Speaking Engagements
+ Group Facilitation

Zachary facilitates board retreats, seminar panels, breakout sessions, Zoom/Skype conference calls and webinars, as well as speaks at workshops and lunch & learns for companies and organizations of business owners, professionals, and young adults/students.

Signature Topics:

1. Millennials: How they’re different, what they need, and what business owners can do about them

2. Developing Better People Skills: Help your employees to understand the importance of soft skills and how to develop the ones they need

3. Career Alignment: How to better align your role at work with your career and life goals

4. Career Growth via Productivity: How to pay your “Systems Debts” to enable your career to flourish

Upcoming and Prior Speaking Engagements

June 19, 2018
“Understanding Millennials”
Private group of business owners, Baltimore, Maryland
Spoke to a conference room of small business owners about who Millennials are, what they need, how to work with them effectively, and facilitated a Q&A session on the topic.

May 22, 2018
“Elevator Pitch” Workshop
BWI Business Partnership, Ellicott City, MD
Spoke to a full conference room of young professionals, hosted by the BWI Business Partnership for their Young Professionals Group, on how to improve their elevator pitches about their organizations, including frameworks to keep in mind and best practices to incorporate.

May 15, 2018
Open Forum on Career Questions
Rockbridge Academy, Millersville, MD
Spoke to a full classroom of 9th-12th graders, answering their questions about how to decide about what’s next for them as they plan their majors, colleges, and careers.

April 15, 2018
“The Point of Life, Work, and Career”
Grace Community Church, Fulton, MD
Educated the church’s Young Professionals group on how career fits into life and work.

March 15, 2018
“The Purpose of Work + Job Interview Skills and Best Practices”
Grace Community Church, Fulton, MD
Taught attendees of the “Impact Career Ministry” how to think about their work, followed by facilitating a discussion of practical tips to excel in job interviews.

February 2, 2018
Board of Directors S.W.O.T. Exercise Facilitation
Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD
Supported the organization’s CEO by facilitating a two-hour S.W.O.T. exercise, helping 20+ members of their Board of Directors to find clarity on their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats during a board retreat.

February 2, 2018
“Understanding Career Development and Soft Skills”
Rockbridge Academy, Millersville, MD
Educated a classroom of 12th grade students on how to think about career growth and the importance of developing and championing their soft skills.

January 18, 2018
“A Job Hunter’s Guide to Transferable Skills”
Grace Community Church, Fulton, MD
Helped attendees of the “Impact Career Ministry” understand transferable skills and why they are important for long-term career success.

November 2, 2017
“A Job Hunter’s Guide to LinkedIn”
Grace Community Church, Fulton, MD
Spoke to the organization’s “Impact Career Ministry” attendees about how to use LinkedIn during the job hunt.

Go with a Pro to Educate Your Group!

Contact Zachary for fee structure and availability to speak to or facilitate your group.

Read the words of those who found their career bullseye.