May 10, 2019
Tony SegretoUltimate Software, Liaison-Special Projects
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 HessVicki 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.
Christopher P. HammonOgletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, Shareholder
Chris Hammon is a shareholder at Ogletree Deakins where he practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation, arbitration, counseling, and investigation. He represents management in all variety of employment disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and before various arbitral tribunals. Mr. Hammon also provides human resources counseling advice to employers on compliance and employee management and relations issues. He has experience representing employers in a wide range of industries, with particular expertise in the transportation, hospitality, and health care fields. Mr. Hammon also has significant expertise assisting domestic employers with labor and employment issues relating to their operations abroad, and with counseling foreign companies on compliance issues involving their U.S. operations.
Anita BedinghausUltimate Software, Principal Consultant
Anita Bedinghaus is a business process and talent engagement professional with extensive experience in talent acquisition and organizational development disciplines. She is a Six Sigma Blackbelt, with an excellence for process improvement and business process reengineering. Certified HBDI practitioner, delivering Whole Brain Thinking workshops, enabling individuals, teams, and entire organizations to increase their leadership agility and foster innovative thinking. Her strengths include a real focus on processes and people to drive employee engagement and ultimately greater business performance.
John NykolaiszynFlorida International University, Associate Director
John Nykolaiszyn is a nationally recognized thought leader and influencer in the social recruiting and social HR space. He is also an associate director at Florida International University where he is responsible for representing the College of Business Administration, the graduates, and alumni to employers on a local, national, and international level. He often presents to business groups as well as FIU undergraduate, graduate, and alumni groups. In October 2010, John was invited by Monster.com and RecruitingBlogs.com to be a panelist at Recruitfest where he discussed "When Good Branding Goes Bad and Which Brand Matters More". This acclaimed event streamed live from the Paramount Theater in Boston, MA, and had 3,800 viewers and more than 3,000 tweets. It was viewed in 38 countries and all 50 states.