HR Leadership Summit | Queens University of Charlotte

HR Leadership Summit

A comprehensive educational program for HR Professionals

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
HR Leadership Virtual


Queens University of Charlotte is pleased to offer the tenth annual Human Resources (HR) Leadership Summit for professionals seeking to effectively lead business change in the face of today’s complex challenges. The summit will focus on key trends found in Deloitte’s annual Global Human Capital Trends report that identifies critical human capital trends. The 2020 Global Human Capital Trends theme is: The social enterprise at work: Paradox as a path forward.

The safety and health of our attendees, sponsors, speakers, and staff is of the utmost importance to Queens University of Charlotte and the HR Leadership Summit Steering Committee. As a result, we have made the difficult decision to hold HR Leadership Summit on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in a VIRTUAL format. 


The conference will be held on a virtual platform.  All registered attendees will receive instructions prior to October 13, 2020 on how to download the conference APP and participate in the virtual program.


All attendees receive access to electronic materials electronically via a website and a mobile friendly app.

HR Leadership Summit Individual Attendee - $125

HR Leadership Summit Team Bundle (8 Attendees) -- $800


Who Should Attend

People at HR Leadership Summit Reception


  • HR directors and managers
  • Strategy and workforce planning professionals
  • Organizational development consultants
  • Talent development managers
  • Executive coaches
  • Entrepreneurs and small business owners
  • Graduate students 

Continuing Education Credit

Program is pending HRCI and SHRM continuing education credit approval.


Click here to see session descriptions and speaker information.

8:30 – 8:45am | Access open to virtual platform

8:45- 9:00am | Welcoming Remarks

  • Nancy McNelis, Managing Director for External Relations, Queens University of Charlotte

9:00 - 10:00am | SESSION 1:

An overview of Deloitte’s 2020 Human Capital Trends

  • Bradd Craver, Managing Director, Human Capital, Deloitte Consulting LLP

10:00 – 11:00am | SESSION 2:

Driven to Performance – The Power of a Connected Culture (and AI)

  • Stuart Schuette, President and CEO, ATD
  • Rebecca Sinclair, Chief People Officer, ATD

11:00 – 11:30am | 30 Minute Break (Networking Opportunity)

11:30am-12:30pm | SESSION 3:

Designing Work for Well-Being: Wray Ward Home Edition

  • Jennifer Appleby, President and CEO, Wray Ward
  • LoriAnn Boyer, Talent Development Director, Wray Ward

12:30 – 1:00 pm | 30 Minute Break (Networking Opportunity)

1:00 – 2:00pm | SESSION 4:

Belonging: From Comfort to Courage

  • Quentin Williams, Founder and CEO, Dedication to Community
  • Lou Solomon, CEO, Interact Studio

2:00 – 3:00pm | SESSION 5:

Building Capabilities and Resiliency: How the JELD-WEN and ELI Partnership Drives Ongoing Leader Development and Life Learning

  • Carolyn Roach, VP, Global Talent Management, JELD-WEN, Inc
  • Paul Joyce, Executive Director, Executive Leadership Institute, Queens University of Charlotte 

3:00pm | Closing Remarks & Raffle Drawing

*Subject to change

Cancellation & Refund Policy

There is a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations that are received at least 10 business days prior to the single-day conference will receive a refund, minus the $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after that time and make up conference credits will not be available.

If you do not officially withdraw from the single-day conference, you are responsible for payment. If the single-day conference is canceled for any reason, you will be notified and your registration fee will be refunded.


Presenting Sponsor


Networking Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Deloitte | Delta Dental | Leadership Alliance NFP | The Employers Association |

Silver Sponsor

Aetna | EchoSpan | Lockton Companies | Mavendog | McLaughlin Young Group | Proforma MPH Brand Solutions | SAP SuccessFactors

Steering Committee

Drew Crisen 
Laura Hampton, The Employers Association
Amy Kazmierczak, Cardinal Innovations
Sam Knighton, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Jill Olmstead, LendingTree
Rochelle Riviera, Novant
Carolyn Roach, JELD-WEN
Jennifer Solomonson, Compass
Ally Traetto, Coca-Cola Bottling Co
Alissa Tripp, AccruePartners
Julia Vulcan, Sealed Air

Conference Contact

Cristin Corder Lee, CPCE

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