A Path Forward

Navigate Summit

Join us in Des Moines on June 14-16

What to expect at the Navigate Summit

After two years, the Annual Navigate Summit is back. This year, we have an all-star speaker lineup that will leave you with inspiring stories of resilience, innovative tools to help you continue improving your wellbeing program, and a renewed sense of connection and purpose. And, we'll show you a few hidden gems inside the local Iowa experience along the way. Normally we’d say we can’t wait, but we’ve waited two years. We are looking so forward to welcoming you to our hometown!

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    Be inspired. Heroes of all kinds will share their stories of challenge and resilience

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    Learn. Hear from industry game-changers and award-winning leaders

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    Connect. Make connections and share best practices with other leaders across the country

Keynote Speakers

We've curated an expert list of industry game-changers and award-winning leaders on the issues that are top-of-mind for every health, wellbeing, and business leader.

Kyle Carpenter

Marine, Medal of Honor Recipient, NationSwell Council Member, Public Speaker, Author, World Traveler, 3x Marathoner, Lifelong learner

Loran Nordgren

Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management

Rachel Mushahwar

Leading Female in Technology, Head of North America Partner Sales at Amazon Web Services, Board Member, and Diversity & Inclusion Advocate

Speakers

  • Leadership Developer and Social Intelligence Geek

  • Senior Vice President - Specialty Benefits at Principal Financial Group

  • CEO at Polk County Health Services

  • Subject Matter Expert at Gallup

  • Chief Technology Officer at Navigate

  • Vice President of Marketing at Navigate

  • Vice President of Operations at Navigate

  • Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Navigate

  • Vice President of People and Culture at Navigate

  • Founder and CEO at Navigate

Agenda

Session topics and speakers

  • 1

    Day 1: Purpose and resilience project

    Jason Kiesau, Leadership Developer and Social Intelligence Geek

  • 2

    Day 1 Keynote: Resilience, leadership, perspective, and life

    Kyle Carpenter, Marine, Medal of Honor recipient, NationSwell council member, public speaker, and author

  • 3

    Day 2 Keynote: The power of unlocking the barriers that lead to behavior change

    Loran Nordgren, Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

  • 4

    Day 2: The rise of point based solutions, holistic wellbeing and the secret ingredient to employee retention

    Jim Barclay,
    VP of Operations at Navigate

    Troy Vincent,

    Founder and CEO at Navigate

  • 5

    Day 2: Breakout sessions: Lifestyle benefits, mental wellbeing, musculoskeletal support and our Navigate ecosystem

    Four, 20 minute sessions hosted by our product partner expert and Navigate leadership

  • 6

    Day 2: What’s new at Navigate: Data, technology roadmap, new products, and personalized wellbeing pathways

    Jeremy Knipper,
    Chief Technology Officer at Navigate

    Meg Whitty,

    VP of Marketing at Navigate

    Lindsey Conwell,

    VP of Strategic Partnerships at Navigate

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    Day 2: Financial wellbeing: The health of your business, community, and environment

    Kara Hoogensen, Senior Vice President - Specialty Benefits at Principal Financial Group

  • 8

    Day 3: Leading change for mental health and disability

    Liz Cox, CEO at Polk County Health Services

  • 9

    Day 3: Leading through change and disruption

    Jillian Anderson, Subject Matter Expert at Gallup

  • 10

    Day 3 keynote: Diversity, equity, and inclusion: The power of women in the workplace

    Rachel Mushahwar, General Manager and Partner Chief at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Diversity and Inclusion Advocate, The Most Admired Women in Business 2019 and Top Ten Executive Women in Retail 2017

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    Day 3: Our Path Forward

    Troy Vincent, Founder and CEO at Navigate

  • 12

    Exclusive bonus event for Advisors and Brokers

    Expanding role of the benefits trade and sharing successes

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Join us in our hometown June 14-16, 2022

At the Hotel Fort Des Moines

Learn more about the venue

The experience

Past Summit Speakers

  • Jen Hatmaker

    2019 Summit

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Jen Hatmaker

    American author, speaker, blogger, and television presenter

  • Tommy Spaulding

    2017 & 2019 Summit

    Boulder, CO and Nashville, TN

    Tommy Spaulding

    American author and president of Tommy Spaulding Companies LLC

  • Sebastian Terry

    2018 Summit

    Napa, California

    Sebastian Terry

    Founder of 100things

  • Dr. Kent Bradley

    2016 & 2018 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Dr. Kent Bradley

    Senior Executive, Health and Wellbeing Advocate, Strategic Advisor

  • Joel Allison

    2017 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Joel Allison

    Chairman, Board of Regents for Baylor University

  • Liz Cox

    2019 Summit

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Liz Cox

    CEO at Polk County Health Services

  • Peter Dunn

    2016, 2017, & 2019 Summit

    Boulder, CO & Nashville, TN

    Peter Dunn

    Chief Executive Officer at Your Money Line® and Hey Money®

  • Jenne Beecher Fromm

    2017 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Jenne Beecher Fromm

    Owner at JenneInk, LLC and Awesome Climbs

  • Joseph Jones

    2018 Summit

    Napa, California

    Joseph Jones

    Executive Director at The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement

  • Barry Kirk

    2018 & 2019 Summit

    Napa, CA and Nashville, TN

    Barry Kirk

    Principal/Loyalty Practice Leader - Chapman & Co.

  • Steve Lacy

    2019 Summit

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Steve Lacy

    Vistage Chair-CEO Advisor and Executive Peer Board Leader at Vistage Worldwide, Inc. Chairman & CEO Meredith Corporation

  • Dr. Ivan Lamourt

    2016 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Dr. Ivan Lamourt

    Assistant Headmaster and the Director of Counseling Services at St. Benedict’s

  • Liz Nead

    2016 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Liz Nead

    Adventure Speaker, Author & Life Coach

  • Ali Payne

    2016, 2018, & 2019 Summit

    Boulder, CO; Napa, CA; and Nashville, TN

    Ali Payne

    President at ethOs and Practice Leader, Organizational Engagement at Holmes Murphy & Associates

  • Haley Prophet

    2019 Summit

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Haley Prophet

    Senior Well-being Specialist | Mindful Momentum Facilitator

  • Lamia Scherzinger

    2016 & 2017 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Lamia Scherzinger

    Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology, School of Health and Human Sciences, IUPUI

  • Tim O'Neil

    2019 Summit

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Tim O'Neil

    Executive Director - Employee Experience, Benefits and Wellness at Dotdash Meredith

  • Mick Ukleja

    2016 Summit

    Boulder, Colorado

    Mick Ukleja

    Founder and President of LeadershipTraQ

  • Amy & Ben Wright

    2018 Summit

    Napa, California

    Amy & Ben Wright

    Advocates for the value, acceptance, and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

2020 & 2021 Speaker Series

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to our hometown!