6:00 Dinner- This dinner will be sponsored by AudienceView.
Hospitality Suite Open until midnight
Doug is CEO and co-founder of think2perform. He is legendary for his innovative approaches to developing high performance in individuals and organizations and is an expert at developing practical applications of the art and science of human behavior, financial and otherwise. Before founding think2perform, Doug, a certified financial planner (CFP), was Executive Vice President – Advice and Retail Distribution for American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise Financial). In that capacity he led an organization of 17,000 field and corporate associates to unprecedented success. Doug and co-authors Ryan Goulart and the late Roy Geer recently released their newest book “Leveraging Your Financial Intelligence: At the Intersection of Money, Health and Happiness.” Doug had previously authored or co-authored five other books including and co-author Moral Intelligence 2.0: Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success in Turbulent Times, Financial Intelligence: How to Make Smart, Values-Based Decisions with Your Money and Your Life, Moral Intelligence, The Simple Genius (You) and How to Get What You Want and Remain True to Yourself. Doug is in high demand as a keynote speaker as well as an executive and organizational advisor. He has been quoted and referenced in many publications and books, including Daniel Goleman’s seminal book, Working with Emotional Intelligence and Richard Leider’s bestselling Power of Purpose. In November 2000, Doug was honored by Columbia University’s Center for Social and Emotional Education and is a Fellow at the Carlson Executive Development Center, Carlson School of Management, and University of Minnesota. He is also a member of the prestigious Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. Doug and his Wife, Beth Ann, reside in Edina, Minnesota.
KAPLAN INSURANCE AGENCY
Jeff Danovsky specializes in evaluating liability and loss exposure for theater and performance arts organizations. As a Senior Insurance Advisor with Kaplan Insurance Agency, Jeff’s in-depth understanding of the insurance industry, combined with his close relationships with the arts community make him a recognized, trusted advisor. Realizing a need to determine appropriate insurance guidelines for theaters, Jeff developed the RED CARPET PROGRAM – effective insurance strategies for Theatre and Performing Arts Organizations. Working with Managing Directors, Executive Directors, Presenting Networks and others in the arts community, Jeff created an exclusive, specialized insurance program for performing arts organizations. Enlisting national A-rated insurance carriers, Jeff established best practices that help achieve better coverage, lower rates and premiums. The outcome is a better covered performing arts community, providing financial stability while saving hundreds of thousands of dollars. Jeff is a proud member of many national and regional arts organizations including, Theatre Communication Group (TCG), Opera America, Arts Advocates, Minnesota Theater Alliance, Art’s Alliance of Illinois, Darkness to Light, and Springboard for the Arts. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, a professional theatre company in Minnesota. Jeff often takes the stage presenting to the insurance industry and arts community on best practices in protecting your organization while not breaking the bank. In addition, Jeff and his family are enthusiastic arts supporters, through attending, volunteering, fund-raising, and performing.