Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP
President & Chief Executive Officer, Society for Human Resource Management and Author, RESET: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP is President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM, the world's largest HR professional society. He is also the author of RESET: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval.
Vivian Blade, MBA, MBB, PMP
Leadership & Resilience Expert, Experts in Growth Leadership Consulting, LLC
Recognized as one of Engagedly’s Top 100 Global HR Influencers of 2021, Vivian Blade is a sought-after leadership expert and thought leader. She works with the world’s top brands, equipping leaders to build better, more resilient workplaces equipped to thrive in spite of insurmountable odds. She helps companies solve the pressing burnout, turnover, and workplace culture challenges your company is struggling with right now. Her impact is felt as a frequent keynote speaker, and in delivering transformative leadership development programs, executive coaching, and corporate consulting.
JoDee Curtis, SHRM-SCP, CPA
Founder, Purple Ink & Powered by Purple Ink
JoDee Curtis is the Founder of Purple Ink and Powered by Purple Ink, author.co-author of four books in the JoyPowered® series. She has a passion for helping organizations and individuals discover their talents and do more of what they do well through leadership training and coaching.
Speaker / Author / CEO & Founder, Inversity Solutions
Karith Foster is the creator of INVERSITY™- revolutionary way to address Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Karith is a speaker, humorist, media personality and the author of the bestselling book, “You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy.”
Nikki R. Lanier, JD
Labor Attorney | CHRO| Racial Equity Strategist
Nikki Lanier is the CEO of Harper Slade, a racial equity advisory firm focused on helping organizations and communities advance equity for some and equality for all. She is an experienced leader with over 25 years of career achievements that span Banking, Labor and Employment Law, Collective Bargaining, Human Resources, and State Government.
Employment Law Attorney & Author, Sheppard Mullin
Adam Rosenthal is an employment law attorney and author who counsels and represents employers throughout the U.S. As a Partner in the global law firm Sheppard Mullin, Adam represents national and international clients in a wide variety of industries, including retail, transportation, high-tech, manufacturing, aerospace, entertainment, healthcare, biotech, financial services, hospitality, as well as non-profit organizations.
Founder, Career Survival Guide | News Anchor, KCTS 9
Starla Sampaco is a Filipino-American TV news anchor, communication consultant, and event emcee who’s passionate about helping women and people of color succeed in the workplace. Most days, you can watch her anchoring the news on KCTS 9 (Seattle's PBS news channel).
Dr. Di Ann Sanchez, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Chief Exceptional Officer, Sanchez & Associates
Di Ann Sanchez, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM - SCP is the Founder/President of DAS HR Consulting and Sanchez & Associates LLC, a WMBE/HUB certified firm focused on creative and non-traditional Human Resources and Diversity programs and services. Dr. Sanchez has over 35 years of experience, is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR & SHRM-SCP), and has held executive positions with both private and public companies.
Robert L. Sumwalt
Transportation Safety Analyst for CBS News & Former Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board
Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt currently serves as transportation safety analyst for CBS News. He is a highly sought-after keynote speaker on a broad variety of topics including organizational leadership, crisis communications, safety leadership, accident investigation, and safety culture.
Heather R. Younger, J.D.
Founder and CEO of Customer Fanatix and International TEDx Speaker
As a podcast host on leadership, facilitator and Forbes Coaches Council coach, Younger has earned her reputation as “The Employee Whisperer”.
Heather is available via Zoom to host group webinars, online training, panels and more.