May 13, 2020 – Fully Staffed Eric Chester, Not Ok That’s Ok Alissa Carpenter and NY Life Fund Ted Mathas

May 13, 2020 – Fully Staffed Eric Chester, Not Ok That’s Ok Alissa Carpenter and NY Life Fund Ted Mathas

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Eric Chester – Founder of Center for Work Ethic Development and Best-Selling Author of Fully Staffed

Eric Chester is an acclaimed and trusted source in the global dialogue on employee engagement, workplace culture, and the emerging generation. Since 1986, Eric’s been in the trenches researching, studying, speaking and writing about these topics. A Hall-of-Fame speaker, Chester’s clients include Harley-Davidson, Allstate, McDonalds, Chrysler, and Wells Fargo. He is frequently mentioned or quoted in publications like Forbes, CNBC, and the Huffington Post, and is an Opinion Coulmnist for CEOWorld Magazine. He was one of the first authors to spell out the radical differences of the post-Gen X workforce in his 2002 bestseller, Employing Generation Why: Understanding, Managing, and Motivating Your New Workforce. As an in-the-trenches workplace researcher and thought-leader, Chester is the author of 5 leadership books, including his latest one, Fully Staffed: The Definitive Guide to Finding & Keeping Great Employees, and has been the keynote speaker for more than 1,500 companies and organizations on 3 continents.

Alissa Carpenter – Founder of Everything’s Not Ok and That’s Ok

Alissa Carpenter, an author, TEDx speakerpodcast host, and learning facilitator, is a workplace communications expert and the owner of Everything’s Not OK and That’s OK, where she provides training, consulting, and speaking services to organizations ranging from non-profits to multi-billion-dollar enterprises all over the world. Alissa is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, and is accredited in the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Indicator. She is passionate about humanizing workplaces and bridging communication barriers, one conversation at a time. She has delivered a TEDx talk on authentic workplace communication, and has been featured in media outlets including Forbes, CNN Money, Business Insider and CBS6. Alissa has also authored a book, How to Listen and How to Be Heard: Inclusive Conversations at Work, which shows how to bridge the conversation gap and use your unique voice to start powerful conversations.

Ted Mathas – Chairman and CEO of New York Life Insurance Company

Theodore Mathas is the Chairman and CEO of New York Life Insurance Company, the nation’s largest mutual life insurer with more than $600 billion in assets under management. The company’s core business includes life insurance, retirement income, investment management, and long-term care insurance. Mr. Mathas is a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, a group of state legislators and regulators, insurance executives, academics and consumer advocates that advises the Federal Insurance Office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He also serves on the boards of The Financial Services Roundtable, where he is a member of the board’s Executive Committee; the American Council of Life Insurers; the American Museum of Natural History, where he serves as Finance committee chair and Treasurer; and the Partnership for New York City.