CC14 Practicum

Elevating humanity through business

Dale A. Herold


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BIO:

Dale A. Herold is currently President, Garlock family of companies, and has held this position since September 2009.  He also has responsibility for the Technetics Group and was recently appointed Chief Customer Officer for EnPro.  Prior to this position as Chief Customer Officer, Herold led Human and Organizational Development for EnPro and has also served as Vice President, Continuous Improvement. Herold also serves on the Board of Directors for Pantheon Enterprises, Inc.

 

Prior to joining EnPro, he held roles as a regional Vice President and Vice President, Marketing and Sales Excellence for BlueLinx Holdings, Inc.  Prior to joining BlueLinx, Herold worked in a variety of marketing and manufacturing roles at Consolidated Container Company and at General Electric for 13 years.  Herold lives in Atlanta with his wife, Jennifer, and two children and when not traveling for work, you can find him on the lake with a fishing rod in his hand.

Katie Hunt-Morr


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BIO:

Katie Hunt-Morr manages Etsy’s Values & Impact team, charged with making Etsy better for the world, and making the world more like Etsy. She works on improving the company’s ecological footprint, increasing their community engagement in innovative ways, and ensuring Etsy’s company values are a part of everything the company does.

Before coming to Etsy, Hunt-Morr oversaw business development for Reuters Media in Australia Pacific. She received a BS from Lewis & Clark College, which led to her working as a biological researcher for the government of the Federated States of Micronesia, and as a zoological researcher in New York.

Hunt-Morr is the co-founder and director of the Jiamini Scholarship Fund, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational opportunities to underprivileged children in Tanzania. She has received the United Way Women in Philanthropy Award, as well as the Thomson Reuters Women to Watch, Community Champion, and Emerging Women in Leadership Awards.

 

 

 

 

Mark Bonchek


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BIO:

Mark Bonchek has been a pioneer and guide to the digital revolution since receiving Harvard University’s first doctorate on the topic of social media in 1997. Bonchek has launched new businesses, created award-winning programs, and advised global leaders for such organizations as McKinsey & Company, The Economist, IBM, and the American Heart Association.  He is a regular columnist for Harvard Business Review and was recently named to the Agenda Digital 50.  Mark is also the founder of the ORBIT Club for 21st Century Explorers and the SHIFT Academy for breakthrough thinking.

 

Mark’s Harvard Business article on Doctrine.

Mark’s video on Doctrine and the Social Leader

 

 

 

Joe Iarocci


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BIO:

Joseph J. Iarocci joined the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership as Chief Executive Officer in 2012.

Before joining the Greenleaf Center, Iarocci spent 13 years with CARE USA, one of the world’s largest international nongovernmental organizations dedicated to ending extreme poverty. Iarocci joined CARE in 1998 as General Counsel, was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2004 and Chief of Staff in 2008. During that time, Iarocci also spent a year managing CARE’s external relations team, which included fundraising, advocacy, marketing and communications.

Iarocci practiced business law prior to joining CARE, representing individual entrepreneurs as well as multinational corporations. He was a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Lamar, Archer & Cofrin and associated with Shearman & Sterling in New York City. Iarocci is a regular speaker and teacher on the subjects of leadership and the practical intersection of public and private sectors.

Ken McLellan


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BIO:

Ken McLellan is currently a Business Connection Leader at the Clorox Company supporting Clorox’s Natural brands including Burt’s Bees, the #1 natural personal care company, and Greenworks, the #1 selling natural cleaning brand. By partnering closely with Marketing and R&D, he has responsibilities to find and grow new big ideas and partnerships to ultimately create new growth opportunities. McLellan’s prior experience includes open innovation and product supply leadership positions at the Clorox Company and Procter & Gamble.

McLellan has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Xavier University.

 

Erin Meezan


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As Vice President of Sustainability for Interface, Erin Meezan ensures that Interface’s aggressive Mission Zero goals are met. She leads a team that provides technical assistance and support to the company’s global business units to achieve the company’s aggressive sustainability vision. She helps the company address sustainability at all levels, including in operations and management, with employees and customers, and in policy forums. Meezan also has an external role working with NGOs as an advisor on Boards and steering committees to develop standards and market guidance. She oversees Interface’s external partnerships with environmental stakeholders and is a frequent lecturer on sustainable business to senior management teams, Universities and the growing green consumer sector.

 

Erin is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Vermont Law School, where she earned her Masters Degree in Studies in Environmental Law and her Juris Doctor degree.

 

 

 

Chris Allen


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BIO:

Chris Allen is the CEO of Biomimicry 3.8, the global leader in Biomimicry innovation training, consulting services, and education. He is a certified Biomimicry Professional, with an expertise in business strategy and development.

Trained in International Business at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas (1985), Allen has over 20 years experience providing strategy and management consulting services related to sustainable development for a variety of private sector clients as well as the US Department of Energy, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the United Nations Man and Biosphere Program. His international experience includes work and studies in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Mexico and he serves on the Board of Directors of A World Institute for Sustainable Humanity.

Allen received an award in 2007 from the State of Texas, Department of Parks and Wildlife, for land stewardship achievements at Woodson Place, a conservation development project focused on ecological restoration and green building on his family’s 112 year-old family farm.

Linde Harned


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BIO:
Linde is a seasoned Human Resource professional with over 25 years experience in designing, implementing, and managing innovative employee based programs that support business objectives.  Linde’s experience covers a wide variety of industries including hospitality, financial services, airlines, healthcare, manufacturing, and the non-profit sector.
Linde has effectively managed the Compensation & Benefits function within Human Resources for major companies including American Express, The Dial Corporation, and Doubletree Hotels Corporation.  Her technical knowledge, proven facilitation skills, and design expertise have helped link H/R programs to key business strategies.    In addition, Linde has contributed to the success of organizations through the design of cost effective benefits programs supported by creative communication solutions, and has successfully managed HR functional teams in two company mergers.
Through People Ink, she provided consulting services to JetBlue Airways.  Harned was responsible for the design, development and implementation of a full benefits program, and the design of pay strategies to support an aggressive national recruiting program.
Harned holds a BA from the University of Arkansas, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is an active member of WorldatWork and the Society for HR Management.  Linde currently serves as an instructor for WorldatWork certification seminars.

Gayle Watson


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BIO:

Gayle Watson specializes in creating high performing values-centric organizational cultures.  Her passion is aligning values, leadership, learning, human capital assets, and performance management to create high performing teams.  She has over 30 years of experience working in and consulting to numerous U.S. and global companies including financial services, technology, customer service centers, health care, sales and service companies, and nonprofit organizations.

Prior to becoming a consultant, Watson was the Chief Learning Officer for Bank One, Texas where she was responsible for leadership and employee development, organizational development, change management and employee communications.

As an entrepreneur, Watson has held C-level positions in several start-up companies.  She is a national leader for women entrepreneurs, having served as Board Chair for the National Association of Women Business Owners and as a board member for the Center for Women’s Business Research.  She currently serves on the board of directors for New Mexico Community Capital, a private, non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

Peter Himmelman


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BIO:
Peter Himmelman isn’t your run of the mill Grammy and Emmy nominated singer-songwriter. He’s also an erudite and entertaining communicator whose unique skill-sets have placed him squarely in the zeitgeist where creativity, spirituality, and a fearless sense of wonder have become essential for understanding our rapidly changing cultural landscape. During his multi-pronged career as a songwriter, stage performer, children’s entertainer, visual artist, and film composer, he’s maintained remarkably high standards. Most recently Himmelman began, Big Muse, www.bigmuse.com a highly regarded methodology for developing creative thinking and deeper levels of communication.