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Ignite 2019: Business Summit & Game Changer Awards Reception

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Name: Ignite 2019: Business Summit & Game Changer Awards Reception
Date: April 30, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Keynote Speaker: 
Jennifer Owen-O'Quill, Leadership Director, Voltage Leadership Consulting

Title: Ignite Your Leadership: 5 Keys to Transforming Your Organization and Your Life

Jennifer Owen-O'Quill shares the top 5 leadership habits she is seeing right now that are driving the success of her best-performing clients.  With unemployment at historic lows, and a pace of life and work that continues to get faster, we need fresh approaches to continue to sustain our personal and professional success.

Now is the time to engage your talent, focus on your core mission, and bring your leadership performance to the next level.  Whether you have a scaling business or an established enterprise, whether you're a new leader or a trusted mentor, these practical, actionable tips for success will help you ensure that 2019 is a great year for you and your business.

As the Director of Leadership and Strategy for Voltage Leadership Consulting, Jennifer has had significant scopes of work in healthcare and scaling tech companies. She spent most of her 25-year career leading organizations, and brings an executive viewpoint to her work. Today, she develops succession plans, equips leadership teams to rapidly scale, facilitates business segment restructuring, and positions companies for mergers and acquisitions.  Please visit here for more information about Jennifer.
1:30 p.m. Welcome
1:40 - 2:10 p.m. Kick-off Keynote
2:25 - 3:35 p.m. Learning Labs
  • Cyber Security/Risk Management- Simplifying and Navigating the Complex Facilitated by: Carroll Moon, CTO, CloudFit.  Covering all things from Regulations, Standards & Audits to Processes, tools and monitoring to keep you safe.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Because it's more than a box to check. Sponsored by Genworth
    Facilitated by: Aaron D. Smith, Ed.D, PHR,  Diversity & Inclusion Officer, University of Lynchburg and Michael Kittinger, Business Analyst & LGBT Forum Lead, Genworth
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Learning Labs
  • Legal Issues: What to know to keep you and your business out of hot water.  Sponsored by: Woods, Rogers.  Facilitated  by:  Victor Cardwell, Principal and Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Group Woods Rogers and Leah Stiegler, Association, Labor and Employment Group Woods Rogers 
  • I Hate Networking:  Facilitated by Christine Kennedy and Heath Barret, LRBA

5:15 - 7 p.m. Business Reception & Game Changer Award Recipients
  • True Grit Award - The Floor Show & MedExpress Urgent Care
  • Pay it Forward Award - Karl Miller Team - Mark A. Dalton & Co., Inc.
  • Knocking it Out of the Park Award - CloudFit Software
  • Can Do Award - Southern Air, Inc.
Full event:  $55 for members and VA West members; $65 for general admission
Reception only:  $25 members and VA West member?s $35 general admission   

RSVP required by noon, April 24 to 434.845.5966, online or email 

Please email Heath Barret or call (434) 515-3365 for partnership opportunities.

Alliance policy requires that all reservations be billed unless canceled 48 hours prior to the event.

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Partner

Signature Partners

Breakout Session Partner

Photographer/Corporate Partner

Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
300 Lucado Place
Lynchburg, VA  24504
Date/Time Information:
1:30 - 7 p.m.
April 30, 2019
Contact Information:
(434) 845-5966
Full event:  $55 for Alliance members and VA West members; $65 for general admission
Reception only:  $25 members and VA West member?s $35 general admission 
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