WNG Speaker Roster 2021

The Washington Network Group (WNG) convenes events with speakers on a regular basis. We are honored to have hosted so many incredible people over the years. This section lists our speakers in reverse chronological order, including the most recent speakers at the top.
 
• See upcoming WNG events here.
• See past WNG events here.
 
Questions: Contact the WNG Office.

Thank you speakers! We are very grateful!

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Panelist:
Corporate Reputation Management: Leaning in and Leading through
October 20, 2021

John Ashford

Chairman & CEO, The Hawthorn Group
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Panelist:
Corporate Reputation Management: Leaning in and Leading through
October 20, 2021

Ryan Colley

Managing Partner, Colley Intelligence
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Panelist:
Corporate Reputation Management: Leaning in and Leading through
October 20, 2021

Stephen Riddick

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Tenable
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Moderator:
Corporate Reputation Management: Leaning in and Leading through
October 20, 2021

Bill Stokes

Chairman and Founder, Washington Network Group
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Speaker:
How Entrepreneurs Can Turn Their Best Ideas Into Reality
October 27, 2021

Ashlee Berghoff

Founder, A Squared Online
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Panelist:
Social Impact Investing: Make a Dollar While Making a Difference
October 13, 2021

Achal Patel

CEO of Cabinet Health
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Moderator:
Social Impact Investing: Make a Dollar While Making a Difference
October 13, 2021

Carrie Rich

CEO of The Global Good Fund
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Speaker:
Building Relationship Worlds: How to Move Beyond Simply Networking
October 6, 2021

Jeffrey Franco

CEO and Founder, Camino Consulting Group
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Panelist:
From Wall Street to Main Street - The Future of ESG
September 29, 2021

Jennifer Cohan

Former President, Edelman New York
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Panelist:
From Wall Street to Main Street - The Future of ESG
September 29, 2021

Randy Shuken

CEO of Qüero Shoes and Former Head of Corporate Strategy, MasterCard
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Panelist:
From Wall Street to Main Street - The Future of ESG
September 29, 2021

Karen Weigert

Executive Vice President of Slipstream Inc, and Former Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago
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Moderator:
From Wall Street to Main Street - The Future of ESG
September 29, 2021

Andy Burr

CEO & Co-Founder, eCountabl
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Moderator:
Nonprofit Careers: What Works in Today’s Job Search
July 21, 2021

Kimmi Cantrell

Managing Director, Careers In Nonprofits
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Moderator:
Nonprofit Careers: What Works in Today’s Job Search
July 21, 2021

Keesha Ceran

Associate Director, Teaching for Change
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Panelist:
WNG Career Development Brainstorming Session
July 14, 2021

Phaedra Brotherton

Principal, Resumes and Career Strategies
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Panelist:
WNG Career Development Brainstorming Session
July 14, 2021

Alex Brown

Client Solutions Director, ExperisPRO
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Speaker:
Great Speaking is Critical to Great Networking
June 23, 2021

Frank DiBartolomeo

President, DiBartolomeo Consulting International (DCI), LLC
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Speaker:
Electric Vehicles – Coming Fast and Disrupting Everything
June 17, 2021

Paul Vosper

Chief Executive Officer, Oasis Charger Corporation and Juice Bar EVSE
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Speaker:
Is Your Business Healthy? Time for a Rethink
June 10, 2021

Chris O'Rourke

DC Chapter Leader, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Business Forum
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Moderator:
Taproot Foundation: Pro Bono and the Spectrum of Corporate Volunteerism
June 3, 2021

Lindsay Firestone Gruber

President & CEO, Taproot Foundation
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Panelist:
Taproot Foundation: Pro Bono and the Spectrum of Corporate Volunteerism
June 3, 2021

Sam Lewis

Executive Director, Anti Recidivism Coalition (ARC)
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Panelist:
Taproot Foundation: Pro Bono and the Spectrum of Corporate Volunteerism
June 3, 2021

Jonny McDonald

VP Post Production, Creative Operations, Universal Pictures
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Speaker:
Building a Business in Male-Dominated Sectors
May 26, 2021

