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Procurement Professionals Group: Anchoring the Supplier Diversity Culture Within Your Organization

09.14.18 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join the Procurement Professionals Group as we explore ways to engage the leadership and staff in the process of anchoring a supplier diversity culture within your organization. Learn from your peers, their successes and challenges with the integration of supplier diversity into the culture and fabric of their organizations.

About the Speaker:

Chris Boles
Christopher Boles | Manager, Supplier Diversity | Rockwell Automation
Chris directs and manages the development, administration and execution of Rockwell Automation’s Supplier Diversity Program and diverse supplier performance processes. While ensuring compliance with the corporate-wide supplier diversity strategy, he also seeks to incorporate innovative best practices into the supplier diversity program at Rockwell. Chris holds both a JD and MPA from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University. He also has a certification as a Diversity Professional from Cornell University. Prior to joining Rockwell, he has worked for the Home Depot, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the Cleveland Clinic.

About the Procurement Professionals Group:

The Procurement Professionals Group convenes those responsible for strategic purchasing at Greater Cleveland Partnership member organizations. The quarterly meetings provide educational programming, networking, and peer problem-solving for supplier diversity programs. All GCP members are welcome to attend this meeting.

Location:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
1455 East 6th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114

Registration Information:

Please complete registration below or click HERE to register. *Please note that attendees must register by September 11th. Walk-in registrations will not be accepted.