Introducing our 2023 Chamber Business Summit Keynote Speakers - Lauralee Hites and Mitch Isaacs
Lauralee Hites is a visionary force at the forefront of reshaping our personal and professional landscapes through the power of human connection. Her career journey began in Corporate America at industry giants such as Accenture, Microsoft, and Wells Fargo. Lauralee has evolved into a speaker, facilitator, and consultant driven by a passion for elevating individuals and organizations through the power of human connection.
As the founder of Stratavize Consulting, Lauralee's focus has shifted towards unveiling the heart of success – the human element. Her engaging talks are not mere presentations but invitations to embark on a journey toward fulfillment, connectedness, and happiness in our personal and professional lives.
Lauralee is an award-winning writer and was recently named Alumni of the Year by Ivy Tech.
When she's not passionately working with clients or sparking new conversations on stage, you'll often find Lauralee immersed in the pages of a book, dabbling in the comedy scene, paddling river rapids, or traveling to far-flung places. Connect with Lauralee: LinkedIN: @Lauralee Hites LinkedIN: @Stratavize Facebook: @Lauralee Hites Facebook: @Stratavize Twitter: @Lauralee Hites Instagram: @PassengerPenPal www.stratavize.com
Mitch Isaacs was named Shafer Leadership Academy’s Executive Director in May 2015. In this role, he works closely with the organization’s board of directors to fulfill the mission of the organization. He is responsible for creating vision, connecting with stakeholders, administering program offerings and leading the organization in meaningful ways.
Mitch has over a decade of over 20 years of leadership development experience. He graduated from Ball State University in 2002 with a double major in History and Political Science and a minor in Counseling Psychology. Mitch completed his Master’s degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education at Indiana State University. Mitch returned to Ball State in 2005 and spent the next 10 years as a working professional in Higher Education, including five years as the Director of the Excellence in Leadership program, and Coordinator of the Leadership Studies Minor.