Posted On On: September 14, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Chamber News

Chamber Leadership Conference to Feature Six Regional Innovators, Big Thinkers and Troublemakers
Inaugural Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers Conference focuses on Art of Essentialism

HARRISBURG (September 14, 2017) The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC will host Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers, a half –day leadership conference, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 19 at the Hershey Lodge.  The inaugural conference will focus on the art of essentialism.

Attendees will hear from six innovators and big thinkers from our region discussing how the Art of Essentialism* guides them in their business operations and personal lives. Following the speakers, John Dame, Managing Partner with Dame Management Strategies wraps up the conference with things to keep in mind as you proceed down the path of Essentialism.

Our Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers include:

  • Jen Delaye, Chief Executive Officer – The JDK Group
  • Alex Hartzler, Managing Partner & Founder – WCI Partners
  • Jaime Novinger-Toigo, President – Service1st Restoration & Remodeling
  • “Merlot Mike” Wilson, Partner – The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey
  • Jeannine Peterson, Chief Executive Officer – Hamilton Health Center
  • Adam Vasquez, President & CEO – Merit

Attendees will learn how to:
– Say NO. We are all wired to say YES.
– Select what is essential.
– Make essential decisions regarding personal & professional choices.
– Unload non-essential work.

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The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC serves as a catalyst for promoting growth and quality of life in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties by providing a unique blend of business, community and economic development and advocacy services under one roof to boost our economic vitality and livability as a region. The Chamber & CREDC has been accredited with five stars from the United States Chamber of Commerce.


*“Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less”, is a book written by Greg McKeown.  McKeown describes essentialism as doing more with less, focusing despite distractions and the disciplined pursuit of less, but better.