Recent Speaking Engagements

  • "Advanced Career Planning", Moderator of UW System, Wis. Technical College and WAICU presidents, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Conference, August 2017.
  • “Driving Engagement”, Building Badger Leaders Conference, October 2015.
  • “Navigating from Start-Up to Success”; UW Badger Entrepreneurs Start-Up Summit, August 2014.
  • “The Affordable Care Act: Its Impact on Health Care and You”; Multiple requests through the GHC Better Together Project throughout Wisconsin, 2013-2014
  • UW Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference, April 2012: Panel Moderator for “How We Treat Work and How Work Treats Us: Wisconsin’s Changing Employment Landscape”
  • University of Wisconsin Women and Leadership Symposium, June 2011: "Creating Positive Relationships with External Partners"
  • Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Professionals, June 2011: "Engaging for Impact: Servant Leadership that Drives Results"
  • Moderator, Webinar – New Routes to Community Health, June 2011: "Immigrant Media Making: New Voices for Community Health " - A report to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Stakeholders
  • Emcee - National Science Olympiad, May 2011. Two night event held at UW Kohl Center and hosted 7,000 in on-site audience while streaming live internationally.
  • Wisconsin Alumni Association "Made in Wisconsin" Lecture Series, October 2010: "Entrepreneurship in Society: Creating Impact for UW Students and the State"
  • Moderator, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing Littlefield Lecture featuring Donna Shalala, Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and Chair of the Institute of Medicine Commission on Future of Nursing, October 2010
  • Straight Talk for Nonprofits Series, September 2010 "Connecting for Impact: Applying Professional Networking to Nonprofit Interests for Community Impact"
  • Wisconsin State Governor’s Conference on Tourism, March 2008: "Using Collaborative Efforts to Advance Your Nonprofit and Community Interests"
  • Respite Care Association of Wisconsin, “Engaging our Communities” Conference, September 2006: “Building Partners Through Community Collaboration”
  • American Medical Group Association National Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005: “It Takes Two to Tango: The Dance of Physician Leadership and Followership in Effecting Change”
  • American Medical Group Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2004: “Learning from our Past to Help Construct our Future”
  • American Medical Group Association National Conference, Hollywood, FL, February 2003: “Leadership Development: A Key to Your Service Vision”
  • ABC for Health and the National Covering Kids Coalition, Madison, March 2002 and September 2002: “Establishing Health Benefits Counseling in the Culture of Your Clinic”
  • American Medical Group Association National Conference, San Diego, CA, February 2002: “Becoming Customer Centered: Incorporating Service Quality into the Culture of Your Medical Group Practice”
  • Medical Group Management Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2001: “Crisis Communications”
  • Medical Group Management Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2001: “Collaborating for Community Care”
  • Wisconsin State Medical Society “Advocacy in Action Conference”, Wisconsin Dells, WI, October 2001: “Tackling the Uninsured Puzzle in Wisconsin: Collaborating for Community Care”
  • Medical Group Management Association National Conference, San Diego, CA, October 1999: “Uncompensated Care Models: Satisfying Regulators, Patients and the Community”
  • Agency for Health Care Policy Research Forum, Portland, OR, September 1999: “Community Collaboration: The Dane County Coalition for Neighborhood Child Health”
  • Medical Group Management Association Sectional Conference, Nashville, TN, July 1999: “Turning Basic Communication into Real Collaboration with Your Community”
  • Medical Group Management Association Western Sectional Conference, Maui, Hawaii, June 1999: “Turning Basic Communication into Real Collaboration with Your Community”
  • Dane County Connections Conference, Madison, WI, November 1998 “Implementing Health Benefits Counseling in a Private Health Care Organization”
  • Medical Group Management Association National Conference, Denver, CO, October 1998: “Turning Basic Communication into Real Collaboration with Your Community”