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 October 19, 2023

The Summit focuses on retaining talent and building collaborative teams in the workplace while giving attendees tangible take-aways to implement. The 2023 keynotes are Scott Carbonara and Michael Aaron Ulmer, as well as nine amazing breakout sessions and the option to participate in this year's Executive Series Masterclass! 


Keynote Speakers

  • Scott Carbonara
    Scott Carbonara

    Scott Carbonara is passionate and skilled in engaging a company’s greatest asset: its people.
    He is an award-winning keynote speaker, author, and consultant who “brings authentic leadership to life from the boardroom to the family room.” Known as “The Leadership Therapist,” Scott’s diverse experience ranges from serving as an award-winning family crisis counselor to executive chief-of-staff of a multi-billion-dollar healthcare company. While there, he addressed a skyrocketing 38% attrition rate and led his team in reducing it to an unprecedented 6.5%, saving the company millions of dollars. Scott’s dual background in counseling and executive leadership makes him a highly skilled, passionate problem-solver who provides direction to diverse teams. Scott has received high reviews for his keynote speaking to such esteemed groups as AT&T Global, Wal-Mart, and numerous healthcare systems, and he is the author of several books including Getting It Right When It Matters Most. Through his humorous and practical keynotes, customized consulting, and story-driven books, he breathes life into leadership topics including employee engagement, culture, change management, communication, customer service, and mental health. Visit his website at

  • Michael Aaron Ulmer
    Michael Aaron Ulmer

    Michael Aaron Ulmer is a self-portrait photographer, freelance video creator, and ultra marathon runner with a daily growing 160,000+ lnstagram following. He has had viral videos and features on Buzzfeed, Unilad, and other global media outlets. His conceptual art’s raw honest vulnerability holds a mirror up to the viewer and forces them to dive into the depths of the human condition.

    Michael has been a storyteller his whole life. He honed his creative conceptual abilities while receiving a BA in Theatre at Doane University. After transitioning to film he moved from being in front of the camera to behind. As an award winning director and freelance video creator for global brands like National Geographic, WD-4D, Green Giant and more, he furthered his technical and storytelling skills. But it was when he made the move to conceptual photography where he learned he could tell an entire story in a single frame. It is at this moment that the culmination of all his pursuits came together to start creating magic.

Executive Masterclass

  • We are happy to offer a half-day, hands-on workshop which will take place consecutively as the morning breakout sessions during the Summit. Cost is $30 per person in addition to your registration fee or $49 to attend just this session.

  • Session Partner
  • Leading Without Carrots: Becoming a Board Master
    Leading Without Carrots: Becoming a Board Master

    Presented by Rosey Higgs, Director of Programs at the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands.

    Nonprofit board members need strong skills and a thorough understanding of their role to serve effectively. The purpose of the Board Masters workshop is to provide guidance & skills-building opportunities for people who want to be better members of nonprofit boards of directors. Board Masters was created for board members, nonprofit board veterans and those new to board service. We cover the most important aspects of board governance in this interactive, intensive program. At the end of this training, you will be able to describe how effective boards function, tackle the essential tasks of nonprofit board members, and create a plan of action to address opportunities to improve.

    Learning Objectives include:
    - Describe the essential tasks of nonprofit board members
    - Identify areas of strength and opportunities to improve their own board service
    - Create a plan of action to improve their own board service

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