Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) Conference 

Power, Presence & Style


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Laura Sicola
Vocal Impact Productions

Laura Sicola founded Vocal Impact Productions in May 2013 to help people hone their message content and delivery in order to connect more meaningfully with their audience, to command respect and authority, close sales, deliver effective presentations, convey authenticity and have greater success while maintaining their personal sense of identity.  She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics in addition to a Masters in Multicultural Education and a BA in International Studies.

Breakout Session: Vocal Empowerment for Leadership (Sponsored by Mitchell Martin)



Patrick McGuckin
Vice President Mid-Atlantic Region
Mitchell Martin

Patrick McGuckin is Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region for Mitchell Martin, an IT staffing and services firm.  His expertise is in Technical Recruiting and Business Development and his team provides clients with talented professionals in Cyber security, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Architecture and Development, Infrastructure Services, Business Analysis and Quality Assurance.

Nathalie Sakimura
Senior Strategy Engagement Manager

Nathalie Sakimura joined Vanguard over a decade ago and spent the first half of her career delivering technology solutions.  In 2013, she transitioned to delivering value-add services and digital experiences as Head of Client Offer for Vanguard’s financial advisor clients.  Over a year ago, she joined Corporate Strategy, addressing strategic questions for the firm.  Ms. Sakimura earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

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