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Join Us for the 2013 HR Excellence Awards LuncheonWednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Airport Marriott
Registration, Networking and Sponsor tables: 10:30 am until 11:00 am
Awards, Luncheon Program: 11:00 am until 1:00 pm
Register for the luncheon here
Master of Ceremonies - Bob Sellers
Bob Sellers is an Emmy-winning journalist who now works as a talent agent at MediaStars Worldwide (www.MediaStars.tv) and as a Financial Advisor at R.W. Baird, specializing in retirement planning for Private Wealth Management. A former anchor at CNBC, he is author of the book, Forbes Best Business Mistakes: How Today’s Top Business Leaders Turned Missteps into Success. (2010, John Wiley & Sons.) He is also a former anchor at Fox News Channel in New York, and in local markets including Seattle and Washington, D.C.
Event Speaker - Derek Young
CEO’s, CFO’s, and Chief People Officers across America call on Derek Young to deliver winning motivational keynotes that help them please Wall Street and Main Street! As President of Young Motivation Group, Young transforms how great brands like AT&T, Best Buy, CAT Financial, Eli Lilly, Johnson and Johnson, Loews Hotel, Prudential, and Tractor Supply, achieve greater results through leadership programs on culture, diversity, performance, and teambuilding. His unique Relationship Strategies have positively impacted millions of consumers and thousands of employees across America. An amazing 95% of his clients have brought him back since 2008!
Young entered the business world as a 20 year old Internal Auditor for the Federal Reserve Bank—“PG” or “Pre-Greenspan.” Since that time he has leveraged his business experience to become a voice of clarity in this new, multi-cultural/multi-generational business arena! In addition to his work at the Fed, he has been a leader and change agent for the nation’s #1 Family Dining Chain—Cracker Barrel, the nation’s #1 Discount Retail Chain—Dollar General, the nation’s #1 Corporate Diversity Pipeline—INROADS, and the nation’s #3 Telecommunications Company—Sprint.
His community honors reflect his commitment to civic leadership. He has been recognized as March of Dimes Volunteer of the Year, Big Brother of the Year, Young Leader of the Year, Nashville Symphony Community Leader of the Year, 100 Black Men Member of the Year, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Diversity Volunteer of the Year, YMCA Top Achiever, AKA Community Legend, INROADS Business Coordinator of the Year, Delta Sigma Theta Man of Achievement, and Black College Fund Drum Major of the Year.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, and a lifelong Cardinals baseball fan, the loves of his life are his wife Allyson and their four children. His personal motto for success is God first, others second and dreams third. His impact on multi-billion dollar organizations can best be described by this quote from a major corporate leader.