WILLPOWER


ALFN's 7th Annual Women in Legal Leadership "WILL" Summit 


Get ready for WILLPOWER 2024, the ALFN’s 7th Annual Women in Legal Leadership “WILL” Summit (May 1, 2024, Thompson Dallas), where you can unleash your potential, forge lasting connections, and learn from some of the industry’s most brilliant women leaders. This event is not your average industry conference, it’s a one-of-a-kind experience to cultivate meaningful relationships and engage in professional development with a central focus on issues impacting women. Join us for this special event full of self-examination and transformation, and tap into the power of WILL!  


SPECIAL EVENT THEME - This year’s event will take you back to the 80’s, so wear out your favorite 80’s outfit and join the fun.



PRICING

  • ALFN Attorney-Trustee Member (Law Firm or Foreclosure Trustee) - $1350 Early Bird ($1600 after April 2)
  • ALFN Associate Member (Service Provider) - $1350 Early Bird ($1600 after April 2)
  • Mortgage Servicer/Lender/GSE/Investor - $250
  • Chapter 13 Trustee - $1350 Early Bird ($1600 after April 2)
  • Rating Agency - $1350 Early Bird ($1600 after April 2)
  • Non-ALFN Member (Law Firm or Foreclosure Trustee) - $1750 Early Bird ($2000 after April 2)
  • Non-ALFN Member (Service Provider or Other) - $1750 Early Bird ($2000 after April 2)

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT EXPIRES AFTER APRIL 2 
  • ALFN Members save $250 by registering early. 
  • Mortgage Servicers, GSE's, and Investors save $1,350 off the cost of registration. 
Mortgage Servicers, GSE's, and Investors Only - Can't stay for the entire event?  Register for only $99 to attend the reception and dinner only (enter promo code WP_Dinner_Only on your WILLPOWER registration form).

Mortgage Servicers, GSE's, and Investors - If you need financial assistance to attend WILLPOWER, please complete our Servicer Scholarship Application

WHO CAN ATTEND?
This event is open to ALFN Attorney-Trustee Members, Associate Members, Mortgage Servicers, Lenders, Banks, Credit Unions, GSE's, Rating Agencies, Ch. 13 Bankruptcy Trustees, Mortgage Servicing Investors, and other ALFN invited guests.

Non-ALFN Members (Law Firms, FC Trustees, and Service Providers) that are eligible to join the ALFN may also attend this event.

WILLPOWER & IDEA SUMMIT REGISTRATION DISCOUNT
Attend both the WILLPOWER & IDEA Summits (May 1-2, 2024, Thompson Dallas) and receive 20% off your IDEA Summit Registration.  Promo code will be provided on your WILLPOWER registration confirmation email. 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS "JPEG MEMBER" DISCOUNT
ALFN JPEG members receive 20% off the event registration fee if they are attending with another fully paid registrant from their same firm/company. Only one JPEG discount can be used per each member firm/company.  ALFN Members use promo code WP_Member_JPEG_20, and Servicers/GSE's/Investors use promo code WP_Servicer_JPEG_20.

REGISTER HERE



WILLPOWER 2024 SCHEDULE: 

Wednesday, May 1

Check-in at the ALFN Registration & Information Desk in the Ballroom Foyer to receive your name badge and materials.   

7:00-8:00 AM – Yoga – Pre-registration is required for this activity – 5th Floor Administrative Room

8:00-6:00 PM – ALFN Registration & Information Desk – National Ballroom Foyer

9:00-10:00 AM – Networking Breakfast (full breakfast buffet provided) – National Ballroom
 
9:45-10:00 AM – WILLPOWER Opening Remarks – National Ballroom

10:00-11:00 AM – Keynote Speaker Presentation – Dr. Jennifer Keitt – Elevate, Transform & Thrive: The Executive Life Quest – National Ballroom

  • This dynamic, engaging session takes you beyond roles and seamlessly weaves together your personal and professional life. You will leave ready to elevate, transform and thrive as you take away the tools to live your absolute best life!  In this high-energy, interactive experience, you will:
    • Discover three new frameworks for crafting brilliance, orchestrating change, and redefining success.
    • Accelerate growth by building self-confidence.
    • Design a success “playbook” with concrete action steps to succeed on your own terms.

11:00-11:15 AM – Refreshment Break – National Ballroom Foyer

11:15-12:15 PM – Keynote Speaker Workshop Session – Dr. Jennifer Keitt – National Ballroom

  • Join Dr. Keitt as she expands on “The Executive Life Quest.” Attendees will have the ability to design a success playbook with concrete action steps to succeed on their own terms.

