.

Social Networks Organizational Theory Human Resource Management Recruitment Workplace Motivation

Gary Brose

President · Small Biz Sherpa.com

Story telling and inspiring business owner discusses Corporate Culture and Motivating Employees.

Motivating Employees for Higher Productivity Designing Incentive Based Compensation Programs Changing Your Corporate Culture

Stephen Lisonbee

Assistant Vice President of the Office of Regional Services · Southern Utah University

Specializing in workforce and economic development, community outreach, and leadership development

Partnership Development Workforce and Economic Development Leadership Development Community Outreach Government Relations

Dominique Halaby

Director, Business Innovation Group · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.

Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship

T. William Lester, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Lester is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Economic Development Labor Market Institutions Living Wage Policies Minimum Wage Policies Labor Economics

Craig Price

Speaker - Presenter · Price Points

Bring some REALITY to your event!

Negativity Management Generational Issues

Gerald Gamm

Professor of Political Science and History · University of Rochester

Gamm is an expert in U.S and urban politics

Congress State Politics U.S. Politics Urban Politics State Legislatures

Jennifer Shinall

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in discrimination, particularly in the areas of gender and disability.

Employer Rights Workplace Rights Gender Discrimination Disability

Nikolaos Korfiatis

Associate Professor in Business Analytics · University of East Anglia

His expertise is in data and the use of data in driving greater business efficiency.

Digital Regulation prescriptive analytics Insurance and Financial Technology Insuretech Data-Driven Marketing

Jan G. van der Hoop

President · HiringSmart

►President, HiringSmart◄ Helping Companies Attract, Select & Engage Great People │Organizational Performance Expert│Speaker

Tamara Erickson

Founder & CEO · Tammy Erickson Associates

Top 50 global business thinker, award-winning author, and expert on organizations, the changing workforce, and generations at work

Executive Development Organizational Leadership Leadership Education Strategic Planning Management Consulting

Chad Ray, MD

Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University

His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.

Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality

Keith Gary

Director of Program Development · Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute

Trained neuroscientist that moved from academia to leveraging regional life sciences assets for economic development.

Biotechnology and Economic Development Science Education and Workforce Development Neuropeptides

Rakesh Seth

Senior Vice President - Corporate HR · Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd.

Seasoned Business HR Professional and conference speaker with sound blend of theory and practice in Human Resource Management.

Motivation and Self Development/Improvement Human Resource Management and Rewards Management Business Communication - All Areas Talent Management Building Leadership Pipeline