June 23, 2021 – Drop In CEO Deborah Coviello, Future of Work Christie Smith and College Savings Steve Rueschhoff

June 23, 2021 – Drop In CEO Deborah Coviello, Future of Work Christie Smith and College Savings Steve Rueschhoff

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Deborah Coviello – Founder of Illumination Partners

Deborah applies expert knowledge, industry experience, and relentless energy to solving your company’s issues.

Deborah Coviello is the Founder of Illumination Partners. For more than twenty years, she has been transforming businesses from within, elevating the talents of their organizations to new performance levels. Her experience over 20+ years has taught her to put tremendous value on people, whom she considers the heart of every business. She’s the author of “CEO’s Compass – Your Guide to Getting Back on Track” and host of The Drop In CEO podcast.

Christie Smith – Senior Managing Director – Global Lead, Talent & Organization / Human Potential at Accenture 

The Future of Work: Productive Anywhere

Christie Smith joined Accenture in 2020 to lead and expand the transformational change offerings that address the complex change management challenges facing CEOs, C-suites and Boards. She became the global lead of Talent & Organization / Human Potential in March 2021. Christie is a frequently sought-after speaker on leadership, strategy, I&D, and people analytics. She has been covered by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Forbes and CNN. Christie has been recognized as a Most Influential Woman in San Francisco (2012-2015), Women to Watch from Diversity Magazine (2012) and Top 50 Diversity Leader (2020). She is a member of the Committee of 200 (C200) and World 50 Women and she sits on the board of ENDO International, a life sciences company. As organizations around the world make plans for their people to return to the workplace, the latest research from Accenture finds that 83% of employees want a hybrid model ─ where individuals have the ability to work remotely between 25% and 75% of the time.  The global study titled, “The Future of Work: Productive Anywhere,” finds that 40% of individuals feel they can be productive and healthy anywhere ─ either fully remote or onsite or a combination of the two ─ as the hybrid workplace emerges.

Steve Rueschhoff – Edward Jones Principal

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Edward Jones Principal Steve Rueschhoff leads the Managed Investments and Insurance areas in Packaged Products. He and his teams are responsible for leading and coordinating the firm’s product strategy, product management and wholesaling support for mutual funds, exchange traded funds, 529 plans, unit trusts and insurance. Steve participates in several financial services industry committees and serves on the board of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI). He is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a graduate of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.