Designed to foster industry leaders, the 2023 IGIA Leadership Institute delivers an extensive program targeting promising leaders and giving them the education and training they need to lead our industry now and in the future.
The IGIA Leadership Institute is limited to only 24 industry leaders so participants must commit to and attend at least three out of the four sessions to be eligible for participation and to be a recognized graduate.
IGIA leadership graduates will be recognized at the 2023 IGIA Convention, September 13 in Dubuque. A complimentary convention registration will be provided for each graduate and their spouse/guest. Graduates will be responsible for their own hotel accommodations.
Sponsored by SHAZAM, this year’s Leadership Institute consists of four one-day sessions delivering an outstanding lineup of topics and presenters.
Session 1: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023
Session includes a focus on leadership with presentations on “Leading Forward” and how to build stronger teams with emotional intelligence
by Celina Peerman. It also includes a leadership panel consisting of IGIA executive committee members.
Session 2: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023
Get an inside look at the industry’s legislative landscape during this session. It includes a government relations industry panel, Capitol tour and legislative leader meetings.
Session 3: Thursday, March 23, 2023
Focused on public relations, this session includes working sessions with Patrick Dix on how to master media interviews, public speaking and social media.
Session 4: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Session includes a service project at the Iowa Food Bank and a keynote on “The Relationship Era” by Bill Withers. The presentation addresses how there has never been a time in recent history when quality customer service and effective stakeholder relations are at more of a premium, especially when technology is driving such significant change.
Time: Sessions run 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Session 1: IGIA Office
Session 2: IMTA, 717 E Court Ave, Des Moines
Session 3: Capital City Fruit, 1850 Colonial Pkwy, Norwalk
Session 4: IGIA Office
Cost: $399/person (includes snacks, beverages and boxed lunches)
Register by: Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 (Space is limited to 24 participants.)
Questions: Contact Annie Lallier, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Celina Peerman
Dr. Celina Peerman serves as an organizational behavior specialist with over 25 years of experience from frontline to senior-level positions, in a wide range of industries and organizations. She is passionate about engaging human resources in new ways to achieve better organizational results. Celina has led successful workshops and designed training for a variety of professions. She has presented at numerous conferences for local, state and national audiences. Her work in Southeast Asia, Canada and Central America provided additional operations experience, further developing her strong international interests.
Patrick Dix is SHAZAM’s vice president of strategic alliances. As a former news anchor, Patrick brings his story-telling approach to audiences on a variety of topics. From working with the media, to crisis communications, to the latest issues in the payments industry, Patrick provides commentary to help audiences understand complex topics and delivers easily digestible takeaways they can use at their institutions. Patrick leads SHAZAM’s strategic partnerships with more than 70 industry organizations and trade associations, supporting their advocacy efforts and ensuring community financial institutions have a strong voice in the payments industry.