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The Summit Leadership Experience

Exclusive offer: The first 250 registrants can use the promo code "studentalumni" to get 50% off their tickets!

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All distinguished Brigham Young University alumni have one thing in common—they started their legacy at this incredible institution of learning. This in-person two-day conference allows BYU alumni to share their inspiring journeys and teach students how to make an impact in the world.

Join us on February 10th & 11th, 2023 to learn how to make the most of your BYU experience and gain leadership skills that will equip you to make a difference in the world.

All registered attendees will receive Limited Edition Summit merchandise and the chance to be entered into a prize giveaway. Dinner will be served during the Friday session and a light breakfast will be served during the Saturday session. Seating is limited.

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Friday, February 10, 2023

WSC Ballroom

7 - 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Hinckley Center Assembly Hall

9 a.m. - Noon

Friday Speakers + Entertainment

Jill Marchant

Tom Doxey

Tom is an industry leader with 16+ years of combined experience at United, Allegiant, and US Airways. He started as the President at Breeze Airways in June of 2022, reporting to CEO and Founder David Neeleman. Prior to Breeze, he was the Senior VP of Technical Operations at United, overseeing all the airline’s global technical operations functions, including line and base maintenance, aircraft reliability, supply chain, facilities maintenance, and much more. Before that, he was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Operations for United, planning and implementing financial strategies and serving as the strategic partner to operations groups. Before United, Tom spent over seven years as the Vice President of Fleet and Corporate Finance at Allegiant. He was responsible for all aircraft and corporate finance transactions, materials planning, fleet planning, and other financial planning and analysis roles.  A graduate of Brigham Young University, and former member of the Cougars baseball team, Tom holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University. Tom also served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Barcelona, Spain. 

Derek Miller

Derek Miller is the president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. The Chamber is the state's largest and longest serving business association that "Stands as the voice of business" in Utah. In this role, Derek leads the business community in advocating and leading Utah's continued economic prosperity. Previously, Derek served as the president and CEO of the World Trade Center Utah, helping to promote international business across the state. He also served as Chief of Staff for Utah Governor Gary Herbert and as Managing Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development for Governor Jon Huntsman. Recognizing his leadership, Governor Herbert lauded Derek as, “an architect of economic opportunity and innovation,” and “instrumental in transforming Utah into one of the most competitive and fastest growing economies in the country.” Derek began his career in Washington, D.C. as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen and as legal counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a graduate of the J. Reuben Clark Law School and holds a Master of Public Administration from the Romney Institute at Brigham Young University. Derek and his wife Laura live in Salt Lake City and have three adult children. They enjoy spending time together exploring Utah’s countless natural wonders.

Debra Bonner Unity Gospel Choir

The Debra Bonner Unity Gospel Choir is a multicultural performing group of different races, faiths, and political affiliations. We sing gospel music, touching hearts, minds, and souls. This choir seeks to bring all people together in the light of Christ as we build bridges and mend fences. Gospel music and heartfelt praise brings audiences to their feet. The ultimate goal of the Choir is to seek to unite all of God's children by creating more Unity Gospel choirs that will be a source of hope and healing for more communities.

Saturday Speakers

Janalee Emmer

Dr. Janalee Emmer received her doctorate in art history at Pennsylvania State University, and her masters and bachelors at BYU. She has taught at Ohio Wesleyan University, the University of Tennessee, and Bucknell University. Prior to her appointment as Director, she served as Associate Director of Exhibitions & Programming, Head of Education, and a curator. Her area of study is Modern and Contemporary art, with particular interest in nineteenth-century French art, women artists, American art, and Asian art and architecture. Her museum experience includes work at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Palmer Museum of Art on Penn State campus, and the Springville Museum of Art. On April 20, 2021, it was announced that Janalee Emmer would succeed Mark Magleby as the Director of the Museum of Art. She is the first female director of the museum. 

Eva Witesman

Eva M. Witesman is an Associate Professor and Stewart Grow Research Fellow in the Romney Institute of Public Management.  She is also the Academic Director of the Ballard Center for Social Impact. She has personally worked with more than a hundred nonprofit and government organizations through teaching consultancies with students and hundreds more through her public speaking and professional training efforts. Her research explores corporate social strategy, public values, and perspectives on the nonprofit sector.  She is affiliated as a research fellow at the Center for Organization Research and Design at Arizona State University.

Lisa Jones Christiansen

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • The deadline to get a refund is February 3.

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    Promo Code Instructions

    If you forget to apply a promo code, email us at BEFORE FEBRUARY 3rd, and we will apply the code and issue a refund.

  • Yes, prizes will only be awarded to officially registered participants.

  • No, the conference will only be shown live.

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