Thank you for joining us for the UCDA Annual Conference 2022

Moving Forward with Resilience

Keynote Speakers

Kevin Ames, Founder of Ames Leadership Institute

With a mission to instill in others a passion for personal and professional excellence, Kevin Ames is an author, world-renowned speaker, and expert in the areas of leadership development, culture, employee experience, and engagement. In the past ten years alone, Kevin has spoken to more than a thousand companies, campuses, and conferences across the globe. A sought-after consultant and personal coach, Kevin’s work has been called, “inspiring, dynamic, insightful and informative”.

Jodi Orgill Brown

Jodi Orgill Brown has dedicated her life and career to strengthening others, through philanthropy, nonprofit management, speaking, and writing. She is a leader, author, educator, professional speaker, influencer, and a brain tumor survivor. 

Jodi earned a Master of Science in organizational communication and leadership from the University of Utah, a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Brigham Young University. Jodi is the award-winning author of The Sun Still Shines and she is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and an Exactly What To Say communications guide.

Link to Inspirational Video: “You Are Beautiful” (4 minutes)

Link to Amazon Books

Link to Keynote Speech