The Xchange Summit is a professional development wellbeing summit that brings changemakers in workplace wellness, human resources, and community health from across the region to:

  • collaborate with communities across sectors for collective impact,
  • connect skills with practical strategies and innovative results,
  • commit¬†to improving health and wellness for all.

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The 2021 Xchange Summit will be held virtually
Registration is now open!!


2021 Schedule

Welcome | 8:30 – 8:45am

Sarah Sjolie

CEO, The Wellbeing Partners

Opening Keynote | 8:45 – 9:45am

Dr. David W. Ballard

Independent Consultant, UK, US, Global

Our opening keynote welcomes national speaker and organizational consultant Dr. David Ballard to share his earned wisdom on psychological safety, resilience, and the importance of mental health in the workplace.

Breakout 1 | 9:45 – 10:30am

“Navigating a Culture of Health”

Heidi Husk

Employee Wellbeing & Safety Manager
Nebraska Medicine

Troy Vincent

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Navigate Wellbeing Solutions

Learn how Nebraska Medicine and Navigate Wellbeing Solutions drive a culture of health in their organizations, both individually and through collaboration.


“Being Well at Work and Home”

Linda Feiden

Wellness & Recognition Specialist, Human Resources
Drake University

Lydia Caraveo

Wellness Program Manager
Grinnell Mutual

Helen Eddy

Director of Public Health
Polk County Health Department

This panel session highlights efforts to prioritize wellbeing in Des Moines from the experiences of Polk County Public Health Department, Drake University, and Grinnell Mutual.


“People First”

Adriana Cisneros Basulto

Founder
Maxwell App

Chad Mares

Director of Workforce Services, GrOW
Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Jaymes Sime

Executive Director
Employee Wellbeing & Safety Manager
MICAH House

This session explores how employers can creatively and intentionally take care of their most important asset in partnership with regional employers who are hyper-focused on human capital.


“Regional Plan for Mental Wellbeing”

Bruce Lockwood

Senior Vice President
Community Health PRC

Kerry Kernen

Division Chief, Community Health, Nutrition, & Clinical Services
Douglas Co. Health Department

Sarah Schram

Health Director
Sarpy/Cass Co. Health Department

Matthew Wyant

Director of Planning & Development
Pott. Co. Health Department

Come to the release of the BRAND NEW mental health data stemming from the 2021 Greater Omaha Council Bluffs Community Health Needs Assessment. The session is free for community members. Learn about the current work happening to prioritize mental health across our region and take part in action planning for how we will continue to address this important issue.

Active Play Break | 10:30-10:45am

Claire Brown

Youth Wellness Coordinator, The Wellbeing Partners

Breakout 2 | 10:45 – 11:30am

“Level Up”

Candi Jones

HR Consultant in Diversity & Inclusion
Mutual of Omaha

Jessica Charlsen &
Jina Hwang Picarella, PhD

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Job Share Connect

Hear from awe-inspiring women propelling employee potential in the workplace.


“Mental Health at Work”

Christine Lembo

Employee Wellbeing
First National Bank of Omaha

Robyn Burnett

Manager, Account & Education Services
Best Care EAP

Erin Kinney

Housing Coordinator Team Lead & Corporate Wellness Director
Fusion Medical Staffing

Join this breakout to gain insight into the process and culmination of a “Mental Health at Work” playbook co-created by a slate of regional employers.


“There’s Another Way”

Ken McCartney

Market Director for Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
CHI Health

David Soto

Diversion Supervisor
Sarpy Co. Diversion

Jennifer Sparrock

Manager, Psychiatric Emergency Services
Nebraska Medicine

Understand how diversion programs across our region seek to address wellbeing as a holistic system rather than a stigmatizing reinforcement.


“Regional Plan for Mental Wellbeing”

Bruce Lockwood

Senior Vice President
Community Health PRC

Kerry Kernen

Division Chief, Community Health, Nutrition, & Clinical Services
Douglas Co. Health Department

Sarah Schram

Health Director
Sarpy/Cass Co. Health Department

Matthew Wyant

Director of Planning & Development
Pott. Co. Health Department

Part 2 of the release of the BRAND NEW mental health data stemming from the 2021 Greater Omaha Council Bluffs Community Health Needs Assessment. The session is free for community members. Learn about the current work happening to prioritize mental health across our region and take part in action planning for how we will continue to address this important issue.

Mindfulness Break | 11:30-11:45am

Rachel Drukenmiller

Founder & CEO, UNMUTED

Closing Keynote | 11:45am – 12:45pm

Tiffany Jenkins

Join us in our closing keynote with Tiffany Jenkins, a recovering addict, blogger, speaker, podcaster, and creator of Juggling the Jenkins, and celebrate vulnerability in and rawness of bringing together the human experience.



2021 Annual Sponsors

These organizations, as Sponsors of The Wellbeing Partners, support the Xchange Summit as well as our other community and workplace wellbeing programs

Living Bridge

Cultivator

Trailblazer

Premier

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