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Name: ChamberRVA Talent Summit hosted by RVA NOW 2023
Date: December 7, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Improving the region's economic mobility through employer-education partnerships

Through presentations (and interactive activities) from educators and employers alike, we'll examine why these partnerships matter to an effective workforce development system. And what they look like when they work. The goal is for attendees to leave knowing how to incorporate the available tools and become a more active participant in improving the lives of those moving from student straight to a sustainable career.



8:00     Networking, Light Breakfast

8:25     Monica Smith Callahan, MC
Deputy County Manager Henrico County

8:30    Welcome -- Brian Anderson
CEO ChamberRVA

Sponsor Remarks -- Phil Hatfield, Capital One

8:45     Opening Interactive Session with Attendees ? John Dougherty, Exec. Dir Workforce Coalition
Why do employer--education partnerships matter to an effective workforce system?
What do these partnerships look like when they work?

9:00     Young apprentices/professional panel:
How did work based learning opportunities and programs get you where you are today?
MODERATED BY: Monica Smith-Callahan

9:20      Peter McCourt (President & CEO of Cristo Rey Richmond High School)
             Peter Quinn (CEO of RiverFront Investment Group)
            Cheron Smalls (Dir of Human Resources & Talent Management, RiverFront Investment Group)
            How/Why Does this Partnership Work?
            MODERATED BY: Monica Smith-Callahan

9:50       Katy Stokes (Work Based Learning Coordinator, Chesterfield County Public Schools)
              Bev Cocke (Coord of Workforce Development, Henrico County Public Schools)
              Suzy Keeley (VP, Development, Communities in Schools)
              Success Outcomes and How We Got Here (plus Q&A)

10:30     Break

10:45     Network2Work/CCWA/Career Works
              Steve King (Workforce Administrator, Office of Community Wealth Building, City of Richmond)
              Danielle Bailey (Project Director, Virginia Career Works, Capital Region)
  Sean Pettiford (invited) (CIS Site Coord. for Pathway to Success)
  Dana Newcomer* (Assoc. VP, Sector Strategies and Programs, CCWA)
  Anna Danese*  (Dir., Network2WorkRVA and Career Svces, CCWA)
               *remote call-in
               Filling the Pipeline
               Moderated by: John Dougherty, Regional Workforce Coalition Network2Work

11:15     Interactive Exercise -- John Dougherty
               What is your Keep, Stop, Start? Can you Commit to it?

11:30     Closing Keynote -- Kirk Cox, President, Va. Business Higher Education Council             

11:50     Closing Remarks -- Brian Anderson, ChamberRVA
Event Sponsors:
Brightpoint Community College
Chester Campus

Nicholas Center
13101 US-1
Chester, VA 23831
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, December 7, 2023
Networking and light breakfast 8:00
Program begins promptly at 8:30
Contact Information:
Beth Weisbrod
Chamber Member Price: $60
Non-Member: $75
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