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Impactful Topics: LGBTQ

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Name: Impactful Topics: LGBTQ
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce | LGBTQ Event
Event Description:


The LGBTQ Community - An untapped business resource...because inclusion is a great business strategy. 

Need to know the ins and outs of our influential communities? Join the chamber and the Gloucester County Economic Development Council to learn how our local towns can play a role in where and how you can grow your business.

Learn about their business climate, their free resources and other business development opportunities.

Introduction:

Ken Bode | Regional Manager | Integrity Staffing Solutions 

Ken was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland.  He attend The McDonogh school and Johns Hopkins University. He has been in the staffing industry for almost 30 years, the past 19 of them with Integrity Staffing Solutions.  Although his responsibilities with Integrity have increased throughout the years, he has always based himself in Jersey which he started for the company. He has lived in Delaware for the past 25 years with his wife of 29 years, Sherry.  The have two sons, Tyler (20) and Kayden (21) and were recently Blessed with their first grandchild, Levi. Ken is involved with many business, community and faith based organizations including Gloucester County Chamber, Tristate Human Resource Management Association, YMCA (#yFUNraising), Habitat for Humanity, Seeds of Hope and Knights of Columbus.He is a passionate people connector.  He loves spending time with his family during his ‘free” time.

Moderator: 
Janet Garraty | Garraty Group - Your Brand Communication Team

Panelist:

Todd Bavol | CEO | Integrity Staffing Solutions

Todd Bavol has built a company that specializes on the staffing industry niche of serving large, high-volume fulfilment facilities of leading online and traditional retailers. Todd has guided Integrity’s growth at double-digit rates for every one of the 21 consecutive years since its founding in 1997. He takes pride in that fact that Integrity has helped hundreds of thousands of people find work throughout the U.S.  In 2017, Integrity’s national footprint grew to 110 client locations in 23 states and provided over 170,000 job opportunities for its associates at various client locations all over the country.Integrity Staffing has been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as the 11th largest light industrial staffing and talent engagement firm in the U.S., and currently has an overall market share of 2% of the entire U.S. Staffing Market.



Tony Doran | President | Woodbury Community Pride 
Tony is a Woodbury native who has come home after 25 years, with his husband Rick and dog Moxie. He spent time in Philadelphia, then Washington, DC where he met Rick. Tony has a deep love for LGBTQ people and culture, which inspired him to start Woodbury Community Pride in 2017. This is the first organized effort he has taken to promote visibility and acceptance for the LGBTQ community.
Tony holds an MBA from Rutgers University. He also serves on the board of Woodbury Old City Restoration Committee as well as the Economic Development Committee Chair of Woodbury Community Pride.



Sherry Paris | Diversity Trainer 
Sherry Paris is a Diversity Trainer and “Teacher as Superhero” according to the National Liberty Museum. Sherry combines her passion for social justice with her love of education to design and lead interactive sensitivity trainings for students, educators, industry leaders and community. She has proudly collaborated with youth for nearly 20 years to create a safe and welcoming school and district through her leadership of a school-based Diversity Training program while concurrently teaching high school Mathematics. Sherry holds a Master’s Degree in the Science of Instruction from Drexel University.


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Location:
Botto Italian Line Restaurant
1411 Kings Hwy, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Date/Time Information:
5:30 pm
Contact Information:
Megan Varrell
Fees/Admission:
$45 GCCC Members
$65 Non Members
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