Chamber Luncheon: "Leveraging the Value of a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Workforce" Panel Discussion
“Leveraging the Value of a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Workforce”
Moderated by Sheryle Woodruff, MS (Conflict Management Associates, Inc.) & GOSHRM Director DEI. Sheryle is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator since 1998 specializing in EEO and Workplace Mediation, Coaching and Training.
She is also the Director of Diversity Equality Inclusion with The Greater Orlando Society for Human Resource Management (GOSHRM), the world's largest HR organization serving Orlando, FL and surrounding counties. Sheryle provides effective and highly professional tools to deal with workplace conflict.
Featured panelists include:
Lina Graves, President (Culture ConNext)
Lina has served as a Human Resources leader for nearly 20 years. Early in her career, she founded a consulting agency, ISE Group, Inc. where she provided organizations with Human Resources support with a dynamic focus on workplace culture.
Lina’s passion for creating sustainable workplace culture continues on through her latest venture, Culture ConNext, Inc. Culture ConNext is an organization dedicated to creating the highest attainable levels of culture for the clients they serve. Culture ConNext has also established an annual conference where leaders across multiple industries come together every year with the collective goal of improving culture in their organizations. Lina’s goal with establishing Culture ConNext is to have a positive impact in workplace culture that ultimately leads to the creation of a kinder world.
Dr. Lynn Johnson, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Owner & CEO (Triumphant HR Solutions)
Lynn asks the question, "Do you know that having greater diversity in the workforce results in greater profitability and value creation?" She has been committed to providing customized strategic solutions addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in your organization that drive results. She has more than 20 years of management and human resource experience in both corporate and academic arenas.
Rebecca Vieira Cox, SHRM-CP, Group Human Resources Manager (Simple Management Group)
"Nothing we do as leaders is more important than selecting the right people for the right roles and creating an environment that fosters growth and engagement". Rebecca Vieira Cox, Group Human Resources Manger at Simple Management Group, the management company for CashWiz and Simple Pawn Brands, has been supporting companies and top executives with her unique perspective and appreciation that human capital is every organizations greatest asset..
Rebecca is an International HR Practitioner with nearly a decade of experience translating business vision into HR goals that improve performance, profitability, growth and employee engagement.
Francis Rios, CEO (Women Who Lead LLC)
Francis Rios is a natural leader with a unique ability to motivate and develop others. As the CEO of Women Who Lead, LLC, she helps organizations optimize their cultures to attract, retain and promote the best female talent.
She uses strategies, development programs and diagnostic tools that are 100% tuned into their clients growth plans. Francis has been a top executive for Fortune 100 companies, supported more than 20,000 women, advised dozens of CFO's and put to work the proprietary data gathered by their diagnostic tool used by such companies as Medtronics, AIG, Microsoft, PepsiCo and L'Oreal, to name a few.