Clint Pulver is a motivational keynote speaker, author, musician and Emmy Award Winner. A professional drummer for 20 years+ and a leading expert in workforce development, Pulver helps organizations retain, engage and inspire their team members - from the front desk to the board room and everywhere in between. He expertly helps audiences navigate generational complexities, communication challenges, leadership missteps and culture cues. As the president and founder of The Center for Retention, Clint has transformed how corporations like Keller Williams, AT&T, and Hewlett Packard create lasting loyalty through his work and research as “The Undercover Millennial”. For over a decade, he has been a self-motivated entrepreneur who strongly believes that a single moment in time can change a person’s life. His mantra? “It’s not about being the best in the world…it's about being the best FOR the world.”
Alyson Van Hooser’s unique perspective helps leaders across the country authentically connect with their diverse teams and unlock unprecedented results. She knows the secret for success in leading a multi-gen workforce…and she's on a sold-out mission to show leaders the way. After earning rapid success in management positions in the food, retail, finance industries, as well as serving as a City Councilwoman (all by the age of 30) Van Hooser discovered the immense power that comes when leaders own the responsibility of truly understanding and intentionally connecting with the people they serve. In her recently released books, LEVEL UP and ACCELERATE YOUR SUCCESS, Van Hooser unveils powerful stories of perspective-shifting lessons learned through personal and professional struggles and shares practical strategies needed to overcome obstacles in today's world.
Troy Nix is the executive director of the AMBA and serves as the master of ceremonies for AMBA Conference 2022. Known for his spirit, enthusiasm and belief in American manufacturing, Nix delivers an opening address that never fails to spark emotion in each attendee’s inner core. This year’s message will focus on the importance of aggressively pursuing the endeavors of becoming a better leader, a better manager and better organizational contributor, particularly in the context of connecting with employees, partners and customers. Nix’s tag line “America Is What America Makes” is an essential ideal that motivates those attending the conference to strive for excellence.
Workforce Development Specialist,
Purdue University MEP
Jeremiah Sinks has 15 years of experience in automotive, mining and construction industries. His background includes continuous improvement training & implementation, quality system development, project & contractor management, and senior management development for daily operations and culture building, including the managerial functions of human resources, operations plant management, purchasing, maintenance & reliability, training, and EHS. Jeremiah has achieved more than $130M in realized cost down to produce through his LEAN implementations thus far in his career. Sinks provides lean, quality, Six Sigma and safety training in public workshops, as well as onsite at manufacturing locations across Indiana.
The Franklin Partnership
Omar S. Nashashibi is a founding partner with The Franklin Partnership, a bipartisan lobbying and strategic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Having worked in the nation’s capital for over twenty years, Nashashibi lobbies the White House and Congress on behalf of manufacturing, association, hospital and other industries. He works with policymakers on trade, taxes, environmental and workplace regulations, job training and identifying grants and funding to support projects. Before founding his own firm in 2005, Nashashibi worked for the Office of Management and Budget, a branch of the White House and a large multi-state law firm. He graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he studied Political Science and International Affairs.