Jennifer J. Fondrevay

Founder and Chief Humanity Officer, Day 1 Ready™ M&A
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Moderator:
Food Access/Food Security Panel: WNG Social Impact Series
May 19, 2021

Nazlin Bhimji

Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, The Global Good Fund
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Panelist:
Food Access/Food Security Panel: WNG Social Impact Series
May 19, 2021

Mary Ackley

Founder/CEO, Little Wild Things Farm
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Panelist:
Food Access/Food Security Panel: WNG Social Impact Series
May 19, 2021

Alexandra Garcia

Chief Program Officer, World Central Kitchen
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Panelist:
Food Access/Food Security Panel: WNG Social Impact Series
May 19, 2021

Tom McDougall

Founder, 4P Foods

Speaker:
Uncovering Unconscious Bias Workshop
May 19, 2021

Lorne Epstein

World-class Facilitator and Adult Experiential Educator
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Panelist:
What’s Next in Small Business Marketing
May 6, 2021

Karen McFarlane

President, AMA New York
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Panelist:
What’s Next in Small Business Marketing
May 6, 2021

Deepika Kumar

CMO, CareJourney
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Panelist:
What’s Next in Small Business Marketing
May 6, 2021

Tim Young

Founder and President, Young Marketing Consultants
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Moderator:
What’s Next in Small Business Marketing
May 6, 2021

Aimee Stern

Chief Bravery Officer, Brave Now PR and Content
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Panelist:
WNG Social Impact Series - Inaugural Event
April 29, 2021

Isis Bous

Managing Director, Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation
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Panelist:
WNG Social Impact Series - Inaugural Event
April 29, 2021

Markus Hipp

Board Member & Executive Director, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
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Panelist:
WNG Social Impact Series - Inaugural Event
April 29, 2021

Rachael Watson

Co-Founder, Every Child Fed
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Moderator:
WNG Social Impact Series - Inaugural Event
April 29, 2021

Bill Stokes

Founder & Chairman, Washington Network Group
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Speaker:
Curve Benders: How Strategic Relationships Can Power Your Non-Linear Growth in the Future of Work
April 22, 2021

David Nour

Author of Curve Benders: How Strategic Relationships Can Power Your Non-Linear Growth in the Future of Work
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Speaker:
What Does Inclusive Leadership Look Like?
April 7, 2021

Kate Neville

Co-founder, Inclusive Leadership Strategies
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Speaker:
What Does Inclusive Leadership Look Like?
April 7, 2021

Larry Naylor

Co-founders, Inclusive Leadership Strategies
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Speaker:
Civility Rules: How to Create a Purposeful Practice of Civility
March 11, 2021

Shelby Scarbrough

Author of Civility Rules: Creating a Purposeful Practice of Civility
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Speaker:
How to Use Stories to Advance Your Brand
March 3, 2021

Stephanie Buck

CEO, Buck Communications
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Speaker:
Leading from Within: Using Mindfulness to Become a Better Leader
February 24, 2021

Rebecca Cassidy

Founder and Director, Seva Yoga & Author of How to Work with Women
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Speaker:
Why Extreme Inequality Threatens the American Dream: Lessons from Latin America
February 11, 2021

David Luhnow

Latin America Editor, The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones
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Moderator:
Convening Virtual Conferences: A Discussion of Best Practices
February 4, 2021

James Wilkinson

Chief Executive Officer, American College Health Association (ACHA)
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Panelist:
Convening Virtual Conferences: A Discussion of Best Practices
February 4, 2021

Lee Gimpel

Founder, Better Meetings
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Panelist:
Convening Virtual Conferences: A Discussion of Best Practices
February 4, 2021

Angie Harmon

Program Officer, National Academy of Education
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Panelist:
Convening Virtual Conferences: A Discussion of Best Practices
February 4, 2021

Linda Howard

Virtual Facilitator & Tech Host on Zoom, Howard Consulting LLC
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Speaker:
Confident Connection on Camera
January 14, 2021

Steve Renard

Founder and President, Crowned Fox Adventures