Red Shoe Institute,
Keynote Speaker and Consulting Psychologist
A seasoned consulting psychologist, Dr. Margarita Gurri is trusted by leaders and teams around the world to educate them through motivational keynotes, coaching, and training to gain renewed vision, attitude, and skill. Audiences embrace her humorous, interactive approach to serious topics as she teaches them workable solutions for everyday challenges. She is the author of The Ethical Speaker, Trilogy of Anger, La Trilogia de la Ira, Anglican Prayer Beads, and co-author of The Happiness Recipe. Dr. Gurri is a licensed psychologist with a PhD in clinical psychology and has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association. Her clients include HSBC, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, National Kidney Foundation, Women in Business Organizations, UPS Stores, US Department of Defense, US Department of Homeland Security, and Xerox Dubai.
John K. Henning
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.,
John K. Henning helps employers navigate the complex federal and state regulatory framework that governs the employer-employee relationship. He represents employers and companies in both federal and state courts, concentrating his practice in restrictive covenants and employment litigation, including all types of civil rights and employment-related claims. John speaks and writes often on diversity-related issues in the workplace, the interplay between the ADA, FMLA, and workers' compensation laws, and work-leave issues. Twice a year for the last five years, John teaches an introductory-level, two-day course at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on legal issues facing HR professionals.
Elsey Consulting Group,
Founder and Principal Consultant
Susan Elsey is the founder and principal consultant at Elsey Consulting Group. As a dynamic speaker, coach, and talent consultant, she brings over 20 years of innovative business experience in leading change, developing leaders, and transforming workplace cultures to drive strategy execution. She is passionate about building healthy high-performing organizations and extraordinary leaders.
As the former senior director of global talent management and organizational development at ExactTarget and Salesforce.com she led a team focused on unleashing the company’s human potential and building a thriving corporate culture with a workforce that was in the top 1% of most engaged in the world. Her team was recognized as a prestigious “Training Top 125” organization in the world from Training, Inc. Susan worked at Anthem as the director of workplace culture, leading Anthem’s executive development function and providing organizational development consulting to enable its growth through M&A into one of the largest health insurers in the United States.
Nora A. Bammann
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance ,
Director of Talent Management
Since October 2015, Nora Bammann has been director of talent management for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, a family of companies that includes insurance products for auto, life, home, business, and farm. Nora is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of talent management, which comprises employee relations, talent acquisition and onboarding, training and development, total rewards, and HRIS.
Tony Segreto serves as Ultimate Software's liaison for special projects. In that role, he moderates events, expertly disseminates UltiPro information via videos, and evangelizes Ultimate's products and services to a wide audience. Previously, Tony spent 40 years as one of the most experienced and trusted anchors on South Florida television. He joined WTVJ in 1968 as an intern. During his tenure, he worked as a photographer, producer, reporter, and anchor for both sports and news. During his career, Mr. Segreto covered more than 20 Super Bowls, 2 Olympics, World Series, Stanley Cups, NBA finals, and National Championships. He has also interviewed two sitting presidents and political leaders from around the country. In 1995, he was honored by the South Florida chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with the prestigious Silver Circle Award, recognizing more than 25 years of excellence in broadcast journalism.