Virtual Inner Circle Series: Event 6
United States of America
Virtual Inner Circle Series 2020
Friday, May 8
Noon - 1 p.m.
Inforum's Inner Circle each year celebrates some of Michigan's most accomplished and admired women - those in the "inner circle" of business, civic, and community life - and gives them an opportunity to share practical know-how and inspire leadership in others. This year our honorees are participating in a virtual Inner Circle, where three honorees are grouped together for one of seven virtual events. These will allow for engaged dialogue between the honorees and participants.
Rebecca (Becca) Dernberger is President of Avancer Executive Search firm. Rebecca has spent over 30 years connecting people to meaningful work. She has a passion for understanding the needs of a Corporation and the needs of the individuals. Prior to founding her own search firm, she was Sr. Vice President at EG Workforce Solutions, a Regional company, with five locations, located in West and mid MI. Most of her career was with Manpower. Her last position there was Vice President and General Manager for Manpower’s Northeast Division, leading all aspects of P&L management, sales and operations and overseeing a territory that spans 16 states and includes 90 branches. Recognized as an expert in workforce trends, Dernberger is passionate about the manufacturing and service sectors. She is a sought-after source for speaking engagements and media interviews about the workforce trends. To read more about Rebecca click here.
Michelle DuFour Behrman
Market Director, Global Benefits
Michelle DuFour Behrman is currently the Director of Global Benefits and US Shared Services at BorgWarner Inc., a $10.2 billion leader in propulsion technology systems. Now in her 15th year, Behrman is representing the benefit needs of 29,000 employees across 19 countries. She is responsible for the global health, welfare and retirement program strategy and leads the delivery of Total Reward services across the US. She is also eHer forward-thinking benefit approach is featured in this quarter’s American Healthcare Leader, and her work has received awards such as Springbuk - Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, Business Insurance - 25 Women to Watch, and she was nominated by her peers for an Employee Benefit News - Benny Award. To read more about Michelle click here.
Director, global ecosystem and market development
Brandy Goolsby is Strategic Market Development and Ecosystem Director at Wind River Systems. In her role, she leverages both her practical and formal knowledge in the area of engineering and business to guide and structure ecosystem partnerships through close engagement with cross-functional teams including engineering, marketing, finance, product management and legal. Prior to joining Wind River, she held positions at Ford Motor Company in the Vehicle/Innovation Strategy & Planning group. Prior to that, she developed electrification compliance strategies to meet future regulatory requirements and customer needs at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the Electrification Propulsion Strategy & Planning group. She began her career at General Motors, and held several positions including electrical design, vehicle safety and crashworthiness test operation support, and software and controls. To read more about Brandy click here.
Time: Friday, May 8th; Noon - 1 p.m.
Registration: Free for Inforum members (must register), $5 for nonmembers
Location: Virtual link will be sent to those who register
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