Current Speakers

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Upcoming Forum Speakers

Libby Gill
Libby GillLeadership Expert

Helping you be your most fearless self in work and life, Libby Gill guides your group of emerging and established women leaders to challenge limiting assumptions, take bold risks, and support each other on their journey to success. She looks at issues we continue to struggle with, despite our growth and gains, including career advancement, wage inequality, gender bias, and work/life balance.

In her dynamic interactive keynote, Libby shares leadership strategies as well as scientific data on hope theory to show participants how to link beliefs and behaviors to create a powerful future-focused vision. They’ll leave your event feeling renewed purpose, recharged passion, and reinvigorated commitment to excellence.

The former head of communications for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting, Libby is the CEO of Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and consulting firm. She has been featured on CNN, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more. Libby has delivered keynote presentations for women’s leadership events including ADP, AMC Networks, EY, Genentech, Intel, Microsoft, Safeway, Urenco Nuclear, Wells Fargo, Viacom, Zurich Insurance, and many others.

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Tammy Heermann
Tammy HeermannKeynote Speaker and Leadership Development Expert

Tammy Heermann is a sought-after advisor who helps individuals and organizations get serious about leadership. She has developed pioneering and multiple award-winning programs aimed at changing mindsets to achieve high performance. Passionate about advancing female leaders, she is specifically sought out by Fortune 500 companies for her expertise in gender diversity and programs that accelerate female talent around the world.

While having significant impact in the C-Suite, she is happiest when pushing up-and-coming leaders to break through organizational and self-imposed barriers to reach their potential. With real-world stories of her own journey from Senior Consultant to Senior Vice-President, people express the value of Tammy’s down to earth, practical style in creating an environment of trust in a room of strangers.

Tammy sits on the Women’s Leadership Advisory Committee for Women in Communications and Technology. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics with a Master of Science degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She lives in Toronto with her daughter Ava and husband Thomas.

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2019 Panelists

Morning Panel- Turning Fear Into Fuel: A Conversation with Jacksonville’s Change Makers

Christina Zorn, J.D. 

Vice Chair, Administration, Mayo Clinic

Chief Administrative Officer, Mayo Clinic in Florida

Christina Zorn, J.D., began her service as Vice Chair of Administration, Mayo Clinic, and CAO of Mayo Clinic in Florida in 2015. In addition to her leadership and oversight of Mayo Clinic in Florida, Ms. Zorn provides oversight for Information Technology, Information Security, Planning Services and Enterprise Analytics across Mayo Clinic’s national enterprise.

Ms. Zorn began her career at Mayo in 2002 as a legal counsel. In 2009, she was named Chair of the Florida Division of Mayo Clinic’s Legal Department. Ms. Zorn is the secretary of the Executive Operations Team of the Florida campus, and serves on the enterprise Management Team of Mayo Clinic.

Ms. Zorn earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin and received her Juris Doctor degree from Creighton University School of Law. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, she practiced with the law firm Foley & Lardner, focusing on health care and transactional law.

Ms. Zorn is a member of the American Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Florida Hospital Association. She serves on the Board of Trustees at the Bolles School and the Board of Allevant Solutions, LLC. She, her husband and daughter live in Jacksonville, Florida.

Afternoon Panel- Inspiring the Ally Within: Innovating Ideas from Jacksonville’s Influencers

Kerri Stewart

Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, JEA

Kerri Stewart joined JEA as Chief Customer Officer in 2017, bringing more than 14 years of experience to the organization.  Previously, she served as Chief of Staff for Jacksonville, Florida Mayor Lenny Curry, providing policy and public affairs guidance to the mayor.

Prior to returning to the City of Jacksonville, Ms. Stewart was a Partner and Senior Vice President at Infinity Global Solutions. Drawing on her extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, she focused on assisting clients in the areas of government privatization, public infrastructure development, general management consulting and government relations. She also served as interim president of Visit Jacksonville, Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) and Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville as part of her management consulting practice.

Before joining IGS, Ms. Stewart served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Jacksonville/Duval County, Florida under Mayor John Peyton and Mayor Alvin Brown. During her first tenure with the City of Jacksonville, Ms. Stewart led several successful privatization studies and implementations, and she has shared her experiences in this area at a variety of conferences and other professional venues. During her years of public service, Ms. Stewart also served as director of the city’s Housing and Neighborhoods Department, created the Office of Operational Efficiency (now known as the Inspector General’s Office), and served as a policy advisor to Mayor Peyton.

Prior to joining the City of Jacksonville, Ms. Stewart worked as a Program Manager for Alltel Information Systems in Leeds, UK and Jacksonville, Florida. She is a graduate of the University of North Florida’s Coggin School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, double-majoring in Marketing and Management.

Jared Graybeal

Chief Executive Officer, Superfit Foods & E3 Business Solutions

Jared is the CEO of Superfit Foods, E3, and the co-founder of Meal Prep Tech. Superfit Foods is a healthy, subscription based, fully-customizable meal prep company. E3 is a consulting agency designed to help other businesses create long-lasting, positive, and sustainable success through a healthy workplace, sound management and leadership strategies, and effective marketing. His mission in life is to encourage, educate and empower others to live a fulfilling and impact life.

Jared is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Behavioral Change Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist with an education in Marketing & Psychology from the University of North Florida. He’s exhibited Superfit Foods at Forbes Under 30 and presented a TEDx Talk on Nutrition and Mental Health.

Jared also shares practical information on leadership, wellness, entrepreneurship, and more weekly through his Live Well Lead Well Podcast Series. Graybeal gives credit to his faith and trust in God for his success. He is actively involved in his church, local community events and helping people in general, especially his mom who recently had a stroke. His vision is to “multiply the impact that our team has in the city of Jacksonville and eventually, the nation.”