An experienced coach, trainer and facilitator, Judy Rowe is the principal of Judith A. Rowe Consulting, LLC. She enjoys helping people and organizations to discover their strengths, define a vision and create a pathway toward that vision for success. Making an impact in the areas of social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion whenever and wherever she can is also part of Judy’s mission.
Judith has a career spanning more than 30 years with experience working with fortune 500 companies, small businesses, nonprofit and government organizations. During her 27-year career with Corning Incorporated she held a wide range of roles including product engineer, sales engineer, customer service supervisor, human resources, quality training coordinator and Performance Excellence facilitator. Judy earned dual undergraduate bachelor’s degrees in Civil and Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, and a master’s degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She is also certified as a Six-Sigma Green Belt, as well as StandOutTM and People SkillsTM trainer.
Marcus hails from New York City where he uniquely combines his formal business skill sets in leadership, organizational development, and entrepreneurship with his deep passion for human development and experiential learning. Marcus has held finance positions in insurance, debt and equity real estate finance, as well as investment banking. His career has also expanded into management roles in the outdoor industry where he has been an accomplished outdoor adventure guide, leading expeditions to the Canadian Rockies (9,000+ ft.), Peruvian Andes (15,000+ ft.) and Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft.).
Currently, Marcus is a Senior Facilitator with Cornell’s Team & Leadership Center, Senior Management Consultant with Cornell’s Department of Organizational Development & Effectiveness and the Head Nerd in Charge of Let’s Brainstorm, LLC, a strategy, leadership & finance consulting firm. His speeches and workshop topics of expertise include, crisis management, introductory to advanced negotiations, diversity (in the outdoor industry), sexual violence prevention, & emotional intelligence, to name a few.
Dr. Theoria Cason
As an educator, entrepreneur, and corporate DEI professional her commitment to lead with integrity serves as a barometer to facilitate culture change. Empowered by the resilience of her maternal elders, she identifies as an unapologetically Black woman, with an earnest desire to advocate for people who are often overlooked and underrated. As a global citizen, she makes it a point to visit at least one new country each year, to broaden her understanding of the human experience and the innumerable ways we make meaning with our piece of the world.
Dr. Cason is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of her consulting firm, Theoria In Praxis. She is a Cornell Certified Diversity Professional; and she holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University, and a Doctor of Education in Administration and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.