Sept. 12-13, 2022 • Fort Worth, Texas

The LEAD FWD Summit Speaker Line Up

Stacey Hanke

Best Selling Author, Communication & Influence Strategist, Forbes & New York Times Contributor

Opening Keynote

Thanks to her entrepreneurial upbringing, Stacey learned early on how we consistently show up and interact determines our success in our organizations and in our lives. Starting with a career in voice-over, she quickly realized how every word matters—every movement of your body matters and every sound you make matters (volume, tone, and inflection). All these combined determines who listens, who stays connected with you, who believes you, and then acts on your recommendation.

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Brad Federman

Founder & CEO



Every day, people wake up and trudge to work, resentfully working at a company that falls short of its promises and values. This is a problem, one that Brad Federman has dedicated his career to resolving.

Brad is committed to helping organizations engage employees and customers, build resilient and bulwark relationships, as well as create collaborative and agile cultures. As he puts it, his job is to ‘help organizations discover and live their possible.’

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Mark Ostach

Digital Wellness Keynote Speaker

Closing Keynote

Mark Ostach helps people find the courage to connect. A globally recognized speaker on Digital Wellness and frequently featured in the USA Today, Mark has done two TED talks, written two books, and spoken to thousands of people encouraging them to embrace a spirit of courage through vulnerability.

Mark has degrees in psychology, technology, and an interest in behavioral neuroscience. His mission is to remind the world that human connection is the most powerful connection we have. So please check your phones one last time and get ready to be inspired by Mark Ostach!

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Greyson Tuck


Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC Attorneys and Consultants

Tarik Camurdes

FIS Business Executive


Joshua Juergensen


CliftonLarsonAllen, Minneapolis

Harrison Powers



Teri Hodgett

Chief Risk Officer

Sunrise Banks

Damon Moorer

President and CEO

TCM Bank N.A.

Lindsay LaNore

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Learning & Experience Officer


Valerie Utsey

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer


Brian Laverdure

Vice President, Payments and Technology Policy


Kim Snyder

Founder & CEO


Sanjay Bhaskar

Chief Revenue Officer


Samantha Slavik

Senior Associate


Derek Baker

Vice President of Sales & Innovation

Mills Marketing

Crystal Steinbach

Digital and Marketing Automation Manager

Mills Marketing

Chuck McBrayer

Managing Director

IntraFi Network

Chris Ely

Southern Texas Managing Director

IntraFi Network

Heather Archer Eastep


Hunton Andrews Kurth

Emily Mays

Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Marketing Director

Community Spirit Bank

Kathy Underwood

ICBA Bank Education Chairman


Phil Buffington


Adams & Reese

Jack Pringle


Adams and Reese

Mike Haedrich

Senior Product Manager


Milind Pathak

Milind Pathak

Senior Director, Product Management