FEI Detroit | Dinner Meeting Featuring Dr. Michael Walsh | Sponsored by PwC | 11.12.18


Event Agenda
4:00-5:00 p.m. - Career Development Session 

"Capitalizing on Veteran Talent in the Private Sector"
Presented and Moderated by Purple Squirrel
Panelists: 1) Chuck Baker, Senior Manager, Talent and Development, Amcor; 2) Ingrid Tighe, Executive Director, Birmingham Principal Shopping District; 3) Bill Kieffer, President and Chief Advisor, Kieffer & Associates Limited

1 CPE Credit Offered

Learning Objectives:
  • The culture gap that exists between the veteran and civilian professional settings.
  • How do we prepare the organization for veteran talent and what are some steps the organization should take to set them up for success?
  • Things to think about when assessing a veteran’s background and how their skills will translate to a civilian role.
  • The value veterans can provide to the business and the community once they are in a civilian setting.

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session
"How Veterans Have Helped Make Businesses Better and How Good Companies Help Our Veterans"
Sponsored by PwC
Panelists: 1) Michael A. Stone, Major General, Michigan National Guard; 2) Mike Malloy, Chief People Officer, Quicken Loans; 3) Benny Kinsey, Command Sergeant Major, Retired, Program Manager- GM Military Veterans Hiring Initiatives, GM; 4) Vince Scott, Director, Private Company Services, PwC; 
Panel Facilitator: Katie Burns, Director, Advisory Services, PwC

1 CPE Credit  Offered

Learning Objectives: 
  • Understanding the unique value that Veterans can bring to the workforce
  • Understanding best practices from other organizations
  • How to build a culture that enables Veterans to be at their best.
  • The participants will learn how commercial enterprise integrates with the military in response to cyber threats.
  • The participants will learn strategies on engaging with the national cyber force for assistance.


6:00-6:45 p.m. - Networking

6:45-7:15 p.m. - Dinner


7:15-8:15 p.m. - Keynote Presentation by Dr. Michael Walsh, Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness Leader, Eaton
"A Veteran’s Journey and Research: How to Successfully Transition to a Civilian Career, and the Crucial Role that Corporations Play"

1 CPE Credit Offered

Learning Objectives: 
  • Participants will better understand why veteran recruiting is so important to the workforce, the personality traits that may lead to a more successful transition into civilian life and what their companies can do to attract and retain veteran employees.
  • Why does Veteran recruiting and retention matter?  What is the business case?
  • What organizations can do to capitalize on the lessons learned in our research.
  • This particular study set out to answer the following questions:
    • What is the best set of predictors for how long to secure employment after leaving military service?
    • What is predictive of current employment status?

Registration deadline - Wednesday, November 7, 2018
 
Location

The War Memorial
32 Lake Shore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Map/Directions

Menu
Alger House Salad
Chicken Marsala served with Roasted Panache Vegetables and Ricotta Salada and Chive Whipped Potatoes
Italian Lemon Cream Cake for Dessert
For dietary restrictions please contact Katie Schanne at detroitfei@gmail.com

Event Sponsor
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Program Description
We will be welcoming Dr. Michael Walsh, Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness Leader, Eaton, as our dinner meeting speaker. He will be discussing "A Veteran’s Journey and Research: How to Successfully Transition to a Civilian Career, and the Crucial Role that Corporations Play".

Directly after receiving his Master's in Human Resources and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois, Michael worked as a client facing consultant for Mercer’s Human Capital practice. The majority of his client work was focused in HR Strategy, Organizational Design / Development and Human Capital Analytics. Michael worked for Mercer in Chicago, Dubai and New York. After Mercer, Michael’s passion for People Analytics landed him at Bloomberg and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles where he started and led the Global People Strategy and Analytics and People Analytics and Insights functions, respectively.  Michael currently works at Eaton where he leads Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness for the Vehicle Group business.  He also teaches an HR/ER Analytics course for Master’s students at Wayne State University and the University of Illinois.  Prior to graduate school, Michael was an F-16 mechanic in the U.S. Air Force and has since earned his PhD in Industrial / Organizational Psychology.

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Speakers

Chuck Baker

Senior Manager, Talent and Development
Amcor

Katie Burns

Director, Advisory Services
PwC

Bill Kieffer

President and Chief Advisor
Kieffer & Associates Limited

Benny Kinsey

Command Sergeant Major (Retired), Program Manager- GM Military Veterans Hiring Initiatives
General Motors Company

Mike Malloy

Chief People Officer
Quicken Loans

Carrie Schochet

Founder & CEO
Purple Squirrel Advisors

Vince Scott

Director, Private Company Services
PwC

Michael A. Stone

Major General
Michigan National Guard, Department of Military & Veterans Affairs

Ingrid Tighe

Executive Director
Birmingham Principal Shopping District

Dr. Michael Walsh

Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness Leader
Eaton

Amy Whipple

Co-Founder & Vice President
Purple Squirrel Advisors

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Personnel/Human Resources

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Personnel/Human Resources

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Personnel/Human Resources

Prerequisites

none

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