HR Superstars Summit

Location: Zoom

May 19, 2021

9AM PT to 1PM PT

Welcome, HR Superstars!

Are you ready to transform your organization? If you care deeply about people and performance in your organization, 15Five’s HR Superstars Summit is for you. Join us for a half day of learning, connecting, and fun with other People and HR experts. 

Hear from leading experts, including Power to Fly's Co-Founder Milena Berry; 15Five’s Chief Product Officer, Dianne Frommelt; and creator of Positive Product Design and 15Five’s Director of People Science, Courtney Bigony. There’ll also be breakouts for networking, a few surprises, and so much more.

Our Speakers

Milena Berry

Milena Berry is the Co-Founder and CEO of PowerToFly—the fastest growing global platform connecting diverse individuals with companies that value work-life integration, female-friendly benefits, equal pay for equal work, and environments where they thrive. Her work has been recognized in Business Insider and she was named Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2015. 

Dianne Frommelt

Dianne Frommelt is 15Five’s Chief Product Officer. Dianne has been developing products for HR Leaders in the Performance Management and Talent Acquisition space for nearly 25 years. She is passionate about building products that bring value to HR Leaders and positively impact the lives of their employees.

Courtney Bigony, MAPP

Courtney Bigony, MAPP, is the Director of People Science at 15Five, where she created Positive Product Design which aligns the product to the latest science of thriving. Courtney is the founder of The Deep Feedback Movement, and a Fellow at the Center for Evidence Based Management. She was named a 2019 Workforce Game Changer by Workforce Magazine and has contributed to Forbes and Huffington Post. Follow her on twitter @CourtneyBigony.

Jennie Yang

Jennie Yang is a strategic and operational consulting leader with over 12 years of experience designing business strategies and driving organizational transformations for Fortune 500 companies. Currently, she is VP of People & Culture at 15Five. Certified as a Master Practitioner in Transformational Neuro-Linguistic Programming (tNLP), Jennie is also an exceptional leadership coach and facilitator.

Follow Jennie on Twitter at @jenniemaeyang and on LinkedIn.

Amanda Ingraham

Amanda Ingraham is the VP of Customer Success at 15Five. She’s an award-winning industry expert and human-centric leader, passionate about the customer experience, growing high-performing teams, and operationalizing success at scale.

Emily Diaz

Emily Diaz is the VP of Transformational Services, a division she created after identifying the need for organizations to teach ‘vital skills’ to their people. Since joining 15Five’s founding team 8 years ago, she has served as advisor, trainer, and coach for companies across all industries — including Visa, Tesla, Capital One, and Citrix. Her experience across domains informs the creation of unique and powerful programs that train core professional competencies. 

Chelsea Margolies

Chelsea Margolies is the Director of Customer Support at 15Five and founder of Miss Potentiality, a strategic advising service for individuals and businesses. Chelsea’s work is primarily energetic/intuitive and her aim is to enable synergy in systems, groups, and individuals.

David Hassell

David Hassell is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of 15Five. David is a serial entrepreneur who believes that when leaders institute cultural practices that support each person in being and becoming their best selves, high performance and uncommon loyalty naturally result. 

Follow him on Twitter at @dhassell and on LinkedIn. Listen to David on the HR Superstars podcast.

Shane Metcalf

Shane Metcalf is the Chief Culture Officer and co-founder of 15Five. He is responsible for architecting a culture that produces positive brain states, builds deep trust, and belonging while tapping into intrinsic motivation and ensuring each person is achieving new levels of performance on a regular basis. 

Follow him on Twitter at @shane_metcalf and on LinkedIn. Listen to Shane on the HR Superstars podcast.

Christi Pendarvis

Christi Pendarvis is a dynamic and thoughtful people leader with over 14 years of experience overseeing customer-facing teams in the B2B SaaS space. Christi has a bachelor's degree in Psychology and International Relations, and a concentration in Leadership Studies. Currently, she is the Senior Director of People Insights at 15Five, where she leads a team of Consultants and Coaches that bring a human perspective to solving engagement problems and enabling teams and leaders to bring their own best self to work. She's a mentor through the Pass the Torch for Women Foundation and passionate about empowering women to open doors and take control over their career development.

Jeff Smith, PhD

Jeff Smith, Ph.D., is a cognitive psychologist and the VP of Strategic Initiatives at 15Five. Jeff has an eclectic background, including leadership roles in learning and development, strengths-based assessments, product management, design, UX, invention, and innovation, with 15 issued US patents.

Follow Jeff on LinkedIn @jeffsmithphd

Adam Weber

Adam Weber is is an expert and speaker on employee engagement, culture, team performance, and leadership development. Adam was previously Chief People Officer and Co-founder of Emplify. He also co-founded Bluebridge Digital, a mobile app platform, where he grew and sold the company in 2016. Adam is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Lead Like A Human. In 2020, Adam was named to Business Insider’s list of Rising Stars in HR. He holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in organizational communication from Ball State University, is a former musician, retired pastor, aspiring comedian, and currently lives in Zionsville, IN with his wife, two sons, and dog Poppy.


9:00 AM PT

Celebrating and supporting HR Superstars like you

Adam Weber and Jeff Smith, PhD

9:05 AM PT

Creating higher performance and engagement

Dianne Frommelt

9:30 AM PT

Technology Powered By Positive Product Design™

Courtney Bigony, MAPP

10:45 AM PT


9:45 AM PT

Networking breakout

10:00 AM PT

Designing employee experiences that lead to consistent engagement

Amanda Ingraham, Emily Diaz, Chelsea Margolies, and Christi Pendarvis

11:00 AM PT

Discovering Your Best-Self at Work

Jennie Yang

11:30 AM PT

HR Superstars Podcast - Live Recording and Q&A

David Hassell, Shane Metcalf

12:15 PM PT

Networking breakout

12:30 PM PT

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Starts Before Hiring - And Should Never End

Milena Berry - Power to Fly


We're excited to see you there!


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