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Tuesday, April 9 • 10:00am - 10:45am
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Part of the Community Workplace Workshop Series

Struggling to recruit talent for your organization? With the lowest US unemployment levels in decades, many organizations are in the same boat. Join Nathan Swanson, Co-Founder and CEO of Wellspring Workforce as he moderates a cross-industry panel discussion with Brendan Richardson, CEO and Co-Founder of Astraea (technology industry), Jim Powers, Chairman and CEO of HemoShear Therapeutics (biotechnology industry), and Brett Willsie, Regional Vice President of HR at Sentara (healthcare industry). These panelists will share recruiting trends in their industry, challenges they have faced along with solutions that have worked, ways to create a work culture that attracts hard-to-find talent, and more!

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Speakers
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Jim Powers

Chairman and CEO, HemoShear Therapeutics
Prior to joining HemoShear in August 2008, Mr. Powers was a member of the executive team that took PRA International (now PRA Health Sciences) public in 2004. He transitioned PRA from a clinical data management company to a global clinical trials management organization, recruited... Read More →
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Nathan Swanson

Co-Founder and CEO, Wellspring Workforce
In March 2017, Nathan co-founded Wellspring Workforce, an HR consulting firm that helps organizations scale systematically through custom recruiting frameworks and employee retention strategies. He also continues to serve as the People Operations Manager at Tech Dynamism, helping... Read More →
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Brendan Richardson

CEO and Co-Founder, Astraea
Brendan Richardson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Astraea, a Charlottesville based start-up using machine learning, AI and satellite image data to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. Over his 30 year career he has been deeply involved with early-stage start-ups as a venture... Read More →
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Brett Willsie

Regional Vice President of Human Resources, Sentara Healthcare
Brett Willsie is a Regional Vice President of HR with Sentara Healthcare with current responsibility and oversight for a HR Business Partner team over 6 Sentara divisions.  He has been employed and grown with Sentara over almost 23 years and has also worked with USAA Human Resources... Read More →

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Tuesday April 9, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Investment Collaborative 300 Preston Ave #206, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

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