12:15-1:15 PM – Luncheon – Beyond Pink: Empowerment in the Barbie Movie – National Ballroom

  • This thought-provoking panel will take a deep dive into the much-anticipated Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie. Our panel, comprising influential women from different sectors, will discuss specific scenes that left a lasting impression on them.  We'll explore how the movie, beyond its vibrant aesthetics, challenges traditional norms and stereotypes associated with the Barbie image. The discussion will focus on Robbie's portrayal of Barbie empowers women, encouraging them to embrace their individuality and defy societal expectations.  Expect a lively conversation about identity, self-expression, and the role of popular culture in shaping and reflecting women's experiences in the modern world. Join us for an insightful session that promises to change the way you think about Barbie.‚Äč
     
    • Moderator
      • Emily Chavarriaga, Principal, Enterprise Program Management, Mr. Cooper 
         
    • Panelists
      • Jacquelyn Cayon, Operations Change Management Risk Manager, MBA Governance, Securities Operations, Single Family Operations, Freddie Mac 
      • Gina Daya, VP of Real Estate Operations, Kelley Kroneberg 
      • JT Grubbs, EVP – Head of Loan Servicing, Selene Finance, LP 
      • Julia Keys, Director of Client Services, Orlans PC 
      • Lauren Ervin, Associate General Counsel, Compass, Inc. 

1:15-1:30 PM – Refreshment Break – National Ballroom Foyer

1:30-2:30 PM – General Session 1 – Back to the Future: Mixtapes, Memes & High Heels – Navigating Tech & Talk from the 80’s to Today – National Ballroom

  • Strap in for a rollercoaster of laughs and nostalgia as our diverse panel of tech-savvy wonder women take you on a joyride through the decades, blending humor, charm, and a sprinkle of girl power! From shoulder pads to emojis, our panelists will share their journeys through the ever-changing landscape of communication and technology with a focus on what to expect in the next decade. 
     
    • Moderator
      • Michele Lublin, Director of Finance & Operations, Rubin Lublin, LLC 
         
    • Panelists
      • Ann Dukette, Senior Director, Rocktop Technologies 
      • Karin Murphy, Director of Bankruptcy Services, Carrington Mortgage Services 
      • Kim Hammond, Esq., Managing Attorney – Foreclosure, Keith D. Weiner & Associates Co., LPA 
      • Melissa Black, First Vice President, Default Servicing, Pennymac 
2:30-2:45 PM – Refreshment Break – National Ballroom Foyer


2:45-3:45 PM – General Session 2 – From "Working Girl" to "Legally Blonde" - Rewriting the Rules – National Ballroom

  • An all-star panel of female leaders in the mortgage industry join together in this thought-provoking panel, to delve into the evolving portrayals of women in the workplace from iconic films like "Working Girl" to the contemporary narrative of "Legally Blonde." We will explore how these portrayals have shaped societal perceptions of women in professional settings, questioning stereotypes and challenging conventional norms.  We will celebrate success stories of women who have shattered glass ceilings in the mortgage and legal industry, explore the pivotal role of mentorship, sponsorship, and the creation of supportive networks and a strong community to empower and uplift women in their career journeys.
     
    • Moderator
      • Caren Castle, Esq., Director of Compliance & Marketing, IDEA Law Group, PC
         
    • Panelists
      • Carrie Ehinger, SVP Liquidation Servicing, Bank of America 
      • Marion McDougall, CEO, Celink
      • Other Panelists TBD
3:45-4:00 PM – Refreshment Break – National Ballroom Foyer


4:00-5:00 PM – Presentation by WILLPOWER Charity Partner – Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support – National Ballroom

  • Genesis’ core mission is to empower women and children by offering safety, shelter, and support.  In that same regard, we strive to create a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to be their full, authentic selves. With these guiding principles, we commit to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity and experience so we may listen, learn, work together and succeed as a team.
     
    • Moderator
      • WILL Attorney-Trustee Member Chair - January Taylor, Esq., Managing Partner, McMichael Taylor Gray, LLC 
         
    • Panelists
      • Amy Norton, Chief Development Officer, Genesis 
      • Erika Alonso, Chief Legal Services Officer, Genesis

5:00-6:00 PM – Networking Reception & Auction – Co-Hosted by ALFN's WILL, IDEA & JPEG Committees – National Ballroom

6:00-7:00 PM – Dinner & Auction – Co-Hosted by ALFN's WILL, IDEA & JPEG Committees – National Ballroom
 
7:00 PM – Dinner & Auction Concludes

EVENT DETAILS


ALFN's 7th Annual WILLPOWER Summit
May 1, 2024
Thompson Dallas
205 N Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201

Register Here
 

SPONSORS 


Lead Partner


Host Partner & Keynote Speaker Sponsor


Attorney Member Partner


Associate Member Partner


Hotel Room Key Cards Sponsor


Click here to review sponsorship opportunities.  Or contact Susan Rosen (srosen@alfn.org) for details and to purchase, or discuss a custom sponsorship package exclusively for the ALFN's annual women's leadership summit, WILLPOWER or as part of a larger, annual package.  

ATTENDEE POLICIES


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