Professional Development Series: "The Art of Feedback & Managing Difficult Conversations" with Brent Seelmeyer

The Professional Development Committee invites you to a special session: The Art of Feedback and Managing Difficult Conversations, facilitated by Rotarian Brent Seelmeyer. Organizations need people to develop as the nature of their role, and the organization, changes. Tactfully sharing important feedback and navigating challenging conversations is an essential skill set for executive leaders. Never has this been more evident than now, as leaders navigate a historically challenging labor market. During this session, participants will gain practical insights into giving and receiving feedback, as well as techniques to support success in difficult conversations.

Brent Seelmeyer
serves as a faculty member of the Talent Magnet Institute and works as Director, Organizational Development with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He joined the BGCA national team after serving more than five years as President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati. He brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in the non-profit and higher education arena, including a seven-year tenure as Executive Director of Cancer Family Care. Previously, he worked several years as Director of Development at Miami University, where he also coached the men’s lacrosse team.
Brent has a love of philanthropy and service that has led him to take an active and engaged role in his local community. He has served in various volunteer roles including: President of the Leadership Council for Nonprofits, Board member of United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Trustee at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Advisory Board member at WCPO Channel 9. Brent is also active in the Rotary Club of Cincinnati and Suits That Rock. He has been recognized for his accomplishments as part of the 2011 Class of Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 Award and Venue Magazine’s Great Leaders Under 40 Award in 2012.