This year, Shawmut proudly supports the Welcome Conference—hosted by industry leaders Will Guidara, Anthony Rudolf, and Brian Canlis—as it brings together talented professionals in the hospitality industry to form a community unlike any other. The day-long event at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall features innovative speakers who will share the greatest lessons they've learned. Shawmut's hospitality leaders, including vice president Randy Shelly, will be in attendance to glean insights from partners and experts.


Rick Bayless - Chef & Restaurateur 

Gabrielle Hamilton - Chef & Author

Hamdi Ulukaya - Founder & CEO, Chobani

Alpana Singh - Restaurateur & Master Sommelier

Gary Obligacion - GM, The Post Ranch Inn

Brian Koppelman - Filmmaker and TV Series Creator

Seth Godin - Author, Entrepreneur & Teacher

Dr. Wendy Mogel - Author & Clinical Psychologist

Terry Coughlin - Director of Operations, USHG

Ross Mollison - Creator, Spiegelworld

Meridith Maskara - CEO, The Girl Scouts of New York

Simon Sinek - Optimist & Author