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Deb Muchmore announced as keynote for Business to Business Expo and Workshop Prices increase on October 1

U.P. Perspectives
September 21, 2016 3:00 PM


MARQUETTE, MI —  The LSCP has announced Deb Muchmore, Partner, Kandler Reed Khoury & Muchmore, a governmental consulting firm in Lansing, as the keynote speaker for October 27th’s Business to Business Expo and Workshop.

For nearly 30 years, Muchmore has helped business people navigate public, crisis and complicated regulatory challenges to achieve crucial business objectives. She will discuss her reputation management approach as well as the importance of listening and communicating during a crisis, making sure corporate actions align with words, handling tough media interviews and public appearances, and the importance of clear guiding principles for organizations of every size.

In addition to Muchmore’s keynote address, the workshop will feature breakout sessions, a Pure Michigan Business Connect presentation and lunch. The event will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the NMU University Center. From 3 until 6 p.m. businesses will have the opportunity to showcase their products and services during a Business After Hours.

Breakout sessions include:

  • Managing the Multigenerational Workforce

         Ruth Solinski, UP Health System

  • Creating an Efficient Work Space

         Carol Gould, Natural Organizing

  • Great Brands Don't Just Happen

         Karyn Olsson, Upper Peninsula Marketing Department, Inc.

  • Demystifying Your 401k and Fiduciary Liability

         Jess Anderegg, Wealth Strategy Group

  • Change Management

         Don Grisham, Northstar Employee Assistance Program

  • Cyber Security

         Glen Johnson, Range Bank

  • Financial Wellness Program

         Scott Knaffla, Barton & Associates

  • New Wage and Overtime Rules

         Laura Reilly, Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, PC


The cost is $25 for LSCP partners and $40 for non-partners, the price goes up $10 on October 1. There is no cost to attend the expo and Business After Hours (3 – 6 p.m.).

Expo space and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Visit www.marquette.org or contact the LSCP at 906.226.6591 or bmorais@marquette.org for more information and to register.



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