The Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas NV
March 5-7th, 2017

Speakers at CONNECT include:


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Obed D. Louissaint
VP, People & Culture, Cognitive Solutions & Research


Colin Beynon
Vice President of Human Resources

DHL Express U.S.

Ray Stevens
Asst. VP, Talent Management

The Hanover Insurance Group

DeRetta Cole
Chief HR Officer

YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Dave DeFreitas
Group CFO, Corporate Services

Caterpillar Inc.

Courtney Abraham
SVP, Talent Management

The Adecco Group

Michael Walters
SVP, Human Resources

Genoa Healthcare

David Harcourt
Manager of Employee Insights

Yum! Brands

Jill Kreissl
Vice President, Human Resources

21st Century Oncology

Angela Batterson
Vice President, Global Human Resources

NewNet Communication Technologies

Elizabeth Stahl
Vice President People


Karen King
VP of Talent Management


Terry Westfahl
Principal / Vice President of Human Resources


Douglas Potvin
Chief Financial Officer

Trinity Logistics

Jason Westenskow
VP of Human Resources

Zachry Corporation

Phillip Garza
Chief College and Diversity Officer

IDEA Public Schools

Yoora Pak
Partner- Attorney at Law

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

John White
Area Senior Vice President

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Ruth Steel
Managing Director; RAMCO


Bryan McShane
Director, Prospect Sales - Enterprise


Elizabeth (Liz) Woods
Director, HR Research & Advisory

McLean & Company

Michael Thaw
Senior Director Selection Services

Technology Evaluations Centers

Robert Nourse
Director, Business Development

Vantage Benefits Administrators