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Steve Camac, President
Steve sets the strategic direction for the company as well as each summit's editorial content. His focus is to develop quality conferences that cover hot button topics and provide high-level networking opportunities for business communities. Steve's conference and trade show experience includes leadership positions at IQPC (International Quality and Productivity Center) and IIR (Institute for International Research). Steve started Centerforce based on the core belief that conferences, when done well, are a powerful and effective business solution.

Steve moved from his native England to the U.S. in 1991 and not only graduated with a B.A. and M.A. in History from Montana State University (MSU), but was also an all-conference collegiate tennis player. Go Bobcats!

Most weekends Steve can be found on a tennis court somewhere contemplating a comeback.

Robyn Frank, VP Diversity & General Counsel
Robyn is responsible for all legal matters at Centerforce. In addition, she is head of the Diversity division which includes speaker recruitment and on-site management of the Women in the Law Series. Before joining the company, Robyn spent 10 years as General Counsel at Great Eastern Energy, headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. There, she headed the legal and regulatory department, advising management on corporate structure, risk, resource allocation, new markets and business metrics. She received her B.A. in Social Sciences from the Ohio State University, her J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University, and a Master's Degree in Energy Law from the University of Tulsa. She is a Member in Good Standing of the New York State Bar.

Some of Robyn's passions include volunteering for a variety of Native American causes and traveling the world.

Rachel Stepaniuk, VP Marketing
As head of marketing, Rachel is responsible for Centerforce's marketing strategy and operations. She leads her team in generating community awareness and filling the room with top-notch executives - helping to create the type of diverse and high-level audience for which Centerforce is known.

Rachel holds a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from The University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA) and an M.A.T. from The School of Visual Arts (New York, NY.) In addition, she is a certified 500-hr yoga instructor. 

Rachel spends much of her time out of the office practicing yoga. She plants yogic seeds for her Centerforce colleagues, keeping them in tune with their Zen amid a bustling schedule.

Al Liberty, VP Client Relations
Al's mission is to create increased and enhanced brand awareness for Centerforce's clientele. He does this by providing them with creative business and networking opportunities through their participation in our top-class events and conferences.

Al holds an MBA from Hofstra University and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.

There isn't an old TV show or movie that Al can't quote a line from.

Nejla Katica, Director of Social Media and Speaker Recruitment, Diversity Division
Nejla develops and executes speaker recruitment, marketing and social media campaigns. Prior to joining the Centerforce team, Nejla was involved in a variety of design, marketing, and community-based projects including internship opportunities at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Ralph Appelbaum Associates.

Nejla received her B.A. from Bennington College with concentrations in Architecture, Anthropology, Public Action & Visual Arts. In addition, she serves as the recent graduate member on the Board of Trustees, working with the President, board members, and executive administrators to approve major policies and long-range plans.

In her free time, Nejla enjoys gallery hopping around New York City, picking up a new skill, or binge watching the latest Netflix show.

Mario Hardy, Client Services Associate
Mario works directly with Centerforce's clients to assist and guide them in creating quality customized business development opportunities.

Mario received his B.A. in History from Seton Hall University (Go Pirates!) and his M.A. in Latin American Studies from Temple University.

Mario is a fanatical Philadelphia sports fan, enjoys playing guitar, collecting cigars, and coaching youth basketball. His is also the father of three amazing kids.

Monifa Rudder, Marketing Associate
Monifa is in charge of creating and executing marketing and social media campaigns. Prior to joining Centerforce, she was involved in many marketing, research, non-profit and internship programs with Gear Up, Global Kids, Palazo Strozzi Foundation and St. John's University.

Monifa received her B.S in Business Marketing from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's University.

She enjoys trying new foods, working out and traveling.

Sijia Liu, Marketing Associate
As Marketing Associate, Sijia helps to develop and implement marketing campaigns for Centerforce's events.

Sijia graduated from Brandeis University with B.A. in Economics and Psychology and a minor in Business. She was Marketing Director for TEDxBrandeisUniversity for two years.

Sijia loves cooking and exploring great restaurants in NYC.