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Speakers & Presenters

We would thank each of our NEW LeadershipTM New England speakers and workshop presenters for the time, passion and knowledge they committed to making the 2015 program a resounding success.

  • Carole Alfano, Public Information Officer, NH Judicial Branch
  • Jana Barresi, Faculty in Residence, Director, Federal Government Relations for Walmart 
  • Loretta Brady, Saint Anselm College, Psychology Department
  • Mary Johanna Brown, Founder and President of Brown & Company Design
  • Patrick Cheetham, Sgt. Londonderry Police Department
  • Jackie Cilley, Faculty in Residence, former NH State Senator
  • Lauren Collins, Broadcast Journalist
  • The Honorable Carol Ann Conboy, Associate Justice, NH Supreme Court
  • Kathleen Davidson, Hage, Hoges, PA
  • Jeanette Davila, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, Fedcap
  • Gemma Waite French, VP Marketing, Optima Bank
  • Melanie Gosselin, Executive Director, NH Food Bank
  • Jodi Grimbilas, Bianco Professional Association
  • Elizabeth Guyton, Press Secretary for Governor Charlie Baker
  • Kate Hanna, Sheehan, Phiney, Bass & Green
  • Grace Harrington, Chief of Staff & Legal Counsel, Massachusetts State Senate
  • Gail Huff, former TV Anchor and Reporter
  • Wendy Lavallee, First VP, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
  • Neil Levesque, Executive Director, New Hampshire Institute of Politics
  • Chani Marchiselli, Saint Anselm College, English Department
  • Susan McKeown, ARPN, co-founder FASTER
  • Ricia McMahon, Faculty in Residence, former NH State Representative
  • Beth Myers, Former Chief of Staff, Governor Mitt Romney
  • Terie Norelli, President and CEO, New Hampshire Women's Foundation
  • Michele Pesula Kuegler, CEO Peku Publications
  • Gina Powers, Senior Government Relations Advisor, Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.
  • Alicia Preston, National Press Secretary, Governor George Pataki
  • Alex Puglisi, Owner, Café La Reine
  • Jaye Rancourt, Brennan, Caron, Lenehan and Iacopino
  • Dominique Rust, VP and Chief of Operations, NH Catholic Charities
  • Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Marty Sink, President and CEO of CASA New Hampshire
  • Sarah Stewart, President, b-fresh Consulting, LLC
  • Jennifer Vaughn, News Anchor, WMUR
  • Francine Wendelboe, Former NH State Representative, District 1
  • Danette Wineberg, UNH School of Law
  • Ted Wright, NH Representative, District 8
  • Lisa Wong, Mayor of Fitchburg, MA