GFOA is happy to announce that the Monday keynote speaker for the 117th Annual Conference will be Michael C. Bush. Michael is CEO of Great Place to Work®, the global research and analytics firm that produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the World’s Best Workplaces list, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list, and dozens of other distinguished workplace rankings around the world and author of “A Great Place to Work for All: Better for Business, Better for People, Better for the World.” He brings over 30 years of experience leading and growing organizations including serving as CEO of Tetra Tech Communications, founding board member for Fund Good Jobs, which invests in small inner-city businesses and as a former member of President Obama’s White House Business Council.
State and local government can be a great place to work. The most successful organizations have a higher purpose, and are built on a foundation of trust, growth, innovation, equality, and making the world a better place for all. In his presentation, Michael will share stories of how the best workplaces outperform their peers and how you can build a winning culture in your organization. Using an inclusive approach to leadership, attendees will learn how to maximize the potential of their team by tapping into the intelligence, skills, and passion of everyone in the organization.