MANAGEMENT SPEAKERS AND BIOS
Craig A. Haigh is a 37-year veteran of the fire service. He has served for more than twenty-five years as a fire chief/chief executive officer leading departments in both Illinois and North Carolina. He is known as a no-nonsense, innovative leader focused on consistently doing what is right for the residents, businesses, visitors, and his employees. He has served as an Interim Village Manager, has developed and implemented fire based paramedic services, and is a frequent research partner at the University of Illinois and Skidmore College working on issues of first responder health and safety. He has published more than thirty trade journal articles on a variety of leadership topics and is the author of the new book, The Dynamic Fire Chief: Management Theories and Principles for Strategic Organizational Leadership. The book is scheduled for release in early 2021. He received the 2019 International Association of Fire Chiefs – Alan Brunacini Executive Safety Award and was named the 2012 Illinois Career Fire Chief of the Year. He has been married to his wife Beth for more than 30-years, has two adult children and resides in the Chicago metro area.
Todd Cohen is the nation’s leading voice on building sales culture.
A dynamic, engaging and motivational keynote speaker, Todd brings a message that is relevant to any organization striving to increase revenue, strengthen relationships and improve client satisfaction. Using humor and real-life examples, Todd demonstrates how every conversation is a “selling moment” and how everyone can contribute to the growth and profitability of the organization.
Todd averages 90 appearances per year, with audiences ranging in size from small groups to upwards of 5,000 people. Unlike traditional “sales coaches,” who focus only on sales teams, Todd teaches the non-sales professional how everything he or she does impacts the decision-making process. His diverse clientele includes Subaru of America Inc., NFL Players Inc., Corning, The American Institute of Architects, EY LP, and Investors Bank.
As President of Chatfield Global LLC, Marcy consults with a wide range of clients of every size, from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 50 companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Marcy is a pragmatic, business-minded talent strategist, human resources consultant and organizational change leader.
Sara’s journey working with dealerships started when she was young by providing child labor packing VHS training tapes for dealers across the country. In college, she studied psychology, which has been a huge benefit working in her family’s business as well as with family-owned dealerships over the last 10+ years. Now, Sara spends her time speaking at conferences around the world and working with both manufacturers and dealers to achieve success.