LCLD Fellows Alumni, to be joined by the recently graduating class of 2018, are invited to the Eighth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium: Power of E.Q. and I.Q. - Leading with Engagement & Influence, Thursday, June 20 through Saturday, June 22, 2019, at The Procter & Gamble Company's headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

We thank The Procter & Gamble Company and all of our Leadership Symposium sponsors listed in the resource at the bottom of this page. 

For questions, contact Erin Hess, LCLD Fellows Alumni Program Manager.


Sessions marked with * are joint sessions with the Third Annual LCLD Pathfinder Alumni Meeting. See the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page for a detailed, PDF version of the agenda.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

12:30 - 2:30 pm

All meeting attendees may pick up name tags for the meeting. Please also pick up a t-shirt if you are participating in the Community Service Project.

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Fellows Alumni Executive Council Meeting
For members of the Fellows Alumni Executive Council only.

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Community Service Project at the Lighthouse Community School

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception at the Backstage: Sponsored by Jones Day*

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Pick your favorite spot in Cincinnati and connect with both new and old Fellows Alumni.

Friday, June 21, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 am

Check-In and Breakfast*

Welcome Remarks*

9:00 - 9:05 am

Amy Ahn-Roll, Chair, Eighth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company; 2014 Fellow | Kelly Lipinski, Vice-Chair, Eighth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Partner, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC; 2015 Fellow

9:05 - 9:15 am

Deborah Majoras, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, The Procter & Gamble Company; LCLD Board Member

9:15 - 10:15 am

Keynote: A Life of Leadership & Service--One Badge at a Time*
Anna Maria Chávez, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, National Council on Aging; Former Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of the USA (20112016)

10:15 - 10:45 am

Networking Break*

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Influential Leadership with General Counsel*
Jimmy Alaniz, Chief Legal Officer, Packers Sanitation Services, Inc., Ltd.; 2014 Fellow  |  Caryn Groce, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Viacom International Media Networks; 2013 Fellow  |  Chad Walker, Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Morton Salt, Inc.; LCLD Member & 2012 Fellow  |  Christine Wheatley, General Counsel and Group Vice President, The Kroger Co.; LCLD Member & 2011 Fellow  |  Moderated by Robert J. Grey, Jr., President, LCLD

12:00 - 1:15 pm


1:15 - 2:45 pm

Engagement Skills to Strengthen Your Leadership Game
Karen Hough, Founder & CEO, ImprovEdge

2:45 - 3:15 pm

Networking Break

3:15 - 3:30 pm

LCLD Fellows Alumni Business Meeting & Announcement of Incoming Executive Council
Corey Lee, Chair, LCLD Fellows Alumni EC; Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP; 2012 Fellow | Monica Patel, Chair-Elect, LCLD Fellows Alumni EC; Senior Regional Counsel, IBM Corporation; 2015 Fellow

3:30 - 4:30 pm

What Business Leaders Value in Their Lawyers: An Interview with P&G C-Suite Executives
Carolyn Tastad, Group President North America, The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) | Deborah Majoras, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, P&G | Sundar Raman, President, Fabric Care, North America, P&G

4:30 - 4:45 pm

Will You Be a Leader for Equal Justice?
Jim Sandman, President, Legal Services Corporation

4:45 pm

Meeting Concludes

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Networking & Group Dinner at Anderson Pavilion*
Presenting the Fifth Annual Rick Palmore Awards, Community Service Award, and Participation is Key Award
Network with Fellows and Pathfinder Alumni

Saturday, June 22, 2019

10:00 - 11:30 am

More Money, More Problems: Fellows Alumni Panel*
Bryan Brantley, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP; 2014 Fellow  |  Shanna Cohn, Corporate Counsel, AEP Energy, Inc.; 2011 Fellow  |  Mark Mao, Partner, Co-Lead of Data Privacy Practice, Troutman Sanders LLP; 2018 Fellow  |  Gillian Thackray, Vice President, Chief Counsel Intellectual Property, ThermoFisher Scientific; 2015 Fellow  |  Shilpa M. Upadhye, Sr. Counsel, McDonald’s Corporation; 2016 Fellow  |  Moderated by Wednesday Shipp, Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company; 2015 Fellow

12:30 - 3:30 pm

Group Networking Event: Local Brewery Tours, Tastings, and Lunch
Join the Fellows Alumni for a walking tour to two local breweries: Taft’s Ale House and Rhinegeist Brewery. You’ll get to sample different beers at each brewery and you will also have plenty of time to network with your friends. Lunch will be served at Taft’s Ale House.

Please see the "Resources" section below to download a detailed, PDF version of the agenda.

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Photography by Jay Haas