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2020 Young Executives Winter Conference

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Feb. 3-5 │ Unofficial Excursion │ Breckenridge
Feb. 5-7 │ The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa │ Denver


 See who came in 2019 (titles and companies)



(NOTE: YE membership dues for 2020 have changed from the previous one-time membership fee to an annual $100 fee. You must be a 2020 YE member — or a PEI board member — to register for the 2020 YE Winter Conference.)     

FEB. 3-5

Unofficial Excursion: Breckenridge. Details emailed after you register for YE.  


6-7 p.m.              Welcome Reception
7-9 p.m.              Welcome Dinner (casual)


7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Professional Headshots
8-9 a.m.              Breakfast
9-9:45 a.m.         OPENING KEYNOTE: "Industry Overview"
                                 Brian Gray
NA Retail Fuels Lead, Accenture

10-11:30 a.m.    PANEL: "How to Navigate Change"
                                 Bruce Larson
                                 CEO, Oscar W. Larson Co.
                                 2008 president, PEI

                                 Charlene Indest-Guidry          
CEO, Southern Tank Testers Inc. 

                               Jalal “Jay” Shehadeh                         
General Counsel, U.S. Century 
                                 Owner, gas stations and car washes 

11:30 to 12:30   Lunch
12:30-2:30 p.m.  ROUNDTABLES
2:30-3:30 p.m.    PANEL: "Data Standards"
                                 Jon Kelly
   CEO, Canary Compliance

                                 Mahesh Albuquerque 
                                 Division Director, Colorado Div. of Oil and Public Safety

                                 Linda Toth
                                 Director of Standards Development, Conexxus
3:30 p.m.             Free Night  


7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Professional Headshots
8-9 a.m.               Breakfast
9-9:45 a.m.          SESSION: "Every Employee is a Marketer"
                                  Bob Mazerov 
    Fortune 500 Marketing Expert

9:45-10:15 a.m.  SESSION: "Best Business Practices: Lean, VDC"
                                  David Pounds 
                                  Director of Construction Support Services, Flintco

10:30-Noon         PANEL: "How to Get to the C-Suite and Win"
                                  Keegan Young
                                  Executive Director, Colorado Mountain Club

                                  Kristen Blessman          
President, CEO, Colorado Women's Chamber 

                                  Matthew Stevens
                                  President, Colorado Mountain Club
                                  Managing Director, The Advisory Board Co.

Noon-1 p.m.         Conclusion


PEI Young Executives will spend two days alongside industry veterans and C-level execs from outside the industry who will interact as panelists, business mentors and leadership guides. 

As is customary, an unofficial, optional YE excursion will allow extra networking. Stay tuned for excursion and speaker announcements.  


Get your company's name in front of more than 100 PEI members from 50-plus PEI member companies at the 2020 PEI Young Executives Winter Conference. Click here to view sponsorship packages.

Contact Tom Leibrandt to book your sponsorship.