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Opening Keynote Speaker

For 30 years, Lee Rubin has been building high performance teams in both corporate America and the collegiate sports world, setting the foundational cornerstone for a leadership and culture-building mindset focusing on the key components that create extraordinary teams.

This strong core foundation was instilled early in Lee’s life as he held the position of captain of the Penn State football team and later went on to serve as a Human Resource Executive, building senior leadership teams for some of the countries’ most prominent corporations which have become dominant leaders in their industries.

Lee has emerged as one of the most engaging and sought-after voices across the country with his unique ability to understand and articulate winning principles with tremendous clarity and practical application on team building, leadership, and peak performance. He has collaborated with and taken the stage for leading Fortune 500 Companies like Johnson & Johnson, Sony and JP Morgan, to name a few, as well as collegiate sports teams and organizations across the country.


Opening Keynote: 5 Components of Extraordinary Teams

Wednesday, Dec. 4 @ 3:30 PM to 5 PM


International Keynote Speaker, CX Workshop

Dan Gingiss is an international keynote speaker and customer experience expert with a dynamic and engaging speaking style that has captivated hundreds of audiences around the globe. Believing that a remarkable customer experience is your best competitive advantage, Dan shares insights from his 20-year professional career that included leadership positions at McDonald’s, Discover, and Humana. His speaking engagements are enriched by real-world examples and effective strategies that inspire immediate action.

Dan is the author of The Experience Maker: How To Create Remarkable Experiences That Your Customers Can’t Wait To Share and Winning at Social Customer Care: How Top Brands Create Engaging Experiences on Social Media. Dan also co-hosted the award-winning Experience This! podcast. He earned a B.A. in psychology and communications from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Dan is also a licensed bartender, a pinball wizard, and he once delivered a pizza to Michael Jordan.


CX Workshop: Revolutionizing Your Customer Experience

Thursday, Dec. 5 @ 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM



Susan Frew is a former International General Manager with AT&T Wireless, Business Coach, Instructor for the SBA’s national Emerging Leaders program, radio host of “Coaching Not Just for Sports” on ESPN radio in Denver. Susan is also a successful TEDX speaker and took the stage in 2017.

Susan used all the lessons she learned while coaching 17 different trades and 150 companies through the recession. As a business owner and entrepreneur, Susan takes audiences through the riveting story of growing her company 535%, making the INC5000 list, and then almost losing it all because of a bad hire. Her vulnerability and refreshing honesty sets her apart as she is willing to share her mistakes and trials in order to help her audiences avoid a similar fate. This has become Susan’s mission so that no other business owner has to walk through a similar fire in their business. Susan works with Raincatcher to help business owners understand the value of their business and give them a solid coaching plan for maximum sale value.



Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Well

December 4-6, 2024