ANNUAL KANSAS FINANCIAL SERVICES SUMMIT

Annual Kansas Financial Services Summit
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
11:45 a.m. – Welcome & Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Program Begins
Security Benefit, Topeka, KS
Cost $45

Have questions, contact Ashlee Spring.

Agenda

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Welcome & Lunch
• Ken Selzer - Kansas Insurance Commissioner
• Mike Kiley - CEO, Security Benefit Corporation
  Attracting, Developing and Retaining the Workforce
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Session #1 - Community and Culture
Moderator: Matt Pivarnik - President & CEO, Greater Topeka Partnership
• Cody Foster - Founder, Advisors Excel, Chair, Greater Topeka Partnership
• Kent Glasscock - President, KSU Institute for Commercialization
• Steven Bamford - Executive Director, Allentown, PA Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority
1:55 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Session #2 - Workforce Development and Retention
Moderator: Alan Cobb - President & CEO, Kansas Chamber
• Blake Flanders - President & CEO, Kansas Board of Regents
• Mary Wright - Director, Employer Alliances, Jobs for the Future
• Josh Westfall - Senior Manager, Policy & Programs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Center for Education and Workforce
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
  Investing in the Future
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Session #3 - Economic and Business Environment
Moderator: Sherriene Jones-Sontag - VP of Communications, Kansas Chamber
• John Tomblin - Vice-President for Office of Research, Wichita State University; Executive Director, National Institute for Aviation Research
• Marek Gootman - Fellow and Director of Strategic Partnerships and Global Initiatives, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
• Bill Northey - Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Bank
 
3:55 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Session #4 - Developing the Ecosystem
Moderator: Jay Matlack, VantEdge Partners
• Greg Schwerdt - Schwerdt Design Group, Top Tank
• Victoria Barnard - Co-Founder, Women’s Capital Connection
• Pam Berneking, Chief Commerical Officer, Community America Credit Union
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wrap Up/Action Items
• Ken Selzer, Kansas Insurance Commissioner
• Mike Kiley, CEO, Security Benefit Corporation
• Matt Pivarnik, President & CEO, Greater Topeka Partnership
• Alan Cobb, President & CEO, Kansas Chamber
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Reception