Young Leaders Luncheon

Tuesday, March 6

12 – 1 p.m.

Sponsored by Rock Products


Commander David Sears, Veteran Troop Commander for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group

For 20 years, Commander Dave Sears served in the most elite special operations force in the world, the U.S. Navy SEALs. A decorated veteran, he planned, led, and executed hundreds of special operations missions in more than 40 countries on five continents. He has extensive management experience in international and multicultural environments and unique expertise in building peak-performing teams and maximizing results. Sears has been involved in some of the most significant and defining special operations missions of our time, including the first successful U.S. prisoner of war rescue since WWII.

In his presentation, he’ll offer a high energy look into how audiences can apply the best of the Navy SEALs to their own organizations.

With more than 20 years of tactical and strategic experience, he’ll share stories about some of our most headline-stealing conflicts (like the first successful prisoner of war rescue since WWII) and touch on themes like decision-making, leadership, teamwork, planning, and execution.


Young Leaders offers opportunities throughout the year for aggregates industry professional aged 40 and younger to develop leadership and management skills, address industry positions, build a national network of industry professionals, exchange ideas and discuss areas of mutual interest that will help them and their companies become more successful in the aggregates industry. Young Leaders helps its members make new relationships and strengthen existing relationships within the industry and NSSGA.

Aggregates industry professionals aged 40 and younger are invited to this complimentary luncheon, featuring an inspiring speaker who will touch on issues central to developing your skills as a leader.
Your attendance is complimentary, but space is limited to the first 250 registrants.