2016 CEO Academy Speakers

CEO Academy
2016 CEO Academy
January 31-February 3, 2016
Carefree Resort and Conference Center
     Carefree, AZ
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Ken DalyKen Daly is the CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the world-class authority on advancing exemplary board leadership and establishing leading boardroom practices for corporate directors.  As head of the nation's largest member-based organization for board directors since 2007, Daly is a recognized expert on board transformation, governance, and engagement practices.  Under his leadership, NACD has grown in size and in scope, more than doubling its revenue and increasing membership by nearly 100 percent.

Prior to joining the organization, Daly was an audit partner at KPMG, where he also served as the partner-in-charge of the national risk management practice. Retiring in 2005 from the firm, he assumed the role of executive director of KPMG's Audit Committee Institute. He has extensive audit partner experience and routinely lends his regulatory expertise to counsel audit committees in critical areas, such as risk oversight; he also has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry.  Mr. Daly is a sought- after speaker and writer on many timely issues facing today's boards, including organizational innovation, risk management, and CEO-board relationship transformation, and regularly provides insight to leading news publications, and has recently been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Antonio OftelieAntonio Oftelie, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Leadership for a Networked World Program (LNW) at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences where he guides overall program development, produces research on innovation in policy and technology, and teaches cases on leadership and strategic management.  He is also the Public Sector Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard University. During his time at Harvard and with Leadership for a Networked World, Dr. Oftelie has created internationally recognized frameworks and maturity models for organizational innovation and value creation including the Shared Services Horizons of Value, the Public Sector Value Chain and the Human Services Value Curve. These tools have been used by many social services organizations to chart a path of organizational innovation.  In conjunction with LNW, Dr. Oftelie is a regular advisor to public officials, government leaders, major nonprofits, and leading companies on a broad range of issues including transformational innovation, leadership development, product and service design, and organizational collaboration.

Dr. Oftelie conducts research at the intersection of law, policy and technology, administers the Harvard Public Sector Innovation Award program, leads the development and teaches of multiple summits and executive sessions, and since 2004, has developed and taught in more than forty Harvard executive education programs. Leadership for a Networked World (LNW) helps leaders learn about and activate organizational transformations that improve effectiveness, efficiency and capacity to create sustainable value. 

LSA Member CEOs
A hallmark of the CEO Academy is the blend of prominent subject matter experts and seasoned LSA CEOs to present sessions and facilitate conversations. Confirmed LSA CEO presenters include:

  • Angela Bovill, CEO of Ascentria Care Alliance
  • Larry Bradshaw, CEO and President of National Lutheran Communities & Services
  • David Duea, President and CEO of Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Dr. Luanne Fisher, President and CEO of Liberty Lutheran
  • Christie Hinrichs, CEO and President of Tabitha Health Care Services; Member, LSA Board of Directors
  • John Kristel, CEO and President of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
  • Mark Pile, President and CEO of Diakon
  • Carol Roberts, President and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Northern California
  • Dr. Kurt Senske,  President and CEO of Upbring
  • Jessica Thomasson, CEO of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota