' About - From Day One

Our mission

From Day One is a conference series and media outlet focused on innovative ways for companies to foster stronger relationships with their employees, customers, and communities. At a time when society holds businesses to a rising level of accountability, From Day One explores how companies can build well-grounded values into their business—diversity, responsibility, transparency—and stick with them in an economy driven by disruption.

What’s unique about From Day One is our cross-disciplinary approach, bringing together executives from the fields of corporate social responsibility, human resources, marketing, and communications. Our events facilitate people-focused conversations that promote real, actionable ideas for and from executives, civic-leaders, authors, and journalists across the country.

Businesses have increasingly seen the wisdom of putting people first. Our mission is to help companies find the best ways to deliver on that promise, from day one.

Our team


Co-Founder, CCO

Kaylan Clemons

VP, Talent Engagement

Missy Quinn

VP, Sales

Nick Baily

Co-Founder, CEO

Erin Sauter

Co-Founder, CRO

Tia Costa


Kim Roberts


Kristen Daniels

Director, Audience Marketing

Scott Kargman



Director, Client Success

Madelaine Buckley

Event Production Manager

Lydia Samson

Social Media

Mahmoud Khair-Eldin

Junior Data Analyst

Jenna Lomeli

Audience Marketing Specialist

Wayne McKenzie

Sales Development Representative

Akela Moore

Sales & Marketing Assistant

Jade Monique Tate

Client Success Assistant

Brian Dolan

Editorial Assistant

McKenzie Krow


Ashlie Fanetti