2019 WIN in Workforce Summit

2019 WIN in Workforce Summit

Thursday, August 22, 2019
12:00 PM

Denny Sanford Premier & Convention Center
1201 North West Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD

Make plans to attend this year's WIN Summit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on August 22, 2019!

This event will call together industry leaders, innovative educators, and business professionals from the greater Sioux Falls area to prioritize, strategize, and energize workforce development. Attendees will share and learn effective strategies to grow their businesses and showcase innovative ways to increase supply and foster development of the city of Sioux Falls.

In addition to offering robust content sessions on innovative and relevant trends and best practices in workforce, the 2019 WIN Summit also allows attendees to earn 5.0 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recertification credits*!


Confirmed Panelists*

  • Alyssia Salguero, Career Advisor for South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulations
  • Andrea Miller, Project Manager at Journey Group
  • Barry Dunn, President of South Dakota State University
  • Betty Oldenkamp, Executive Director of Lutheran Social Services
  • Christine Buell, Director of Organizational Development for Avera
  • Christy Nicolaisen, Executive Director of Multicultural Center (Moderator)
  • Darren Walker, Vice President of Human Resources Operations at Sanford Health
  • Debra Owen, Attorney and Public Policy Advisor at Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Denise M. Guzzetta, Vice President of Talent & Workforce Development for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation
  • Dr. Carmen Simone, Executive Director of University Center
  • Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths, President of Dakota State University
  • Dr. Pam Homan, Vice President for Advancement at Augustana University (Moderator)
  • Dr. Robert Griggs, President of Southeast Technical Institute
  • Fenecia Foster, Instructor of Mathematics at Southeast Technical Institute
  • Janet Kittams, CEO of Helpline Center
  • Joni Johnson, Executive Director of South Dakota BioTech
  • Josh Hall, Principal of Career & Technical Education (CTE) Academy
  • Karen Lundquist, Chief Executive Officer of EmBe
  • Kayla Eitreim, President of Junior Achievement South Dakota
  • Kira Kimball, Chief Innovation Officer at Howalt & McDowell, a Marsh and McClennan Agency, LLC
  • Linda Halliburton, Director of Graduate Business & Executive Education Programs, Beacom School of Business at University of South Dakota
  • Maren Jensen, Marketing Business Partner at Sanford Health (Moderator)
  • Melanie Wiegert, Director of Human Resources for Diamond Mowers
  • Michelle Lavallee, Principal at The Lavallee Group
  • Pam Hanneman, Vice President and Business Banking Member at First Premier Bank (Moderator)
  • Patti Hawkey, Director of Talent Acquisition and Planning for Human Resources at Midco
  • Peggy Canter, Talent Acquisition Manager at Raven Industries
  • Sara Gillis, Director of Talent & Workforce Development for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation (Moderator)
  • Sheila Gestring, President of the University of South Dakota
  • Shelly Johnson, Director of Community Outreach for Lawrence & Schiller (Moderator)
  • Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, President of Augustana University
  • Tim Heerts, EAP Trainer & Consultant at Avera
  • Tom Kelley, President of Gage Brothers Concrete Products, Inc.
  • Valerie Loudenback, Vice President of Human Resources at Grand Prairie Foods
  • Wendy Dooley, Marketing Director at Helpline Center (Moderator)

* List is Subject to Change

Cost: $40 - $100; Tickets Available for Purchase on Eventbrite
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