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John Mattone John Mattone

Former executive coach to Steve Jobs

John Mattone is a bestselling author, the world’s top executive coach, and the founder/co-founder of five exceptional coaching and leadership development companies. He is the former executive coach to the late Steve Jobs and the former legendary CEO of PepsiCo, Roger Enrico. 

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Joseph Michelli Joseph Michelli

Internationally sought-after organizational consultant

Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D., C.S.P., is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, and organizational consultant who transfers his knowledge of exceptional business practices in ways that develop joyful and productive workplaces with a focus on customer experience. 

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Linda Nedelcoff Linda Nedelcoff

EVP, Chief Strategy & HR Officer

CUNA Mutual Group

Linda Nedelcoff is the Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Human Resources Officer for CUNA Mutual Group, an insurance and financial services company headquartered in Madison, Wis. In this role, she is responsible for leading the Employee Experience, Corporate Strategy and Business Development teams.

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Dana Peterson Dana Peterson

Chief Economist & Center Leader of Economy, Strategy & Finance

The Conference Board

Dana Peterson is the Chief Economist & Center Leader of Economy, Strategy & Finance at The Conference Board. Peterson joins The Conference Board from Citi, where for many years she served as a North America Economist and later as a Global Economist. Her wealth of experience extends to the public sector, having also worked at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.

Dana’s wide-ranging economics portfolio includes analyzing global economic themes having direct financial market implications, including monetary policy; fiscal and trade policy; debt; taxation; ESG; and demographics. Her work also examined myriad US themes leveraging granular data. In addition, Dana conducted multi-asset research and wrote publications with other Citi research teams – both US and global – including strategists covering rates, equities, credit, foreign exchange, commodities, political analysis, and asset allocation.

Peterson's research has been featured by US and international news outlets, both in print and broadcast. Publications and networks include CNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She is member of the Board of Directors of NBER, 1st Vice Chair of the New York Association for Business Economics (NYABE), and a member of NABE, NBEIC, and the Council on Foreign Relations. She received an undergraduate degree in Economics from Wesleyan University and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Mike Schenk Mike Schenk

Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist

Credit Union National Association

Mike Schenk has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. In 1992 he joined Credit Union National Association (CUNA) – the largest and most influential national trade association advocating for America's credit unions. There are over 5,000 credit unions nationwide, with 120 million memberships and over $1.6 trillion in assets.

Mike is Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist for CUNA and conducts economic research and supports CUNA’s public relations and advocacy efforts. His analyses regularly appear in trade publications such as Credit Union Magazine. He also is a frequent contributor to the financial media.

Mike serves on the board of the Filene Research Institute, an independent, non-profit consumer and cooperative finance think tank. He also serves on the board of Summit Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin – a $4.2 billion financial cooperative with over 200,000 members. Mike serves as Board Chair and has Chaired the credit union’s Asset-Liability Management and Risk Management/Internal Audit Committees.  

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Ben Seesel Ben Seesel

VP, Advisory, Financial Services Practice

Gartner

Ben Seesel is a VP of Advisory Services at Gartner, where he advises senior commercial banking, wealth management, retail banking, and operations leaders at the largest financial services companies in North America and globally. 

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Sean Sullivan Sean Sullivan

Chief HR Officer

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Sean serves as the CHRO and is responsible for providing human resources leadership and vision for SHRM, the world's largest HR professional society. Sean has over 25 years of experience in human resources strategy and operations.

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