Event Agenda

7:30 am
Registration and Networking

8:00 am

8:30 am
Welcome and Kickoff

8:40 am
DEI Realities: Recruiting & Retention Readiness

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The panel will discuss what to look for/what is happening around recruiting and retention. Tips to focus on retention and recruitment.


Tiffany E. Curry

Vice President of Diversity Initiatives and Community Engagement , SEEL

Cheryl Thompson

CEO and Founder, Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement

Sandy Harvey, MBA, CDP

President and CEO, Exodus Consulting Group, LLC

Gary Abernathy

Vice President, DE&I Practice Leader, Marsh McLennan Agency

9:40 am
Networking Break

10:00 am
Maximizing Your Supplier Diversity Program Keynote

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Travis Spencer

Head of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, Ford Motor Company

10:30 am
Networking Break

10:45 am
Awards Presentation

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Priya Mann

News Anchor/Reporter, Local 4 Detroit

11:45 am
Closing Remarks