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Rosenberry Society Professional Development Panel

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Old National Bank - Dane Room

25 W. Main Street

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Are you a young professional in the Madison area? Are you looking to learn from local professionals on their journey to their success?

If so, join us for our upcoming Professional Development Panel event hosted by United Way Rosenberry Society. Our panelists include professionals that have a variety of backgrounds and experiences. The following will be speaking:

  • Summer Rector: Chief Operating Officer of Total Rewards Consulting at The QTI Group

  • Jon Walrath: Area Manager/Trainer at Siebert Associates, Inc.

  • Emily Bradley: Director of Talent Acquisition at First Business Bank

This is a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and take away professional lessons from local leaders. Read the details of our speakers below!


Thank you to our generous sponsor!



Summer Rector

Summer is the Chief Operating Officer of Total Rewards Consulting at The QTI Group, specializing in total rewards strategy, executive compensation, incentive plan design, and governance best practices. Her experience includes working with clients from a variety of industries, geographies, ownerships, and phases in the business life cycle. She loves being a trusted partner to our clients and an extension of their team while helping them through a variety of HR challenges.

Summer graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management and Human Resources and has passed the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) exam and Level 1 of the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation.

Prior to joining QTI, Summer gained experience through positions in HR consulting as well as HR departments. Some of her experience includes working at Mercer with a focus in Executive Compensation Consulting and at a start-up organization called DayNine (an Accenture company), implementing an HR technology solution called Workday. Both opportunities gave Summer exposure to a wide variety of clients’ compensation and HR programs. Most recently, Summer worked for one of her large insurance clients in its Executive Compensation Department.

Outside the office, Summer serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Literacy Network, a non-profit organization that provides free classes to the one-in-seven adults in Dane County that struggle with English literacy. Summer also regularly lectures at the Graduate School of Banking and the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.



Jon Walrath

Jon Walrath is an Area Manager/Trainer with Siebert Associates, Inc., the local franchise for Dale Carnegie Training in SW Wisconsin. A multi award recipient, Jon has been full time with Dale Carnegie Training for 22 years, with his last four years in Madison. His passion is to coach people to higher levels of success, both professionally and personally. The highlight of Jon's career is his ongoing leadership training at our Wisconsin Air National Guard. Jon grew up in Houghton, Michigan and graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.



Emily Bradley

As the Director of Talent Acquisition, Emily manages the recruiting function for First Business focusing on attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent across the country. She is passionate about advocating for young professionals and helping in their development as the future leaders of our community. Emily has been with First Business for over 12 years, and prior to joining the bank worked with the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Business as a Career Advisor for undergraduate students.

Emily received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, majoring in Business-Human Resources with a minor in Psychology. She went on to earn her Masters of Education degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis with a focus on Higher Education Administration. She holds her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society in Human Resources – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designations.

She is also a proud alumni of the In Business Madison “40 Under 40” 2011 class.

Professional and community involvement has been important in Emily’s career, and she has served as an active member of several organizations. Emily has been part of the Wisconsin Association of Colleges & Employers since 2005, serving several leadership positions on their board including President. She has also been very involved with the United Way of Dane County, serving as the Employee Campaign Manager since 2007 and leads a $125,000+ campaign annually for First Business. She has been active with the Rosenberry Society & Key Club, and is loving the opportunity she now has to include her children in volunteering and giving back to the community.

Emily lives in Madison with her husband and two boys (ages 4 and 7). As a busy working mom – you can find her bouncing between work, school activities at Queen of Peace, the baseball diamond and soccer field, and trying to squeeze in a little self-care at a yoga studio.

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