Joshua Sturtevant, CTO for RW3, Culture Wizard

Joshua Sturtevant, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, RW3 CultureWizard

As Chief Technology Officer for RW3, Joshua Sturtevant coordinates the planning and development of RW3 tools, sites, and services and helps to translate RW3′s business and learning goals into engaging applications through innovative technology.

With a background in public relations, mass communications, and project management, he brings a varied skill set to the RW3 team.

Joshua received his Master’s degree in Music Technology at the New York University, with a thesis that focused on human interaction in the use and creation of technologies.

Jeff Wangler

Jeff Wangler, CEO, AIReS Relocation Management

Jeffrey Wangler is the President of AIReS. He joined AIReS in 1991 as an Account Manager, and was later promoted to Sales Manager of the Central Region. Mr. Wangler relocated to Los Angeles to open the West Coast Regional Office in 1993. After achieving explosive growth in the western region, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and transferred back to the corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA in 1999, where he resides today.  Mr. Wangler has more than 20 years of experience in the shipping and relocation industry. He started his career in the transportation industry in 1985 with United States Lines at the Port of Baltimore. Prior to joining AIReS, he worked for Brown Transportation in Atlanta, GA and also served as Vice President, Sales, for CAM Regional Transport in Pennsylvania. Mr. Wangler received a B.A. in Marketing from Slippery Rock University.

He is active in his support of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for ALS Research and also the Mario Lemieux Foundation.

Elizabeth (Liz) Espín Stern: Partner, Washington DC

Elizabeth Espín Stern is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and a member of the Employment & Benefits group. She has over 25 years of experience advising on US and global immigration, HR and mobility services, and is consistently ranked as a leading business immigration lawyer by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Who’s Who Legal, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, and national and local publications. In addition, she has been named in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and “Women in Law Awards 2014” by Lawyer Monthly. She spearheads Mayer Brown’s new global worksite management initiative. This “Global People Solution” offers multinational clients, in a variety of sectors including financial services, IT, defense, telecommunications and multimedia, a comprehensive compliance and risk management program in connection with their mobile workforce. Liz regularly speaks and writes about immigration policies and contributes to major news agencies and publications, including Legal Times and Global Employer.

Liz focuses on issues that are unique to dynamic commercial entities with a global work force. She helps companies establish global compliance and management programs to move their executive and professional work corps to various locations around the world. She is knowledgeable in global HR disciplines and transactions, including visas, work permits and compliance and how immigration transactions interface with tax, employment, compensation and benefits, corporate formation, data privacy, export controls, and anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation.

 

EAP’s: Employee Assistance Programs with Jeff Christie and Tony Devencenzi

Jeff Christie  is an accomplished employee assistance professional with 30 years of experience rendering, establishing, expanding, managing, and operating employee assistance programs, primarily for Fortune 500 companies. He has broad experience coordinating EAPs in relation to organizational safety, security, and healthcare concerns. Jeff is well-known for his excellent skills in writing, public speaking, strategic planning, research analysis, financial management, and team leadership. Jeff has served as president of the two largest of the field’s professional associations: the Employee Assistance Roundtable and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association. His specific work has involved guiding EAP staff in assisting managers and supervisors dealing with employee performance problems, fitness for duty, and workplace conflict. He has provided consultation to company leadership on job-impacting behavioral issues, interpersonal problems, drug and alcohol concerns, sexual harassment, diversity, threats of violence, and benefits design related to mental health and substance abuse. He has partnered with benefit administrators in the oversight of managed behavioral healthcare vendor as well as ERISA, ADA, ACA, and HIPAA compliance. Jeff has led EAP/WorkLife function in tracking and reporting the value, cost effectiveness and impact of its services on productivity and safety.

Tony Devencenzi  manages all aspects of the program, including services delivered by the internal Employee Assistance Consulting (EAC) team and multiple external employee assistance vendors for Wells Fargo including OptumHealth EAP and Shepell Morneau International EAP. Tony is responsible for strategy development and implementation of behavioral health risk mitigation services including threat management, domestic violence, fitness for duty evaluations, robbery response and workplace critical incidents. He also leads the program design and oversight of employee assistance vendor audits and process improvement plans. Prior to his current role at Wells Fargo, Tony was Director for the Kaiser Permanente Employee and Physician Assistance Program. He also managed multiple functions for the Kaiser California Division Shared Services team including Leadership Development, Professional Development, Organization Effectiveness, Learning and Development and Organization Research. Tony joined Wells Fargo in 2007. He has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and is a licensed Marriage and Child Therapist (MFT) and Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). He is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), Employee Assistance Roundtable (EAR), International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).