Rev Up 2030 for 2021
Progress Over Perfection
April 9 and 12, 2021
APRIL 9: POST MEETING MATERIALS
APRIL 12: POST MEETING RECORDINGS
Day 1: Pre-Conference - Friday, April 9, 2021
1:00 - 2:30 PM (EDT)
Moderator: Margaret Baxter, Executive Director, CADIA
Speaker: Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA, Kayce Shepard, Facilitator, CADIA
In this workshop, we will define why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are important to individuals and organizations. We will explore the priorities and measures required to set themselves and the organization up for true transformation and sustainable success.
Day 2: Conference - Monday, April 12, 2021
8:30 - 9:45 AM (EDT)
State of the Industry
Moderator: Eduardo Martinez, Executive Director – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Cummings Inc.
Speakers: Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA (Industry Perspective), Monica Azzali, Global Director - GBS People Services, General Motors Company (OEM Perspective), Fleming Ford, Vice President, Retail Leadership Academy, ESI Trends (Retail Perspective), Tammy Tecklenburg, Principal, Tecklenburg Advisors (Auto Care Perspective), Julie Fream, President & CEO, OESA (Supplier Perspective)
We will discuss The State of the Industry in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Cheryl will share observations from CADIA's perspectives, and along with session moderator,Eduardo Martinez, will talk talk to individuals who represent the OEM, supplier, retail and auto care points of view.
9:45 - 10:00 AM (EDT)
10:00 - 11:00 AM (EDT)
Diverse Voices Panel
Moderator: Chris Garramone, General Manager – Purchasing Supplier Development - Functional Toyota Motor North America
Speakers: Stan Kimer, President, Total Engagement Consulting, Nozomi Morgan, CEO, Michiki Morgan Worldwide, Arthur Benjamin, Senior Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Tinuiti, Thania Esquivel, Global Director, Marketing, Gentherm
The Diverse Voices panel will discuss their experiences and motivation - as well as barriers and strategies to increase representation in the auto mobility industry.
11:00 - 11:15 AM (EDT)
11:15 - 12:00 PM (EDT)
Moderator: Glenn Stevens Jr., Executive Director, MICHauto
Speakers: Lottie Holland, Director, Diversity and Inclusion Engagement and EEOC Compliance, Stellantis, Amal Berry, Sr. Manager of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Ford Motor Company, Joseph Matthews, Vice President of Purchasing and Diversity Officer, Gentex Corp., Kymberly Reeves, Assistant General Counsel, Nexteer
Listening Tours and "courageous conversations" are gaining traction in the industry as a means to gain understanding and clarity around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This is a best practice for leaders who want to understand the lived experience, views and interpretations of a wide group of people within their organization. Panelists will share their organization's journey and best practices.
12:00 - 12:30 PM (EDT)
12:30 - 1:15 PM (EDT)
The CEO Why/Business Rationale for DEI
Moderator: Jody Stidham, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Speakers: Dennis Hoeg, President, Nexteer Automotive, Lisa Lunsford, CEO and Co-Founder, GS3 Global Strategic Supply Solutions, Anton Chilton, CEO QAD, Mary Buchzeiger, President and CEO, Lucerne International
Every organization has a different "why" when it comes to DEI. Hear from CEOs on their "why" - what motivates them and their organizations, and how it affects their business objectives.
1:15 - 1:30 PM (EDT)
1:30 - 2:15 PM (EDT)
Deloitte Fireside Chat
Moderator: Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA
Speakers: Cathy Gutierrez, Senior Manager, Workforce Transformation Leader, Deloitte
Cathy works with companies around the world in many varied industries. We will be talking with her about what world class companies are doing, best practices, obstacles and opportunities.
2:15 - 2:30 PM (EDT)
2:30 - 3:25 PM (EDT)
Case Study, Yanfeng Panel
Moderator: Margaret Baxter, Executive Director
Speakers: Yanfeng Diversity & Inclusion Group: Kent E Johnston, Vice President Business Systems, Laurie Bylsma, Executive Director Human Resources, Omas Fregene, Human Resources Business Partner, Priya Gurumurthy, Global IT Manager, Rachael Watson, Senior Communications Professional, Selase Asamoa-Tutu, Engineering Manager
We will be discussing an industry case study in DEI. Yanfeng organized a Diversity and Inclusion Group in mid 2020. We will talk to members of the group about their motivations, organization, and how they are moving the needle on DEI at Yanfeng.
3:25 PM (EDT)
Call to Action
Speakers: Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA
3:30 PM (EDT)
Thank you to our sponsors!
Founder and CEO, CADIA
Global Director - GBS People Services, General Motors Company
Vice President, Retail Leadership Academy, ESI Trends
Principal, Tecklenburg Advisors
President & CEO, OESA
President, Total Engagement
Consulting by Kimer
CEO, Michiki Morgan Worldwide
Global Director, Inclusion and Belonging Strategy, Medical Systems Co.
Global Director, Marketing, Gentherm
Director, Diversity and Inclusion Engagement and EEOC Compliance, Stellantis
Sr. Manager of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Ford Motor Company
Senior Manager, Workforce Transformation Leader, Deloitte
President, Nexteer Automotive
CEO and Co-Founder, GS3 Global Strategic Supply Solutions
Vice President of Purchasing and Diversity Officer, Genex Corp.
Assistant General Counsel, Nexteer
Kent E. Johnston
Vice President Business Systems, Yanfeng
Executive Director Human Resources, Yanfeng
Human Resources Business Partner, Yanfeng
Global IT Manager, Yanfeng
Senior Communications Professional, Yanfeng
Engineering Manager, Yanfeng
President and CEO, Lucerne International
CADIA Workshop Leader and Facilitatior, CADIA
Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
General Manager – Purchasing Supplier Development - Functional Toyota Motor North America
Executive Director, MICHauto
Executive Director, CADIA
Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Cummins Inc