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.
Kelly McCarthyKelly 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.
Leah DegraziaLeah is a third year law student at the University of Minnesota Law School and joined ILSEP as a student board member. Prior to law school, Leah worked in education, crisis intervention, and with people living with mental illness and drug use. Her experiences teaching and volunteering with marginalized communities strengthened her awareness of social inequities and solidified her commitment to getting her law degree to advocate for social justice.
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.