The Headwinds of Change: Finding Skilled Talent in a Recovering Economy

Apart from the economic uncertainties that face business owners today, rising costs, and finding and keeping skilled labor is a challenge many manufacturers and businesses are facing, while maintaining productivity and keeping a competitive edge.

Mark your calendar for "The Headwinds of Change" human resources event on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, to hear case studies from our first panel of experts who have faced and tackled the problems of recruiting and retaining skilled workers, and the proven strategies they implemented to meet those challenges. Our second panel of experts will offer resources and solutions so you can formulate and implement your own strategy for your company.

Keynote Speaker:

Bill Flanagan, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Panel Moderator:
Rebecca U. Harris, Director, Center for Women's Entrepreneurship, Chatham University

Panel Experts: (Click Here to Read the Panelists Bios)
Paul Anselmo, President, New Century Careers
Rodney A. Cottrell, President, Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC, and EHResearch Data Services, LLC
Daniel W. Fogarty, Human Resources Manager, Schroeder Industries
Robert Johnson, Governor's Office Deputy Director, SW Region 
Wyman Lee, Managing Partner, Upside-Intel 
Albert H. Mercer, Executive Director, Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania
Phyllis Miller, Human Resources Manager, Hamill Manufacturing Company 
Reginald T. Overton, College Director, Community College of Allegheny County, Ctr. for Professional Development
Susan Renda, Human Resources Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.


12:00-12:30 p.m ......Registration & Networking
12:30-1:15 p.m   ......Bill Flanagan, State of the Region
1:15-3:00 p.m     ......Panel # 1:  Finding Skilled Talent, Case Studies and Strategies
3:15-5:00 p.m    .......Panel #2:  Resources & Solutions
5:00-7:30 p.m    .......Networking Reception
                                   (Cash Bar Available)

Members: $55
Non-Members: $95

Four Points Sheraton
Pittsburgh North
910 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA 16046

Lunch Option:
If you would like to eat lunch (at your own expense) prior to the event, the Legend Sports Bar at the Four Points Sheraton will open at 11:00 a.m.

Click here to register!

Supporting Sponsor


Event Date: 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

Four Point Sheraton, Pittsburgh North