Upcoming Monthly Lunches

    • Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    • St. Louis Club, 7701 Forsyth Blvd., 14th Floor, Clayton, MO 63105

    Join SLSAE For lunch and learning on Tuesday, December 17th

    As association professionals, we are challenged each day to lead our organizations through ongoing industry and association challenges. This dynamic presentation will help us improve our leadership, teamwork and productivity. 

    This presentation will focus on the following;

    • Defining our internal and external value
    • The 7 defense mechanisms
    • 4 E’s of authentic leadership
    • The keystone to successful teamwork

    CAE Credit:  1.0 Hours
    Leadership:  General Leadership 5.A
    Leadership:  Interpersonal Skills and Group Facilitation

    Our Speaker:

    Jeff Koziatek

    • Jeff has delivered more than 4000 presentations
    • Award winning film producer
    • Nationally recognized speaker, certified life coach, performer and author
    • Passionate about helping others experience personal happiness & professional success
    • Entrepreneur/artist/business owner
    • Managed national touring acts

    Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry!

    • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    • American Optometric Association, 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63141

    Join SLSAE For lunch and learning on Tuesday, January 14th 

    Every year brings challenges and changes that our members and organizations have to prepare to handle. 

    The SLSAE is pleased to welcome Mr. Kevin Kliesen, of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to share their insight into 2020.

    CAE Credit:  1.0 Hours
    Strategic  Management 1.C, 1.D

      Our Speaker:


      Kevin Kliesen
      Business Economist and Research Officer

      Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

      Kevin L. Kliesen is a business economist and Bank Officer in the Research Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He holds an M.A. in Economics from Colorado State University.  

      In his position as a business economist, he analyzes current U.S. macroeconomic and financial market developments and trends for the Bank president and staff economists prior to each Federal Open Market Committee meeting. He also reports on and analyzes economic conditions in the seven states of the Eighth Federal Reserve District.

      He has written and published extensively and was instrumental in the development of the St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index and the St. Louis Fed’s Price Pressures Measure.

      • Tuesday, February 18, 2020
      • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
      • TBD

      Join SLSAE For lunch and learning on Tuesday, February 18th 

      Marketing can sometimes be a black hole of acronyms and data that is hard to understand let alone to act on. We’ll explore the 5 biggest mysteries and how to de-code what’s right for your organization.

      Learning Objectives:

      o Defining the core marketing channels (Social, Search, Traditional, Digital, etc..)

      o The keys to ask the right questions and get better answers

      o What information to start gathering information and where to find it

      o When is the right time and place to start marketing

      CAE Credit:  1.0 Hours
      Programs, Products & Services 4.A, 4.B
      Marketing, Public Relations & Communications 9.A, 9.B, 9.C

      Our Speaker:

      Eric Nelson 
      Sr. Vice President, Media Director
      DICOM Marketing Services

      Eric has spent his 20+ year career working with brands such as the United Soybean Board, Welch’s, Hardee’s, Harrah’s Entertainment, Monsanto, Michelin, and a small town out west he can’t talk about since what happens there, stays there. His experience combines both B2B and B2C in categories such as travel, CPG, retail, agriculture, healthcare, and utilities.

      Originally from New York, Eric has done everything from Television sales and production to Strategic Account planning. His experience includes large media focused agencies such as Initiative and MPG, to full-service agencies such as Osborn + Barr (St. Louis) and R&R Partners (Las Vegas), to boutique agencies like Agency 212 (New York City) and RM Associates (Charleston).

      Currently, Eric is Sr. VP, Media Director with DICOM Marketing Service’s overseeing the company’s strategic planning for brands locally, nationally, and internationally across all media channels. DICOMs focus is to partner with brands and creative agencies to make big data both actionable and accountable. Tying true ROI metrics with real-time attribution modelling and delivering measurable results through DICOMs InSightTM platform.

      In addition, Eric is a co-founder of 314 Digital, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the digital marketing community in St. Louis connected and educated.

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