November 10, 2022

Free to Attend

So much has changed in the last few years, but what hasn’t changed is the value of trusted relationships. In a world where practically everything can be commoditized, digitized, or outsourced, relationships are the one constant that can ensure the success of your organization.

This virtual panel of experts will explore

Business Relationships

The power of being more intentional in your business relationships.

Changes in Relationships

Why, in today’s climate, you can’t afford to
take chances on relationships.

New Currency

Making relational capital your new currency for success.

Attendees will receive 1 PDC SHRM credit, 1 HRCI credit and 1 CPE credit

xPert Cafe 2022 Speakers

Ed Wallace

Best Selling Author/Speaker/Business Relationship Expert

Managing Director of Human Capital, AchieveNEXT


Ed is the author of Fares to Friends, Creating Relational Capital, Business Relationships That Last, and his most recent the #1 best seller, The Relationship Engine. Ed was recently published in the Harvard Business Review.

He is also on the Executive Education faculty of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and Villanova University’s Human Resources Master’s program.

Jennifer DeMello-Johnson

Executive HR/Insurance/Consulting Expert

Vice President, Agency Services — Agency Services Group, Amerisure


As the leader of Amerisure’s Partner For Success® agencies, Jennifer manages Strategic & Operational Planning, Talent Development, Leadership Alliances and other professional services that help agencies achieve operational excellence.

Prior to joining Amerisure, Jennifer served as the Global Resource Management Director for EMC² and spent 10 years as the US Shared Service Director and HR Consultant for Siemen’s IT Services & Solutions. 

Milton Dorsey

Director of Human Capital, AchieveNEXT

Expert Facilitator/ Leadership Expert

Milton leads AchieveNEXT’s Leadership and Management development practice. Bringing more than 20 years of leadership development experience, Milton has helped develop high-potential leaders in companies large and small in a wide variety of industry verticals. In addition, Milton uses the lessons and insights he’s learned over the years to pen articles in prestigious publications such as Middle Market Growth and the Harvard Business Review.

Milton is a highly skilled facilitator who is able to make complex and sometimes challenging ideas and concepts accessible to his audiences.


Nick Araco

Master Connector/Discussion Facilitator/Relationship Builder

CEO of AchieveNEXT & host of levelUp podcast series


Nick founded The CFO Alliance in 2002, and since its inception in 2017, has been the CEO of AchieveNEXT, a vibrant learning and development ecosystem for individuals, teams, and enterprises seeking NEXT level growth.

Nick is also the host of the LevelUP podcast series where he interviews rising stars and leading executives from around the globe.


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