2022 Schedule

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Catalyst Studio (UArizona)

9:30 AM
Breakfast/Registration/Networking
10:15 AM
Maximizing your Impact through Philanthropy  – Public Service and Advocacy Track

Terri Tellez-Baker
Financial Consultant, Cerulean Financial PLLC

Elizabeth Slater
CEO, Youth on Their Own

Embrace the transformative power of philanthropy! Join this learning session for tools to help you become more effective in your personal philanthropic giving. We’ll define philanthropy, help you explore the causes and methods of giving that align with your values, and introduce several strategies for saving and donating to maximize your impact on social issues that are important to you.

Panel: Do you identify as a Creative Person? – Innovation and the Future Track

Liz Pocock
CEO, Startup Tucson

Keneshia Raymond
Director of Programs and Access to Capital, Startup Tucson

Do you consider yourself a creative person? If not, you’re not alone — many young professionals believe creativity is reserved for artists and musicians but creativity is all around us. This workshop will help you discover how creative you already are and how these creative channels can be put to use to advance your personal and professional goals.

Personal Branding – Business and Organizational Leadership Track

Becky Richards
Realtor, CNE, eXp Realty

 

 

Learn how important personal branding is, why personal branding is important, and how to establish your personal brand, as well as how these ideas can be carried over into a business’ brand and culture.

Imagining Digital News for Tucson – Innovation and the Future Track

Becky Pallack
Co-founder, Arizona Luminaria

Irene McKisson
Co-founder, Arizona Luminaria

An interactive experience around innovations in modern digital news products in Tucson and Arizona. 

11:30 AM
PANEL: Making the Most of Your Time in Community – Public Service and Advocacy Track

MODERATOR: Diana Charbonneau
Development Coordinator, IMPACT of Southern Arizona

Stephanie Bermudez
Founder/CEO, StartUP Unidos

Keneshia Raymond
Director of Programs and Access to Capital, Startup Tucson; Interim Executive Director, Tucson Urban League

Shannon Roberts
CEO, Diaper Bank of Southern AZ

Drew Karczewski
Wealth Manager, Winn Financial Grouup

Listen to local leaders on different ways you can get involved in the community, how those opportunities can pay off in the future, and how giving back will increase your value as you move forward in your career.

The Importance of First Impressions – Personal Growth Track

Gayle Petrillo
CEO, First Impressions Image Consulting

 

 

The importance of first impressions extends from individuals to corporations/non-profits, and more; we only get one opportunity to make a first impression and it only takes 3-7 seconds for someone to determine if they will like, respect or want to work with us. Body language, eye contact, listening skills, voice intonation and appearance all come into play before we even open our mouth. Honing these skills can help you at every level of your career, from first or mid-life career interviews, to networking and every aspect of your work and even personal life.

Stop Doing Stuff You Don’t Want To Do  – Business and Organizational Leadership Track

Sara Habib
COO, OpenTent

 

 

As you stand in your power as a leader, it’s critical to be able to communicate what you want and who you want to be. There is a set of simple building blocks that can help you craft your role with purpose, provide clarity in the midst of confusion, and support you to make a meaningful impact in the world. Learn what tools you need to lay the foundation for your lasting professional legacy, and to build a career that enriches both you and the community.

PANEL: The Key Ingredient to Every Career Stage  – Personal Growth Track

Melissa San Angelo
Partner, Gust Rosenfeld, PLC

Victoria L. Buchinger
Senior Counsel, Gust Rosenfeld, PLC

A 2-person discussion followed by Q&A describing the 5 career stages and how community involvement plays a role in each.

12:30 PM
Lunch/Networking
1:45 PM
The Tucson We Want – Public Service and Advocacy Track

Madison Rock
Project Manager, Civic Health; Center for the Future of Arizona

Ian Dowdy
Director, Strategic Data Initiatives; Center for the Future of Arizona

What does the largest survey ever of Arizonans, in partnership with Gallup, say about Arizonans’ priorities for the 3 issue areas TYP members say are important to them; Housing Accessibility, Economic Opportunity, and K12/Post-Secondary Education? And, how do we have healthy, civic dialogue to move those solutions forward? 

Find Your Abundant Life – Personal Growth Track

Jeff Ell
Ell Real Estate Group at eXp Realty

 

 

Gain clarity on what an abundant life means to you and learn to put a plan in motion to create it.

Arizona’s New Economy – Innovation and the Future Track

John Winchester
Director, Government and Community Engagement at Arizona State University

 

 

John Winchester will guide a conversation about Arizona’s New Economy Initiative, how Arizona’s state universities are driving it, and it’s impact on Southern Arizona and the rest of the state

Personal Branding – Business and Organizational Leadership Track

Becky Richards
Realtor, CNE, eXp Realty

 

 

Learn how important personal branding is, why personal branding is important, and how to establish your personal brand, as well as how these ideas can be carried over into a business’ brand and culture.

3:00 PM
Find Your Abundant Life – Personal Growth Track

Jeff Ell
Ell Real Estate Group at eXp Realty

 

 

Gain clarity on what an abundant life means to you and learn to put a plan in motion to create it.

 

The Importance of First Impressions – Personal Growth Track

Gayle Petrillo
CEO, First Impressions Image Consulting

 

 

The importance of first impressions extends from individuals to corporations/non-profits, and more; we only get one opportunity to make a first impression and it only takes 3-7 seconds for someone to determine if they will like, respect or want to work with us. Body language, eye contact, listening skills, voice intonation and appearance all come into play before we even open our mouth. Honing these skills can help you at every level of your career, from first or mid-life career interviews, to networking and every aspect of your work and even personal life.

Stop Doing Stuff You Don’t Want To Do – Business and Organizational Leadership Track

Sara Habib
COO, OpenTent

 

 

As you stand in your power as a leader, it’s critical to be able to communicate what you want and who you want to be. There is a set of simple building blocks that can help you craft your role with purpose, provide clarity in the midst of confusion, and support you to make a meaningful impact in the world. Learn what tools you need to lay the foundation for your lasting professional legacy, and to build a career that enriches both you and the community.

 

Catalyzing Culture – Business and Organizational Leadership Track

José Luis Gomez
Music Director and Conductor, Tucson Symphony Orchestra

 

 

TSO Music Director and Conductor José Luis Gomez shares leadership advice from being a young professional director of orchestras around the world, and how he is working to catalyze an arts and culture organization that is authentically connected to the Tucson community.

 

4:15 PM
Closing Reception and Keynote @ Arizona Stadium
5:30 PM
Keynote

Amanda Powers
President/CEO, FC Tucson