Biz 417's Virtual B-School: Diversifying Our Region

oct 08

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Biz 417's B-School
Courtesy Biz 417

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Oct 08 2020

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


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Through intentional networking and recruitment efforts, internal support groups and auditing current practices, a group of local leaders are concentrated on changing the diversity and inclusion narrative in our region. At Biz 417's B-School presented by OTC Center for Workforce Development, hear firsthand how trailblazers are developing strategic plans to improve diversity and inclusion in their workplaces and beyond. B-School is additionally sponsored by American National and BluCurrent Credit Union.

Meet the panelists:

CHRISTA MOSS: Assistant United States Attorney and United State Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri. For pushing our region to look outside of our immediate connections to grow our community.

DOUG NEFF: Southwest Region CEO and Chairman at Commerce Bank. For creating employee resource groups that allow staff members to network within the organization and foster a sense of belonging. 

BILL NELSON: Owner and Founder of Springfield Driving School. For challenging employers to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

BRANDON TAYLOR: Senior Business Process Analyst at Jack Henry and Associates®. For creating a business innovation group focused on diversity efforts within Jack Henry and Associates.