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Save the date to join thought leaders from across the state for the 2016 LNC Forum on Friday, January 29, 2016, at the SAS Executive Briefing Center in Cary, NC.

The LNC Forum is Leadership North Carolina’s flagship event for leaders across the state. Hosted annually, its goal is to educate leaders about the most critical issues facing the state, creating a more informed group of stakeholders committed to North Carolina’s future.

  • Network with over 200 leaders from across North Carolina.
  • Learn how individuals are encouraging action.
  • Get energized by inspiring keynote presentations.
  • Learn best practices from experts through a selection of breakout sessions.

Confirmed Speakers: (Meet the Speakers)

  • Rye Barcott, Managing Partner, Double Time Capital
  • Dr. Michael Blackwell, President, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina
  • Jesse Cureton, Chief Consumer Officer, Novant Health
  • Lisa Finaldi, Community Engagement Leader, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation
  • David Fountain, North Carolina President, Duke Energy
  • Ben Kinney, Publisher, Lace Wigs Business North Carolina Magazine
  • Will Jones, Child Well Being Specialist, State and Local Government, SAS
  • Jenn Mann, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, SAS
  • Donald Raikes, Senior Vice President, Customer Service and Business Development, Dominion
  • Kevin Trapani, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Redwoods Group
  • Dr. Martin Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer, JUST Capital
  • Dr. Bauback Yeganeh, Principal, Everidian
  • Frank Yoho, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Tracy Zimmerman, Executive Director, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation

Download the agenda here.

Registration Block

Keynotes

Leadership Keynote – Leadership in Action – Jesse Cureton, Chief Consumer Officer, Novant Health

Growing a Company the Right Way – Jenn Mann, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, SAS

Steps Toward a More Just Economy – Dr. Martin Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer, JUST Capital

Closing Keynote – Kevin Trapani, Chief Executive Officer, The Redwoods Group

Breakout Topics
The breakout sessions will provide an opportunity for greater interaction and will give you an opportunity to participate in discussions on subjects relating to your area of interest.

Please choose one topic per session. You will confirm your choices on the registration form.

Morning Breakout Sessions (11:00am – 12:30pm) – Choose ONE

Purpose-Driven Communication that SOARS: What to Say, When to Say It, How to Say It
Dr. Michael Blackwell, President, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina

Purpose-Driven Data – Analytics for Social Impact
Will Jones, Child Well Being Specialist, State and Local Government, SAS

A Discussion on the Future of North Carolina Energy
Rye Barcott, Managing Partner, Double Time Capital
David Fountain, North Carolina President, Duke Energy
Donald Raikes, Senior Vice President, Customer Service and Business Development, Dominion Energy
Frank Yoho, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Piedmont Natural Gas
Moderator: Ben Kinney, Publisher, Business North Carolina Magazine

Afternoon Breakout Sessions (1:15pm – 2:45pm) – Choose ONE

Intentional Leadership
Dr. Bauback Yeganeh, Principal, Everidian

Early Childhood – Why It’s Everyone’s Business
Tracy Zimmerman, Executive Director, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation
Lisa Finaldi, Community Engagement Leader, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation

A Discussion on the Future of North Carolina Energy
Rye Barcott, Managing Partner, Double Time Capital
David Fountain, North Carolina President, Duke Energy
Donald Raikes, Senior Vice President, Customer Service and Business Development, Dominion Energy
Frank Yoho, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Piedmont Natural Gas
Moderator: Ben Kinney, Publisher, Business North Carolina Magazine

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