6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Event Check-in & Networking
6:30 pm - 6:35 pm: CA Recruiters Event Kickoff
6:35 pm - 7:25 pm: Ernest Adams- Diversity + Inclusion: Leveraging the Opportunity
7:25 pm - 8:00 pm: Networking
8:00 pm: Event Wrap Up
Ernest holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA). Prior to Danaher, Ernest held progressive roles in Human Resources within the retail and pharmaceutical sectors. In 2013, Ernest joined Danaher with global responsibility for Danaher’s University Recruiting and Early Career Leadership Development programs. Later he was appointed into an expanded role to lead Diversity and Inclusion where he has global responsibility for the Office of D+I and the enterprise’s strategic direction related to D+I which drives policies, actions and culture for the over 20 Danaher operating companies around the world.
“At Danaher, the goal is to continuously improve and sustain a culture rooted in D+I. We are focused on ensuring the culture within each of our operating companies invites all associates to learn, ask questions, share and innovate. We are continuing to broaden our D+I foundation to ensure all associates feel respected and a sense of belonging.”
As a result of having consulted for Fortune 500 recruiting teams, including CVS Health, Merck, Wells Fargo, and Pepsi, Janine Woodworth, Director of Strategic Service at Jobvite, has a unique insider’s look at how these companies recruit for talent. More importantly, Janine was fundamental in helping to streamline these companies’ recruiting processes while optimizing their recruiting systems and technologies to build out a high-performance talent acquisition function.
Lisa is the Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Mechanics Bank, where she spearheads all aspects of Talent Acquisition encompassing strategy and process along with leading a team of experienced recruiters to find the paramount talent in the marketplace. She is extremely passionate about talent acquisition and ensuring both the candidate and hiring manager have an engaging and positive experience. Prior to joining Mechanics Bank, Lisa’s progressive career spanned 18 years at Nelson Staffing with the last 10 years as the Regional Vice President for the East Region. She oversaw the recruiting, operations and sales efforts along with building and nurturing client relationships. Lisa has been an active board member for the past 8 years with the Tri-Valley region of NCHRA, holding the co-chair, college relations, and social committee roles.
Lisa is a native Californian who resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their two Havanese doggies, Marty and Stewart (affectionately named after her idol Martha Stewart). For the last eight years, Lisa has been publishing a successful blog that reflects her passion for food, wine and entertaining. One of her bucket list items is to travel to all 50 states and she has 19 more to go!