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NPMA CEO FORUM: GOOD TO GREAT

NPMA is excited to introduce a new virtual series!

Geared towards business owners and upper managers, this forum will feature a combination of both keynote speakers and carefully selected industry speakers who will provide a vision to important conversations such as succeeding in a world of disruption and creating a company culture that will recruit, retain and engage employees. Attendees will walk away from this informative forum with new ideas and solutions for your business and its future.

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Note: all sessions will be held in Eastern Time (ET).

Tuesday, October 13

SESSION 1: KICKOFF DISCUSSION

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. EDT (During PestWorld 2020)

Welcome & Introductions
Stephanie Jensen, BASF & Dominique Stumpf, NPMA

Keynote Kickoff on “The Future”
Featuring Keynote Speaker Jesse Hirsh, Futurist & Digital Strategist

Breakout Rooms & Topic Discussion 

 

Thursday, October 22

SESSION 2: SUCCEEDING IN A WORLD OF DISRUPTION

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Welcome & Introductions
Stephanie Jensen, BASF & Dominique Stumpf, NPMA

What’s Next for You? A Look through the Lens of a Futurist
Featuring Keynote Speaker Jesse Hirsh

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption Within Your Organization
Andrew Richardson, Edge Pest Control, Orem, UT; Bobby Jenkins, ABC Home & Commercial Services, Austin, TX; Jerry Gahlhoff, Rollins, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Breakout Rooms & Topic Discussion

 

Thursday, October 29

SESSION 3: RECRUITMENT, RETENTION, COMPANY CULTURE, EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT & CAREER PATHING

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Welcome & Introductions
Stephanie Jensen, BASF & Dominique Stumpf, NPMA

Leadership Starts with You – A Formula for Success 
Featuring Keynote Speaker Randy Gravitt

Panel Discussion: Recruiting, Retaining and Engaging Your Employees
Andrew Klein, Assured Environments, New York, NY; Stacy O’Reilly, Plunkett's Pest Control, Inc., Fridley, MN; Erin Richardson, All-American Pest Control, Inc., Nashville, TN

Breakout Rooms & Topic Discussion

 

Thursday, November 5

SESSION 4: ECONOMY OF THE FUTURE

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Welcome & Introductions
Stephanie Jensen, BASF & Dominique Stumpf, NPMA

The Economy of the Future
Featuring Keynote Speaker Jesse Hirsh

Panel Discussion:  Poised and Positioned for Tomorrow’s Success
Ross Treleven, Sprague Pest Solutions, Tacoma, WA; Kevin Lemasters, EnviroPest, Windsor, CO; David Billingsly, American Pest, Fulton, MD

Breakout Rooms & Topic Discussion

 

Thursday, November 19

SESSION 5: COMPANY CULTURE

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT

Perfecting Company Culture 
Featuring Keynote Speaker Randy Gravitt

Developing a Continuous Hiring Plan 
Mr. Courtney White, BASF

Panel Discussion: Company Culture
John Myers, Rentokil North America, Reading, PA; Emily Kendrick, Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta, GA; Audrey Hall, Eco Serve Pest Services, Orchard Park, NY

Breakout Rooms & Topic Discussion

Closing Remarks/Summary of Learning from Forum

 

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Jesse Hirsh:

Jesse Hirsh, Futurist & Digital Strategist, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Jesse Hirsh is a futurist speaker, researcher and internet strategist. An experienced innovator and collaborator, his passion is educating people on the potential benefits and perils of technology. Jesse helps audiences understand what the future holds for them by sharing strategic, provocative and often humorous forward-thinking insights.

 

Randy Gravitt:

Randy Gravitt, Integreat Leadership 

Randy Gravitt is the C.E.O. (Chief Encouragement Officer) of INTEGREAT Leadership, investing his time in helping leaders reach their full potential. Randy and the InteGREAT team will help your attendees create a leadership culture that is integrity based. This approach to holistic leadership has helped organizations like Chick-fil-A and the Pittsburgh Pirates thrive.