Rainmakers Sharpen is a quarterly event for business owners, C-level leaders, and their operational leaders to learn new business efficiencies and building new relationships in the community. Expect thought-provoking topics led by small business solutions experts and small group discussions to apply learnings.
January Topic: Technology, Data, and You
- How do we help companies and their employees stay healthy mentally & physically while staying engaged?
- How can technology help us stay healthy & change management?
- Zoom fatigue, how to interact and engage past a zoom call.
- Career development, “What’s next for me?” conversations.
A graduate of Ohio State University, Kristen has more than 20 years of sales, marketing, and strategic business development experience, is the Title Sponsor of Accelerent Indy, and a great connector of people. Within her AHW Chief Strategy Officer role, she will drive continued growth for the company and focus on cultivating new business relationships to which AHW can bring exceptional value and provide lower benefit plan costs through a strategic approach.
A few of her favorite things are spending time with her two girls, husband and dogs, traveling, outdoor activities, Colts and Ohio State Games.
Lisa Mitchell, CFI
Founder, Power Body Language
Lisa Mitchell, CFI is a communications expert and Founder of Power Body Language. She specializes in Body Language and Non Verbal communication skills, coaching high-performing executives and providing expert analysis during jury selection. She is a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) and a Certified Body Language Trainer, and holds a Masters Degree in Management. Lisa is also the co-founder and CEO of Pulse Analytix, a technology platform that connects citizens, law enforcement, and oversight agencies to ensure great transparency and improved relations.
Megan Koontz, PHR, CPSP
Vice President, Human Resources, Fusion Alliance
Megan joined Fusion Alliance (formerly Quick Solutions) in 1998, and currently serves as Director of Human Resources. Megan brings over 20 years of experience in benefit plan administration, compliance, and employee relations. In addition to her degree in Human Resources, she is PHR and CPSP certified. Apart from her responsibilities with Fusion Alliance, Megan serves on the board of Huckleberry House, an organization that provides shelter and services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. She also enjoys traveling, having other people cook for her, and spending time with friends and family.
Amber is a bright light. Her approach is to learn about you and help you to win with the right connections and solutions. She understands the power of helping people to achieve their own unique purpose. She uses these superpowers in her executive role with AIS, as a board member with Damar Services, as a co-host on the show The Truth Revival and as a Zarvos Leadership Coach.
Amber’s role at AIS is a perfect fit for her “connection” expertise! She’s helping clients with their IT infrastructure connections to fuel the growth of their business.
Amber is passionate about paving the way for women to have successful careers in the IT industry. She didn’t go looking for a career in IT, it came after her and she quickly realized the power of connection in an industry that is truly connected to the way we do work and life.
Gifts are meant to be given. With her time, talents, connections, and dollars, Amber is here to give and serve. She has an impressive history of raising money and making a difference in organizations close to her heart.