How to Recruit Talented Workers & Keep Them: A Workforce Roundtable
Tuesday, October 12, 8:45-11:00 a.m.

Richmond Region Tourism and Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association invite you to learn how to find, hire and retain talented Hospitality & Tourism employees during a virtual roundtable featuring HR professionals and industry experts. The presentation will include two sessions – an HR 101 panel and a Workforce Connections panel – to help improve hiring practices, create new innovative ways to recruit talented workers, and learn how to keep them happy and productive.

Roundtable Agenda

8:45 a.m. Registration & Networking

9 a.m. Introduction - Eric Terry, President, VRLTA

9:05 a.m. Panel 1: HR 101
Anna Widdowson, Director, Human Resources, PRA Group, Inc.

Danielle Gilbert, President, Manifest In You Consulting, LLC

Lesley Bruno, Director, HR Consulting Services, Dominion Payroll

Stephanie Ho, Vice President of Human Resources, B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

9:55 a.m. Break

10 a.m. Introduction - Jack Berry, President & CEO, Richmond Region Tourism

10:05 a.m. Panel 2: Workforce Connections Panel
Tamera Wilkins Harris, Director of Community Relations, Richmond Region Tourism
Jim Wilson, Vice President of Education & Workforce Development, Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association

Brian K. Davis, Director, Capital Region Workforce Partnership

Elizabeth Creamer, Vice President, Workforce Development & Credential Attainment, Community College Workforce Alliance
Liz Kincaid, Co-Owner/Chief Operating Officer, RVA Hospitality

11 a.m. Program Concludes