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Crossroads Summit

The Crossroads Summit brings together professionals from all industries for a full day of inspiration, learning & building relationships.

Sioux Falls Convention Center

Alyson Van Hooser

Featured keynote speaker

Alyson Van Hooser

Alyson Van Hooser brings a fresh, relevant perspective to the new challenges that leaders face today, teaching her audiences how to engage, motivate and retain a multi-generational workforce. Her unique life and business experiences led her to discover the immense power that comes when leaders own the responsibility of truly understanding and intentionally connecting with the people they serve.

Alyson’s books “LEVEL UP” and “ACCELERATE YOUR SUCCESS” unveil powerful stories of lessons learned through struggles, and provide practical strategies needed to create and sustain success in life and at work. Her distinctive combination of wisdom, energy, humor and practical strategies inspire and motivate audiences to take action on ideas that drive both organizational and personal success.

Opening keynote speaker

Matt Paulson

Matt Paulson is Founder and CEO of MarketBeat, an Inc. 5000 financial media company that empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions with in-depth market analysis and best-in-class research tools.

Matt is also an active real estate and venture capital investor, serving as a general partner at Cresten Capital and Homegrown Capital. He is a driving force in Sioux Falls’ startup ecosystem, having founded Startup Sioux Falls in 2019 and helping organize Falls Angel Fund in 2016. Matt cares deeply about the Sioux Falls community and is proud to call it home.

Matt Paulson

4 under 40 Awards

Young professionals are making their mark in all areas of our community. At this year’s Crossroads Summit, four young professionals will be honored and all nominees will be recognized at the 2023 Crossroads Summit on August 17. Nominations are now closed, but our nominees will be announced soon.

Breakout Sessions


7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration + Networking + Engagement Space Activities

8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Opening Session Keynote Speaker

10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1

10:45 – 11 a.m. Morning Pick-Me-Up + Engagement Space Activities

11 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2

Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch + 4 Under 40 Awards

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Session 3

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Afternoon Pick-Me-Up + Engagement Space Activities

2:45 – 4 p.m. Closing Session Keynote Speaker

4:15 – 5:30 p.m. Post Party