Deborah has the experience and knowledge to take risks and create organizational value by linking vision and purpose to business results. She has 15 years of demonstrated experience and high level skill in designing and leading global talent management, leadership development and organizational effectiveness programs and interventions.
Deborah has superior analytic and communication skills, highly flexible and adaptable with a broad range of experiences across Regions, Functions and Businesses. She is proactive, approachable individual able to win the respect of people at all levels in the organization through leadership, intelligence, hard work and presence.
Steve is responsible for ensuring that Walgreens demonstrates cultural and workforce diversity. He takes the lead on directing activities to help serve diverse markets and populations, including customers in medically underserved areas, food deserts and urban areas. In addition, Steve will also help strengthen relationships with diverse suppliers and communities.
steve spent seven years with Monster.com, where most recently he was Chief Diversity Officer and vice president of diversity and inclusion. Prior to that, he was co-president, co-founder and chief operating officer for Road to College, the first web-based admission counseling service in the country. Earlier in his career, he was senior assistant director of multicultural admissions at Boston College, his alma mater.
Director of Talent and Leadership Development CNA Insurance
Adam has managed large-scale organizational development and change management programs for more than a decade, working across industries, including consumer-packaged goods, financial services, and utilities. He is passionate about workforce development and believes that values-driven leadership is essential to organizational performance and engagement. Adam has presented at conferences in various countries in both the USA and Europe, contributing his expertise on topics ranging from inclusion to talent management to wellness.
Learning & Organizational Development Specialist College of American Pathologists
Joanne Petterson is the Learning & Organizational Development Specialist at the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Joanne has managed multiple learning programs over the last five years including New Employee Orientation, Management Onboarding, Online Required Training and is now leading the CAP’s values team that helps drive culture change in the organization. In addition to managing learning programs and initiatives, Joanne is focused on developing e-learning resources to increase on demand and just-in-time resources for CAP employees. Joanne’s previous experience includes assisting in the development of the ISO accreditation program for medical laboratories at the CAP, Commercial Real Estate, and Mortgage Banking.
Daniel H. Pink is the author of a trio of provocative books on the changing world of work.
Dan's articles on business and technology appear in many publications, including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He also lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world on economic transformation and the new workplace.
A free agent himself, Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government.
He received a BA, with honors, from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. To his lasting joy, he has never practiced law.