Speaker Bios
June 23-24, 2021

kelly-kishKelly Kish
Chief of Staff, Bicentennial Dir.
Indiana University

As director of the Indiana University Bicentennial from 2015 to 2020, Kelly was responsible for the leadership and strategic management of this multi-year, multi-campus academically focused program that included 27 signature projects, 2 grant programs, over 200 student interns, and more than 1,200 volunteers.

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Emily-GonceEmily Gonce
Corporate VP, Corporate Communications
175th Strategic Program Manager

Emily Gonce is a Corporate Vice President in New York Life Insurance Company’s Corporate Communications Department. In this role, Emily is responsible for supporting the CEO and Executive Committee on enterprise-wide strategic initiatives including overseeing the company’s 175th Anniversary program and supporting the company’s COVID response/ Return to Work initiative and its social justice initiative.

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Joan-MalcheskiJoan Malcheski
Director, Brand and Marketing
Green Bay Packers

Perspective, thoughts with a pulse and fresh delivery light Malcheski’s professional world. With over 20 years of agency, marketing and branding experience, Malcheski has directed multiple plans to both business to business and business to consumer clients.

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Meg-LaurermanMeg Laurerman
Co-Chair, 150 Anniversary
University of Nebraska

Meg Lauerman served as co-chair of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the chartering of the University of Nebraska. The year-long N150 event incorporated strategies and tactics driven by goals of the university. Two years later, elements of N150 are still serving the university in engaging alumni, donors, faculty, and students.

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Lisa Alonge
Anniversary University®

Lisa has more than 20 years experience in corporate communications, experiential marketing, and sponsorship acquisition.

In 2013, Lisa Founded Anniversary University®, the only company 100% focused on helping leaders fully leverage a milestone anniversary for iconic corporations and leading non-profit organizations and higher-education institutions.

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