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2024 Conference Agenda


Agenda

Subject to change
 
8-9 a.m. Registration
 
9-9:25 a.m. Welcome
  • Introduction, Tim Kinsella, Executive Director, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz Center for Leadership
  • National Anthem, Tris Weeks, Singer and Songwriter
  • Welcome Remarks, Dr. Martha D. Saunders, President, UWF
  • In-Person Emcee: Laura Hussey, Morning Anchor, WEAR ABC Channel 3
  • Virtual Emcee: Mel McCrae, Morning Show Co-Host, Cat County 98.7 
9:25-9:50 a.m. Modern Meditation for Leadership
  • Leah Kinsella, Founder, Coach, Leader of Meditation

9:50-10:35 a.m. Growing Boldly: Rooting Yourself in What You Know For Sure

  • Emily Ley, Founder, Simplified

10:35-10:55 a.m. Break

10:55-11:45 a.m. Panel: Purpose & Vision
  • Moderator: Dannon Byrd, Owner, Tap the Coast 
  • Jacey Cosentino, Wealth management advisor, Peacock Wealth Management at Edward Jones
  • Katie Garrett, Owner/Founder, Old Hickory Whiskey Bar, The Kennedy and Onassis
  • Stephanie Knight, Founder, Escape Wellness Spa
  • Jessica Lee, General Manager and Vice President, Kia AutoSport
  • Tia Robbins, Founder, Taste of Pensacola
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch
 
1-1:10 p.m. Musical Performance
  • Tris Weeks, Singer and Songwriter
1:10 -1:35 p.m. Foolish Perseverance
  • Erik Stolhanske, Actor, Writer, Producer 

1:35-2:25 p.m. Panel: Pivot to your Purpose

  • Moderator: Nicole Stacey, Vice President of Destination Development, Visit Pensacola 
  • Holly Benson, Founder and CEO, Screen Corps, LLC
  • Jen Grove, Vice President of External Operations, Baptist Health Care
  • Robin Reshard, Community Advocate, Kukua Institute
  • Alicia Tappan, Founder and CEO, Tappan Consulting, Inc. 
2:25-2:45 p.m. Break

2:45-3 p.m. Modern Mediation for Leadership
  • Leah Kinsella, Founder, Coach, Leader of Meditation
3-3:45 p.m. Tactical Influence: Overcome the Gap Between Intentions and Impact
  • Pamela Barnum, Former Undercover Police Officer and Federal Prosecuting Attorney 
3:45-4 p.m. Closing Remarks
  • Tim Kinsella, Executive Director, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz Center for Leadership

"I got much more than I originally thought. The speakers were diverse in the experiences, they were forthcoming with information relating to their field of expertise, and I enjoyed their presentations."

Conference attendee