Seeking Volunteers for the 2017 NHCC Annual Summit

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The National Hispanic Corporate Council is seeking student volunteers to assist the NHCC staff with event operations and logistics such as but not limited to; registrations, organizing giveaways, preparing sessions, gathering speakers, escorting participants, and other assistance as required.

The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC) is hosting its 2017 NHCC Annual Summit from Tuesday, April 4th through Thursday, April 6th. Approximately 150+ corporate professionals (i.e. managers, directors, vice president, etc.) in the fields of marketing, corporate social responsibility, human resources, supplier diversity, and community relations from NHCC member companies and others such as Comcast NBCUniversal, TJX Companies, GameStop, Hyatt, Herman Miller, Marriott, Boeing, Hilton, SUPERVALU, State Farm, COUNTRY Financial, Shell, Williams, Wells Fargo, BB&T Bank, will be in attendance.

 

ABOUT NHCC:

Since 1985, NHCC provides outstanding value to its corporate members by effectively maximizing the diversity of the Hispanic market and workforce through marketing, procurement, community relations, and talent acquisition and development within the foundation of corporate social responsibility. NHCC provides our members access to a collaborative community that shares resources, knowledge, best practices, and innovative solutions to grow talent, customers, and suppliers. Learn more about NHCC at www.nhcchq.org.

 

We have volunteer opportunities for one day or for the full conference:

Expectations:

  • Be on time
  • Wear professional attire
  • Be friendly and courteous
  • Learn, Contribute, and Network

Why you should volunteer?

  • Add experience/skills to your resume
  • Develop your professional network
  • Community service hours
  • Explore internships and other career opportunities

Schedule:

  • April 4th volunteers are expected to assist from 5 pm – 7:30 pm (access to reception)
  • April 5th volunteers are expected to assist from 7 am – 9:00 pm (meals will be provided)
  • April 6th volunteers are expected to assist from 7 am – 1 pm (meals will be provided)

Point of Contact: Lauren Bracho | bracholauren@gmail.com | 773-815-5904

 

TENTATIVE (subject to changes … As of 3/1/16)

 

Day 1 | Tuesday, April 4

 

5:00 pm–6:00 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

Lobby

 

 

Registrations

·       Upon completing hotel check-in, proceed to the NHCC registration table to obtain conference badge and materials

 

5:00 pm–6:00 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

 

 

New Member Orientation (recommended for first-time attendees)

·       Octavio Hinojosa-Mier, Executive Director, NHCC

·       Dr. Frank Lloyd, Southern Methodist University

 

 

6:00 pm–6:30 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

 

 

Pre-Conference: Business Resource Groups Roundtables

“Introduction & Challenges”

 

 

6:30 pm–7:30 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

Georgian Room

 

 

Welcome Reception

·       Octavio Hinojosa-Mier, Executive Director, NHCC

·       Abe Carrillo, Chair, NHCC & Director, Inclusiveness & Diversity, Herman Miller, Inc.

·       Heath Campbell, Regional President, Northern Georgia, BB&T

 

 

 

 

Day 2 | Wednesday, April 5

 

 

7:30 am

The Ritz-Carlton Pickup/Drop-off Zone

 

 

Buses departs for Cox Enterprises Corporate Headquarters

·       6305-B Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE | Atlanta, GA 30328

·       C-Tech-B Building

·       Jim Kennedy Conference Center

 

 

8:00 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall Foyer

 

 

Registration

 

 

 

8:00 am–9:00 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall ABC

 

 

Network Over Breakfast

 

 

9:00 am–9:15 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall ABC

 

 

 

 

Welcome Remarks

·       Octavio Hinojosa, Executive Director, NHCC

·       Sonji Jacobs, Senior Director of Corporate Affairs, Cox Enterprises (Host Sponsor)

·       Luis Lobo, Executive Vice President – Manager Multicultural Markets BB&T (Diamond Sponsor)

 

 

9:15 am–10:15 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall ABC

 

 

Plenary Session A: Keynote Presentation

“Diversity & Innovation”

·       Gloria Goins, Chief Diversity Officer, Bon Secours Health System

 

 

10:15 am–10:30 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall Foyer

 

 

Break

 

 

10:30 am–11:30 am

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall ABC

 

 

Plenary Session B:

“Unconscious Bias as the Barrier to True Innovation”

·       Lissiah Hundley, Vice President, Workforce Diversity & Inclusion and University Relations, Comcast

 

 

11:30 am–12:45 pm

Kennedy Conf. Center

 

Governors’ Hall A

 

 

 

Azalea/Dogwood

 

Breakout Session 1:

 

 

Workplace: “Leading with Cultural Intelligence to Deliver Better Business Results”

·       Gerry Fernandez, President, Multicultural Food Service & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA)

 

Marketplace: “Why does Culture Matter? The Role of Culture in Winning with U.S. Hispanic and other diverse consumer segments”

·       David Wellich, Co-founder & CEO, The Latinum Group 

 

 

12:45 pm–1:45 pm

6205-A Rotunda

 

Members’ Luncheon

·       Octavio Hinojosa-Mier, Executive Director, NHCC

·       Maruiel Perkins-Chavis, NHCC Board Member & Vice President, Workforce Engagement & Global Diversity (Platinum Sponsor)

·       Abe Carillo, Chair, NHCC & Director, Inclusiveness & Diversity, Herman Miller, Inc.

