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 The Life YOU Lead is the Legacy YOU leave

March 5, 2020 Keynote Speaker:  Barry Posner

Barry Posner is a renowned scholar and researcher, as well as a bestselling author. He is an award-winning teacher and educator and has been named one of the Top 50 leadership coaches in America. He is a warm and engaging conference speaker and has conducted numerous presentations and workshops around the globe for many of the world’s major organizations.

Keynote speaker Barry Posner is the Michael J. Accolti, S.J. Chair and Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, where he served for 12 years as Dean. Barry has received the Association for Talent Development’s highest award for Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance, recognized as one of the Top 50 leadership coaches in America, ranked among the Most Influential HR thinkers in the world by HR magazine, listed among the Top 75 Leadership and Management Experts in the world by Inc. magazine, and among Global Gurus Top 20 Leadership Gurus!

He is the co-author of the award-winning and best-selling leadership book The Leadership Challenge, which is listed among The Top 100 Business Books of All Time, receiving book-of-the-year honors by the American Council of Healthcare Executives, Fast Company, and the Critic’s Choice Award from the nation’s book review editors

Securing the Future – A Signature Nonprofit Event

Securing the Future is an annual conference dedicated to building the strategic, leadership and resource development skills of the board and staff of Greater Cincinnati nonprofits. Securing the Future is an educational program designed to address the needs and concerns of board members and senior leadership. Participants hear from a prominent national speaker, attend breakout sessions by local speakers who do a deeper dive into the keynote topic, and also have a chance to deepen relationships with peers.

Audience:        300+ nonprofit executives, fundraisers, board members, and funders



The Securing the Future Conference Committee is currently seeking proposals for breakout session presentations at the 2020 Securing the Future Conference. We are seeking submissions of high-quality presentations by qualified presenters on a variety of nonprofit, leadership-related topics.

We encourage you to download and review the Submission Guidelines and Information document before submitting your proposal. When you are ready you may click the button below to submit your proposal online. Only online submissions will be accepted. The deadline to submit is November 30th.


If you are interested in learning about the sponsorship opportunities for Securing the Future, please contact or you can find out more HERE. 

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