Monday, July 29

2:25 pm - 3:05 pm

Top talent is preparing to pack up and leave their organizations in 2020. Over 55% of employees say it would be easier to find a job outside their organization, according to a Global Human Capital trends survey. That means you’ve got to fight to keep the talent you’ve worked so hard to attract. To help you in this fight, we’ve pulled the latest data on what engages, motivates and retains top performers; and compiled the six key engagement trends that the most successful organizations are prioritizing.

Are you ready to get strategic? Join a panel of HR professionals and industry experts as they reveal how they’re prioritizing the latest employee engagement trends to retain their top talent.

You will learn:

  • Why it’s more important than ever to engage and retain your top performers
  • What top engagement and performance trends are impacting engagement in 2019
  • How real organizations combat the challenges that arise from prioritizing engagement

Greg Harris

Quantum Workplace

About Greg Harris

President and CEO of Quantum Workplace, Greg Harris’ first passion is architecting company culture and driving the career engagement data through the Best Places to Work program. Greg strongly believes that every organization, no matter size, industry, or purpose, should have access to quality engagement analytics and tools that guide their next steps to making work awesome.

Before joining Quantum Workplace, Greg founded a research firm specializing in the measurement of client loyalty among financial companies. His career began at a Wall Street investment bank, where he served as an analyst and broker.

Greg graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with degrees in political science and research methodologies. He serves on the board of two non-profit organizations. He is married with four children and resides in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jamie Valpatic

Director HR

About Jamie Valpatic

Jamie Valpatic is currently Director HR with Coalfire Systems.  She joined Coalfire Systems in 2016, and is responsible establishing and leading the HR Business Partner and Organizational Effectiveness work within the organization.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University and comes to Coalfire with over 10 years’ experience in Human Resources.  Prior to Coalfire, Jamie work 11 years with Medtronic, in various HR roles focused on training, organizational effectiveness and building strong client partnerships.

Nicole Davies

Vice President of Learning, Talent and Performance
Valet Living

About Nicole Davies

As the Vice President for Learning, Talent and Performance Nicole helps Valet Living redefine talent and performance management while also building top-tier leadership and development programs. Prior to coming to Valet Living she led a team of Human Resource Business Partners at ADP Inc. ($12B) with a specific goal of realizing human capital potential.  Nicole’s human resources management experience has included for and not-for-profit organizations as well as higher education.  While working as Assistant Dean of Staff Development at Duke University, Nicole built a talent development and performance management program to support several hundred staff members.

Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia and her Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Colorado State University.  Nicole also maintains her credentials as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Associate Certified Coach (ACC).

Leslie Daley

Chief Learning Officer/Human Resources
Orangetheory Fitness

About Leslie Daley

Leslie Daley joined the Orange Theory Fitness Organization as their Chief Learning/Human Resource Officer in January, 2016.  She will be responsible for overseeing the Learning and Development Team, Human Resources and Payroll.  Prior to joining Orange Theory Fitness Leslie served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Gold’s Gym Holdings 2014 – 2016.  She was responsible for managing and leading the Human Resources and Learning and Development Departments.  The majority of her career has been spent in the health and fitness industry. Prior to joining Gold’s Gym Leslie served as the Senior Vice President for the Rush Fitness Complex 2013 – 2015.  Prior to this she served as the Senior Vice President of Lifestyle Family Fitness, a company based out of Florida that operated in multiple states for over 13 years, 2000 – 2013.  She also served as Chief Operating Officer for 6 years for a Wellness company based out of Pensacola, Florida.

Her major accomplishments have been in the area of building a team of professionals and creating internal operational processes and procedures that have allowed the various organizations to experience substantial growth and profitability.  Leslie has been instrumental in leveraging technology to allow these organizations the ability to efficiently and effectively manage their human capital.

Leslie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  She also has several Fitness certifications.  She has written several articles in noteworthy journals and has presented at many national conferences and conventions throughout her career.