Inclusive Prosperity Conference

Agenda

 

Agenda

Registration for The 2018 Inclusive Prosperity Conference is available for the full-day conference or half-day conference with a selection of morning or afternoon.

The morning session will run from 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM and the afternoon session will run from 11:15 AM - 4:30 PM, both including lunch. The event will conclude with a Prosperity Hour, which afternoon and full-day attendees are welcome to join

*The agenda is subject to change.

 
 

The 2018 Inclusive Prosperity Conference Schedule:

7:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:00 Welcoming Remarks
Dennis DeLeo, President, Venture Jobs Foundation
Tony Davis, Officer & Director, Community Engagement, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Matthew Tipple, Market Executive, Middle Market Banking, Chase

8:20 Morning Keynote Presentation
Colvin W. Grannum, President & CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

8:50 Plenary Panel Conversation: Rebuilding Prosperity in Legacy Cities
(M) Salin Geevarghese, Founding Director of the Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance and the Innovation and Action Network, Senior Fellow at Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP)
Dan Betancourt, President & CEO, Community First Fund
Kate Pope Hodel, Special Projects, KCSourceLink
Erin Horne McKinney, Managing Partner, Inclusion, JumpStart Inc.
Colvin W. Grannum, President & CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

10:05 Break

10:15 Breakout Sessions:
Session 1: Building Ecosystems for Community Entrepreneurs
(M) Erin Horne McKinney, Managing Partner, Inclusion, JumpStart Inc.
David Brown, Founding Venture Partner, NextGen Venture Partner
Kate Pope Hodel, Special Projects, KCSourceLink
Benjamin Bissell, Executive Director, Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc.

Session 2: Rebuilding Jobs & Restoring Neighborhoods
(M) Dan Betancourt, President & CEO, Community First Fund
Bret Garwood, COO, Home Leasing
Jocelyn Gordon, Executive Director, The Land Bank Buffalo Erie Niagara
Heidi Romer, Consultant & Community Change Agent

Session 3: Connecting Community Entrepreneurs to Capital
(M) James Barger, President, Rochester Market KeyBank National Association
Jonathon Ling, Business Development Officer, PathStone Enterprise Center
Melissa Marquez, CEO, Genesee Co-Op Federal Credit Union
Marci Muller, Owner/GM, Renewal Property Maintenance Services
Thaddeus Schofield, Director of Strategic Business Development, The City of Rochester, Neighborhood & Business Development
Achille Cavatassi, Vice President, Chase Commercial Banking

11:30 Break

11:45 Lunch
12:00 Lunch Welcome & Partners for Prosperity
Dennis DeLeo, President & Director, Venture Jobs Foundation
Andrew Brady, President & CEO, The XLR8 Team

12:30 Lunch Keynote Presentation
John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Operation Hope, Inc.
1:30 Break

1:45 Afternoon Keynote Presentation - Hiring the Unemployable
Mike Brady, CEO & President, Greyston

2:30 Plenary Panel: From Purpose to Profits
(M) Andrew Brady, President & Chief Evolutionary Officer, The XLR8 Team
John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Operation Hope, Inc.
Mike Brady, CEO & President, Greyston
Karen Sammon, Chief of Staff & Strategy, PAR

3:15 Break

3:30 Breakout Sessions:
Session 1: Inclusive Diversity
(M) Adrian Hale, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Wynndy R. Turner, Chief Human Resources Officer, United Way of Greater Rochester
John Lee, Café Manager, New City Café @ 441 Ministries
Miriam M. Moore-Burt, Vice President of Racial Equity Initiatives, YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County

Session 2: Engaging Employees Through Purpose
(M) Thomas H. Brady, Founder & Chief Awakening Officer, The XLR8 Team, Inc.
Karen Sammon, Chief of Staff & Strategy, PAR
Justin Copie, Owner and CEO, Innovative Solutions
Rick Plympton, CEO, Optimax Systems

Session 3: Measuring What Matters
(M) Bob Whipple, CEO of Leadergrow Inc.,
Kevin Schulte, CEO of GreenSpark Solar
Tammy Wilkes, VP of Human Resources, Mirror Show Management
Trish Donohue, Sustainable Supply Chain Program Manager and Senior Pollution Prevention Engineer, MeasureUp Finger Lakes


Session 4: Employing Underserved Populations
(M) Kit Miller, Director, The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
Ty Hookway, Owner & CEO, CleanCraft Janitorial Services
Mike Brady, President & CEO, Greyston
Jes Scannell Rooks, Director, Career Empowerment Initatives, Foodlink

4:30 Prosperity Cocktail Hour