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AGENDA - SGR Servant Leadership Conference 2019

Below is the tentative agenda for the SGR Servant Leadership Conference 2019. Check back often to view the latest information as it is updated.

Thursday, January 31

8:15 am - 8:35 am
Opening Thoughts
Ron Holifield, CEO, SGR
Conference Emcee: Jennifer Fadden, President, Executive Recruitment and Interim Services, SGR
8:35 am - 9:05 am
The Elite Leader
Jared Johnson, Senior Director Ancillary Services, Texoma Medical Center, Denison, Texas
9:05 am - 9:35 am
Onboarding to Shape Your Culture
Dr. Trish Holliday, Assistant Commissioner of Human Resources and Chief Learning Officer
State of Tennessee
9:35 am - 10:05 am
Facing the Hyper-Vocal Minority: Leading Through Controversy and Criticism
Ginger Nelson, Mayor
Jared Miller, City Manager
City of Amarillo, Texas
10:05 am - 10:20 am BREAK - SIEMENS
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Leading a Generational Workforce
Katie Babits, Diversity and Partner Collaboration Manager, SGR
10:50 am - 11:20 am
Building a Culture of Employee Engagement
Bob Lavigna, Director of the Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement and author of
Engaging Government Employees
11:20 am - 12:05 pm
Coaching for Greatness
Bob LaSala, Former County Manager, Pinellas County, Florida
Cheryl De Leon, Local Government Professional
12:05 pm - 12:50 pm LUNCH - CPS HR | HOLMES MURPHY
12:50 pm - 1:20 pm
Book Briefing: The Rare Find
Randy Mayeux, Strategic Learning Facilitator, SGR
1:20 pm - 1:50 pm
Using Gallup's Q12 to Assess and Improve Employee Engagement
Caroline Eckel, Former Assistant to the City Manager, City of Southlake, Texas
1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Assessments and Team Chemistry
Dr. Mike Mowery, President, Servant Leadership Implementation and Executive Coaching, SGR
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm BREAK - SIEMENS
3:05 pm - 3:15 pm
CASE STUDY - 10 Slides in 10 Minutes
Social Media Talent Marketing
Lissa Barker, Former Perot Systems "Recruiter of the Year" and Sr. Vice President, SGR
3:15 pm - 3:50 pm
Servant Leadership as a Strategy for Creating Unity
Ron Kelley, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Plano, Texas
3:50 pm - 4:15 pm
Reflections on the Day
Ron Holifield, CEO, SGR
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Reception: Sip and See - SGRecruiter Demo
Patrick Lawler, SGRecruiter/820 Consulting/TeamZac

Friday, February 1

8:30 am - 9:15 am
Succession Management: Strategically Executing the Game Plan for Developing
Your Future Leadership Dream Team
Mark Farrington, Director of Human Resources and Civil Service
Kathy McNelis, Human Resources Manager for Employee Engagement and Development
City of Lakeland, Florida
9:15 am - 9:45 am
Using Feedback to Shape Your Culture
Margie Mauldin, President of Executive Forum and Best-Selling author of Feedback Revolution
9:45 am - 10:15 am
Onboarding for Performance
Dori Lee, Human Resources Director, City of Lancaster, Texas
10:15 am - 10:30 am BREAK - SGR
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Authentic Servant Leader Role Models in Surprising Places
Dr. Mike Mowery, President, Servant Leadership Implementation and Executive Coaching, SGR
11:15 pm - 12:15 pm
Closing Thoughts
Ron Holifield, CEO, SGR

For more information about the conference, contact Melissa Valentine by or (325) 668-4162.


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