Inclusive Leadership & the Power of Connectedness
Virtual Chapter Meeting
Many companies are looking to build more diverse and inclusive teams. A common challenge, though, are organizational hurdles that start with the question “why are inclusive teams important?” In this conversation, we will explore this question and explore how our firm seeks to leverage associate connectedness through our focus on inclusive leadership practices. Learn why this is a key organizational approach to building highly engaged and highly effective teams that demonstrate meaningful levels of inclusiveness.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST
About the Facilitator:
Eddie Alford serves as Pinnacle's Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. He is based at the firm’s office in Mt. Juliet, TN.
He joined Pinnacle in 2005 and took on this role in 2020. He serves as a thought leader who centers diversity, equity and inclusion as a part of the firm’s work internally, with clients and in the community. He leads and coordinates the firm’s strategies related to these topics across all areas. His previous roles at Pinnacle were in learning and development, primarily working on leadership development and associate engagement.
Alford earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Alabama State University and his MBA from Middle Tennessee State University. He is involved in financial literacy education through Junior Achievement and other nonprofit organizations.
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