Keynote Speakers

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Chuck Underwood, Keynote Speaker Chuck Underwood

Millennials. Generation X. And Yes, Boomers

Chuck Underwood is one of the handful of people who developed and popularized the discipline of generational study. His original principles are a permanent part of this discipline. As the founder/principal of consulting firm The Generational Imperative, Inc., he consults and trains American business, government, education, religion, and other institutions on Generational Marketplace Strategies and other niche applications of generational study. Mr. Underwood is formally trained in qualitative research methodology and conducts primary generational research for his clients and his own firm. [Read More]

Belle Wheelan, Keynote Speaker Dr. Belle Wheelan

How Clear is My Crystal Ball: The Role of Community and Technical College Educators in the Future

Dr. Belle Wheelan currently serves as President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is the first African American and the first woman to serve in this capacity. Her career spans over 40 years and includes the roles of faculty member, chief student services officer, campus provost, college president, and Secretary of Education. In several of those roles she was the first African American and/or woman to serve in those capacities. [Read More]