Closing Keynote Speaker

Friday 11:15am – 12:15pm

Session Description


Learning Objectives


Ed O’Malley

Ed O’Malley is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas Leadership Center, a large scale effort to transform the civic culture of Kansas. Formed in 2007, the center works with over 2000 Kansans each year in extensive leadership development trainings. Education institutions, non-profit organizations, faith communities, local governments and companies across Kansas utilize the Kansas Leadership Center to build the capacity of their people.

Prior to forming KLC, Ed served two terms in the Kansas legislature and was also an aide to Kansas Governor Bill Graves. Ed has co-authored several books related to the work and mission of the KLC: For the Common Good: Redefining Civic Leadership and Your Leadership Edge: Lead Anytime, Anywhere and his newest Whats Right with Kansas.