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Diversity & Inclusion Summit

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TechNexus

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Discover high-impact D&I strategies to leverage at your growing business.

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This October Launchways is bringing together a panel of Human Resources and Employee Benefits Experts to present actionable strategies growing companies can leverage to address all aspects of Diversity & Inclusion at their businesses.

HR and Finance Leaders are welcome to join us for a complimentary dinner and open bar followed by an informative D&I panel presentation with a live Question & Answer session.

At This Event You Will Learn

  • How to Foster a Diverse & Inclusive Company Culture
  • How to Build Diverse & Inclusive Human Resources Policies and Practices
  • How to Ensure Compliance with State and Federal Diversity Regulations
  • How to Create Diverse & Inclusive Employee Benefits Packages
  • Event Agenda

    5:00pm-5:30pm Complimentary Dinner and Open Bar with Networking

    5:30-6:30pm Panel Presentation with Live Q&A Session

    6:30-7:30pm Complimentary Cocktail Hour with Networking

    Discover the High-Impact Panel

    Jim Conti, VP of People at dscout

    A seasoned HR Leader specializing in talent acquisition, people operations, culture, and organizational structure, Jim has spent the past year building and growing all people functions for dscout. Prior to growing the HR operations at dscout, Jim scaled the HR function at Sprout Social.

    Rebekah Wolford, HR Director at Paylocity

    Rebekah is an innovative HR leader with global experience as a talent management consultant and trusted business partner contributing to the success of software and marketing enterprises by developing and implementing programs in employee engagement, talent management and succession planning, performance management, career development and recognition. She is currently a key driver of Paylocity’s first-ever Inclusion and Diversity initiative.

    Chanté Thurmond, Co-Founder of The Darkest Horse

    Chanté is a D&I Expert and Executive Talent Consultant who partners with emerging tech startups throughout the United States, helping them attract & retain top talent. Chanté is a fierce advocate of equity & inclusion, gender parity, and social justice initiatives.

    Manny Flores, President & CEO of SomerCor

    Manny Flores is the President & CEO of SomerCor, a leading, non-profit, small business lender. In its 27 years of business, SomerCor has empowered more than 1,600 communities, served over 3,500 businesses, provided $1.48+ billion in funding, and has helped create more than 41,000 jobs across Illinois. Manny is an active member of the Dominican University Board of Trustees, the Small Business Advocacy Council Board of Directors, the Environmental Law and Policy Center Board of Directors, and the ChildServ Board of Directors.

    Alex Koglin, Senior Employee Benefits Client Manager at Launchways

    Alex is a skilled benefits consultant with a focus serving fast-growing, mid-market companies. Alex enjoys helping businesses create benefits packages that cater to a diverse workforce. Alex is passionate about LGBTQ+ rights and offers businesses high-impact strategies to ensure their benefits offerings cater to LGBTQ+ talent.

    This event is being brought to you by a collaboration between Launchways and our trusted partner Paylocity.

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