MEGA SESSION: Developing World Famous Leaders - the World Famous San Diego Zoo Way!

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
Learn how to develop world-class leaders and build a highly engaged workforce.
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Track: Personal & Leadership Development

Through leadership development, commitment to engagement, and efficient talent management, learn how a 90-year world famous institution took matters into their own hands and shook things up...with world famous results. Leave with a blueprint to get buy-in to your leadership initiative; develop world-class leaders; implement a talent management strategy and establish a highly engaged workforce, committed to applying discretionary effort and producing extraordinary results.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Sandy Asch


Sandy Asch is an internationally recognized speaker, consultant and author of the bestselling book, ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way and Excellence at Work: The Six Keys to Inspire Passion in the Workplace.  Asch partners with companies globally to create workplaces that are passionate, focused, healthier and resilient. More than 30,000 leaders in 350+ companies in 50 countries and 6 languages have implemented her strategies with sustainable results. Several of Asch's clients have earned recognition as Best Places to Work. 

Tim Mulligan


Tim Mulligan serves Vulcan Inc, in Seattle, managing a staff of over 25 employees who fulfill employment needs for the organization, develop benefits packages for its very diverse group of employees and handle organizational and strategic challenges that occur in a very unique workplace.  Mulligan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Washington State University in 1990 before receiving his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1994.  He has extensive experience in human resources legal issues having practiced labor and employment law from 1995 – 1998.  Prior to joining Vulcan, Mulligan served as Chief Human Resources Officer for San Diego Zoo Global from 2004 – 2017, and previously spent several years in various Human Resources leadership positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts.  Mulligan just recently joined Vulcan Inc. in early 2017.

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