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Joanne M. Loce, president of Loce Consulting LLC, is an executive coach, consultant and speaker on topics related to strategic human resources, organization and leadership development, culture, change management, and talent management. She brings over 20 years of experience partnering with business leaders to create Human Resources strategy and delivering people related processes that contribute to the bottom line in a variety of industries, including financial services, automotive, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, insurance, chemicals, non-profit, and public agencies and education. Her current coaching and consulting clients include Fortune 500 companies in various industries, state government, and leaders in small to mid-sized firms.
Ms. Loce served as a Program Director for The Conference Board, leading ten industry conferences on talent management, performance management, and the development of emerging leaders. Her most recent corporate role was the Vice President of Talent Management and Organizational Development for Genworth Financial. Ms. Loce was responsible for leading talent management strategies and processes, recruiting, succession planning, and leadership development across global Genworth. Prior to joining Genworth Financial, Ms. Loce worked for Capital One Financial, General Motors, and the Federal Reserve System where she held a variety of roles in which she coached and consulted with senior executive leadership, provided Human Resources strategy and support for her clients, and led enterprise-wide talent management, leadership development, and cross-functional change efforts.
Joanne is a speaker and consultant on topics such as Integrating Succession Planning with Business Cycles, Change Management, Culture Transformation, Leadership Development, Organizational Capabilities, Building Effective Teams, and Talent Management. She is a former member of The Conference Board Talent Management Executives Council and has been an expert panelist for topics related to maximizing the full potential of the workforce for companies, professional associations, colleges and universities. She is currently an adjunct faculty member with the Community College Workforce Alliance.
Ms. Loce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Providence College, an MBA/MILR from Cornell University, and a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University. She resides in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Lisa Dell’Alba is the President and CEO of Square One Markets Inc., a nine store convenience and gasoline retail chain in Northeast Pennsylvania. Throughout the last 12 years, Lisa has had the opportunity to be involved in her family business in various roles including managing the company’s flagship store, managing all facets of human resources and eventually becoming the company’s Vice President of Operations working with her father, Gary Dell’Alba. Recently, Lisa has developed a team approach to all facets of the company operation and is currently expanding that model to include her store management and assistant management team. In her capacity as the company President and CEO, she continues to develop and offer new and exciting programs and products to her customers, most recently including a partnership with the Six O’Clock Scramble to offer meal kits for time stressed families.
Lisa currently serves on the NACS Board of Directors, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association. In her spare time, Lisa teaches dance classes at a local dance studio and has been doing so for 17 years.
Larry Jackson, a graduate of St. Mary’s College in Maryland, worked as a staff archeologist for Historic St. Mary’s City before returning to the family c-store business in 1997. The family business founded in 1983, became Good to Go Markets in 2005. They currently operate one location as well as a food truck (Bullhead Pit Beef) in Columbia, MD.
Larry, who serves as the Managing Director of Good to Go Markets, lives in Columbia, MD with his wife and two kids. He spends free time engaging with his community, supporting his kid’s activities and participating in Crossfit events.
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