Joe is an Award Winning Banker and Sales Expert with over 27 years of banking and
sales leadership experience in Australia, Canada and the USA. This valuable global experience has ideally positioned Joe to share insights on universal best practices for
achieving sales success and growing your Bank.
He has been recognized throughout his career for his strategic, collaborative and
charismatic approach to achieving exceptional results. In 2014 Insurance Business
magazine named him one of Canada’s “Hottest Insurance Professionals” and in 2016 he
won the Chicago Daily Herald Business Ledger’s award for “Outstanding Services to
Joe is passionate about creating a better life for Bankers.
Sarah Noll Wilson
As an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, Transformer of Teams, Researcher, soon to be Author, Sarah helps people close the gap between what they intend to do and the actual impact they make. Sarah creates a safe, honest environment, preparing people to deal with real-world conflict, have more meaningful conversations, and create purposeful relationships.
Sarah holds a Master’s Degree from Drake University in Leadership Development and a BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Theatre Performance and Theatre Education. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Universities. When she isn’t helping people develop stronger relationships with themselves and others, she enjoys spending time with her husband Nick and their two fur babies Seymour and Sally.
Jodie Beach is an expert in the area of confidence and composure focusing on the
topics of business etiquette and professional attire. She has worked with companies
throughout the United States and Canada, helping thousands with the ever-changing
rules of today’s business world.
A certified etiquette expert since 1992, Jodie stays on top of the changing trends of both
social and business interactions. Her audiences include executives, business owners,
sales people, politicians, association leaders, assistants, and job seekers.
Jodie is a frequent guest on both television and radio programs and has written articles
for newspapers, magazines and books. Look for her book on business etiquette,
“Power, Presence & Style, The Top 50 Tips For The Business Professional”.
Ray Langen is Regional Director for StrategyCorps and works with financial institutions across the Great Lakes region to design, build and implement retail checking products and strategies to more effectively compete in the new subscription economy. Ray began his career as Director of Marketing for a community bank in central Illinois, is a graduate of the Illinois Bankers School and served on the Bank Marketing Board for the Illinois Bankers Association.
He joined the bank marketing firm Madison Financial in 1984 and went on to lead the national sales team working to develop checking acquisition strategies and mature market products with some of the largest regional banks in the country. In 1999 he left the banking industry to become a partner/owner at Journal Communication, a custom publishing company focusing on quality of life magazines and content. He helped quadruple the sales of the custom publishing company, focusing on adding digital content delivery with Livability.com and built a new division, Farm Flavor Media, into a national leader in connecting consumers and agriculture. Among the many state-wide titles was a local favorite, “Nebraska Agriculture and You”.
Ray is a graduate of Illinois State University and the Institute for Organizational Management. He resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with his wife of 31 years and in his spare time enjoys cycling, barefoot water skiing and fly fishing.