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Community Success Forum 2023 (Raleigh Chamber)

Community Success Forum 2023 (Raleigh Chamber)

Community Success Forum 2023

Talent recruitment and retention are top of mind for employers in a competitive labor environment. At the same time, employees are paying more attention to workplace culture. Employers who create a strong, inclusive culture that support employees can recruit and retain skilled talent. This year’s Community Success Forum will highlight best practices in talent recruitment and how to create a corporate culture that supports the retention of top talent. Industry experts will explain how to build a workplace where employees feel connected to the organization and professionally rewarded.


Ron Hetrick, Vice President, Staffing Strategy and Senior Labor Economist at Lightcast, will be our speaker. Ron is passionate about educating companies concerning the labor world that surrounds them. He brings nearly 30 years of labor force economic experience to Lightcast. He had a 20-year career with Allegis Group building and overseeing market analytics and data science teams and was a senior and supervisory economist for 8 years with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington D.C. Quoted by CBS, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and numerous nationally syndicated news channels and magazines on a near weekly basis, Hetrick has provided analysis for prior Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, The Council of Economic Advisors to the President, Congress, and numerous Fortune 100 companies and trade associations. Ron presents economic and corporate data findings to large companies, trade associations, and local governments often keynoting conferences on trends in the labor market.

8 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. | Introduction and Welcome
8:40 a.m. | Ron Hetrick, Senior Labor Economist and Vice President of Staffing Product, Lightcast
9:35 a.m. | Q&A
9:55 a.m. | Cultivating Culture to Retain Top Talent Panel
– Gary Greene, President and CEO, Greene Resources (moderator)
– Margaret Chadwick, SVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Wolfspeed, Inc.
– Amy Devers, Chief of Staff, JupiterOne
– Robert J. Gormley, Senior Principal, Mercer
– David Meeker, Founder, Carpenter Development; Partner, Trophy Brewing


10:40 a.m. | Q&A
10:55 – 11 a.m. | Closing Remarks

No refunds after Feb. 3.

For program/agenda questions, call 919.664.7017 or email Kathryn Yoakum.
For questions regarding logistics, please call 919.664.7080 or email Sarah Sterling.
For registration questions, call 919.664.7011 or email Jen Palmer.
For sponsorship information, email [email protected].

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Feb 15 2023


8:00 am - 11:00 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 15 2023
  • Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am


Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Raleigh Chamber of Commerce


Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
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