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Enagage! Cleveland Professional Development Conference

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Set Yourself Up for Professional Success in 2021 and Beyond.

Now, more than ever before, is an opportune time to invest in your professional development to set yourself up for success in the new year.

Lead CLE is a two-day professional development conference with 13 interactive sessions taught by some of our region’s top experts. Join us to gain practical tools in leadership, communication, networking and much more that you’ll be able to immediately start applying in your current role to advance your career and set yourself apart.

Plus, you can attend from wherever you are and interact with young professionals outside of your day-to-day colleagues to gain fresh, new perspectives because the entire conference is virtual.

Dates: November 5-6, 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Conference Price: 

  • Day 1: $150 (includes a heavily discounted leadership style assessment)
  • Day 2: $125
  • Conference Bundle $220
  • Recording Access Add-On – $30 (Get access to ALL the conference videos, including the sessions you missed until December 31, 2020.)


Check out the agenda below and register today!




*Staff members of Engage! Cleveland Employer Members receive a 20% discount on ticket purchases. Please reach out to your Engage! Cleveland liaison for your Employer Member code. For any event questions, please reach out to info@engagecleveland.org.

Day One Presented by Union Home Mortgage

Thursday, November 5

8:00am – 9:25am: Leadership Style Assessment, Jennifer Cohen, Ratliff & Taylor

9:35am – 10:30am: Cracking the Code to Effective People Management in Four Steps, Damaris Patterson Price, Working River Leadership Consulting

10:40am – 11:35am: Masterful Communications, Amy B. Shannon, Pinnacle Leadership Solutions

11:45am – 1:10pm: Creating Your Personal Brand, Jacquie Chakirelis, Quest Digital and Great Lakes Publishing

1:20pm – 2:15pm: Leveraging Networks Effectively, George Sample, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

2:25pm – 3:20pm: Sales Skills for Non-Sales Professionals, Marvin Montgomery, The Sales Doctor

3:30pm – 4:55pm: Career Advancement, Kris McGuigan, Professional Courage

Day Two

Friday, November 6

8:00am – 9:25am: How to Be an Effective Leader, Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., Boler College of Business, John Carroll University

9:35am – 10:30am: Creative Problem Solving and Difficult Conversations, Lee Ann Schwope Cochran, Amphora Consulting

10:40am – 11:35am: Preparing and Implementing Meetings, Yan Maschke, Yan Maschke Group

11:45am – 1:10pm: Mentors, Sponsors, Coaches, Teachers…What’s the Difference?, Jamie L. Lewis, Ph.D., Pixel Leadership Group

1:20pm – 2:20pm: Making Diversity & Inclusion a Priority

  • Kevin L. Clayton, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Phyllis Seven Harris, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
  • Diana Starks, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Randell McShepard, RPM International

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Crafting a Real Work/Life Balance

  • Crystal Lynn Bryant, Esq., M.S., LSW, Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry and Cleveland VOTES
  • Matt Jones, CPA, Gallagher Benefit Services
  • Kristen Carpenter, Lockton Companies
  • David M. Toth, Winding River Consulting


November 6, 2020
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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