2019 WIBC Session I Presenter Bios
Panel – Technology ……Birch Room
Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Planning
Jim Carty, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Philadelphia Division of the FBI
Mr. James Carty is currently the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of the Philadelphia Division of the FBI, where he is responsible for the security program covering all functional areas of security; physical, personnel, and information. Jim also has the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification. He is a veteran of 36 years in the law enforcement community and has additionally been an Adjunct Professor of Computer Information Systems (CIS) for 18 years at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) where he has taught classes in computer networking, digital forensics, and computer and network security. Jim has both a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Masters of Science (MS) degree in Information Systems Management from Holy Family University.
Richard Turzanski, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Richard Turzanski is a Protective Security Advisor within the Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD) in the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the office within DHS responsible for providing assistance in security for our nation. Protective Security Advisor (PSA) Turzanski began his DHS career in July of 2009 as a Chemical Security Inspector (CSI), responsible for conducting inspections and audits pursuant to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) 6 CFR~Part 27. CSI Turzanski functioned as a regional field reviewer and evaluator of high-risk chemical facility site security plans; analyzing physical, technical and cybersecurity issues. CSI Turzanski was assigned to ISCD/FOB Region 3 which covers the States of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and DC. In March of 2017, Turzanski was elevated to the position of PSA and remained in Region 3. The mission of the PSA includes, but is not limited to: protecting and strengthening the resiliency of the nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources, which are assets, systems and networks integral to the nation’s economy, security and public health.
PSA Turzanski’s experience includes 25-years of service in the Philadelphia Police Department (Retired). In Mr. Turzanski’s last assignment, he held the position of Sergeant in the City of Philadelphia Police Counter-Terrorism Operations Unit. Responsibilities in this position included but were not limited to Hazardous Materials Technician Response (Department Lead), Weapons of Mass Destruction Response (and instruction), Intelligence Section Supervisor, Emergency Medical Technician, SWAT Operator, and Hostage Negotiator.
Session – Personal Development …..Hemlock Room
Weathering The Debt Storm: Empowering Your Financial Independence
Ann Marie Carollo, Vice President, Retail Market Manager, TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank
Ann Marie joined TD Bank 2 years ago and is currently the Retail Market Manager for the Philadelphia Region. She has over 25 years of experience spanning Investments, Commercial, Operations and most recently the Retail Line of Business.
Prior to joining TD, Ann Marie spent nine years at Bank of America as a Market Manager in the Middlesex and Monmouth Regions and before that, Ann Marie was with legacy Commerce Bank in New York City playing a key role in establishing presence in that market, opening over 40 locations throughout Manhattan, and the 5 Boroughs.
Ann Marie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from Montclair State University. She is extremely passionate about community involvement, specifically providing support to the HIV/AIDS community and the continued war against substance abuse among teenagers.
Session – Career Development …..Pine Room
Lemons into Lemonade: Achieving Success through Failures
Eloise Young, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services, Philadelphia Gas Works
Eloise Young was named Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services after serving as the Chief Information Officer of the Philadelphia Gas Works for several years. With this promotion, her responsibilities expanded to include strategic planning, business process optimization, and enterprise program management. A native Philadelphian, Eloise is a Citizens Planning Institute graduate who loves her city and enjoys doing volunteer work for area community groups.
Session – Communications …..Spruce Room
Building an Effective Team: Tools, Tips, and The “Secret Sauce”
Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, Chief Laughologist, High Five Performance, Inc.
Theresa Hummel-Krallinger is a well-respected senior training professional and performance consultant, but it is her work as a humorist and motivational speaker that sets her apart. Known for her lively and interactive presentation style, she is a frequently requested speaker on topics of employee morale, professional development, performance improvement, and workplace communications. Her experience as a professional stand-up comedian enables her to add fun and humor to her consulting and training work.
No stranger to the corporate world, Theresa brings over 25 years of practical business experience. She has held executive leadership roles in both the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. She is highly regarded for her ability to help organizations put in place meaningful performance enhancement processes that improve employee engagement and achieve financial results.
She graduated from the prestigious leadership development organization, Women Unlimited in New York City, where she has served as a mentor to rising female leaders. With certifications in Human Resource Management, Behavior Styles training/coaching, Instructional Design, Adult Learning, and Technical Writing, Theresa has a broad array of business tools and educational experience from which to draw. She is on the non-credit faculty at Temple University, where her popular course, “What’s Your Point?” is a key requirement for their Project Management and Leadership certificate programs.
Theresa is the Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ATD (Association for Talent Development) and is the Past President for a local club of Toastmasters International. She was appointed to serve as a member of National Advisors for Chapters in ATD. She facilitates the monthly “Meet the Author” program at the Pyramid Club. She has been a featured speaker at numerous regional and international conferences for ATD, SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), DIA (Drug
Information Association), Training Directors Forum and others.
Session – Personal Development …..Oak Room
Finding Your Perfect Candidate in the World Today…without Stalking
Suzanne Curran, CEP, SC Staffing & Consulting
Suzanne Curran co-founded SC Staffing & Consulting in 2007 following her fifteen-year career in banking, where as vice president she was instrumental in starting an equity division. Her commitment to relationship-building with employers and the staff she recruits has made SC Staffing & Consulting Award-Winning Top ‘Philadelphia 100’ company.
Early expertise in equity has led Sue and co-founder Julie Barile in servicing client programs ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private equity firms.
A Certified Equity Professional, Sue understands the intricacies of the equity world and has a successful track record for securing the best talent for challenging stock plan administration roles. She often fills in as a stock plan administrator consultant for SC Staffing & Consulting’s Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies.
Her years of hiring and large team management experience provide insight in hiring and recruiting for equity, government contracts, a range of administrative/clerical/support positions, and convention and business events workers.
Sue is a graduate of La Salle University and a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, and serves on the steering committee and is chapter lead for Joseph’s People, a nonprofit for the unemployed and underemployed offering job counseling services and resources.