Making Millennials Great…5 Pillars for Building the Next Generation

Tuesday 8:00 – 9:15 AM

Session Description

Have you been wondered what it takes to motivate this new generation of millennial workers? Are you looking for new strategies to turn your millennial employees into “rock star” performers? That’s what they will help you do. Jeff Kortes and Randy Wilinski have been doing just that for the past decade. Jeff brings 28 years of experience as a human resources professional, coach, and father of three millennials. Now, as a “headhunter” he finds himself successfully recruiting millennials for his clients. Randy, a millennial himself, has held leadership roles where he’s hired, fired and inspired other millennials for 10+ years.



Jeff Kortes

Jeff has more than 25 years experience in human resources. He has worked at companies that specialize in manufacturing, construction, textiles and software development. During his entire career he has worked to recruit, retain and develop employees, at all levels, at companies including ConAgra Foods, industrial equipment supplier SPX, and automotive retailer Midas International, and more.

Randy Willinski

Randy Wilinski is a coach, speaker, and trainer. He works with organizations that want to grow their emerging leaders and help young professionals reach their potential in addition to his expertise in customer service training. As a coach, he works one-on-one with millennials who want to move up within their organization and increase their impact. As a result of his work, people gain clarity regarding their career, develop extreme focus, find meaning in their work and live their passion. For more about Randy, check out his website at