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When: 10/15/2019
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: Sibcy Cline - Professional Development Center (Kenwood Towers - Chase Building)
8044 Montgomery Road
Suite 300
Cincinnati, Ohio  45236
United States
Contact: Celia Werner, Chapter Administrator

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Pending approval for:
1.5 SHRM Certification Credits!
1.5 General HRCI Credits!

With historically low unemployment, HR professionals are having to go beyond traditional sources, means, and partners to find entry and new talent. Organizations and agencies exist to advocate for groups that have often encountered challenges in (re)entering the workforce and work with employers to educate them on the unique characteristics of their group, prepare the workplace for successful entry, and vet and coach those who are ready for work. This event will be a panel discussion including organizations and agencies representing several of these alternative approaches including:

Second Chance Citizens
Disabled Individuals
Career Tech schools
Job Readiness nonprofits

Learning Objectives:
-Meet agencies that assist with sourcing and advocating for overlooked segments for entry talent
-Understand what needs to be done in the workplace to attract and retain these individuals
-Consider roles in your organization that may be suited to these individuals
-Understand how to adjust company culture to be inclusive of these segments and individuals



Jason D. Nahrgang is the Assistant Director for Career and External Relations for the Student Veterans Center at Xavier University.  Jason transitioned from active duty in 2014 after serving for more than 20 years in the United States Air Force.  He holds a master’s degree in leadership and management and is a certified Senior Professional of Human Resources.

David Dreith is Chief Operating Officer at Easterseals serving Greater Cincinnati. With a mission of empowering people with disabilities and disadvantages to more fully live, learn, work and play in our communities, Easter Seals TriState has an entrepreneurial culture that leverages social enterprise to provide training and development for more than 12,000 people served by the agency annually. He currently oversees all agency services and social enterprises. Since joining the agency in 2000, he has played a key role in development and innovation.


After a career at Stryker, including several senior leadership positions, Brian Holbrook is a very active volunteer in the Greater Cincinnati Community. He is the President of Job Search Focus Group Hyde Park, an all-volunteer outreach for Professionals in career transition; The Miami University Alumni Association of Cincinnati; The Xavier University Mentor-Mentee Program; HCDC Toastmasters and the Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association. 


Wilson Willard is Executive Director of the HELP Program Cincinnati serving Returning Citizens. 



Abe Woolfolk is Vice President for JobsPlus at City Gospel Mission. After a celebrated tour of duty in the United States Navy, Abe returned to Cincinnati where he lead, trained, and managed teams at a major manufacturing company for 12 years. Abe was later recruited to join Jobs Plus Employment Network in 1999. While still employed full-time at Jobs Plus, he proceeded to work part-time at City Gospel Mission in 2002 before the two organizations merged. Abe has over 20 years worth of experience as a Life Coach/ Career Strategist. Abe currently resides in Golf Manor and is actively involved in A.A.U. youth basketball amongst other community activities.


John Conlon is Employment Coordinator for Great Oaks Career Campuses.

Members Complimentary
Non-Members $20

RSVP by: October 11, 2019

*PrePayment is required to attend. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted. 

No refunds will be provided after October 12, 2019.   

Please note there is an additional $5 late fee for walk-ins. Walk-ins are not guaranteed a spot after online registration closes.

Please note that if you register for free (member) and don't attend, you will be charged $10.

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Cincinnati, OH 45241

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