TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd
7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Check In & Breakfast
Breakfast sponsored by Shawnee Health
8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Angela Holmes, CEO, Man-Tra-Con Corporation
8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
David Boulay, President, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center
“Artificial Intelligence: Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Today.”
9:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Manufacturing & Healthcare Panels
Brenda Malone, HR Recruiter, Intermountain Electronics
Robbie Musoiu, HR Manager, Heartland Regional Medical Center
Molly Hamilton, Interim VP of HR, Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
Barbara Gowler, HR Director, SSM Health
Randy Prince, Senior Business Development Manager,
Illinois Manufacturing Association
Christie Carroll, HR Manager, Continental Tire
Aaron Christ, Director of Operations, Intertape Polymer Group (IPG)
Allison Allgaier, President, Phoenix Modular Elevator (PME)
Erik Perks, Plant Manager, Prysmian Group
10:50 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Josh Stafford, Vienna HS Superintendent
“Partnering with Employers to Build a Workforce Pipeline”
Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)
Josh Doerner, Assistant Research Scholar, NYU Marron Institute
Ronda Pryor, Special Population Coordinator, IDES
DuWayne Owens, Vocational Coordinator, Office of Adult Ed and Vocational Services
“Re-entry Tax Credits and Incentives • Programs and Training • Hiring with Diverse Backgrounds”
12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch & Networking
Lunch sponsored by Deaconess Illinois & Prysmian Group
12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kirk Overstreet, President, John A. Logan College
John Gulley, CFO, Rend Lake College
“Update on Manufacturing Training Centers”
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Lacee Breeden, Recruitment Marketing Manager & Erin Kopec, VP of Sales & Marketing
“Employer Branding for Retention and Recruitment”
HireLevel, Human Capital Management
Priority Staffing Group
Aisin • Americana Outdoors • Deaconess Illinois • City of Carbondale • City of Marion • Continental Tire • Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association • FREDCO • Greater Egypt Regional Planning & Development Commission • HireLevel • Illinois Department of Commerce • Illinois Department of Employment Security • Illinois Manufacturers’ Association • Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) • Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) • Jackson Growth Alliance • Jefferson County Development Corporation • John A. Logan College • Man-Tra-Con Corporation • Pepsi Mid-America • Priority Staffing • Prysmian Group • Geff Purcell • ReaderLink • Rend Lake College • Shawnee Health • SI NOW! • SIU: Office of Innovation and Economic Development • Southern Illinois Healthcare • Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board • SSM Health • More...