Our 2017 Speakers

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Michelle Poler

Speaker, Fear Facer, YouTuber

Lisa Beutel, PhD

Executive Director, UD Center for Leadership

Nan Whaley

Mayor of Dayton

Shannon Isom

CEO, YWCA Dayton

Cassie Barlow

Director, Aerospace Professional Development Center at Southwestern Ohio Council on Higher Education

Melissa Cutcher

Vice President of Leadership and Development, BBB Dayton/Miami Valley

Teresa Zumwald

President, Zumwald & Company

Dr. Rhonda Reagh

Trainer, Consultant, Personal and Executive Coach

Susan Wenner Jackson

Journalist, Editor

Brent Kondritz

Associate Director, UD Center for Leadership

Robin Brun

Business Development Director, UD Center for Leadership

Anita Emoff

CEO, Boost Technologies LLC

Michelle Vondrell

Speaker, Facilitator

Jenny Warner

Organizational Development Consultant

Marva Cosby

Owner, Cosby Consulting Group and Dayton Foundation, Governing Board Member

Ann Knerr-Smith

Principal, Clark Schaefer Hackett

Amy J. Kingrey

VP, Relationship Manager Commercial Banking

Caitlin Bortolotto Krebs

Business Development Officer, CityWide Development

Jessica Barry

President and Owner, School of Advertising Art

Valerie Smiley


Christy Mauch

Vice President of Operations, Better Business Bureau

Marissa Buckles

Director of Development and Corporate Giving, YWCA Dayton

Jane Keiffer

Executive Director, Artemis Center

Cheli Chappell

Founder and President, Mothers and Daughters United

Paula Cosby

Executive Director, Clothes That Work

Stephanie Kelly

Digital Marketing Manager

Liz Heitner

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Holly Walsh

Director of Corporate Human Resources

Tiffany Taylor Smith

Executive Director for Inclusive Excellence Education