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Leader Launchpad

Aim Statement

Provide an inclusive and empowering group of peers and mentors focused on helping TAO members navigate the challenges of ascending the professional ladder into leadership positions. Whether you are just beginning your career, looking to transition, or want to give back through mentorship, this is the community for you!

Community Co-Chairs

Ben Parish

Ben Parish

Director of Strategic Accounts


Kelly Cronin

Kelly Cronin

Client Executive


Michael Ecker

Michael Ecker

Engagement Director

Matter Supply Co

Samuel Rugi

Samuel Rugi

Privacy & Cybersecurity Evangelist

What Makes Us Different?

The group is focused on:

  • Network Growth
    • Mentorship
    • Pooling Experiences and Outreach
    • Expanding individual’s Network of Resources
  • Professional Development
    • Best Practices
    • Thought Leadership
    • Educational Cohort Opportunities
    • Internal & External Community Resources

Who Should Participate?

People who care about:

  • Expanding their network
  • Taking the next step in a new leadership role
  • Leadership best practices
  • Fostering the next generation of leaders

Want to get involved?

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