David J. Garraux
Fox Rothschild LLP,
Dave Garraux’s practice focuses on employment discrimination litigation, traditional labor activities, and counseling employers regarding day-to-day employment issues and best practices.
Dave routinely appears before administrative agencies such as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board. Further, Dave regularly handles employment litigation matters, including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and wage and hour matters, from inception through discovery and disposition.
Dave has successfully partnered with employers to respond to union organizing campaigns, developing both training and comprehensive response strategies to ensure that employers' messages effectively reach their employees during times of increased union organizing activity. Dave has significant experience defending employers against NLRB unfair labor practice charges, brought by employees in both organized and union-free environments.
Dave particularly enjoys his work counseling clients on a wide range of day-to-day employment issues, and regularly advises clients on issues arising under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, FMLA, and WARN.
Colin T. McLetchie
Five Ways Forward, LLC,
Because of his commitment to growth and development, Colin T. McLetchie transitioned in 2013 from his 25-year HR and organizational development career to fully dedicate himself to Five Ways Forward, a coaching and organizational consulting firm that partners with individuals, managers, executives, teams, and organizations to identify what success looks like and help them move forward to achieving that success. Colin graduated from Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching program and is a Professional Certified Coach with the IICF. He has certifications in the MBTI, Lominger Voices 360 & Leadership Architect, EQ-i2.0 assessment, and is a Board-Certified Polarity Practitioner with the American Polarity Therapy Association. He believes in lives worth living, leaders worth following, and organizations worth being a part of, and seeks to embody compassionate challenge in helping people find their way forward.
Janine N. Truitt
Talent Think Innovations, LLC,
Owner/Chief Innovations Officer
Janine is the Owner/Chief Innovations Officer for Talent Think Innovations, LLC, a business strategy and management consulting firm. Her career spans ten years in HR and Talent Acquisition that has taken her through the world of pharmaceuticals, healthcare, staffing and R&D. Janine is a dynamic speaker, entrepreneur, and an important and respected voice bringing both a human touch and business savvy to the companies and businesses she works with.
It is through the trials and tribulations of her career travels and her passion for Business, Technology, Social Media and Talent Management that she created Talent Think Innovations in January 2013. Her aim is to provide practical and sustainable solutions, programs and strategies that are a catalyst for innovation. Through her work she is using her experience to get businesses and individuals from surviving to thriving allowing them to succeed in an age of rapid transformation.
Janine doesn’t just preach innovation-she lives it. A globally-known figure in Human Resources and Business, she has contributed for: Performance I Create, Switch & Swift, TLNT.com, and IRIS.xyz and more. Janine is a rare professional who isn’t afraid to tackle the obstacles and issues facing us as a society and global marketplace. She is also the founder of “Growth on my Terms”, a community designed to empower and encourage everyday people to champion their successes at every step along the journey of life and career. Janine has been quoted by Maternity.com , SHRM, US News Careers and been featured by Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise and Ebony Magazine. In 2013, Mrs. Truitt was also named one of the Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts on Twitter by Huffington Post. Additionally, she is a part of the IBM + Purematter VIP Futurist Project. From guest hosting Twitter chats to webinars, she proves that humility, innovation and practical thinking has value and is fast becoming the new business imperative.
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.
Vicki Hess, LLC,
Certified Speaking Professional
Vicki Hess, Certified Speaking Professional, is your go to resource for positively impacting employee engagement in healthcare. Ms. Hess works with healthcare organizations and associations nationwide to mitigate the
root causes of disengagement. While constantly monitoring industry trends, and doing research on her own, Vicki zeros in on what’s working (and what’s not) and customizes solutions to complement each organization’s culture and place on the engagement journey. She works with organizations and associations across the country to positively impact employee engagement through consulting, workshops, retreats and keynote presentations. Her unique views on patient & employee engagement are evidence based, relatable and real world. Organizations that implement Vicki’s ideas experience increased productivity, safety, quality, retention, client satisfaction, creativity and more.