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October
2017
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The Power of Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Business Outcomes

       

 

 

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

October 20, 2017

Contact:  Sheridan Labbè

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

Sheridan@fortbendchamber.org

281.566.2152

 

 

 

The Power of Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Business Outcomes

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host The Power of Leveraging Diversity for Business Outcomes on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce sponsored by HR in Alignment.

The demographics in the workplace are changing offering a strategic opportunity for organizations to leverage the strength of Diversity and Inclusion through strategic planning and execution. By understanding these shifts in demographics and their implications to the bottom-line, organizations can align their efforts realizing the value of these intangible assets as they lead to tangible business outcomes. Event speakers include, Rehan Alimohammad, Wong Fleming; Michael J. Dobert, HR in Alignment, LLC; and Marguerite Williams, Wells Fargo.

Rehan Alimohammad is Partner in charge of all Immigration and Tax Matters for Wong Fleming in their Texas office.  He is a Minority Director for the State Bar of Texas and was elected in June as the first Asian ever to be Chair of the Board for the State Bar of Texas.  

Michael J. Dobert, SPHR, SHRM - SCP - “Mike” is Owner & Principal of HR in Alignment, LLC; Providing Strategic Human Resource Consulting Solutions. Professional S.P.H.R. and SHRM – SCP certifications, as well as additional certifications in Diversity, Leadership and Change Management.

Marguerite Williams is the Principal Business Relationship Manager and VP Healthcare and Non-profit Specialist with Wells Fargo Bank with over twenty-five years of financial services experience.  As a firm proponent of revenue growth and job creation in the community, Marguerite works diligently to assist local businesses with growth and expansion.  Diversity can assist businesses to experience success with both.

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will educate, lead, and influence businesses on creating diverse and inclusive workforce cultures to enhance their competitive advantage. The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce respects the evolving diversity of our county and embraces this strength, understanding that diversity fosters innovation and creativity in our businesses thereby increasing performance. Only by learning and engaging with people and organizations that support this spectrum of diversity can we together make the Chamber, its members, and community stronger.

About the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

As the only 5-star accredited and single-county chamber in the nine-county area surrounding the Houston Metroplex, membership provides both immediate and long-term benefits for your business and helps build momentum for our community’s future.

Member Reservation-$25. Prospective Member-$35. Details of upcoming events can be found at www.FortBendChamber.com  or contact Sheridan Labbe at 281-566-2152 or Sheridan@fortbendcc.org.

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