2018 Keynotes

Bud Selig

Allan H. (Bud) Selig is the Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball.  After being named to the unprecedented position by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. on December 19, 2014, Selig assumed the role on January 25, 2015, when Manfred became the 10th Commissioner in the history of Baseball.  As Commissioner Emeritus, Selig serves as an adviser to Manfred and assists him with special projects.

Allan H. (Bud) Selig was named the ninth Commissioner of Baseball on July 9, 1998, by a unanimous vote of the 30 Major League Baseball club owners.  Prior to his election as Baseball’s Commissioner, Selig served as Chairman of the Executive Council, making him the central figure in Major League Baseball’s organizational structure dating back to September 9, 1992.

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Ana Navarro

Ana Navarro is a well-known Republican strategist and a political analyst for CNN and CNN en Español. She is also a political contributor on ABC’s The View. The Miami New Times named her a “Republican power-consultant,” and the Tampa Bay Times called her “a sought-after voice in Republican politics and an adviser for any presidential hopeful,” saying, “with confidants Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio she is poised to play a big role in the GOP response to immigration reform and Hispanic outreach.”

Respected on both sides of the aisle for her straight shooting and candor, Navarro frequently appears in the media, sought after by Meet the Press, Bill Maher’s Real Time, Anderson Cooper 360, and The View, to name a few. “Ana speaks the truth, and she is willing to speak the truth to power without reservation…She has the ear of lots of elected officials,” said Republican consultant Brett O’Donnell. She is in touch with the political issues people are talking about, and in presentations, she discusses the latest hot button issues in politics, giving audiences an insider’s view of the upcoming elections and a roadmap for where the country is headed.

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Lynne Lancaster

Baby Boomer Lynne Lancaster is one of today’s foremost cultural translators. An expert on the generations, she is co-founder of BridgeWorks, a company that advises leaders, managers, and employees on how to conduct business more successfully by bridging generation gaps at work and in the marketplace.

Lynne’s keynote speeches and workshops have enlightened and entertained high level audiences from many of America’s best companies, including 3M, American Express, Best Buy, Cisco, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Disney, Intel, Lockheed Martin, and Wells Fargo, as well as from numerous public sector and nonprofit organizations. She was recently named a Top Five speaker for 2010.

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