Large Firm Forum

2021 Large Firm Forum

November 18, 2021

Ritz Carlton Amelia Island, FL



8:30 – 9:00 am              WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

       Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance

9:00 – 10:30 am             2021 OPENING General Session

       The CIO Mindset in 2021 and Beyond: A Candid Conversation 
       Moderator:  Scott Aicher, President, Belcan Workforce Solutions
       Tom McCurely, CIO, Chef's Warehouse
       Beau Mesereau, CIO, Fish and Richardson P.C


10:30 – 10:45 am           Networking Break


10:45 – 11:00 am            LARGE FIRM FORUM WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

      Scott A. Aicher, President, Belcan Workforce Solutions

                                          TechServe Alliance, 2021 President


11:00 - 11:30                    INTRODUCTIONS

                                          One executive from each company should be prepared to give a brief (2-3 minute) overview of their company.  The overview            should address revenue size, geographic footprint, lines of business, retail v. VMS/MSP mix and year-to-date performance.   



       What impact has COVID-19 had on IT & engineering staffing firms? How have you adjusted your business in response to the             pandemic?  What opportunities and challenges have emerged?


12:30 – 1:30 pm             NETWORKING LUNCH

                                          RAPID FIRE QUESTION & ANSWERS

      Participate in a working lunch exclusively for Large Firm Forum participants. Please come prepared with your questions and          willingness to share your insights during this open discussion.


2:00 -3:15 pm               Keynote: Being a Next Level Leader
     Simon T. Bailey

     A world renown speaker, success coach, author, television host, and philanthropist

                                          Change in our industry is happening at the speed of light. The leadership skills of yesterday will not carry the day in the                      new and rapidly evolving business landscape environment. In this highly engaging presentation, Simon T. Bailey, an award-               winning motivational speaker, success coach, author, television host, and philanthropist, will share the core principles and              skill sets that will enable current and emerging leaders to take their organizations successfully into the future. These skill               sets include collaboration, emotional intelligence, storytelling and creativity.


3:30 – 5:00 pm             STRATEGIC CONVERSATIONS

  • Recruiting & Retaining the Internal Team
  • The IT Talent Shortage
  • Digital Transformation in Staffing and the Promise of Talent Acquisition Technology