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5th Annual LEAD Summit Presented by Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Friday, February 18, 2022 (8:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (CST)


The LEAD Summit (Learn | Explore | Act | Develop) Presented by Texas Mutual Insurance Company is a one-day conference for young professionals hosted by the Austin Young Chamber. Combining learning and action, the Summit strengthens the pipeline of leaders in Central Texas through education, connection, and engagement. This year’s sessions and topics have been carefully curated by members to support entrepreneurship, management, early career, diversity, equity, and inclusion, change, and wellness.

The in-person event will take place on Friday, February 18, 2022 at the University of Texas LBJ Auditorium and Thompson Conference Center and will feature:

KeynoteInteractive SessionsWellness ActivitiesNetworkingHappy Hour


Stay In the Deep End with Daron K. Roberts

In this talk, former NFL coach Daron K. Roberts will provide lifestyle design strategies to jumpstart your journey to success. Complacency is the enemy, and Daron's keynote will equip you with the tools to wage war against your status quo.

Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach, leadership coach and author of A Kids Book About Empathy and Call an Audible. Call an Audible was named a #1 New Release and Best Seller by Amazon and Sports Illustrated selected the book as one of its “Best Sports Business Books of 2017.” Oprah selected A Kids Book About Empathy as one of her Favorite Things of 2020.

Roberts serves as a partner with Notley Ventures. He’s a co-founder of Amass - an end-to-end wealth launchpad and investment platform for Black Americans. Since 2014, Roberts has served as the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. The Center is the first university-based institute dedicated to developing leadership and character curricula for high school, collegiate and professional athletes.

Overview of the Day

See announced sessions and details here. Speakers and additional session details will be announced soon!

8:00amRegistration & Networking
9:00amWelcome to LEAD Summit
10:00amMorning Breakouts
11:15amWellness Breakouts
1:00pmNetworking Activity
1:30pmAfternoon Workshops
5:00pmNetworking Mixer

Thank You to Our LEAD Summit Sponsors

Thank You to Our 2022 Community Partners


AYC Corporate/Elite Member = $145

AYC General Member = $165

Non-Member = $195

Student = $85

Group Rate (purchase 5 or more Non-Member tickets at one time) = $125 per ticket

  • Please note the group rate only applies when 5 or more of the Non-Member tickets are added when registering.
Thompson Conference Center
Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Mel Martin
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Friday, February 18, 2022 (8:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (CST)
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