It’s not an all-day lecture.
It’s an interactive experience!
Tysons Corner, VA
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center
September 12, 2019
HR Workshop Speaker - Colin T. McLetchie

Colin T. McLetchie

Five Ways Forward, LLC, President

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.

HR Workshop Speaker - Keith Webb

Keith Webb

Ultimate Software, Software as a Service (SaaS) Technologist

Keith Webb is the Software as a Service (SaaS) Technologist for Ultimate Software and is responsible for supporting the Business Development Team for western North America. In his nine-year tenure at Ultimate, Keith has participated in the software industry's fundamental shift from traditional license acquisition to the fully hosted SaaS model, and the complexities and challenges resulting from that shift facing CIOs responsible for global workforces. Keith is the former VP of Information Technology at Ruth's Chris, where his team re-tooled the entire employee lifecycle, freeing valuable time for restaurant operations to focus on hospitality rather than paperwork. He has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and 25 years of technology and hospitality experience.

HR Workshop Speaker - Nick Luders

Nick Luders

Ultimate Software, Director of Customer Success

Nick Luders is a Director at Ultimate Software with a current focus on leading the Payment Services Customer Support organization. During his six years at Ultimate, Nick has helped to grow and adapt support teams in the United States and Canada to keep pace with a fast-growing operation. Through successful initiatives such as tier-less support, intelligent swarming, collaborative account support teams and multiple product launches, Ultimate Software's Support Teams have achieved best in class results in customer satisfaction and retention. Nick is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University and has a passion for Miami sports.

HR Workshop Speaker - Colleen Wood

Colleen Wood

Level Access, Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Colleen is focused on the most valuable resource at Level Access: our people. She brings over 20 years of HR experience to the job, where she and her team are committed to building an engaging and rewarding environment that cultivates exceptional performance and diversity of thought. In her role, she drives the company's human capital management strategy - including talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, and employee engagement programs - to support the company's continued growth, innovation, and profitability. Prior to joining Level Access, Colleen was the Chief People Officer and SVP of Human Resources at startups like Bambeco and LivingSocial, where she had success building teams, creating innovative HR systems, and driving increased performance at scale. Colleen also held several HR leadership roles at The Attachmate Group, NetIQ Corporation, and Ganymede Software, where she helped scale the organizations by implementing innovative, culture-rich talent programs to achieve strategic objectives.

HR Workshop Speaker - Madeline Laurano

Madeline Laurano

Aptitude Research Partners, Co-Founder

Madeline's primary focus over the last 12+ years has been on the talent management market, specializing in talent acquisition. Her work helps companies both validate and reevaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. She has watched HCM transform from a back-office function to a strategic company initiative with a focus on partnerships, experience and efficiency. Before Aptitude Research Partners, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, and The Financial Times. She is a frequent presenter at industry conferences including the HR Technology Conference and Exposition, SHRM, IHRIM, HCI's Strategic Talent Acquisition conference, GDS International's HCM Summit, and HRO Today.