Alan Beaulieu

President, ITR Economics

September 21, 2020

TOPIC: Economic Forecast Update

Tim Alberta

Chief Political Correspondent, POLITICO

October 5, 2020

TOPIC: Election 2020 – What to Expect

Alex Gorsky

Chairman & CEO, Johnson & Johnson

October 19, 2020

TOPIC: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Katherine Gehl

Author & Speaker

October 26, 2020

TOPIC: The Politics Industry

Dr. Philomena Mantella

President, GVSU

November 2, 2020

TOPIC: Excellence in Education –
Shaped by 1000 Disruptions

John Kaatz, Principal, CSL

Grand Action Panel

November 23, 2020

TOPIC: Grand Action 2.0:
Overview of Destination Asset Assessments

Moderator - Bill Pink, President, GRCC

DEI Panel

December 7, 2020

TOPIC: The Power of Building and
Inclusive Organizational Culture

Birgit Klohs

President & CEO, The Right Place, Inc.

January 25, 2021

TOPIC: Reflecting on Community,
Reflecting Legacy

Ryan Holiday

Strategist, Entrepreneur and
Best-selling Author

January 28, 2021

TOPIC: Ego is the Enemy

Dr. Mark Eastburg

President & CEO
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

February 8, 2021

TOPIC: Covid-19 and Mental Health
What Leaders Needs to Know

Amber Luther
John Shreve

Populous

February 24, 2021

TOPIC: Grand Action 2.0:
Update Market Street Corridor

Dr. Lori Esposito Murray

President, Committee for Economic
Development of The Conference Board

March 15, 2021

TOPIC: New Biden Administration:
The First 100 Days Priorities

Sherika Ekpo

Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Lead for AI and Research, Google

March 25, 2021

TOPIC: Casting Vision for
an Inclusive Workplace

David Lorenz

VP, Travel Michigan, MEDC

March 29, 2021

TOPIC: Places Need People:
Post-Pandemic Outlook Events…

PANEL:
Rich MacKeigan, ASM Global
Evette Pittman, Events City of GR
Doug Small, Experience GR

Dr. Norm Beauchamp

Executive VP Health Sciences
Michigan State University

April 12, 2021

TOPIC: A Bold Vision for the Future in Heath Transformation

 

Dave Rapaport

Global Social Mission Officer
Ben & Jerry’s

April 19, 2021

TOPIC: Ben & Jerry’s: A Business
Built on Putting People First

Garrick Rochow

President & CEO
Consumers Energy

April 26, 2021

TOPIC: Climate Conversations: How Businesses
Can Save Money, Protect the Planet and Win Customers

PANELISTS:
Christina Keller, Cascade Engineering
Adam Kramer, Ledger8760
Shane Napper, Rockford Construction
Kris Spaulding, Brewery Vivant &
Broad Leaf Brewery & Spirits

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer
Facebook

May 18, 2021

TOPIC: Impact of the Pandemic & Current
Economic Crisis on Small Business

2019-2020 Luncheon Photo Gallery

2021-22 Legacy Season Partners: