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Columbus Emerging Leaders Summit

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Franklin University

201 S Grant Ave

Columbus, OH 43215

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The Columbus Young Professionals Club - CYPclub.com is proud to present the 9th annual Columbus Emerging Leaders Summit - a one-day leadership conference that brings together passionate, smart, and engaged young professionals from across Central Ohio to connect and grow while learning from local speakers and thought-leaders.

This year’s summit will be hosted at Franklin University's Ross Auditorium in downtown Columbus on Friday, October 11, 2019. The full-day event will run 8:00am-4:00pm.

HERE IS OUR AGENDA:

8:00am - Arrival, Morning Connections, and Breakfast & Coffee powered by Barry Bagels Dublin

9:00am - Welcome

9:15am - Emerging Innovators: A Superstar Panel
To kick off the summit, we will host a panel interview of innovators and newsmakers in Central Ohio. How did they make it in Columbus? What role did/do mentors play in their lives? What is the secret to their success? What are their tips for fellow emerging leaders?

Confirmed panelists include:
• Josh Barkan, Founder of the Columbus Mac & Cheese Fest and Vice President of Land at M/I Homes, Inc.
• Carrie Boyd, Principal, Director of Interior Design at M+A Architects
• Falon Donohue, CEO at VentureOhio
• Christopher Jones, COO at Warhol & WALL ST.
• Robert Koehler, Co-Founder and COO at Flavvr
• Senator Tina Maharath, the first Asian-American woman elected to the Ohio Senate
• Cristyn Steward, Founder of the Columbus Black International Film Festival
• Danielle Sullivan, Manager of Executive Services & Community Relations at Donatos Pizza
• Moderated by Derek Grosso, CEO of the Columbus Young Professionals Club - CYPclub.com

10:15am - MID-MORNING BREAK

10:25am-11:25am - Emerging Leadership in Real Time
We will present four back-to-back speakers each with a relevant message in order of age to showcase a real-time progression. Speeches will last for 10 minutes each and will showcase stories of accomplishment / learning for leaders in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s:
• 10:25-10:35am: Colin Page McGinnis, 24, CEO at South Side Early Learning
• 10:40-10:50am: Maylin Sambois, 37, Co-Founder of Femergy
• 11:00-11:10am: Tasha Fowler, 40, Executive Director at City Year Columbus
• 11:15-11:25am: Sindy Mondesir, Chief People Officer at COTA

11:30am - Lunch powered by Chipotle Mexican Grill
Lunch will be available from 11:30am-1:00pm. During lunch we will highlight and present awards to our “NEXT UP” EMERGING LEADERS for 2019!

1:00pm - DOWN TIME / NETWORKING BREAK

1:30pm – Millennial Mentoring Access Sessions
For our afternoon sessions, attendees will have the chance to meet and learn from local executives/C-suiters, during a rotating mentor access session every 20 minutes. Topics of conversation will include: "Finding Mentors," "Getting a Seat at the Table," "Executive Presence," "Diversity & Inclusion," and "Community Involvement."

Our Millennial Mentors for 2019 include:
• Rene Delane, CEO & Founder at Women Who Dare LLC
• Amanda Epp, President at ScriptDrop
• Emily Eyen, Human Resources Director at Zipline Logistics
• Oyauma Garrison, President & CEO at A Kid Again
• Karen Gray, Administrative Director of the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship at Ohio Wesleyan University
• Andy Igonor, Dean of the Ross College of Business at Franklin University
• Kip Morse, President/CEO at Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio, Inc.
• John Naughton, Vice President for Enrollment & Student Success at Ohio Dominican University
• Brandon S. Ogden, President at Small Business Consultants of Ohio
• Janet Tressler Davis, President/CEO at Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
• Jerry P. Tsai, Director of Business Development at Acceptd

3:45pm - Closing Remarks & Dismissal

COST TO ATTEND: An "early bird" summit pass is $39. On September 1st the price will increase to $49 and on October 1st it will increase to $68. Tickets include a full day of speakers & presentations, mentoring & networking, breakfast, coffee, lunch, a summit swag bag, and free parking all day. Water, coffee, tea, and snacks will also be available throughout the duration of the summit.

Join the next generation of Columbus leaders for this special event!
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