Conference Planning is Challenging.
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This page is designed for conference and meeting planners.
Most of the information you need is found right here.
Whether you need a keynote, a few hours for a technical track, or someone who can support an entire two-day program, Galasso Learning Solutions is a choice partner for you.
View our class offerings for inspiration when creating your agenda.
Or reach out to GLS as we would be happy to offer suggestions on topics that will engage your audience and make them want to return year after year.
Galasso Learning Solutions supports conferences in a variety of formats
When live events return, GLS will be there to support you pre-conference and to ensure your attendees leave excited to return year after year.
With thousands of hours of virtual training experience on many different platforms, GLS can engage your audience in a variety of ways.
When being together is not an option, many choose to offer pre-recorded content as a means of quality control and to simplify day-of coordination.
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Melisa Galasso’s Biography
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Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.
Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.
She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. In addition, Melisa authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.
Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.
Prior to establishing Galasso Learning Solutions, Melisa worked in public accounting, industry, internal audit, and academia.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.
On a personal level, Melisa enjoys traveling, watching her daughter ride her horse, and spending quality time with family. She finds balance through yoga, is an avid reader, and frequents local performing arts shows. Melisa actively supports several causes that empower women.
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Melisa is the CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions. Melisa founded GLS in 2016 to combine her passions for technical accounting and public speaking while making a difference in the profession. Melisa loves practical learning, engaged audiences, and interactive sessions that leverage the best of adult learning theory.
Organizations hire GLS to provide custom CPE courses for their teams.
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