As Atlanta Falcons president & CEO, McKay is in charge of all team business operations and also works on contract negotiations and managing the team’s salary cap. His impact has been felt at the league level for years as a valued member of many NFL committees charged with advancing the game. In 13 seasons as an NFL general manager, he constructed six teams that reached playoffs, three that advanced to NFC championship games, and one Super Bowl winner.
Learn why the NFL has become the dominant sports league and brand in America. Rich McKay will provide an examination of the NFL’s structures, both economic and competitive.
McIntyre’s portfolio includes Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Calphalon, Levolor, Paper Mate and Parker – all winning brands in their respective categories. She joined Newell in 2009 as group president of office products. Previously, she spent 11 years with Coke in a variety of international marketing and general manager assignments, including leadership roles in Moscow, Johannesburg, London, and the U.S. Prior to Coca-Cola, she worked at S.C. Johnson in the U.S., Canada, and Japan.
Penny McIntyre will discuss how you and your brands can thrive in the international arena. Using a blend of personal experience and Newell business case studies, she will identify and discuss the easy and difficult elements of working and winning in international business.
Executive Vice President, Communications, The Weather Channel Companies
As EVP of corporate communications Powell has oversight of all internal and external communications strategies for all TWCC cross-platform businesses. She provides communications counsel on a broad range of business initiatives, as well as serving as the company’s chief spokesperson. With more than 20 years in media, Powell has served in senior roles at Turner Broadcasting System, National Broadcasting Company, Disney, and Nickelodeon.
Formal criteria gets you consideration but it is the informal criteria that gets you selected. Shirley Powell will share her thoughts on P.I.E. – Performance, Image, Exposure, and other lessons learned through her career navigating the media industry.