Leadership Symposium 2023 Friday, September 29, 2023
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This one-day conference will feature speakers who will
share thought provoking information to be used both on the job and in life! 
Attendees will also participate in an interactive leadership and personality assessment, which will assist in strengthening their relationships and overall communication skills!

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Date & Time:  
Friday, September 29th
8:30 AM–3:30 PM 
(Followed by an optional campus tour from 3:30 PM-4:00 PM.)

Falany Performing Arts Center
7300 Reinhardt College Parkway
Waleska, GA 30183
(Click here for directions.)

$80/Chamber Members
$100/Future Members

Advance registration is required.

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Session I:
Dr. Lori Maldonado

With a gripping and contagious style, Dr. Lori Maldonado routinely addresses a variety of audiences across the country. Whether speaking on leadership or spiritual development, her passion for teaching and inspiring does not disappoint from retreats to conferences and beyond. She co-created the Teach One to Lead One program, recognized as educationally sound by the White House. Dr. Lori does not mince words as she challenges people to live with integrity, depth, and joy. The author of seven books and a contributing author for other books and publications, Dr. Lori is a certified Youth Development Professional (YDP) and a Life Coach certified by the International Association of Professions (IAP) Career College. She earned her Masters of Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary and her Doctorate in Leadership Development at Asbury University. Residents of Atlanta and parents to two sons, Dr. Lori and her husband like to cycle, hike, read, skydive, visit coffee shops, and participate in age-defying activities.

Session II:

Sean Georges, J.D., LL.M.

Sean M. Georges, J.D., LL.M., recently retired as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Shoe Carnival, Inc., a publicly traded national retailer with nearly 400 stores and over 5,500 employees in 35 states and Puerto Rico.  A frequent speaker on leadership, employment law, and culture, Sean is co-founder of On Mission Leadership, LLC, a leadership development training and coaching team. A graduate with Distinction (English Honors) from the United States Naval Academy, Sean accepted a Commission as a Marine Corps Officer and was one of ten Marine Officers selected to attend law school under the Funded Law Education Program.  He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois and later earned a Master of Laws degree from The Judge Advocate General's School of the Army at the University of Virginia. During 13 years on Active Duty in the Marines, Sean served in numerous positions of responsibility from North Carolina to Okinawa.  As a Judge Advocate, he served as Senior Trial Counsel and Senior Defense Counsel, Special Assistant United States Attorney, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, and as Senior Judge Advocate for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) in the Western Pacific. The coauthor with Dr. John Buford, Ph.D. of a recently published book on the nature and importance of an authentic leadership journey entitled On Mission: Your Journey to Authentic Leadership, Sean's TEDx talk on The Essence of Authentic Leadership has been viewed nearly 40,000 times.  

Session III:

JW Fanning Institute for Leadership Development through UGA presents
an Interactive leadership & personality assessment.

Learn more about yourself, better understand others, help others understand you - strengthening your relationships and overall communication! Participants will have an understanding of their strengths and potential weaknesses, which can be used to modify communication with others at work and home.

Ticket - Chamber Member
Deal Ends: Sep 22, 2023
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Deal Ends:
Sep 22, 2023
Ticket - Future Chamber Member
Deal Ends: Sep 22, 2023
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Deal Ends:
Sep 22, 2023
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