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Cara Capretta, Vice President – HCM Transformation Practice for Oracle, has nearly twenty-five years of internal and external experience in Human Resources. She is a recognized speaker and thought leader in the field of talent management. She is regularly featured at Argyle, Evanta, Conference Board and HR Tech Conference, as well as Oracle’s HCM World and Open World. Cara leads a team of former HR executives who are evangelists for HR transformation and share HR best practices with Oracle clients in North America.

Cara is the former President and COO of Lominger International, a Korn/Ferry Company. Lominger is a global provider of competency-based leadership development tools. During her tenure at Lominger, she co-authored several books and product lines including FYI™ for Teams, FYI™ for Talent and The Interview Architect®.

Lominger was sold in 2006, at which time Cara became the VP of Strategy and Intellectual Property for Korn/Ferry International, the largest executive search firm in the world.

Prior to working in the consulting and  the commercial product arena, Cara was a Human Resources executive at Nationwide Insurance for 13 years, where she was responsible for enterprise-wide assessment, leadership development, talent review and succession planning efforts for more than 25,000 employees. She also has experience as a Human Resources generalist.

Cara is a native of Columbus, Ohio where she attended The Ohio State University and graduated from Franklin University.

Create Your Own Flight Plan with Dave Sanderson

When US Airways Flight 1549, better known as "The Miracle on the Hudson", ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson risked his own life in the frigid water, helping other passengers escape the wreckage. That experience fueled his mission: to encourage others to do the right thing. 

At the OHUG 2018 Global Conference, Sanderson will help you "Create Your Own Flight Plan" to navigate your everyday professional challenges with poised leadership. His keynote will focus on developing your inner hero, managing your mind during a crisis and about the power of personal responsibility.