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The Power of Profitable Conversations: Leadership

AmyK Hutchens
Speaker, Author, Trainer, Business Strategist

In this compelling and energetic keynote, leaders will be inspired and equipped to raise the performance & productivity levels in themselves and with their teams - one profitable conversation at a time.

AmyK knows the secrets leaders keep – what makes their stomachs turn, their palms sweat, the thoughts that cause them to toss & turn at 3am and the conversations they have to turn it all around and create BIG WINS. AmyK shares practical tools for choosing and crafting conversations that fuel top performers and drive better behaviors. From mindset and motivation to navigating change and conquering our biggest challenges, the most brilliant leaders understand how our conversations can 3X our profitable results... both personally & professionally.

Connecting to Life Through F.U.N

Paul Long
Speaker, Author, Educator

What’s GOOD?! How do today’s best companies accelerate business results? By engaging their employees, celebrating all that’s GOOD and creating a culture of experience that inspires their workforce to create joy, FUN and fulfillment. What is the next step in becoming an employer of choice and creating this type of culture for your organization?

Paul J Long travels the world delivering high-content keynotes and training to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and trade associations. His engaging, inspirational and unbridled energetic style is unlike any speaker you’ve experienced before.

Gender Partnership: Turning an "Aha!" Moment into Action
Mike Kaufmann & Rachelle Ferrara

Mike Kaufmann
Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health

A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, Mike cosponsors the Cardinal Health Diversity and Inclusion Council that brings forward perspectives and cultivates real change through connection, listening and action. He also created the African American and Black Racial Equity Cabinet that serves as advisors on racial equity issues. Previously, he served as executive sponsor of the Cardinal Health Women’s Initiative Network, an employee resource group fostering a culture of partnership that makes Cardinal Health a place where women want to work and grow their careers. His support of women leaders in healthcare earned him recognition from both the Healthcare Business Women’s Association and the Institute for Women’s Leadership.

Rachelle Ferrara
Vice President, Account Management, LogistiCare

Rachelle is a seasoned leader and Corporate Accounts Executive with over 20 years of expertise in the healthcare industry. Dedicated to achieving an industry equally led by women and men, she has been a passionate member of PWH for more than 13 years. In 2016, Rachelle was awarded the privilege to attend The FORTUNE Most Powerful Women NEXT GEN Executive Program. During her tenure as PWH Chair, she launched the Associate Member Program, creating opportunities for men to join as members, supporting the organization’s Diversity and Inclusion goals, as well as its overall Gender Partnership initiatives.

Leadership Insights

Jennifer Anderson
Christine Arme Chris Moreland
3M Healthcare Business Group
Scott Quilty
Lindsey Sheeran    Nancy Wobig
Enclara Pharmacia
Mayo Clinic
 Mayo Clinic

Breakout Session Speaker Line-Up

 Brian Burkhart
 AmyK Hutchens
 Jan Lehman
 Speaker, Author, Trainer
 CTC Productivity

Breakout Session - Leading and Learning in the Real World

 Matt Rowan, Moderator Pam Daigle
Joan Eliasek
 HIDA Premier McKesson

  Lisa Hohman
Jon Wells
Midmark Corporation

Breakout Session - Tech Talk


 Vicky Lyle, Moderator Jan Beery Edward Bukstel
 Owens & Minor
 KBK Communications
Clinical Blockchain

Leigh Williams  
 Owens & Minor

Leadership Panel

Engage with industry leaders as they discuss executive presence, taking advantage of impactful career opportunities and learning the nuances of managing up.

John Pritchard

President & CEO,
Share Moving Media
Elizabeth Day-Curi
Market Sales Director, Great Lakes,
Sue Hulsmeyer
Vice President, Human Resources
& Corporate Communications,
Midmark Corporation
Cris Pellegrino
Director of Distributor Relations
and Market Development,
Metrex Research, LLC
Margaret Steele
VP, Contract & Program Services,

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