Becoming Leaders of Influence


Friday, September 30th  |  11:00am – 12:00pm  |  Burlington Sheraton, Emerald Ballroom

This special session is designed for area high school and college students and their educators, and is made possible by the generous support of our event sponsors

Note to Students and Educators: A limited number of general admission seats are also open for the earlier session featuring Dr. Freiberg’s keynote presentation, “Culture & Cause: How Stand-Out Leaders Inspire People to Do Their Best Work,” scheduled for 9:00 to 10:30 am (also in the Emerald Ballroom). There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited.


“Leadership is a choice, not a position or title. Every moment of every day, you choose who you are and what you become.” – Dr. Jackie Freiberg, Be a Person of Impact!

Meet Our Speaker, Jackie Freiberg, Ph.D.

JFreiberg_BLI_HeadshotDr. Jackie Freiberg is a best selling author, professional speaker and speech coach. She was a TEDx Speaker in November 2012.

As a bestselling author and leadership expert, Jackie has dedicated her career to helping executives and managers practice the art of leadership. Jackie is dedicated to helping leaders create BEST places where the BEST people can do their BEST work to create a BETTER world.

Jackie is recognized as one of the “Top 30 Best Minds on Leadership” by Leadership Excellence Magazine, and is one of the most sought-after female business speakers in the nation.

Jackie and her husband Kevin co-authored the international best seller NUTS! Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success. Their latest book, Cause! A Business Strategy for Standing Out in A Sea of Sameness, highlights Vermont-based financial services firm National Life Group. by taking an in-depth look at how National Life built its culture around a clear purpose – its cause – and that sets it apart in a sea of sameness.

In this session, Dr. Freiberg will talk candidly about how you may become the CEO of your own future, with practical strategies from her book, Be a Person of Impact!

Registration Begins 10:30am
Program Begins: 11:00am
Adjournment  12:00pm



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