YPro to CEO: Thriving as a Young Professional
The Fuse Duluth Young Professionals Summit
Fuse Duluth is committed to providing educational and professional development opportunities to our community’s young professional population. In pursuit of this goal, we are excited to bring you our full-day young professional summit, “YPro to CEO: Thriving as a Young Professional!"
Featuring topics relevant to today's young professionals, this is a do-not-miss event employers should send their 20-40 employees to enjoy. Not only will investing in them grow individual professional potential, but the company as a team. Group rates are available.
Positioning Yourself as a Leader - Ted Schick, Schick Corporate Learning
Ted is a charismatic corporate trainer, professional speaker and consultant with his own business, Schick Corporate Learning. A retired naval officer who rose up from the enlisted ranks, Ted has over 30 years experience leading people.
[Corporate Track] In the Mind of the Negotiator: Problem-solving & decision making in the workplace - Jeff Holmes Vice President of Real Estate for maurices
[Entrepreneurial Track] Taking the Leap - Eric Faust Owner of Duluth Coffee Company, Nick Arntz and Elyse Wachendorf of the Happy Wanderer
[Corporate Track] Increase Your Productivity - Pascha Apter of Giant Voices
[Entrepreneurial Track] Spott-On Networking - Pat Spott of Spott Law Office, PA
[Corporate Track] Develop Habits to Build a Successful Life - Karen Stromme of UMD Athletics
[Entrepreneurial Track] Social Media to Grow Your Business - Lucie Amundsen of Locally Laid
12:15pm - 1:00pm Etiquette Luncheon
Learn the dos and don’ts of dining at the conference’s three course etiquette luncheon presented by event expert Jax Eisenmann, held at Greysolon Ballroom.
1:00 pm Networking Game and Sponsor Booth Visits
[Corporate Track] Marketing Yourself : Building your personal brand for success - Panel Discussion featuring City Council Member Linda Krug, Brian Hanson of APEX and Pam Solberg-Tapper of Coach for Success
[Entrepreneurial Track] Money Management - Craig Chilcote of Anderson, Kuiti & Asuma, PLLC
3:00pm Keynote Presentation
Work/Life Balance - Don Ness, Mayor of Duluth
Don was elected mayor in 2007 from a field of 12 candidates. Four years later, Ness became the first mayor to run unopposed since Duluth was incorporated in 1887. Despite Don's extremely busy schedule he has found a way to balance his work and his family life, find out how he does it all.