Presenters & Thought Leaders
Alexandra Levit is an international best-selling author, whose goal is to prepare organizations and their employees for meaningful careers in the future workplace. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for The New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Alexandra has authored several books, including the international bestseller, They Don't Teach Corporate in College.
She is a partner with the organizational development firm, PeopleResults, consults with numerous Fortune 500 companies on career and workplace trends, and has served as a member of the prestigious Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. Department of Defense on current employment issues.
Over the last several years, Alexandra has conducted proprietary research on the future of work, the Millennial generation, gender differences and bias, and the skills gap.
Alexandra is also a frequent national media spokesperson and is regularly featured in outlets including USA Today, National Public Radio, CNN, ABC News, CNBC, Forbes, and the Associated Press. She was named an American Management Association Top Leader for 2015 and 2014, and has also been Money Magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbes' best websites for women.
Matt Considine joined GoHealth in May of 2014 and now leads business development efforts for the GoHealth Marketplace. As Director of Business Development, Matt is responsible for implementing strategic partnerships, contributing to the development of consumer-facing technology, and enterprise revenue growth.
Prior to joining GoHealth, Matt spent five years at Groupon, where he built and launched Groupon’s travel business, Groupon Getaways. He graduated from the University of Akron, where he earned a joint degree in Marketing and International Business and was captain of the Varsity Golf Team.
Ellen Feeney is Vice President, Counsel at ADP specializing in Health Care Reform. Ellen is part of the leadership team for ADP Health Compliance and provides compliance support related to the Affordable Care Act across ADP. She has extensive experience providing business training and day-to-day advice on payroll, HR and Health Care Reform compliance. Ms. Feeney earned her law and undergraduate degrees from the University of Notre Dame.
Matt Jackson is the Global Product Leader for our ADP Enterprise Benefits solution, based in the United States. Matt has worked in the Benefits space for the best part of the last decade, with benefits technology being the common denominator. Matt has also worked in EMEA based out of London, helping multinational organizations to optimize the value of their benefits spend by using benefits administration and communication solutions. Matt led the Benefits Optimization proposition for Willis Towers Watson in Asia Pacific based out of Hong Kong, integrating the Darwin global benefits administration technology into their consulting and brokerage proposition, advising clients on strategy, design and execution of benefit plans. Matt is certified in Global Benefits Management by the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans.
Gerry Leonard is the President of ADP Benefit Services, the division of ADP that provides Benefits outsourcing services to many of the largest companies and institutions in the United States. Gerry leads a team that is responsible for the administration of all facets of Benefits administration including enrollment, eligibility, dependent verification, and absence management.
As Lockton’s Director of HR Technology & Outsourcing, Brad Mandacina supports his clients with selection and implementation of the optimal mix of HR technology and business process outsourcing to minimize resources dedicated to non-core business operations, such as employee benefits, payroll, or talent management.
Brad has achieved and maintains numerous industry designations through the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (CEBS). He was named a top benefit technology innovator by Employee Benefit Adviser.
David Marini brings more than 30 years of executive management and operations experience in the human resources, benefits, talent, HR, consulting and financial services fields to ADP. He serves as Division Vice President of HCM Strategic Services and is responsible for leading the Human Capital Management (HCM) Strategic Services organization within ADP National Accounts, which includes both Strategic Advisory Services and Professional Services.
Before joining ADP in 2011, David served as a Vice President for TMI Executive Resources, Senior Managing Director at The Palladium Group, Partner of Global Human Resources Management at Technology Partners, Inc., and Vice President and Global Practice Director of the Technology Solutions Group at Watson Wyatt (now Willis Towers Watson). Earlier in his career, he served as the President of a division of Trilog, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CIGNA Corporation, and was an accountant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).
Roberto Masiero is the Sr. Vice President of ADP Innovation Labs. Roberto joined ADP in 2000 as Director, Information Technology for ADP Brazil when his company in Brazil was acquired by ADP. Over the last 12 years, he has led several research and development teams on core ADP solutions.
Today, Roberto is responsible for ADP’s Innovation Lab, where new technologies are researched and new products are developed and incubated. Recent projects include Mobile applications, Semantic Search, Big Data, Behavioral Intelligence, and Marketplace.
Soumaia Mawad is a proven Sales Leader with over 35 years of corporate experience. She has a BS in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge, CSUN, where she graduated in December 1981 with honors.
In 1993, Soumaia was recruited by ADP to lead their upmarket / large National Account team in the West. She held multiple roles in leadership including Western Division Vice President, where she had responsibility for 13 Western states delivering growth every year for 5 years. Upon her success, she was promoted to Senior Divisional Vice President of ADP’s Added Value Services division. Recently, Soumaia was asked to lead the GES, Benefits Services Sales Group where she has strong relationships and roots.
Bernadette Nace serves as Vice President, Change Management and Communication, in the Professional Services group at ADP. In this role, she is responsible for leading a team of consultants who work with clients to develop and execute cutting-edge communication strategies that drive desired behaviors and manage change. This includes providing guidance and advice on culture change, as well as process change.
Before joining ADP in 2012, Bernadette served as Principal of Workforce Communication and Change Consulting for Mercer. There, she was responsible for developing and cultivating relationships with the company’s largest and most complex clients, and developing communication strategies and deliverables for a variety of HR programs. Her work ranges from domestic to global projects, including mergers and acquisitions, health and retirement benefits changes, total benefits outsourcing, wellness initiatives, and performance management and compensation programs.
Mary Schafer is Vice President, HCM Strategic Communications, in the Strategic Advisory Services group at ADP. As part of this role, she also leads ADP’s HCM Strategic Communications group, a team that develops custom communications for clients and manages division communications. Mary brings nearly 20 years of dynamic and innovative marketing leadership with documented success in communications, public relations, branding, events, and employee programs.
Prior to joining ADP in 2006, she held senior leadership positions at First Data Corp., MCI, Waggener Edstrom Public Relations, and FleishmanHillard Public Relations. She regularly speaks at industry conferences and also serves as an ADP Social Media Ambassador.
Corestream co-founder, Neil Vaswani, has more than 14 years of experience in the benefits industry. Prior to founding Corestream, he had installed and managed similar Voluntary Benefit Solutions for numerous organizations, including Citigroup, GlaxoSmithKline, AOL Time Warner, Applebee’s, and Wachovia. After graduating with a BS in Entrepreneurship and Finance from Babson College, Neil went on to work for Merrill Lynch, First Call, and a number of startups before starting Corestream in 2006.