Thank you 2018 Summit Sponsors and Attendees for making Charlotte’s most comprehensive one-day deep dive across key industry sectors a huge success. A special thank you to our more than 30 industry leaders who presented information to drive growth and workforce development for business. The 2018 breakouts included Advanced Manufacturing & Distribution, Financial Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure.

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Accenture | CEO Panel

Advanced Manufacturing & Distribution | Transportation & Infrastructure | Financial Services

Speakers include:
Andy Albrecht, Strategic Alliance Director, Smart Cities, AT&T
Amy Aussieker, Executive Director, Envision Charlotte
Mark Bellissimo
, Tryon Equestrian Partners
Debbie Blanton, Human Resources Director, Carpenter Industries, Inc.
Nate Boaz, Accenture
Tariq Bokhari, Carolina Fintech Hub
Rosalyn Durant, Senior Vice President, College Networks at ESPN
Tammy Erickson, Adjunct Professor at the London Business School and Award-winning author
Anthony Foxx, Former U.S. Transportation Secretary and Former Charlotte Mayor
Moore Hallmark, U.S. Chamber 
Frank Harrison III, Coke Consolidated
Chris Jackson, Goodwill
John T. Jordan, Managing Director, Head of The Academy and Advisor Development, Bank of America
Dr. llham Kadri, CEO, Solvey
Derek Kan, Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, U.S. DOT
Doug Lebda, LendingTree
Eric Lewis, Charlotte Works
Melinda Davis Lux, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry
Fatma Mili, Ph.D., UNC Charlotte
Kevin Parker, VP and GM, Corning Optical Connectivity Solutions
Mary Peters, Former U.S. Transportation Secretary
Alan J. Pramuk, Gresham Smith
Roger Sherman, Managing Partner, CRL Associates
Wyatt Smith, Managing Director, Market Executive – Carolinas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis
N.C. Transportation Secretary James H. Trogdon III
Derek Wang, Stratifyd
Brad Wallace, Principal, Financial Services Digital Advisory, EY