CPE Course 2018 Emerging Leaders' Summit In Partnership w/ the NH Bankers and NH Bar Association

August 28, 2018

8:30am — 4:30pm

Location Manchester

Member Price $249.00
Non-member Price $249.00

Curriculum Personal Development, Specialized Knowledge, Other

Field of Interest Personal Development, Practice Management, Other

Level Intermediate

Designed For

Up and coming leaders, young professionals looking for the skills to become a leader, and professionals looking to learn leadership skills and network with the top professionals. **It was determined that this program does qualify for 115 minutes of NHMCLE credit.**


The New Hampshire Society of CPAs, NH Bar Association, and NH Bankers Association have partnered to bring you the 2nd Annual Emerging Leaders’ Summit. This all-day leadership program is designed for young professionals who are ready to jumpstart their leadership skills, advance their careers, and make lifelong connections. 

This year’s program will include segments on time management, leadership styles, problem solving, recruitment and retention, and so much more.  This interactive and engaging program will be lead by Jennifer Elder and include speakers, presentations, interactive panels, lead networking and group exercises.

This is a one-of-a-kind event where you will have several opportunities to learn from and network with leaders from three professions! If you are serious about advancing your career, you must attend the 2018 Emerging Leaders’ Summit! 

**No print materials provided for this event. All materials will be provided electronically.**

It was determined that this program does qualify for 115 minutes of NHMCLE credit.


**Agenda is still tentative. Topics and speakers may be adjusted.**

Howard Brodsky, Co-Founder, Chairman, and Co-Chief Executive Officer, CCA Global Partners

Panel: Unconventional leaders 

  • Gregg Tewksbury, President and CEO, New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp
  • Arthur Sullivan, Owner, Brady Sullivan Properties
  • Katherine J. Morneau, Esq, Law Office of Katherine J. Morneau, PLLC
  • Lindsey M. Stepp, Commissioner, NH Department of Revenue Administration

Having it all – How to Balance Work and Life in the Age of Technology 
Speaker: Ryan Barton, CEO, Mainstay Technologies
Work/Life Balance in the information age can often feel unattainable. Available technologies make it easier to work from anywhere, but that does not necessarily mean you should. Ryan Barton, CEO of one of Northern New England’s largest and most well respect IT Companies, devoted husband, and father of three young children, will share the keys to maintaining a real work/life balance. He will discuss organizing and aligning your personal and professional priorities, goal setting, task management, proper use of technologies and the tools to help you manage your time better, and so much more.

Rocking Resilience
Speaker:  Pubali Chakravorty-Campbell, VP, Operations & Development, HR Partners
Part of being a strong leader is being able to deal with the constant pressure and stressful situations. Pubali Chakravorty-Campbell, VP, Operations & Development at HR Partners will discuss self-management’s role in effective communication and how keeping calm and choosing how you react can improve your leadership style. She will discuss how to keep your cool and efficiently resolve issues without adding unnecessary conflict. 

Attracting top talent- How to Recruit and Retain Irreplaceable Employees
Speaker: Jason Alexander, Managing Partner, BANKW Staffing, LLC
Building and leveraging your network starts with earned credibility.  Whether you are networking over LinkedIn, at an event, or through referrals your network is only as strong as the reputation you’ve created.  This starts with an adopted mentality of giving and connecting people.  In this session we will discuss some “low hanging fruit” opportunities to build a great network and harness it for even greater success.

Panel: What employee want and how to give it to them

  • Joseph Murray, VP Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments
  • Jason Alexander, Managing Partner, BANKW Staffing, LLC
  • Cathleen A. Schmidt, Executive Director and CEO, McLane Middleton 
  • Zach Nowlan, Chair of NHSCPA Young Professionals Committee, Melanson Heath
  • Talesha Saint-Marc, Attorney, Bernstein Shur

Practical Problem Solving
Presentation: Problem solving techniques 
Speaker: Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS, The Sustainable CFO


Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF,

Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of “administrivia” and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be. Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England. She lives on her boat near Annapolis, Maryland.close




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