On December 7th, 2017 in Washington, D.C., the Senior Executives Association (SEA) will host the Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit to provide exceptional educational, mentoring, and networking opportunities for current and aspiring SES members and senior leaders. 
The Summit will feature educational tracks that address the three most pressing areas of concern for Federal career senior leaders including:
  • Leadership Pipeline
  • Executive Readiness
  • Transformational Leadership
Summit participants will have unparalleled access to private and public sector thought leaders and the opportunity to exchange ideas for advancing public service excellence. 
The conference will also recognize the extraordinary public service of senior career professionals by honoring the 2016 and 2017 awardees with the nation’s highest civilian career leadership awards:   
  • Distinguished Rank Recipients: Given to only one percent of career Senior Executive Service (SES) members or SES equivalents. Distinguished Rank recipients are recognized for sustained extraordinary accomplishments. 
  • Meritorious Rank Recipients: Awarded to 5 percent of career SES or SES equivalents, Meritorious Rank recipients are recognized for outstanding achievement to enhance the mission of their agency. 
Event Date: December 7th, 2017
Event Location: Mayflower Hotel Washington, DC
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Event Time: 8:00AM - 7:30 PM 
Thank You to Our  Exclusive Media Partner 
Keynote Speakers
Hon. Elaine Duke
Deputy Secretary, DHS
Hon. Robert Lightfoot, Jr.
Acting Administrator,  NASA
Hon. Linda McMahon
Administrator,  SBA 
Hon. Thomas Modly
Under Secretary of the Navy

Meet the Members of Our Program Advisory Board 

Patrina M. Clark, Ed.D. (c), President and Founder, Pivotal Practices 
Program Advisory Board Chair 
Jason Briefel , Legislative Director
Bill Valdez, President
Bob Knisely, Director of Project Next Generation, SEA 
Susan Pascocello , Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development.
Robert Corsi, Jr., 
U. S. Air Force Retiree 

Industry Members 

Justin Johnson, Specialist Leader
David Dye,  Director
Michelle Clark, Marketing and Strategic Partnership, 
Management Concepts 
Tim Bowden, General Manager, Consulting Division,
Management Concepts 
Joy Oliver, Director of Assessment Services, Management Concepts 
Amber Tucker, Vice President,
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