Main Goals of the Association?

• Learn. Come learn the latest IT strategies and techniques to move your company forward.

• Discover. Find new technologies and ideas you did not know existed yet plus feedback on what works.

• Connect. Mingle with other top IT managers and leaders to pick up on best practices and new ideas.

About the Planning Organization.

The Tech Leaders Association (www.TechLeadersAssociation.org) is a fast growing organization of over 26,000 IT leaders (CIOs, CISOs, and IT managers) with 35 chapters in most major cities. The focus is on sharing best practices in the leadership and management of IT departments and staff. The overall planning of the Tech Leaders Association's yearly events and chapter meetings is managed by Executive Summits which is dedicated to supporting a number of associations globally. The co-planners of the conference series are:

Shelley Taft  
Shelley joined the team 14 years ago and serves as a Senior Program Director responsible for events planning and speaker selection for a number of our events. Before joining our team she had a similar role with Vistage (a worldwide association of CEOs) for 12 years.

Ginger Whatley  
Ginger is an accomplished events manager with a proven record of planning dynamic events with diverse audiences. She has particular expertise in strategy and events participation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia.

Sarah Browner  
Sarah plans, directs and moderates a number of our events. She has extensive success both in events planning and communications across a number of industries. She holds a Bachelors of Science from Georgia State University.

Barbara Willis  
Barbara is responsible for keeping our planning team on task and efficient. Barbara is highly personable, communicating directly with our speakers and members to ensure their expectations and outcomes are exceeded before and after event day.

  Rachel Maronde  
Rachel is responsible for events planning and moderation across a number of our key conferences and events. Previously she was with the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia Aquarium also in events management. She holds a Bachelors in Hospitality Management from Auburn University.

Lori Evans  
Lori serves as an Events Planner and Moderator responsible for events planning and speaker selection for a number of our events. She has a deep background in special events, expos, and trade shows. She was a Communications Major at Hofstra University.

Julie Carpenter  
Julie leads our research and publications function responsible for member services. These include meeting summaries, monthly book summaries, best practices and news. She has a Master of Professional Writing from the University of Memphis.

Shelly Fisher    
Shelly joined our team late last year for Shelly Fitz-gerald who left to pursue other opportunities. She serves as an events planning director responsible for key events, chapter speaker and event planning, and responsibility for our annual conferences.

If a COVID-19 Safety Issue or Date Conflict Should I Register Anyway?

When you register for safety you will receive access to this year's Summit live-streamed and on-demand, plus monthly speakers by webconference, other Monthly Benefits for a full year PLUS Free admission to next year's In-Person Summit due to the COVID-19 safety issue. Those with conflicts on the Summit date should register anway to take advantage of these benefits including a live webinar each month with a top IT executive discussing new ideas and strategies posted each month, articles monthly, book summary monthly, access to the city's mentoring list, and much more all included (Details). It's the perfect way to network with other highly successful HR executives and skyrocket your career.


Will Special Diet Meals be Available?

Yes, vegetarian/vegan meals will be available upon request (identify yourself to the hotel staff once seated).

Are the Facilities ADA Compliant?

Yes, there is handicapped access to all main entrances and conference areas. We can also make special accomodations if needed (please contact the hotel to coordinate).

 


Example Past Participants in Our Nationwide Events


• AECOM
• Aggreko llc
• Ally Financial
• Altegra Health
• Aramark
• Arby's Restaurant Group
• BB&T
• Bell Flavors & Fragrances
• Big Lots
• Burrow Global, LLC
• Capital One
• Catholic Charities USA
• CH2M HILL
• City of Atlanta
• City of Fort Worth
• City of Sacramento
• Clay Co School Board
• ClearResult
• Cleveland St University
• Cox Enterprises
• CVS Health
• DC Department of HR
• Dept of Veteran Affairs
• Detroit Housing Comm
• Dollar Tree
• Dunkin' Bands
• Encore Capital Group
• Energy Transfer
• Equifax
• FEMA
• First Green Bank
• Florida Blue
• Franczek Radelet P.C.
• FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.
• GameStop
• Gates Corporation
• Georgia Institute of Tech
• Georgia Lottery Corp
• Great Lakes Cheese Co.
• HealthPort
• Hilton
• Hotel Managers Group
• Kelly Moore Paint
• Kennesaw State
• Luminant
• Mansfield Oil Company
• Marriott
• MARTA
• McKesson
• Montgomery County Gov
• Museum of Art San Diego
• National Labor Relations
• Pasco Co Sheriff's Office
• PepsiCo
• Petro Hunt, L.L.C.
• Philip's
• Phoenix Health Care
• Plains All American
• Progressive
• RelaDyne LLC
• Rexel USA
• Rutgers University
• Santander Consumer
• SBM Offshore USA, Inc.
• Sharp HealthCare
• Southeast Restoration
• Starwood
• SunTrust
• The Container Store
• Goodyear Tire & Rubber
• The Home Depot
• TransCentra
• TXU Energy
• United Natural Foods, Inc
• University of Colorado
• University of Georgia
• Utah First Credit Union
• WestRock
• Willis Towers Watson
• YWCA Rhode Island
(and thousands of other leading companies who have attended our many conferences)

Sponsorship Contacts

Call Us.

Shelly Fisher
404-400-2424



Email Us.

Shelly@TechSummits.com








"I enjoyed the networking"
- John Barry, President IT, ITech Consulting Partners

"I attended and enjoyed the vendor presentations the best."
- John Ball, Director, Information Technology, United Way

"The presenters and presentations were all excellent – I appreciated the breaks that allowed us to talk with the vendors at the tables that presented and to speak with the vendors that were only tabling."
- Josette Dzencelowcz, Senior Software Engin. Mgr., Travelport

"I attended and appreciated that there wa a large turnout."
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"I liked the ability to see new technology and applications."
- Marcia Trajano, Sr.Manager - Technology, Philips

"The speakers/presenters were good. The catering was excellent."
- William Schaefer, Operations Management, City of Jacksonville

"The event went well. I enjoyed the EMC presentation."
- William Murphy, IT Manager, Avnet