Greg WileyILSEP’s Executive Director, is an attorney with over 20 years of experience advising and representing clients in labor, employment and law enforcement matters. He founded ILSEP to leverage his expertise in law enforcement matters to improve police and community relations, and rally other like-minded persons to do the same. As an renowned legal trainer, he seeks to improve the quality of law enforcement training and the community’s understanding of the daily challenges officers face.
Isaac KaufmanIsaac is an attorney who has served for nine years as General Counsel for Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. (LELS), the largest law enforcement union in Minnesota, with more than 6,000 members throughout the state. Isaac advises and represents LELS' members on a wide spectrum of contractual and disciplinary matters. Isaac also provides training for peace officers and other attorneys on a range of law enforcement-related topics.
McCarthy Photo_editedKelly McCarthy is currently serving as the Chief of the Mendota Heights Police department. Prior to her employment in Mendota heights, Kelly worked for the Lino Lakes Police Department since 1998. While at Lino Lakes, Kelly worked as a patrol officer, investigator, FTO, use of force instructor, patrol sergeant, investigative supervisor, captain, and deputy director of the police division. Kelly has been conducting or supervising internal investigations since 2005.
Amy Tolbert, Ph.D., CSPAs a Fellow at Carlson Executive Education, Dr. Tolbert, founder/principal of ECCO International, specializes in helping individuals expand productivity and organizations increase profitability through facilitated experiential learning in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. She is well authored with 4 books, many articles, assessment tools, active blogs, a video based global communications training (Open Mind, Open World) and is founder/partner in Spectra Diversity.
Joel BreeggemannJoel has 20+ years of experience in both Marketing and Events, as well as a part of a growing trend in experiential learning. During this time, he was highly engaged in his community as an active Block Club Leader, regularly attended monthly neighborhood meetings as well as 4th Precinct Advisory Council Meetings. During this time, he was directly influenced by the relationships that were fostered between the Minneapolis Police Department and citizens.
Edgar OcampoEdgar is an attorney who focuses on employment-related litigation. Prior to the practice of law, Edgar consulted, coordinated, and managed a wide range of businesses. Additionally, Edgar served in the United States Marine Corps as a Military Policeman and DoD Level II Anti-Terrorism Instructor in support of Operation Swift Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Edgar is passionate about fostering relationships between communities and the law enforcement officers that serve those communities.
Rich WalkerTechnology leader with over 19 years experience in all aspects of information technology, project management, and team leadership on a global scale. Rich's focus has always been on maintaining strong cutting edge technology and IT systems knowledge with a passion to provide technical solutions analysis, comprehensive design recommendations, and implementation of quality solutions.
Martin BeckFor the past 4 years, Martin has been actively engaged in community development and social justice. During this time, he has been working in the Midway community of St. Paul as an active board member focusing on community development and change. Additionally, Martin has worked with the Minneapolis Police Activities League, which piqued his interest in learning about the relationship that Minneapolis Police officers have with their communities. He is currently a tenant advocate for Home Line.
Heather SuccioHeather is a business consultant and change strategist with 2 decades of experience in educational technology, organizational development, and UX/visual design. She developed the corporate university strategy for two Fortune 100s, as well as consulting and design services for several government learning and web-based training initiatives. She has served as a conference planning board member for several nonprofits, and is is a passionate social justice advocate, and purveyor of faith in humanity.