Gettysburg, PA (January 29, 2023)—September 19 through 21, 2023, OPEN MINDS will host The 2023 Executive Leadership Retreat in downtown historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The three-day retreat focuses on building the leaders of tomorrow for organizations serving consumers with the most complex needs. The Gettysburg Hotel, located on Lincoln Square, will serve as the host location for guests.

Attendees will gain the knowledge they need to build their leadership team for tomorrow while refreshing, rethinking, and reimagining their goals and strategies. The 2023 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat is focused on creating performance-driven executives who can build performance-driven organizations. The retreat provides the opportunity to learn lessons from past and present leaders on how to decide what needs to be done, inspire teams to embrace the new challenges in the field, and create a framework for organizational transformation.

M. Lauren Sims, former Payment Innovation Director for Beacon Health Options will deliver her keynote on Wednesday, September 20. Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Shatterproof, Gary Mendell, will deliver his keynote on Thursday, September 21.

The retreat will also feature:

Session topics will include workforce strategies for financial strength, data-driven decisionmaking and metrics-based management, strategy planning, developing service lines, and mergers. Special sessions will include The Eisenhower Leadership Perspective, Preparing For The Unexpected – The Little Round Top Case Study & Battlefield Tour, The Great Divide – Gettysburg & Modern U.S., and The Communications Challenge In Time Of Turbulence: The Pickett’s Charge Case Study. A special private networking reception will be hosted on Wednesday, September 20, at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

The full agenda, include networking opportunities, can be viewed at

For executives who can’t make the retreat in person, keynotes, seminars, and select sessions will be available to live stream during the event. Additionally, most sessions will be recorded and available as podcasts with presentation materials post-event. Note that attendees who wish to participate in the live stream sessions or listen to the podcasts must register for the institute as a virtual attendee.

Registration for this exclusive retreat is now available at: All registration fees are included for all OPEN MINDS Circle Elite members. For more information on the program, sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the Executive Education & Events team at 877-350-6463 or

OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence, management consulting, and marketing services firm specializing exclusively in the markets of the health and human service field that serve consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. OPEN MINDS’ mission is to provide payers, service provider organizations, and technology and scientific firms that serve these consumers with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

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