2022  Small Business Diversity Summit

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2022 Small Business Diversity Summit

A free, small business event from UCOR and Pellissippi State Community College on creating a diverse, inclusive workforce. Limited seating.

By United Cleanup Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR)

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 · 9:30am - 12pm EDT


Pellissippi State Community College: Magnolia Avenue Campus 1610 East Magnolia Avenue Knoxville, TN 37917

About this event


9:30 Check in, coffee, and networking

10:00 Event start


• Stella Bridgeman, Dean, Pellissippi Magnolia campus

• Darris Upton, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Manager

Opening Remarks :

Ken Rueter, President, and CEO, UCOR

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Rob Smith, VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Amentum (introduced by Ken Rueter, President and CEO, UCOR)

Best Practices panel: Attracting and retaining a diverse pipeline of talent for the next generation of workers

• Meredith Hough, Regional Recruiter for CRH, Harrison Construction

• Kylie Julius, Communications Manager for Strata-G

• Jorge Sanabria, President, Expoquip, Inc.

Summit Takeaways: Practical tips to apply when recruiting talent

Stella Bridgeman, Dean, Pellissippi Magnolia campus

About the organizer