Former Linebacker with the Minnesota Vikings
Chad Greenway is a retired NFL linebacker who spent his entire 11-year career with the Minnesota Vikings. He was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and was named the Vikings Defensive MVP in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Greenway attended Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, SD, where he was a three-time South Dakota All-State performer and was named the South Dakota Gatorade Football Player of the Year as a senior in 2001. He played collegiately at Iowa and was drafted by the Vikings in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He retired from football in 2017.
Greenway is known for his charitable endeavors and, in 2008, he established Chad Greenway’s Lead The Way Foundation. Through his foundation, he has opened Chad’s Lockers both in the Twin Cities and Sioux Falls, SD to provide patients and their families access to notebook computers, movies and video game systems to occupy their time during their hospital stay.
For his work, Greenway was named the Vikings Community Man of The Year four times and received the 2015 Byron “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year Award by the NFL Players Association. Greenway is married and has four daughters.
Chad will be speaking on Monday, June 11th from 10:30 - 11:30 am.
Expert on Workforce Trends and Generational Dynamics
Seth Mattison is an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brand and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work. His ideas have been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Globe. He was named one of the “Editors’ Picks For Favorite Speakers for 2013,” by MeetingsNet and as been called one of the most dynamic young speakers on the circuit today.
Seth’s presentations bring an entirely unexpected perspective on the future of work, talent, innovation, and the power of relationships. With a passion for helping to create greater understanding and collaboration in today’s workplace, Seth offers participants actionable content that can immediately impact business performance. With his finger on the pulse of today’s changing workforce, Seth blends storytelling from his own personal experience working with category leading brands while leveraging cutting edge research to develop fresh perspectives on the key strategic issues most relevant for today’s leaders.
Over the past 5 years Seth has shared his insight with thousands of business leaders around the world and has received accolades from many of the world’s best brands including: MasterCard, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, AT&T, PepsiCo, GE Energy, Prudential Real Estate, Cisco, State Farm, Merrill Lynch, Dow, Disney, and Deloitte.
Seth will be speaking on Tuesday, June 12th from 8:30 - 9:45 am.
Seth is sponsored by:
Kathy Wentworth Drahosz, B.S.
Founder and President of The Training Connection, Inc.
Kathy has more than twenty years of experience in business, product and people development. As a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) Kathy has helped thousands of individuals worldwide experience the power of her training programs and services. A strong focus of Kathy’s work has been helping public and private organizations develop effective, formal mentoring and career development programs. Kathy is the developer and author of Dynamic Mentoring Connections, Discovering the Mentor Within and Strategic Career Management, three practical approaches to unleashing human potential.
Her most pioneering endeavor has been the development of “The Mentoring Connection,” an innovative web-based delivery system designed to offer the federal government and other private organizations a comprehensive, effective and more cost-efficient means of establishing and operating formal mentoring programs and partnerships. Through the use of the internet and sophisticated data management tools, this program makes possible effective mentoring programs with significant savings in staff and administrative overhead.
Kathy will be speaking on Wednesday, June 13th from 10:45 - 11:45 am.