Speakers

MODERATOR

Dan Kaplan

Dan Kaplan

Foley & Lardner LLP

Daniel A. Kaplan is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP and is co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Kaplan counsels employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including wage and hour, employment contracts, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, worker’s and unemployment compensation, family and medical leave, disability accommodations and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, and all state, federal and local discrimination laws. Mr. Kaplan has experience litigating before various state and federal agencies, various state courts, and federal courts throughout the country, including the Supreme Court.

STRATEGIC TRACK


Karl Ahlrichs

Karl Ahlrichs

SPHR, author, speaker, advisor

Karl Ahlrichs is an adviser to senior leadership on human resource and risk management issues, working for Gregory and Appel of Indianapolis. Karl has broad experience in senior level problem solving, with proven skills in handling complex organizational issues with uncommon sense. Karl is a national speaker and author, and is often quoted in the media on HR issues. He has facilitated a monthly CFO Roundtable for more than 10 years.


Angelica Gamble-Wong

Angelica Gamble-Wong

VP of HR

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute — La Jolla, CA

Angelica has more than 30 years of HR expertise at fast-growing startups and established companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, finance, hospitality and life sciences. In 2017, she received San Diego HR Forum’s San Diego HR Executive of the Year award. She is also a published author and expert on innovative HR business strategies.

COMPLIANCE TRACK


Sandra McDonough

Sandra McDonough

Partner

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP

Sandra is a partner at Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton, where she counsels employers and represents them in court. She has served as a professor at USC Law School and taught HR courses at Webster University. She is a frequent lecturer and author on employment law issues.


Suzanne Martin

Suzanne Martin

Shareholder

Ogletree Deakins

Suzanne is an attorney in the Las Vegas office of Ogletree Deakins, where she represents employers in federal and state employment law issues, including wage-and-hour law, discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She also conducts regular employment law compliance training for
employers and is a frequent speaker to employer groups.