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o Designing the employee experience
o Continuous listening technology, engagement analytics and measuring the ROI of engagement programs
o Effective onboarding strategies
o Encouraging a Healthy Work/Life Balance
o Innovative total rewards and recognition programs
o Implementing performance management strategies that increase employee engagement
o Creating a sound organizational culture and developing a sense of purpose at work
o Managing and engaging a multi-generational workforce

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Event Speakers

Angela J. White

Angela J. White

SVP Teammate Experience, SunTrust Bank

Angela Johnson White, SPHR, SHRM-SCP – (angela.johnsonwhite@suntrust.com)Angela is a Senior Vice President and heads the Employee Experience and Engagement Practice for SunTrust Banks, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia where she been an HR leader for the past 12 years. During her tenure with SunTrust, Angela has been an HR Business Partner supporting the Private Wealth Management Team, managed the Employee Relations Group and served as the HR Policy and Practice Lead. Prior to joining SunTrust, Angela was the Senior HR Business Partner for Wescom Credit Union and previously held the position of Managing Director for INROADS/San Diego, Inc.

Angela brings more than 25 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in today’s ever-changing business environment. She has a broad-based background in the areas of employee engagement and inclusion, performance management, leadership coaching, policy development and risk management. Angela has a BS in Management from Purdue University and is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Executive Leadership and Emory University’s Goizueta Executive Women’s Leadership Programs. She is also a graduate of LEAD San Diego, an organization whose purpose is to provide balanced, issue-oriented programming that informs and inspires leadership and civic engagement on regional issues.

Angela is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), is an active member in the Society of Human Resources Managers (SHRM) and a volunteer for Junior Achievement of Georgia. Angela speaks basic conversational Spanish.


Angela relocated to Atlanta, GA from Southern California in 2006 and currently resides in Cobb County.


Christopher Rotolo

Christopher Rotolo

VP Talent Management and Organization Development, PepsiCo

Christopher Rotolo is Vice President of Global Talent Management and Organization Development for PepsiCo, where his team is responsible for the global core talent management and people processes including the company’s organizational health survey, performance management, leadership development and feedback, career development tools, and team effectiveness.  Prior to this role, Christopher led the design of PepsiCo’s high potential assessment and identification processes.  Prior to joining PepsiCo, Christopher headed the Leadership Strategy and Research team within IBM where he was responsible for developing IBM’s strategy for internal leadership assessment and development.  Christopher’s other experiences include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hay Group and running his own consulting firm.  Christopher earned his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  He is a member of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and past-president of Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology.   He is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and has authored a variety of articles and book chapters on leadership, culture, and assessment.  He and his co-authors were recently awarded the Elliot Jaques Memorial Best Paper of the Year Award from the Consulting Psychology Journal for their submission “How are top companies designing and managing their high-potential programs?”  Lastly, Christopher is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where he teaches Human Resource Selection and Organizational Climate and Culture.

Damon Porter

Damon Porter

Chief Human Resources Officer, Grange Insurance

Damon J. Porter joined Grange Insurance in May 2018 as its Chief Human Resources Officer. He and his dedicated team are charged with developing, implementing and administering HR procedures, policies and programs that meet Grange’s business needs, support its corporate values, and help enable the company’s future growth and direction.

Porter previously served as Vice President, Talent Management & HR Business Partners at Erie Insurance in Erie, PA. In this role, he led a talented HR organization that monitored, assessed and provided consultative human capital solutions. Prior to that, Porter served in various HR leadership roles at Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC, including Vice President, HR Planning & Integration, and Vice President, Corporate HR.

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Porter earned an MBA from the University of Kentucky, where he also graduated magna cum laude with bachelor degrees in business management and marketing. He holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations, and has also completed the Executive Strategic Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business.

A strong advocate of supporting the plight of others, Porter has served on numerous non-profit boards including the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Housing and Neighborhood Development Service (H.A.N.D.S.), and The Youth Leadership Institute.

He and his wife are the proud parents of three children and reside in Columbus, OH.

Brad Wilkins

Brad Wilkins

Chief People Officer, Altisource

Bradford is the Chief People Officer for Altisource (NASDAQ: ASPS) where he built and oversees the People Solutions function globally for employees in North America, South America, Europe, India and the Philippines. Bradford specializes in innovative, business-oriented HR and talent-management strategies at growing and evolving companies. He has held architecture responsibilities for multiple integrated talent departments, incorporating HR, talent acquisition, talent development, total rewards and organizational development across a variety of industries and company sizes. In his previous role as Vice President, Talent Management and HR Services at Adcap, the company was recognized two years in a row as the #1 Overall Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the “Best and Brightest” and was named a top three company in the U.S. overall for its hiring practices by TheLadders.com.  Bradford was named the “2019 HR Rising Star” in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, one of the Top 25 HR “Game Changers” Under 40 globally by Workforce Magazine and the #1 Recruiter in the U.S. by TheLadders.com and the SHRM-Atlanta Pegasus Award. He has been a featured speaker for Featured speaker for Talent Management Alliance, LinkedIn, TheLadders, Workforce Live, TLNT, ALI, Conference Board and published in multiple publications including an interview in Forbes and an article in Talent Management Magazine. Bradford received his degree from the University of Maryland-College Park and currently lives in Brookhaven with wife Marissa and son Jonah.


Diamond Sponsorship

Culture Amp is the leading People & Culture Platform helping companies take action to improve employee engagement, retention and performance.
Culture Amp is a Culture First certified B Corporation used by 2,500+ customers including Aegon, Airbnb, Go Cardless, KIND Snacks, McDonald’s, Mercy Health, Salesforce and Slack. Started in Melbourne with offices in San Francisco, London, and New York, Culture Amp has raised $150,000,000 USD from leading venture capital funds, including Index Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Blackbird Ventures and Sequoia Capital China.
Learn more at cultureamp.com and @CultureAmp.

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Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown
Atlanta, GA

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