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In this session, hear the story about how the women of J.B. Hunt created GROW (Growing & Retaining Outstanding Women), the company's first employee resource group (ERG), which focuses on women's personal and professional development. Leaders from this group will share how they built their business case, formed the group, overcame obstacles, and created a strong community for women and their advocates.

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    Tami Allensworth

    Senior Vice President of Customer Experience
    J.B. Hunt

    Tami began her career with J.B. Hunt in 1987. During her 30+ years at J. B. Hunt, she has held a variety of positions in Marketing Services, Marketing & Customer Service, and Sales. In 2007, Tami became a part of J. B. Hunt’s fourth business unit, Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), as a Director of Transportation and quickly moved into the Vice President of Transportation role. During her time in ICS, she helped lead the Talent Management Team, which focused on building out processes and programs that would help facilitate a startup workforce which now consists of over 1000 employees. Tami co-founded J. B. Hunt’s first Employee Resource Group in 2014, GROW which stands for Growing and Retaining Outstanding Women. In addition to her role as Sr Vice President of Customer Experience, she is currently serving as the President of GROW. Tami resides in Cave Springs with her husband and daughter Sydney. She loves to travel and spend time with her family.