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Meet our 2022 Learning Partners!

Talent & the Future of Work: Leading with Happiness & Humanity

Jenn Lim

Cofounder | CEO | Chief Happiness Officer at Delivering Happiness

Best-selling author of Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact

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Sunny Grosso

Culture Chief | Happiness Coach at Delivering Happiness

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Carolyn L. Candiello

Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety | GBMC HealthCare, Inc.

Candiello is a member of the organization's executive team and served on the Board of Examiners for the National Baldridge Performance Excellence Program.

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Catherine Hamel

Executive Vice President, Continuing Care | GBMC HealthCare, Inc.
& President | Gilchrist.

During Hamel's tenure as Gilchrist president, the organization was awarded the prestigious Circle of Life Award by the American Hospital Association.

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Anna-Maria Gonzalez Palmer

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer | GBMC HealthCare, Inc.

Palmer leads a team of professionals who provide talent acquisition, employee & labor relations, total rewards, organizational development, occupational health and spiritual support services for more than 4,000 employees, across three work systems.

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Francisco Solis, J.D.

Francisco Solis, J.D. | Interim President, Dean of Performance Excellence at San Antonio College (winner of the 2021 Aspen Prize)

Solis has participated in a number of award-winning applications, including the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and the Baldrige Performance Excellence award.

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Tony Bond

Tony Bond | EVP, Chief Diversity & Innovation Officer

Tony helps companies navigate transformational change, people & culture change, mergers and acquisitions and other initiatives impacting culture and human capital. His consulting expertise is backed by over 20 years of diverse leadership experience.

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Themeweaver: Timothy Nelson

Timothy Nelson, AFIT Themeweaver and President Emeritus, Northwestern Michigan College. 

Timothy Nelson will set the stage for a preview of the Summer Institute Learning Partners and how they connect to the learning design. He will discuss how the Summer Institute and its team learning approach is relevant, timely, and critical for the future of higher education. Full of facts and thought questions, this brief overview will provoke reflection and interesting conversations for members and their teams. 

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