Los Angeles - PIHRA #RealHR - A Collaboration with PIHRA Los Angeles
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Los Angeles - PIHRA #RealHR - A Collaboration with PIHRA Los Angeles

When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Elevate Lounge
811 Wilshire Blvd
Suite #2100
Los Angeles, California  90017
United States
Presenter: Various Speakers
Contact: Lili Arguello
310-416-1210 x815

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A Collaboration with PIHRA Los Angeles


Taming the Rogue Executive


Taming the Rogue Executive – a high level HR program fusing networking with a learner centric panel program.

Enjoy a high-level HR panel, appetizers and the beverage of your choice at Elevate Lounge, a sleek, modern, penthouse venue on the 21st floor of a building in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles’ business district.

Program Objectives:

  • Discuss strategies for aligning organizational success or development with executive/organizational behavior.
  • Explore ways of using organizational assessments/data to identify and discuss leadership development opportunities with senior executives.
  • Understand emotional intelligence as a tool to influence and impact executive/organizational behavior.


Participate in the business card drawing for a chance to win an Apple Watch!

Valet parking is $10 and available on Lebanon Street, accessible via Wilshire Boulevard between Flower Street and Figueroa Street

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Stacey Lewis is the Director of Human Resources for the Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest seaport in the United States, with approximately 550 employees and generates annual operating revenues in excess of $300 million. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Long Beach Unified School District Personnel Commission and holds several board leadership positions 

Ms. Lewis has over 30 years of professional human resources experience, both in the private and public sectors. A dynamic and well-sought after “transformational” speaker, Ms. Lewis received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of the Pacific. She also holds a Human Resources Management Certification from Loyola Marymount University, a Senior Professional Human Resources Certification (SPHR) from HRCI, Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from SHRM, and a senior professional Human Resources Certification (IPMA-SCP) from IPMA-HR. 





David Llewelyn Samuels brings over 25 years of professional experience in senior leadership, strategy development, organizational development to his executive coaching and leadership development business. He has led several change management initiatives, and sponsored corporate-wide mentorship programs, on-boarding and development programs, and employee engagement and retention programs in his role as a business leader. He is consistently sought out as an expert on best practices in leadership, organizational development, and employee engagement. In his last leadership position at the largest utility company in California, his expertise in the areas of leadership and culture allowed him to craft his own position.






Dr. Samantha Broitman is on the faculty of the USC Masters in Applied Psychology Program and an organizational development consultant. Prior to teaching, Dr. Broitman served in organizational development and human resources roles at Warner Bros. Entertainment and Jet Propulsion Laboratory and consulted for several boutique consulting firms, as well as PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dr. Broitman specializes in partnering with leaders to assess their organizational needs, implement talent management processes and leadership development programs to facilitate change and improve team and individual effectiveness in support of business goals.





Stacey A. Gordon is a sought after keynote speaker and diversity & inclusion strategist. She has worked with clients such as Disney, KPMG, LinkedIn, Human Capital Institute, USC, Pepperdine University and has been invited to write career and diversity related articles for Forbes, Essence and Monster.com. She is the author of a book titled The Successful Interview: 99 Questions to Ask and Answer (and Some You Shouldn't), and authored and developed four LinkedIn e-learning courses titled Recruiting for Diversity, Awareness of Unconscious Bias, Making a Career Change and Writing a Resume, which collectively have earned nearly one million views. Stacey earned her MBA from Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business & Management. She is an Adjunct Professor at Phillips Graduate University, and develops and manages professional development programs for Professionals In Human Resources Association, the largest SHRM affiliate in the country. We are delighted to have Stacey moderate the panel.




This program has been approved for 1.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

This program has been approved for 1.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. 


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $20 $25
Guest/Nonmember $35 $40
PIHRA Member In-Transition $20 $25
PIHRA Student Member $20 $25

Online registration closes on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 5:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Please send your cancellation request via email to programs@pihra.org or by fax at 310-416-9055.


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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055