Voices of the Region: How to Build a Company Where People Love to Work


Join us as we learn from the best voices in the region and inspire a greater St. Louis in our Voices of the Region speaker series. Each lecturer is a distinguished personality and thought leader on the subject matter and will share their unique experience and perspective on a variety of topics.

In “How to Build a Company Where People Love to Work,” Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute’s Susan Conrad and Aaron Dimmock will discuss how to build a company culture where your employees will love to work. During this presentation, Susan and Aaron will discuss their Truly Human Leadership approach to build a thriving workplace culture and teach you how to have a lasting impact on your business and community.

Date: June 27, 2019

Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: One Metropolitan Square, Suite 1300, St. Louis, MO 63102


Our Speakers

Susan Conrad, Partner, Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute

Susan Conrad believes consistent performance and ongoing value creation begin with people-centric leadership, particularly in today’s knowledge economy.  She has successfully applied this approach throughout her career in professional services, finance, and real estate.  Corporate and non-profit leaders alike turn to Susan to navigate change, improve performance and develop future leaders.  As a Partner of the BW Leadership Institute, Susan draws upon 30 years of experience in visioning, strategy implementation, acquisitions, corporate finance and operations helping leaders create cultures where both people and business can thrive. Susan earned her BSBA-Finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia, MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business and SPHR designation from the HR Certification Institute.  A native St. Louisan, Susan is proud a mom to her three unique and inspiring children, Caitlin, John and Megan.

Aaron Dimmock, Client Engagement Leader, Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute

Aaron and his wife, Kim, have been married for over 22 years and are blessed with the presence of four children in their lives – Camden, Kinsey, Amelia, and Peyton.  He is a Director for the BW Leadership Institute.  A retired Naval Officer and Naval Aviator, Aaron had the privilege of serving in various managerial and leadership positions for over 20 years.  Most notably, he had the opportunity to serve as the Navy Representative to the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Military Professionalism at the Pentagon, the Commanding Officer (CEO) of a Navy Recruiting District, and as an instructor pilot in multiple tours of duty. Aaron is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering.  Having earned graduate degrees in business administration, national security and strategic studies, and public policy, Aaron is currently working toward a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Public Policy and Administration.  His research interests include candor, character, ethics, group performance, human behavior, humility, and organizational culture.

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