 

*Requires a 5-min walk

 

 

1:45 pm–3:00 pm

Kennedy Conf. Center

 

Governors’ Hall A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azalea/Dogwood

 

Breakout Session 2

 

 

Workplace: “Innovative Leadership Development Tool”

  • Judith H. Katz, EVP and Client Brand Lead, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group
  • Frederick A. Miller, Chief Executive Officer, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group

 

Marketplace Session – “The Return on Investment of Employee Resource Groups: How Innovative Actions Impacts the Bottom Line”

·       Roger Guzman, NHCC Board Member & Manager of Global Diversity & Inclusion, TJX Companies (Moderator)

·       Gabriel Vaca, Director of Enterprise Account Sales, UPS & Global Chapter Advisor, Latino BRG, “Crecer”

·       Michael Gonzales, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Hallmark

·       Sandi Esquivel, Manager, Operations, Northwestern Mutual & Vice-Chair, Hispanic ERG

·       Millette Granville, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Delhaize America

 

 

3:00 pm–3:15 pm

Kennedy Conf. Center

Governors’ Hall Foyer

 

 

Break

 

 

3:15 pm–4:30 pm

Kennedy Conf. Center

 

Governors’ Hall A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azalea/Dogwood

 

Breakout Session 3:

 

 

Workplace: “Innovative Structure of Employee Network Groups to Maximize Employee Engagement”

·       Maruiel Perkins-Chavis, NHCC Board Member & Vice President, Workforce Engagement & Global Diversity (Moderator)

·       Adilka Indhira White, North America Distribution Implementations, UPS & Chair, Corporate Latino BRG, “Crecer”

·       Carlos Santiago, Global Lead Engineering Infrastructure, GSK & ERG Lead, Conexion Latina

·       Jenna Boyer, Manager, Global Employer Brand + Communications, Marriott, International

·       Jesús José Villa, Lead Employee Relations Consultant and the EEO Officer, Northwestern Mutual

 

Marketplace: “Supplier Diversity as a Strategic Game Changer – Impacting Business Imperatives and Innovation through Supplier Diversity”

·       Tarun Puri, Director, Procurement Advisory, The Hackett Group

 

Supplier Diversity Panel

·       Brian Hall, NHCC Board Member & Manager, Supplier Diversity & Outreach, Shell (Moderator)

·       Kimberly Coffman, Manager, Supplier Diversity, Delta Air Lines

·       Dominica Groom, Senior Director, Global Sustainability & Supplier Diversity, Marriott International

·       Ajamu Johnson, Executive Director, Strategic Procurement, Comcast (pending)

·       Vanessa Lane, Manager, Supplier Diversity Programs, Cox Enterprises and Chair, GA Minority Supplier Development Council (GAMSDC)

      

 

4:45 pm

Cox Enterprises

Pickup/Drop-off Zone

 

Buses departs for Ritz-Carlton

·       6305-B | C-Tech-B Building

 

5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Open

 

 

Leisure Time

 

6:30 pm–7:00 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

 

 

 

Reception

 

 

7:00 pm–9:00 pm

The Ritz-Carlton

 

 

Members’ Dinner

·       Terry Deas, NHCC Chair-Elect & Director, Diversity & Outreach, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®

·       Abraham Cox, Executive Vice President, Retail Lending Manager, BB&T (Diamond Sponsor)

 

9:00 pm

TBD

 

 

Post-Dinner Networking Opportunity

 

 

Day 3 | Thursday, April 6

 

 

7:30 am

The Ritz-Carlton

Pickup/Drop-off Zone

 

 

Buses departs for Georgia International Convention Center

·       2000 Convention Center Concourse | College Park, GA 30337

 

8:00 am

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

Registration

 

8:00 am–9:00 am

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

Network Over Breakfast

 

Business Resource Groups Roundtables

Opportunities”

 

 

9:00 am–9:30 am

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

 

Morning Welcome Remarks

  • Octavio Hinojosa, Executive Director, NHCC
  • Abe Carrillo, Chair, NHCC & Director, Inclusiveness & Diversity, Herman Miller, Inc.

 

 

9:30 am–10:45 am

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

Plenary Session C:

“Multicultural Strategies: Community Impact and Revenue Growth Engine”

·       Luis Lobo, Executive Vice President – Manager Multicultural Markets BB&T

·       Tulu Kaifee, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Multicultural Manager, BB&T

 

 

10:45 am–11:45 am

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

Plenary Session D:

“A Conversation on Latino Civic Engagement: The Era of Silence Has Passed”

·       Abigail Golden-Vazquez, Executive Director, Latinos and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

·       Rocky Egusquiza, Vice President, Community Affairs, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

·       Ron Estrada, Vice President, National Community Empowerment, Univision Communications, Inc.

 

 

11:45 am–12:00 pm

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7 Foyer

 

 

Break

 

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

 

Plenary Session E:

“ANA Multicultural Award”

·       Javier M. Delgado-Grandos, Group Director, Multicultural Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

 

1:00 pm–1:30 pm

GA Int’l Conv. Center

Salon 6 & 7

 

 

Boxed Lunch

 

Farewell Remarks

  • Octavio Hinojosa, Executive Director, NHCC

 

 

Open

 

 

Skytrain to Airport

·       5-minute transfer