2022 Event Panelists
Founder and CEO, Mainstay Technologies
What Ryan will be talking about: how to create an authentic work culture
Ryan and his team believe technology and business can be powerful forces for good and have built the company on this philosophy. Multiple awards have validated their success, including Best Companies to Work For, Business of the Year, Inc 5000, Business Excellence, and the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. Ryan is a husband, father of three, insatiable reader, and seeker of meaning. You can reach him on LinkedIn.
Executive Director, City Year New Hampshire
Vice President, City Year Inc.
What Pawn will be talking about: redefining success for future generations
Under her leadership, City Year New Hampshire has more than tripled its service capacity and developed a widely recognized culture of idealism. The organization consistently provides high-quality service to kids and communities as reflected in numerous awards including ten Best of City Year Awards (City Year National’s highest recognition) and the Charitable Foundation’s Dunfey Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.
Pawn serves on the boards of Reaching Higher New Hampshire and Manchester Proud. She is a member of the Governor’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council.
Shareholder, Bernstein Shur
What Talesha will be focusing on: Meeting the needs of the holistic employee
Talesha is a shareholder in Bernstein Shur’s Labor & Employment and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Groups and provides thoughtful and practical advice and counsel to employers regarding all aspects of employment law, including the FLSA, FMLA and ADA compliance, and Title VII and state human rights claims.
Talesha is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University and Northeastern University School of Law. Additionally, Talesha serves as the Secretary of the Rivier University Board of Trustees. She is also a dedicated member of her church, where she serves as the president of a scholarship fund, which offers financial assistance to local high school graduates. At home, Talesha enjoys experimenting in her “test” kitchen, getting lost in a book, or enjoying quality time with her family.
Our fourth panelist, Dan Weeks, couldn’t join us for the NextGen webinar, but he shared his thoughts on the topics discussed during a follow-up episode of NHBR’s Down to Business Podcast. Listen to Dan Weeks’ perspective on navigating the new business culture: Down to Business Podcast Episode 119