Carol Leonie Maria Schulte
Speaker, Facilitator
Living BIG
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As an authority on leadership, Carol has been educating and entertaining international audiences for a decade. She holds a BFA in Theatre Performance, an MA in Communication, and two postgraduate certificates in coaching and mentoring. As the creator of ‘Women Living BIG,’ she’s worked with thousands of women to get out of their comfort zone and into their brave zone; whether that’s surfing, getting a promotion, or achieving the impossible.

Carol has lived in Ashrams, shaved her head, and bungee jumped in her birthday suit - not only walking her talk but offering a global perspective - having lived and worked in 16 countries. Multi-passionate, she’s also a volunteer bereavement facilitator, triathlete, and serious carpool karaoke-er!

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Kenny Snarr
General Manager
Acumen Learning
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A trusted advisor among Fortune 500 clients, Kenny Snarr’s knowledge and practice is backed by experience in executive and leadership training, instructional design, public speaking, board governance, sales management, and sales consulting.

As a general manager with Acumen Learning, Kenny manages client relationships spanning across the healthcare, consumer goods, manufacturing, technology, professional services, defense, retail, and education industries. A selected client list includes AbbVie, Career Builder, Coca-Cola, Family Dollar, Gartner, General Dynamics, KPMG, Lockheed Martin, Marathon Petroleum, Mars, McDonalds, Newell Brands, Northwestern Mutual, Office Depot, State Farm, ULTA Beauty, UnitedHealthCare, and Verizon.

Kenny holds an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. As an undergraduate, Kenny graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree in business management from Utah Valley University.

Outside of his efforts training clients, Kenny spends time volunteering and looking for ways to connect with others. In addition to working as an EMT and first responder in his local community, Kenny has worked with humanitarian organizations in Europe, Africa, and South America. He makes genuine connections with colleagues, friends, and students, regardless of the environment he’s in.

Kenny lives with his wife and four children in Springville, Utah.

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Kenny Snarr
General Manager
Acumen Learning
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A trusted advisor among Fortune 500 clients, Kenny Snarr’s knowledge and practice is backed by experience in executive and leadership training, instructional design, public speaking, board governance, sales management, and sales consulting.

As a general manager with Acumen Learning, Kenny manages client relationships spanning across the healthcare, consumer goods, manufacturing, technology, professional services, defense, retail, and education industries. A selected client list includes AbbVie, Career Builder, Coca-Cola, Family Dollar, Gartner, General Dynamics, KPMG, Lockheed Martin, Marathon Petroleum, Mars, McDonalds, Newell Brands, Northwestern Mutual, Office Depot, State Farm, ULTA Beauty, UnitedHealthCare, and Verizon.

Kenny holds an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. As an undergraduate, Kenny graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree in business management from Utah Valley University.

Outside of his efforts training clients, Kenny spends time volunteering and looking for ways to connect with others. In addition to working as an EMT and first responder in his local community, Kenny has worked with humanitarian organizations in Europe, Africa, and South America. He makes genuine connections with colleagues, friends, and students, regardless of the environment he’s in.

Kenny lives with his wife and four children in Springville, Utah.

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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP
President and Chief Executive Officer
SHRM
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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management. With over 300,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM is the largest HR trade association in the world, impacting the lives of 115 million workers every day.

As a global leader on the future of employment, culture and leadership, Mr. Taylor is a sought-after voice on all matters affecting work, workers, and the workplace. He is frequently asked to testify before Congress on critical workforce issues and authors the weekly USA Today column, "Ask HR."

Mr. Taylor's career spans over 20 years as a lawyer, human resources executive and CEO in both the not-for-profit and for-profit space. He has held senior and chief executive roles at IAC/Interactive Corp, Viacom's Paramount Pictures, Blockbuster Entertainment Group, the McGuireWoods law firm, and Compass Group USA. Most recently, Mr. Taylor was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

He is the author of the national bestseller, RESET: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval, which delivers a candid and forward-thinking vision for leaders to reimagine their company cultures in a time of global upheaval and presents data-driven strategies to make the necessary foundational reset of all things work. Immediately upon its release in September 2021, RESET was in the top three of the Wall Street Journal’s list of best-selling hardcover business books. All author proceeds benefit the SHRM Foundation, which is committed to empowering HR as a social force for change.

He was appointed chairman of the President’s Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and served as a member of the White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board during the Trump Administration. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami, Governor of the American Red Cross, and member of the corporate boards of Guild Education, iCIMS, and XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO).

In 2020, Mr. Taylor received the Distinguished Executive of the Year Award from the Academy of Management, and he was named 2021 ALA Professional Society CEO of the Year by CEO Update.

He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and is licensed to practice law in Florida, Illinois and Washington, D.C.

 

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Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Rebecca Patten
Assoc, Member Engagement
SHRM
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Laurie McIntosh
Lead, Employee Experience
SHRM
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Hillary Theriault
Mgr, Segment Marketing
SHRM
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Aly Sharp
Associate Specialist, Marketing Audience Segment
SHRM
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Peter Janhunen
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