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Martin Gruenberg, Acting FDIC Chairman

FDIC Outlook

Martin Gruenberg has been the Acting Chairman of the FDIC Board of Directors since February 5, 2022. Since mid-2018, he has served as a member of the FDIC Board. Prior to that time, Mr. Gruenberg also served as Chairman of the FDIC, receiving Senate confirmation on November 15, 2012, for a five-year term. Mr. Gruenberg served as Vice Chairman and Member of the FDIC Board of Directors from August 2005, until his confirmation as Chairman. He served as Acting Chairman from July 2011 to November 2012 and from November 2005 to June 2006. 

Michael Phelps, Decorated Olympic Swimmer

A Champion’s Mindset

Michael Phelps is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time. He captured 28 medals, including a record-setting 23 gold medals, and set 39 world records over the course of his career. Phelps’ incredible accomplishments in the water have equipped him with the tools to help others succeed through his foundation and mental health advocacy work. Hear lessons on balancing the determination to win with a healthy lifestyle and workplace for you and your teams.

Erica Dhawan, Advisor on 21st Century Teamwork and Innovation

Maniacal Clarity: Reimagine Leadership to Drive Impactful Innovation

The missing factor in driving innovation is maniacal clarity. This is when leaders give their teams exactly what they need to do their absolute best work, and empower them to influence. Maniacal clarity in our modern world sparks overarching optimism, inspirational imagination, continuous courage and fast focus. Get a groundbreaking look into the science, frameworks, and stories of how to inspire anyone, anytime, anywhere to deliver their best results.

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