About UFMD

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About UFMD

United Financials Making a Difference (“UFMD”) focuses on bringing Senior Executives in the financial industry together for a conference on leadership and charitable giving. This conference will provide an educational platform for you to develop employees’ talents and maximize their potential within your organization.

Financials that attend will have a donation made on their behalf via funds raised through vendor contributions, as well as an opportunity to post their commitment for community advocacy on social media. There is no cost for the financial organization to attend the annual event. For 2020, the funds were be donated to Children’s Cancer Research Fund & Big Brothers Big Sisters.

We’ll be gathering for out next event on Jan 23 2020.  Look for another amazing  afternoon of dynamic speakers, networking, food, and social hour.

We hope that you join us for our next event.

Keynote speakers Mark Rosen & Marci Malzahn

Speaker Marci Malzahn, will share perspectives from 34 years of executive financial leadership, book publishing, and motherhood. Mark Rosen, 50 years as WCCO’s Sports Anchor, will talk about his incredible journey as a Twin Cities icon...you’re sure to be enriched by his story.

Mark Rosen

Mark “Rosie” Rosen’s fifty-year career at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis made him the longest-tenured television sports personality in any major United States media market. He began his career in 1969 as a high school intern and started working full-time for WCCO while attending the University of Minnesota. A legend in sports reporting in Minnesota, Mark shared his enthusiasm for sports with all of his viewers on a daily basis during his long tenure with WCCO, retiring from television broadcasting in early 2019.
In 2013, Mark was recognized for his contributions to Minnesota media with his induction into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame. A community-minded man, Mark has served on the Board of Directors for Children's HeartLink and Athletes Committed to Educating Students. Mark is a regular guest on KFAN-FM radio as a commentator on “The Common Man” program as well as “PowerTrip.” He has written the book, Best Seat in the House, a memoir detailing his favorite stories and experiences with prominent sports figures and dramatic sporting events. Mark and his wife Denise have two adult children.

Marci Malzahn

President & Founder

Bring YOUR Shoes: A Fresh Perspective for Leaders with Big Shoes to Fill. Successful leaders surround themselves with talented individuals that complement their own talents and strengths. But it all starts with you as the leader. From the employee perspective, Marci encourages you to discover your talents and maximize them in the workplace and outside by creating opportunities for yourself. From the employer perspective, Marci shares ideas on how to discover and develop your employees’ talents to maximize their potential. You will learn about Marci’s personal journey of discovering her gifts and how she helped her employees discover their talents to become the best they could be. During this inspiring talk, Marci teaches new leaders how to lead from a fresh perspective—by maximizing your talents and the talents of those you lead. In a world where having a diverse talent and valuing everyone’s contribution is a must, Marci’s talk reminds you to Bring YOUR Shoes and allow others to bring their shoes too!

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