Speakers
Sept. 18-19 • Kansas City, Missouri

Speakers at LEAD FWD

LEAD FWD Speakers

Sean Bott

Entertainer and Mind Reader

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Connect for Keeps: Attract, Keep, and Build Thriving Talent, Teams, and Organizations

People don’t leave companies, they leave management (and really bad jokes). The tools in this keynote, clinically proven through various therapeutic modalities and self-compassion research, will teach you how to make others feel understood, connected, and valued – which is exactly what a leader must be able to do.

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Welcome Address

Rebeca Romero Rainey is president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the leading advocacy organization exclusively representing community banks. She is one of the nation’s foremost advocates of the community banking industry, with a focus on regulatory reform for our country’s nearly 5,000 community banks.

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Rebeca Romero Rainey

ICBA President & CEO

Shaun Boothe

Award-Winning Hip-Hop Artist

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The Unauthorized Biography Series

The Unauthorized Biography Series is a celebration of greatness. As a renowned recording artist, Shaun Boothe has created this keynote – not just to entertain and inform – but to awaken the greatness within us all.

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Leading the Way: Transitioning From Individual Contributor to Manager

Transitioning from an individual contributor to manager is an exciting time. It’s a major milestone in your career and can open many future opportunities for learning and growth. This session equips you with the necessary skills, knowledge and mindset required to navigate challenges and excel in your new managerial role.

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Marvin Chambers

Executive and Leadership Coach

Lead FWD Speakers

Kyle Hershberger

President

Cross Financial

Wayne Miller

SVP, ICBA Ventures

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Harrison Powers

Principal

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

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Nick Meyer

Principal

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

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Tim Dively

Digital Growth Director

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

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Nick Denning

Senior Vice President of Payments Industry Relations

ICBA Payments

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Jennifer Taylor

Managing Consultant

Forvis

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Jay Dade

Attorney at Law

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jason Clinton

Senior Manager

Wolf & Company, P.C

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Anne Doligale

Vice President, Midwest Region

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