By focusing on the unique strengths, talents, and passions each individual brings to the team, leaders create an environment where employees perform at their best. Special guest speakers join us weekly to spark discussion and share essential tips for making every workplace inspiring and rewarding.
People Strategy Forum
December 13th, 2023
Hosts: Char Miller, Sumit Singla and Sam Reeve + Guest Co-Host
Join us every Wednesday at noon (Eastern) to hear top people experts discuss how to create workplaces where people thrive, employers reward and customers love.
Tom Marino & Adam Hurd
Transitioning from a Practitioner to Leader
Tom Marino, a licensed Physician Assistant with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies, has evolved into a Certified Life Coach. His career trajectory includes impactful roles in healthcare management and operations, notably as Chief Transformation Officer at Harlem United and Vice President of Operations at AdvantageCare Physicians. Tom champions ‘Adrenalized Living’, a philosophy fostering gratitude, purpose, and momentum. He is also an author and podcast host, leveraging his experiences to guide others in personal growth and leadership success.
Adam Hurd is an accomplished financial services professional with over twenty years of experience. He serves as President of a New York financial planning firm and Vice Chairman of the New York Advisory Group. A Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA®), Adam also contributes to the United States Congress’s Small Business Advisory Council. His experience on corporate boards and in various Chambers of Commerce roles has honed his strategic vision and expertise in aiding start-ups and small businesses. Adam’s impact extends to consulting for Fortune 100 companies. He is an author, co-hosts a business podcast, and is recognized for his thought leadership in financial planning and business growth.
December 12th, 2023
Hosts: Howard Nizewitz + Special Guest Keynote Speaker
Join us monthly, every second Tuesday at noon (Eastern), to hear reward professionals discuss best-in-class strategies for attracting, retaining and inspiring the workforce.
Creating Reward Programs for Growth
Heather Hormell is a seasoned expert in compensation, system implementation, and data analytics, focusing on small to medium-sized businesses. She specializes in enhancing job architecture and data integrity, and is skilled in market analysis for competitive compensation.
With a strong background in fintech, Heather has significantly contributed to implementing HRIS systems and improving employee data integrity. She holds SHRM-CP, HRIP, and PHR certifications and has worked with companies like Transocean, Mercury Payment Systems, and Workday. Notably, she was awarded “Employee of the Year” by Mercury Payment Systems in 2012 for her exceptional contributions, including the development of a comprehensive survey library for compensation analysis.