11:30 AM Lunch Speaker— Dave McCleary
Dave McCleary is the Vice Chair of the Rotary Action Group Against Slavery. Dave founded “End Human Trafficking Now” in 2012 with the goal to bring awareness and action, these include Business Engagement, Effective Law Enforcement and Sustaining Freedom though empowering survivors. In 2013 Dave was appointed worldwide Vice Chair of Rotarians Against Slavery with the mission to engage 1.2 million Rotarians and 35,000 clubs on over 200 counties to take on the issues of ending modern day slavery. Dave serves on Georgia’s Statewide Taskforce as workgroup chair “Deterring Traffickers and Buyers” though Business Engagement.
Dave is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Roswell, CA. In 2019, Dave joined the White House Round Table on Human Trafficking with the expressed goal to engage the business and Civic Communities in the fight to end Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking. In 2015, Dave Chaired a World Summit with President Carter on ending human trafficking with participation from 14 counties and 32 States with a focus on Business Engagement, Effective Law Enforcement, Legislation and Sustaining Freedom though empowering survivors. Dave moderated a panel on Human Trafficking at the UN for Rotary Day in 2015 with the US State Department, Carter Center and International Justice mission. He lead an effort in the US for Rotarians to lobby their US House and Senate members to sponsor the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act. Dave was appointed chair to the 2019 Super Bowl Anti-Trafficking task force responsible for Business and civic engagement. Dave Moderated a Panel for US Attorney General Jeff Session at the Department of Justice for business engagement with, Delta, Facebook, UPS, Randstad USA, Anthem and Coca Cola.
1:10 PM Session Speaker— Brian Gladden
Dr. Brian K. Gladden is the CEO of Strategy & Innovation Institute (SI2).
Brian is on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center (SRFJC) since 2016. The SRFJC provides one place where victims of domestic violence, abuse, and human trafficking can meet with law enforcement and prosecutors, receive trauma-informed counseling, social services, and spiritual care. The SRFJC partners with many of the non-profits in the area that specialize in these services in order to bring them together under one roof. www.hopethriveshere.org
He earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Strategy & Innovation, Capella University. Brian has an Executive Certificate in International Management from the Thunderbird, The Garvin School of Intl. Management. He completed a MBA from University of Warwick, Coventry, England, and received his Bachelor of Science, Marketing from Fresno State University, Fresno,
He has been a Rotarian for 24 years and Past President of the Rotary Club of Roseville, CA. In Rotary District 5180, he is an Assistant Governor, 2016- 2019. He was co-author of the largest Rotary international grant to fight Human Trafficking in the US.