NFBPA Executive Speaker Series – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The NFBPA Chicago Chapter recently presented an inspiring gathering on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at the Chicago Yacht Club. Our event showcased a dynamic panel of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professionals, who captivated the audience with community-focused discussions and addressed the pressing challenges faced by DEI leaders. The event was a resounding success, fostering meaningful conversations and shedding light on essential topics within the DEI landscape.

The esteemed panel included: • Shannon E. Andrews, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Cook County Health •Donyelle L. Gray, Director of DEI, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office • Sandee Kastrul, President, and Co-Founder, i.c. stars • Marquis Miller, Vice President of DEI, Obama Foundation • Bruce Montgomery, Acting Commissioner, State of Illinois Commission on Equity, and Inclusion. From industry experts, we gained invaluable insights into various aspects of this crucial subject.

The engaging discussion was masterfully moderated by VEGA Partners’ CEO, Suzanne Griffith, and William Everett Community Engagement Consultant, LaKeshia Buckner – Smith.

Our supporters included platinum sponsor CAI; presenting sponsor William Everett; gold sponsors Deloitte and Clarity Partners; and bronze sponsors Kyndryl and Infrastructure Engineering, Inc.

Missed this insightful event? Keep an eye on our page for upcoming opportunities to connect and learn from prominent leaders in the future.