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Research has proven time and again that diversity and inclusion is good for business. In fact, companies that formalize inclusive policies are more likely to see higher financial performance than their peers who have not adopted these policies, and their employees report greater job satisfaction, according to a 2019 report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. And in an industry (transportation and logistics) where quality talent is becoming more difficult to find and retain, it’s good business sense to ask these questions: Are you missing an untapped labor pool? How inclusive is your company? Have you proactively created a welcoming, safe work environment for the LGBTQ+ community – or have you even made an effort to reach this community? 

Find out how your company can attract and retain talent from this panel of experts: 

  • John Pope, Chairman of Cargo Transporters, will discuss how this company was recognized in the Human Right Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate equality Index and was awarded one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality. 
  • Lindsay Goodman, Vice President National Accounts at J.B. Hunt Transport Services will share how the company’s Employee Resource Group “Plus” effectively and compassionately supports its LGBTQ+ employees.  
  • Lane Williams, Founder and CEO of Fusion Now, will share best practices of how this fast-growing, full-service digital marketing and recruiting firm is an inclusive employer

MEET THE PANELISTS

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    Dr. Gennifer Herley, PhD

    Founder
    TransNewYork

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    John Pope

    Chairman
    Cargo Transporter

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    Lindsay Goodman

    Vice President National Accounts
    J.B. Hunt Transport Services

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    Lane Williams

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Fusion Now