Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Hosted by CLA Advisory Council Members: Ray Chung, HR Professional, HOPE International and Christine Talbot, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, World Vision
Recruiting, Engaging and Leading Employees with Excellence
As the chief Human Resource officer for your organization, you’re tasked with recruiting, engaging and leading excellent staff teams. In this highly interactive forum, you’ll hear from proven experts who will help you explore how to find the right talent by building a compelling culture, and how to maximize employee engagement, which is the key to productivity, innovation, employee satisfaction and retention. You will also gain insight on what employees today are saying they most want their employers to know.
- Find the right talent for your organization, and build a compelling culture that energizes their success
- Assess your organization’s current levels of employee engagement, and implement a plan to increase engagement for a team, department or organization
- Discover what new research says are the four main things that employees want their employers to know
Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources, Advanced (focuses on the development of in-depth topic/subject area knowledge, most appropriate for seasoned professionals), Prerequisite: 5+ years leadership experience or CCNL enrollment, Group Live. Session is worth 6 credits
Thought leaders presenting include:
Ray has been with HOPE since 2004. He received a B.S. in international business from Messiah College. Prior to joining HOPE, Ray worked as a human resource consultant for Willis Towers Watson in Asia, and a variety of roles at Tyco Electronics headquartered in Pennsylvania. Ray’s enthusiasm and energy are demonstrated in his commitment to HOPE’s mission to alleviate both physical and spiritual poverty. He and his wife, Heather, have two children, Micah and Delia, and live in Dillsburg, PA, where they are active members of NewCreation Church.
Debra Kellar is Vice-President of Finance and Campus Operations at Denver Seminary. She has served the seminary for 17 years, in that capacity as well as in the roles of Associate VP of Finance and Controller. Ms. Kellar earned an MBA from the University of Kansas and a BA in accounting from New Mexico State University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before coming to the Seminary, Debbie cultivated years of business experience with non-profits, corporations and in public accounting.
Robert McFarland is President of Transformational Impact LLC, a leadership development consultancy helping businesses, nonprofits and individuals harness the power of their vision to achieve their goals. Robert enjoys helping people change their thinking, so they can get the results they want at work and in life. He serves as the Intentional Leadership Coach for the Intentional Living Center, and his first book, What Your Employees Wish You Knew was released in Fall 2017.
Christine Talbot serves as the head of human resources for World Vision U.S., overseeing more than 1,100 employees across the country. She joined World Vision in 2015 and leads the organization’s human capital strategies and programs to facilitate a culture of individual and team performance, while also partnering on key transformation initiatives resulting from changing business needs. Talbot has more than 25 years’ broad experience in human resources leadership, with a focus on building staff capability and navigating change. Most recently, Talbot provided operations leadership for Kaiser Permanente’s National Diversity and Inclusion department and for related initiatives that promoted care and health for diverse communities. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Talbot worked at both Qwest and AT&T, with a focus on providing HR support to technology teams.. While at Kaiser Permanente, she participated in an executive education program at Harvard University. She has long been active in supporting the career development of women, and she volunteers with college students to help them discover how faith informs their vocation and work.
Dee Ann Turner is Vice President, Enterprise Social Responsibility for Chick-fil-A, where she began her career more than 30 years ago. She previously served as the Vice President, Corporate Talent for 16 years. Over the years, she has played an intricate role in growing Chick-fil-A’s unique and highly regarded culture while overseeing recruitment, selection, and retention of corporate staff and the recruitment and selection of Chick-fil-A Franchisees. Dee Ann’s insightful knowledge and applicable tools to building an incredible and influential company culture are revealed in her book, It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and A Compelling Culture. Dee Ann serves as a Board member for the Kenya Project, an organization that provides education, homes, food and spiritual growth for children in Kenya. Additionally, she serves as a Board member of Proverbs 31 ministry in Charlotte, NC. She has a passion for missions that support women and children and strengthen families. Dee Ann and her husband, Ashley, have been married for over 30 years and they have three sons, Trenton, Trevor and Trey
Forum Space Limited: Pre-Registration Required Online (This forum is designed for an organization’s most senior HR officer).