2018 Middle Market Executive Summit

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. CDT

Mark your calendar to attend RSM’s middle market executive summit on Friday, Nov. 9. Join industry leaders as we explore the challenges and opportunities facing business nationally and globally.

Featured speakers

Joe Brusuelas Joe Brusuelas
Chief Economist

Joe has over 20 years of experience in finance and economics, and specializes in analyzing U.S. monetary policy, labor markets, fiscal policy, economic indicators and the condition of the U.S. consumer. Prior to joining RSM, Brusuelas spent four years as a senior economist at Bloomberg, LP and the Bloomberg Briefs newsletter group. As cofounder of the award-winning Bloomberg Economic Brief, Joe was named as one of the 26 economists to follow by the Huffington Post. Earlier in his career, he was a director at Moody's Analytics where he covered the U.S. and global economies.

Simon Hart Simon Hart
Lead Partner and Head of Knowledge Management

Simon is both an auditor and a business advisor with experience across many sectors and services, with a specialization in the charities arena. He provides strategic leadership to our knowledge management and knowledge sharing function, working towards aligning the various advisory services we offer to the business requirements of our clients and is also responsible for coordinating and leading our Brexit-related insight and material.

Scott Moore Scott Moore
United States Navy SEAL Rear Admiral (ret.)

Having served 30 years as a SEAL leader, retired Rear Admiral Scott Moore is a master in organizational leadership and teambuilding. He served in every leadership position in the SEAL teams, including the former commander of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, and closed out his career as the number two leader in the entire SEAL organization. He understands the importance of leadership and cohesiveness like few others can, and his experience runs the gamut from leading small groups to large-scale tactical planning.

7:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
Pete Mulvey, Partner, RSM US LLP
8:05 a.m Global risks, trade wars and European indigestion
Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM US LLP
Simon Hart, Lead Partner and Head of Knowledge Management, RSM UK Group LLP
Hear insights from two RSM global and economic thought leaders regarding how international politics and changes in trade may affect business worldwide.
9:35 a.m. CEO panel discussion
Moderator: Kevin Depew, Deputy Chief Economist, RSM US LLP
Panel members:
Karthik Krishnan, CEO, Encyclopedia Britannica
Oliver Nicklin, CEO, First Analysis
Edward Holland, President and CEO, M Holland Company
Dan Costello, CEO, Home Run Inn Pizza
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Break-out session #1
Cultivating an accountability culture
Mergers and acquisitions trends
Robotic process automation
11:30 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. Break-out session #2
Cultivating an accountability culture
Mergers and acquisitions trends
Robotic process automation
12:30 p.m. Lunch, including:
RSM Lifetime Achievement Award presentation
Keynote presentation
Scott Moore, United States Navy SEAL Rear Admiral (ret.)
2 p.m. Closing

Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018

Who should attend?
C-level industry executives, controllers, tax executives and business leaders


Contact Sam Kruzel at +1 312 634 5636.