USBLN 18th Annual National Conference Leadership Team Announced
WASHINGTON, DC (May 27, 2015) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) announced its 18th Annual National Conference Leadership team.
Educational Track Chair representation includes Marketplace Track Chair & Marketplace Program Planning Chair Apoorva N. Gandhi, Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Marriott International, Inc.; Workplace Track Chair David J. O’Brien, Partner, Brand, Marketing and Communications, Ernst & Young, LLP; Workplace Program Planning Chair Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader, Americas People Team, Ernst & Young, LLP; Supply Chain Track Chair L. Jay Burks, PhD, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity,Comcast Corporation; and Professional Development Chair Gloria Pualani, Corporate Director, Global Supplier Diversity/Government Relations, Northrop Grumman Corporation. The Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE®) Host Committee Chair is Joyce A. Bender, Founder and CEO, Bender Consulting Services, Inc. – [DOC | PDF]
For full biographies of the Conference Leadership team, please visit www.usblnannualconference.org/chairs.html.
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