Date: Thursday, July 19th, 2018
Time: 11:30 am – 1:15 pm
2400 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Join us for the next installment in our monthly RoundTable lunch series! This month we’ll be discussing diversity and inclusion with representatives from Web Ventures; Crystal Kendrick from The Voice of Black Cincinnati; and Markiea Carter, Economic Inclusion Director for the City of Cincinnati. Many thanks to LISC for providing use of the room!
Moderator: Markiea Carter, Director of Economic Inclusion
As Director of Economic Inclusion, Markiea is responsibile for administering, monitoring, and enforcing the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, the Living Wage Program, minority/women/small business enterprise certification programs, and local, state, and federal prevailing wage laws. A graduate of Miami University, Markiea began her career with the City ten years ago in Community and Economic Development.
Panelists: Henry Brown, Howard Elliott, Bill Witten – Web Ventures; Crystal Kendrick – The Voice of Black Cincinnati
Henry Brown is an independant consultant with nearly 50 years of corporate management experience, servicing both large and small businesses. He manages from project development to post-construction operations.
Howard Elliott is the founder and president of Elliott Management Group, a management consulting firm specializing in supplier diversity and economic inclusion. Mr. Elliott has been a leader in supplier diversity and economic inclusion for more than two decades.
Bill Witten has over 40 years of corporate governance and management experience. He’s the managing partner of Witten Consulting Group, a local firm focused on marketing, sales strategies, and community/business development.
Crystal Kendrick has more than 25 yeas of global marketing experience specifically targeting hard to reach, underserved, and niche populations. She founded The Voice of Your Customer in 2007 and then created The Voice of Black Cincinnati in 2016.
This should be a great discussion as each neighborhood and the entire city faces questions about how to best preserve and promote diversity and how to be inclusive communities that work for everyone.
Cost is $25 for members, $40 for non-members.