Executive Leadership Series


Friday, September 30, 2016
8:00am – 10:30am

Sheraton Burlington | Emerald Ballroom


About This Event: The Executive Leadership Series events are designed to be valuable professional development and networking opportunities for CEOs and their key team members and proteges, as well as influential leaders in the private, non-profit and public sectors.

This Year’s Keynote Speaker, Jackie Freiberg, Ph.D.

ELS_FreibergImage_WebDr. 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.
Click Here for Jackie’s Full Biography
Check out a 90 second video about CAUSE!
Visit National Life Group’s Newsroom Page for articles and interviews related to their company culture work and CAUSE!

Event Program:
8:00am       Registration & Networking Breakfast
9:00am       Keynote Presentation
9:45am       Q & A
10:30am     Breakfast Adjourned
11:00am    “Becoming Leaders of Influence: Be the CEO of Your Future” Student Session

Media of Interest
The Table Podcast Interview with Al Getler and Jackie Freiberg (Burlington Free Press, September 29, 2016)
WCAX On the :30 Interview with Eva McKend and Jackie Freiberg (WCAX, September 29, 2016)
VPR Highlights Jackie Freiberg’s Visit (VPR, September 30, 2016)
Twitter: #VTBizCulture

New Report on Millennials Shows Link Between Engagement and Cause Work (Ryan Scott, Forbes, May 5, 2015)
“A Generation for Causes: A Four-Year Summary of the Millennial Impact Project” (CommunityFoundationUSA.org)
“Focus on Your Purpose, and Everything Changes” (Whitney Johnson, Forbes, October 3, 2016)