Investing in your career
Cleveland, OH
HR Workshop
The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
May 21, 2019
HR Workshop Speaker - Tony Segreto

Tony Segreto

Ultimate 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.

HR Workshop Speaker - Jason Barger

Jason Barger

Step Back Leadership Consulting LLC, Founder

Jason Barger is the author of the new book Thermostat Cultures and is committed to engaging the hearts and minds of people. He delivers more than 70 speeches annually all over the world and is a dynamic storyteller. His books have been celebrated by The New York Times and other global media and, as founder of Step Back Leadership Consulting LLC, he works as a collaborative partner with teams and organizations to develop compelling leaders, engaging cultures, and clarity of mission/vision and values. Prior to writing, speaking, and consulting, Jason led over 1,700 people to build 125 houses internationally for families living in poverty and developed a program to serve the homeless on the streets of Columbus, OH. Jason is passionate about developing 21st-century leaders as cultural ambassadors for the teams and organizations they serve. You can follow him on Twitter @JasonVBarger, connect on LinkedIn, and learn more at

HR Workshop Speaker - Stephan Maighan

Stephan Maighan

Mentora™, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author & Speaker

Drawing on his experience, Stephan Maighan effectively illustrates the impact that one's attitude can have on the final outcome when faced with change and uncertainty. He then makes parallels between his professional and personal experiences to help participants remember the importance of being adaptable in the workplace. He reminds participants that challenges at work and at home should not translate into a negative outlook. As Stephan astutely observes: "It's not what has happened to you that matters-it's what you make of it." Stephan is the author of ''Devenez maître de votre vie'', published by Quebecor. The book is informative and seeks to transform the attitude of individuals in order to get them where they really want to be. His strategies are powerful and effective.

HR Workshop Speaker - Christa Manning

Christa Manning

Ultimate Software, Director, Human Capital Management Innovation

Christa Manning is a research-driven thought-leader supporting organizations and helping individuals understand and use the latest technologies to enable workplace productivity and performance. Frequently quoted by leading business and trade media, she has presented on trends, leading practices, and technology challenges and benefits at industry and user conferences globally throughout her career. Christa is a Director of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software. Previously, Christa led HR technology strategy and solution provider research for Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP, following leadership roles at American Express, AMR Research (acquired by Gartner Group), Aberdeen Group, and as an independent analyst.

HR Workshop Speaker - Seth Briskin

Seth Briskin

Meyers Roman, Partner

Seth Briskin provides pragmatic labor and employment counsel to private, public sector and non-profit organizations with both unionized and non-unionized workforces. Building on his undergraduate study and work experiences at the Industrial & Labor Relations School of Cornell University, his internship at the National Labor Relations Board during law school, and his practice at boutique and general practice firms in Ohio, he has dedicated his career to a myriad of issues involving labor and employment law. Seth represents employers and executives in employment litigation, wage and hour matters, non-competition and trade secret litigation, workers' compensation claims/appeals, union organizing drives, collective bargaining and labor arbitrations. Seth also handles all manners of disputes involving the NLRB, OSHA, EEOC, OCRC, BWC and the Department of Labor. Seth counsels companies and highly compensated professionals with their complex executive employment agreements, consulting contracts, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, severance packages and separation agreements. Based on his vast experience and breadth of knowledge relating to the ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, OSHA, Title VII as well as state law, Seth is a frequent and entertaining speaker.