Crystal Washington

A technology expert with a relatable approach, Crystal Washington helps organizations increase profits and productivity by harnessing AI/ChatGPT and leveraging social media, apps, and the web.


One of Forbes’ 50 Leading Female Futurists, Crystal Washington helps global brands like Google, Microsoft, and GE use cutting-edge technology to drive performance and take their business to the next level.


Crystal's session: Harness Generative AI Like ChatGPT for Enhanced Performance will give the audience real tools to walk away with and use back at the office. The future of generative artificial intelligence is here, and you don't have to look far to see it. Technologies like ChatGPT are quickly becoming the most effective and efficient way for busy business professionals to increase profits and productivity. But if you're not using it, your competitors certainly will. In this keynote, Crystal Washington will share her insights on how you can use this cutting-edge technology to drive performance and take business to the next level.

Mark Schulman

Get ready to be empowered, inspired and elevated to an evolved mind set and new level of peak performance. Having performed for over a billion people, Mark Schulman will embolden you with the essence of a rockstar by incorporating his powerful business philosophy and innovative strategic content with engaging multimedia and drum performances.


Through Mark’s high-energy speaking style, strategic business expertise, and dynamic, interactive musical activities, you will get to express your own rhythms, fortify individual strengths and enhance emotional connections with your colleagues and families. What you also get through Mark’s presentation that differs from all others is that his presentation has the excitement of a rock show with the transformational results of a cutting edge keynote.


Think Tony Robbins meets Bono meets Ringo Starr; you’ll break the boundaries of possibility and performance while rocking out to an unforgettable mix of live drumming, interactive performances, and compelling stories from Mark’s intimate experiences with P!NK, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Cher and other world-class artists.


A Farewell to Pat Cleary

Join your friends and colleagues to bid a fond farewell to NAPEO President & CEO Pat Cleary as he steps down from NAPEO! We'll start with a reception featuring Pat's signature cocktail, the Manhattan, as well as hors d'oeuvres and plenty of time to mix and mingle. The reception will be followed by a three-course dinner, interspersed, of course, with a program befitting the incomparable Pat Cleary. In other words, expect lots of laughs and a roast or two. We'll close out the evening with a command performance by the NAPEO House Band, featuring the best musical talent the PEO industry has to offer -- and Pat Cleary on guitar :-)


Prior to dinner, you'll have the opportunity to submit your final bids for the NAPEO Gives Back silent auction, and hear how much we raised for Give Kids the World Village.


Tickets to this event are included in your registration fee, but you will need to RSVP in advance to let us know you are will be joining us for this plated dinner.