2011 GUEST LEADER PANEL NIGHT
Wednesday, March 30 • 6 p.m. • Mitten Hall 250
Come learn and connect with a diverse panel of community leaders who will share personal insights on leadership and empower you to continue on your own leadership development journey. Following the panel we will recognize those who recently completed the Emerging Leaders Seminar Series program and have a meet-and-greet with panelists and student attendees.
Guest Leader Panel Members
Mr. Joel Goodhart has been in the financial services industry since 1976 and is the founder of BIRE Financial Services.He has served his community as a board member of the MONTCO Chamber of Commerce and a board member of the Variety Club and he currently volunteers his time serving on the Temple University Alumni Board and serves as a Board of Director for the Holocaust Awareness Museum. He is a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Greater Philadelphia Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the National Association of Health Underwriters. Over the years, Joel has established himself as an advocate for financial responsibility. He is a 22 year member of the Million Dollar Round Table and a current member ofthe Top of the Table. He is also recognized as a member of Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA Advisor Group.
Dr. Stephanie Ives came to Temple University in June 2008 as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. Her primary areas of responsibility include the Tuttleman Counseling Services, Disability Resources and Services, HEART, Student Activities, Leadership Development, and Student Media. She also convenes the University's CARE Team and is the co-chair of the Provost-selected CHART Task Force (Campus Health Awareness Resource Task Force). Ives earned her doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania with a research interest pertaining to the challenges of institutional support for college counseling services. She earned both a master's degree in Higher Education Administration and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Arizona.
Ms. Dawn Mahan is a PMI-certified senior consultant with extensive global experience implementing Program Management Offices (PMOs), leading large-scale programs, and driving major change initiatives. Having been a consultant in an international consulting firm and senior leader in a Fortune 50 company, she has lived both sides of the industry. Dawn’s diverse background in software development, business consulting, program management, and senior leadership give her broad perspectives in meeting business needs. She also has a passion for developing talent. She has developed training courses in the technical and project management arenas, and is an acknowledged coach and mentor. Dawn holds a BS in Mathematics from Lebanon Valley College, an AS in Actuarial Science from Harrisburg Area Community College, and is a Leadership Philadelphia Fellow.
Ms. Jessica Reed came to Temple University as a Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar and National Horatio Alger Scholar. As a senior with a dual major in Human Resource Management and Philosophy she will be graduating in May 2011. In fall 2011, she will be attending the University of Delaware as a PhD Candidate in their Education department under the concentration of Sociocultural and Communal Approaches. At Temple University, Jessica has been an integral member of the campus and surrounding community. She has served as a Temple Ronald E. McNair Research Scholar, President of the Temple University Progressive NAACP Chapter, Black Heritage Month Committee Chair, Temple Student Government Director of Community Affairs and a Diamond Leader within the Office of Leadership Development. In the community, she has stayed active in her church First Tabernacle in addition to serving as President of the PA State NAACP Youth & College Area Conference.