COUNTDOWN TO LAUNCH:
Prepare For Launch
Buckle in for our third annual Launch Staffing Conference, which will be held September 27-28 at the Mohegan Sun. This year’s conference will focus on companies just like yours - giving you the time to gain insights from industry peers. As a participant, you’ll have the opportunity to hear success stories, exchange ideas with fellow attendees and enjoy all the amenities of a world class resort.
Launch 2017 is designed exclusively for staffing executives to ensure all information is pertinent to you. Propel your staffing organization forward by registering today! Space is limited.
Wednesday, September 27
|4:00-5:30 p.m.||Tracking Shooting Stars |
Who’s buying and who’s selling and at what price? What are the best run firms doing to increase their street value? This panel of experts will share the best practices of well-run staffing firms and how they continue to add value and synergies to their business model. Find out how these tricks of the trade can translate to your business.
Dave Phillips – Managing Director, CHILDS Advisory Partners
Paul Mehring – Co-President, Access Capital
Nick Florio, CPA – Partner, Citrin Cooperman
Matt Blevins – Principal, Clearview Capital
Martin Borosko – Managing Member, Becker
|6:30-9:00 p.m.||Lobster Bake Dinner and Networking|
Thursday, September 28
|7:30-8:30 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
|8:30-8:45 a.m.||Welcome Remarks|
|8:45-10:30 a.m.|| Exploring Another Galaxy |
Learn from your peers. The panelists in this session are well-respected, successful, mid-sized staffing executives who have successfully managed their firms through economic ebbs and flows and constant regulatory change. You’ll leave this session with a better understanding of how the executives have profitably grown their companies, managed growth, controlled expenses and motivated their sales forces.
John Taylor – CEO, ECU Staffing
Keith Banks – President, LLoyd Staffing
Madhu Modugu – Founder & CEO, Leoforce
Chris Holcroft – CEO, R121
John McGraw – Senior Vice President, Access Capital
|11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||Leaving Your Father’s Space Ship|
This is not your father’s job market. Attracting and retaining good talent for sales and management is a challenge, as is protecting your company from the constantly changing regulatory environment. This session will focus on (1) how the best companies are finding quality talent to grow and manage their firms, and (2) how the best managed companies avoid regulatory pitfalls and employment suits by staying in compliance with employment laws and regulations.
Mike Gallo – Vice President/Chief Talent Officer, Winston Staffing Services
Jean-Paul Renard – CEO, Distinctive Workforce Solutions
Dennis Harkins – President/CFO, Zanett
Mike Zyborowicz, CPA – Partner, Citrin Cooperman
|1:30-3:00 p.m.|| Entering Cyber Space |
Cyber Security is one of the most important and hottest topics for today. In this session, you will learn how to protect yourself from cyber threats, how to structure your vendor agreements and what insurance may or may not cover in the event of a cyber breach or theft.
Deidre Diamond – Founder/CEO, Cyber Security Network
Dom Glavach – Chief Security Officer, Cyber Security Network
Tim Szuhaj – Partner, Becker
Kerri Quigley – Vice President, Assurance
Kurt Murray – Principal, Assurance
|3:00-3:15 p.m.||Closing Remarks and Conference Close|
Just over 2 hours outside of New York, Mohegan Sun is easy to get to by car, plane, and train. Please visit Mohegan Sun's website for more information on getting there.