2022 DE&I Conference Agenda

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The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference began with a goal to bring valuable conversations to the forefront. It has since expanded to taking actionable steps towards creating impactful solutions in our region. Now in its third year, the DEI Conference will increase fluency and understanding of how we can build mutual prosperity in the pursuit of creating an equitable community. Register Now

2022 Conference Agenda*

Welcome
Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Melanie Stith, Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Panel Discussion: Understanding Power Dynamics
Dr. Renard Harris, Chief Diversity Officer, College of Charleston
Michael Eckard, Managing Partner, Ogletree Deakins

Joan Robinson-Berry, Ret. Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer, The Boeing Company

Moderator: Kenya Dunn, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Fellow of DE&I and Founder of the Power-Filled Woman

Reflections: The Lived Experience with Pat Tang, Financial Advisor, Western and Southern Life

BREAK

Chief Diversity Officer Panel Discussion: Sharing Best Practices, Key Insights and Innovative Ways to Move Your Company Forward
Dr. Michael Moxley, Chief Diversity, Health, Equity and Inclusion, Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Dr. Shawn Edwards, Chief Inclusion Excellence Officer, The Citadel
Johnetta Greene, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Ingevity

Moderator: Richard Waring, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

Reflections: Leadership for the Future with Arthur Takeall, Director of Professionalism, Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS, and Founder, The Right One Academy

Chief Executive Officer Panel Discussion: Leading with Intention
Jeff DiLisi, M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Herbert Drayton III, Managing Partner, HI Mark Capital
Natasha Lee, CEO, Floyd Lee Locums

Moderator: Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

Minority Business Ecosystem Assessment Presentation and Discussion with Kenya Dunn, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Fellow of DE&I and Founder of the Power-Filled Woman

LUNCH

Advancing a More Equitable Region: Launch of the Greater Charleston Minority Business Collaborative
Bernie Mazyck, President and CEO, South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development
Adrian Cain, Senior Vice President, Community and Leadership Development, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Kenya Dunn, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Fellow of DE&I and Founder of the Power-Filled Woman

Reflections: The Lived Experience with Jaymes McCloud, Founder and CEO, J.H.W. Enterprises Property Management, Inc.

Economic Prosperity and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Dr. Anthony C. Hood, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, First Horizon Bank

BREAK

Language Access Equity
Vanessa Gongora, Regional Director, Norsan Media
Natalie Caula Hauff, Deputy Director of Innovation, Charleston County Library

Reflections: The Lived Experience with Holly Whitfield, Executive Director, Alliance for Full Acceptance

Panel Discussion: Minority Business Accelerator Cohort
Frank Ancrum, CEO and Founder, Hard Hat Transportation
Adrian and Andres Lorduy, CEO and Founders, BuenaVista Information Systems
Dr. Courtney Harris, CEO and Founder, Recovery-N-Motion Physical Therapy + Wellness

Moderator: Grecia Hamilton, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

Keynote Presentation: Mutual Prosperity – A Call to Action
Rev. Wendell Jones, Pastor, Changing Your Mind Ministries and President, Wendell Jones Leadership Institute

A Challenge to Our Community with Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

*Subject to Change


April 5
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Dr., 29403

Cost:
$110 Chamber Members
$160 Non-Members
$1,250 Corporate Table

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