Patrick Lencioni

Bestselling Author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Advantage and The Motive

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.

Lencioni’s passion for organizations and the people who work in them is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting.  He is the author of twelve best-selling books with nearly seven million copies sold.  After eighteen years in print, his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, remains a fixture on national best-seller lists.  His most recent book, The Motive:  Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities, was released in February 2020.  He is also the host of the popular business podcast, At The Table with Patrick Lencioni.  Pat’s latest model, The Six Types of Working Genius, is designed to help people find joy and energy in their work.

Greg Brenneman

The CEO who turned around Continental Airlines, PwC, Burger King, Quiznos and more

Serial turn around CEO. He turned around Continental Airlines, PwC Consulting, Burger King an Quiznos Sub and now Chairman of CCMP Capital. He serves on the board of Home Depot and ADP. Author of Right Away & All At Once: 5 Steps to Transform Your Business and Enrich Your Life

Alan Beaulieu

Alan Beaulieu

Renowned Economist/Forecaster 

CEO, ITR Economics. Alan is a master forecaster (unprecented 94.7% accuracy) with a knack for seeing around the corner what is likely to happen based on demographic, political and economic trends. Make sure you are prepared for what will come next and use these insights to protect what you’ve built and take advantage of emerging opportunities.

Jeff Immelt

Former Chairman and CEO of General Electric

Jeff Immelt is the former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, which he led for 16 years after Jack Welch. He is now a partner at NEA.

Immelt has been named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” three times by Barron’s. During his tenure as CEO, GE was named “America’s Most Admired Company” by Fortune magazine and one of “The World’s Most Respected Companies” in polls by Barron’s and the Financial Times.

Victoria Medvec

Leading global expert in negotiation strategy and decision-making

For the last two decades as CEO of a boutique advisory firm, Medvec & Associates, Dr. Medvec has advised on mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and significant customer and supplier contracts. She has advised many Fortune 500 companies (including Google, J&J, Microsoft, IBM, Goldman Sachs, Blackrock and McDonalds), as well as smaller, fast-growing organizations.

Dr. Medvec is also a Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Executive Women at Kellogg. She has won the Best of the Best award from YPO multiple times for the value of her presentation.

Don Yaeger

Sports Illustrated writer and Performance Analyst 

This award-winning Sports Illustrated writer and author of the best-selling book What Makes Great Teams Great: How to Build Winning Cultures has interviewed the best athletes and coaches in the world over the past 20 years and identified the 16 things that the best teams and coaches do differently.



Strategic Planning Workshop

1:00 - 5:00 pm

We are in a period of rapid change. Customer needs, technologies, competitors and internal capabilities require companies to review and update their strategies for the new realities. In this workshop, strategy experts Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison will show you a systematic approach to strategic planning to help you refine or redefine your business strategy and approach including:

  • Learn what you need to know to develop an effective strategic plan. Put the right players on the strategic planning team.
  • Develop strategies that leverage your company’s unique position in the marketplace. Lift your management team beyond “business as usual” thought processes and activities.
  • Translate your strategies into action. Achieve your vision for success and generate superior financial results.
  • Identify exactly what you need to do now to position your company for future success.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

New York, NY: ​​​Chief Executive's Corporate Citizenship Awards 2017

Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations. 

Limited space available.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

Golf Outing

10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS

General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.

The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.