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TMA NextGen Leadership Conference

2018 TMA NextGen Leadership Conference

November 29 - December 1, 2018 | Faegre Baker Daniels LLP | 311 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 4300 | Chicago, IL

The seventh annual TMA NextGen Leadership Conference invites all young professionals age 40 and under to attend this conference consisting of networking opportunities, professional development, and more. 


Click here to register.

TMA Member: $75
Non-Member: Must be a member to attend - join TMA today and attend for free! Email Caroline Ventola at cventola@turnaround.org once you have joined or for more information. 

Schedule (Subject to Change)

Date & Time Event
Thursday, November 29th  
11:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Community Service Event at World Relief Chicago
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Leadership Planning Committee Meeting 
(For Committee Members Only)
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Break
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Opening Networking Reception at Faegre Baker Daniels
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Break / Transition
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Dine-Around (Locations around Chicago)
Friday, November 30th  All Events at Faegre Baker Daniels, unless otherwise noted
9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Welcome
9:05 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
Nicholas M. Miller, Esq., Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg, LLP, current
TMA Chicago/Midwest chapter president
9:10 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Speed Networking Exercise
9:55 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Panel: Luminaries
Jack Butler, Birch Lake Partners, LP
Michael J. Egan, Monroe Capital LLC 
Michael A. Feder, CTP, AlixPartners, LLP
Shelly A. DeRousse, Freeborn & Peters LLP
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel: Industry and Economic Outlook  
Robert Corsentino, CIBC
Nancy A. Peterman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Carl Lane, CTP, Willow Tree Consulting Group, LLC
Matthew Ray, CTP, Portage Point Partners 
12:30 p.m.  - 12:45 p.m. Break
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Panel: Turnaround Tools
Robert M. Fishman, Fox Rothschild LLP
Robert I. Thornton, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
Kevin A. Krakora, CTP, TMA Global President 
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Interactive Session: Sales Training with Andrew Sykes, Habits at Work
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Day 1 Closing Remarks and Announcements
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Break - Transition to Social Outing
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Social Outing at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club
Saturday, December 1st  All Events at Faegre Baker Daniels, unless otherwise noted
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning Workout at SoulCycle Loop 
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. NextGen Chapter Leaders Meeting - Best Practices
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. TMA NextGen Call for Volunteers
11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. 2019 TMA NextGen Chair Presentation
11:25 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Keynote: Leveraging Technology in Business Development
Mike McTaggart, partner, PwC
12:30 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Break
12: 35 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Break - Transition to Optional Activity
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. OPTIONAL: Chicago Experience (group activity)
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Social Outing at Flight Club 
Sunday, December 2nd  
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. OPTIONAL: Sunday Brunch at Steadfast (restaurant at Kimpton Gray)

Hotel Information

Kimpton Gray Hotel
122 W. Monroe 
Chicago, IL 60603

Chicago Loop Sophistication — beautiful, bold, and with no detail out of place. Situated in the historic New York Life Insurance Building originally built in 1894, Kimpton Gray Hotel takes its name from the Georgia Gray marble that’s lent the structure a sense of sophistication for well over a century. Please note, the hotel room block is sold out on Wednesday. The hotel still has availability, but guests will have to pay a higher fee. 
The room block for the Kimpton Gray is sold out. Please call 877-771-7031 or 312-750-9012 for reservations. 

Additional hotels near the Kimpton Gray are as followed. PLEASE NOTE:  a room block has not been secured at these hotels. Rooms are based on availability. 

JW Marriott Chicago
Phone: 312-660-8200
0.4 miles from Faegre

W Chicago - City Center 
Phone: 312-332-1200
0.4 miles from Faegre

Hyatt Place Chicago Downtown
Phone: 312-955-0950
0.4 miles from Faegre
Hyatt Centric the Loop Chicago
Phone: 312-236-1234
0.5 miles from Faegre


View the sponsorship opportunities and contact Kris Wolcott at kwolcott@turnaround.org or 312-578-2047.
Marquee Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors
À la Carte Sponsors:
Bankruptcy Management Solutions
Thank You
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Contact Matthew Switzer at 312-578-2042 or mswitzer@turnaround.org

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