The Second Meeting of the 2019 Pathfinders will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, located at 100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH 43035. This will be the final in-person meeting for your class.

The meeting will open with a Welcome Reception on November 20 from 6:00-8:30 pm at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, located at 300 W. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. The meeting will end at 4:30 pm on Friday, November 22. 

If you missed your Compass Conversation in June, then there will be an opportunity to make it up at this meeting.


Registration, Hotel Reservations & Pre-Meeting Assignments

In advance of the meeting, please complete all of the following:

1. Register to attend the meeting by completing the sign-up form at the bottom of this page. Registration will be open until Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Please be sure to indicate whether you will attend:

2. Book your hotel room. Please note that the LCLD room block has at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center has sold out. Here is a list of nearby hotels (approximately 3 miles away):

3. Complete all of the pre-meeting assignments. Please complete all four of the Pathfinder e-modules and at least one action assignment for each e-module by Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The first three e-modules are open now, and the fourth and final e-module will open Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Because this content is so essential to the overall value you'll get out of the Pathfinder Program, Pathfinders who watch all of the e-modules by October 22, (at least 90% completion rate on each e-module) will be entered into a drawing to win one $100 Amazon gift card and ten $10 Starbucks gift cards at the upcoming meeting.

Please see below for an outline of the meeting agenda. A detailed version is available in the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page.

For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, LCLD Events Manager. For questions about the meeting or pre-meeting assignments, please contact Sarah Wintle Alexander, Program Manager.


 

Agenda

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Site Visits at Nationwide Corporate Headquarters
Register here
; first-come, first served; maximum of 50 attendees.

5:30 - 6:00 pm

Reception & Pathfinder Meeting Registration

6:00 - 8:30 pm

Opening Reception at National Veterans Memorial and Museum

8:30 - 9:00 pm

Transportation from the National Veterans Memorial and Museum to the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

8:00 - 9:30 am

Pathfinder Meeting Registration

8:30 - 9:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 am

Make-Up Compass Conversation Breakfast

9:45 - 10:00 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Sarah Wintle Alexander, Program Manager, LCLD

10:00 - 11:15 am

A View Inside Nationwide
Mark Berven, President & COO, Nationwide Property & Casualty  |  John Carter, President & COO, Nationwide Financial  |  Mark Thresher, EVP, Chief Financial Officer  |  Terrence Williams, President Emerging Business & Chief Marketing Officer  |  Moderated by Marilyn McClure-Demers, VP - Associate General Counsel; 2014 LCLD Fellow

Breakout Session 1:

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Green Group: Navigating the Path Forward 
John Mitchell, “The Purple Coach” and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC

Orange Group: Working Effectively Across Differences
Mitchell Karp, Partner, and Neonu Jewell, Project Consultant, VallotKarp

1:00 - 2:15 pm

Lunch & Peer Circle Assignment

Breakout Session 2:

2:15 - 3:45 pm

Orange Group: Navigating the Path Forward
John Mitchell, “The Purple Coach” and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC

Green Group: Working Effectively Across Differences
Mitchell Karp, Partner, and Neonu Jewell, Project Consultant, VallotKarp

3:45 - 4:10 pm

Networking & Snack Break

4:15 - 5:45 pm

Power Dynamics
Carrie J. Fletcher, Affiliate Instructor, Harvard Law School Executive Education, and Leadership Institute Research Fellow, London Business School

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Top Golf!


Friday, November 22, 2019

8:30 - 9:30 am

Breakfast & Networking with Pathfinders in Your Region

9:45 - 10:00 am

Morning Announcements

10:00 - 11:30 am

Case Study Breakouts
Carrie J. Fletcher, Affiliate Instructor, Harvard Law School Executive Education, and Leadership Institute Research Fellow, London Business School | Mark Howard, EVP, Chief Legal Officer, Nationwide; LCLD Member

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch & Keynote Address
Gale King, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide 

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Let the Games Begin!
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development

2:30 - 4:00 pm

Advice From the Corporate Trenches
Demetra Liggins, Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP; 2012 Fellow; Co-Founder, Corporate Homie; Bemetra Simmons, Co-Founder, Corporate Homie, and Managing Director, Florida, Mutual of Omaha Bank

4:00 - 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks & Departure
Sarah Wintle Alexander, Program Manager, LCLD

 


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