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Programs for Gathering Feedback and Providing Recognition
(A Crash Course for ESOP Communications: Jumpstart Your Communications and Culture)
Monday, September 16 :: 2:45–3:30
National Center for Employee Ownership
Dallan is the director of culture and engagement at the NCEO in Oakland, CA. As a step toward leveraging the significant benefits that employee ownership offers, Dallan works closely with employee-owned companies to improve their communication and engagement practices by gathering and responding to employee feedback using the NCEO's Ownership Culture Surveys. Dallan is an avid speaker at both public and private company events on topics such as corporate (ownership) culture, employee engagement and involvement, communication, employee surveys, and effective leadership and team behaviors for driving innovation and better workplaces.
Santiago is a nationally recognized expert and keynote speaker on employee engagement, and is the co-author of Agile Engagement, an Amazon best-selling book that provides employers with a framework for measuring employee engagement. As the founder and CEO of Emplify, Santiago leads a team of engagement experts in their mission to provide more reliable employee engagement insights for better decision making. In 2013, Santiago was named to Inc. magazine's 30 Under 30 list and was also invited to the White House for recognition of his entrepreneurial contributions.