October 2017 Luncheon

October 2017 Luncheon


Leading at All Levels

Speaker: Lisa Kappesser & Bob McEwan, EQ Coaching Solutions, LLC

  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

Credits: This program has been submitted for recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


By registering for this event, I authorize and permit MVHRA to use, reproduce, and/or publish photographs that may include me, with or without identification. I understand and agree that photos with me in them may be used in various media without compensation to me. I waive any damages or claims and release MVHRA from any and all liability arising from its use of photos of me.

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Lisa Kappesser & Bob McEwan, EQ Coaching Solutions, LLC

Topic: Leading at All Levels

Learning Objectives:

1. Fundamentals of leadership as shared by a Bob McEwan, whose leadership success spanned 34 years of successfully managing thousands of employees across the world to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives on a daily basis.
2. How to develop a personal style of leadership by applying emotional intelligence and these fundamentals of leadership.
3. Reflect on how to influence, make connections, and manage relationships in a style of leadership unique to oneself.

Session Description:

Whatever your role in an organization, you can be a leader. A leader influences and communicates in a way that drives his team to perform. How you communicate, make connections, and manage relationships despite challenges plays a part in your style of leadership. Bob McEwan, retired senior executive with GE Aviation, will share his 5 Fundamentals of Leadership which have guided his style and his success. He will share the importance of using your self-awareness, and of managing yourself and others in a caring way. Bob is living proof that the underlying foundation of great leadership is leading with emotional intelligence.

Session Bio:

Lisa Kappesser
Lisa Kappesser is a career and executive coach, facilitator, author and organizational consultant. She has a Master of Arts Degree from The University of Notre Dame, and is credentialed as a coach through The International Coach Federation.

Lisa is an Adjunct Professor and Consultant for the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at The University of Cincinnati, and has taught and developed courses on Organizational Behavior and Business Professionalism.

Bob McEwan
Bob McEwan began his professional career as a high school math teacher and athletic coach before transitioning to the corporate world. He spent more than three decades at GE Aviation’s engineering, manufacturing and service operations. GE Aviation is the global leader in the commercial jet engine business, with more than $20 billion in annual revenue. Bob started as a front line supervisor and retired as the GM of GE Aviation’s global supply chain. During his career, Bob oversaw numerous manufacturing plants and managed thousands of employees worldwide.

Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Morehead State University and master’s degrees in education and business from Xavier University. In his retirement, Bob is an executive-in-residence at Xavier University Williams College of Business where he volunteers as a guest lecturer and advisor to the department deans. He recently served as director of business development for the University of Cincinnati Research Institute promoting advanced manufacturing technologies. Bob continues to consult with GE Aviation, its partners and other aerospace companies in engineering and supply chain management. He also conducts leadership seminars for executives and corporate staffs.

Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center, Room 116
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling jennifer.walling@chase.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.


MVHRA Member: $19.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
Non-Member Guest: $24.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
MVHRA Student Member: $13.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
Non-Member Student Guest: $19.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.

All meetings are held at The David H. Ponitz-Sinclair Center which is conveniently located in downtown Dayton.  Sinclair Center can be reached quickly and easily from nearby hotels and highways.

Directions to Sinclair Conference Center: Click for Map and Directions - The David H. Ponitz - Sinclair Conference Center

•Take the Third Street exit 53A off of I-75 (northbound or southbound)
•Turn right on Perry Street
•Turn right on Fourth Street, then right again into the underground parking garage beneath Sinclair Center
•Parking for the Sinclair Conference Center is at no charge (be sure to pick up your parking pass)

When and Where

Chapter Workshop
444 West Third Street
Date and Time
  • October 10, 2017
  • 11:15 AM to 1:00 PM