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EDC Full Council Meeting: Economic Development from the Lens of HR

Friday, February 2, 2024 (8:30 AM - 9:30 AM) (CST)


Between hosting the World Cup, building the first-ever women's soccer stadium, welcoming Panasonic, and so much more, there is no doubt that it's an exciting time to reside and/or work within the Greater KC area. Be in the know when it comes to local economic development by joining Leawood's Economic Development Council. Try this event out for free and see if this opportunity is a good fit for you and your business; we have a feeling it will be!

This event is free for EDC members and Chamber members.

About our speaker:
Mark Garrett is the Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC). He is responsible for all human resources functions including talent acquisition and development, employee relations, total rewards, facilities and real estate, diversity and inclusion and community investments. Mark has held senior leadership positions in operations and human resources at Smithfield Foods, Kansas City Public School District, and Hallmark Cards. Before joining Blue KC, he served as the Chief Diversity and Engagement Officer at Smithfield, where he led talent acquisition, employee development, diversity and employee engagement. Mark is dedicated to serving the Kansas City community.

CrossFirst Bank - Corporate Headquarters
11440 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy.
Leawood, KS 66211 United States
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Stephanie Meyer
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Friday, February 2, 2024 (8:30 AM - 9:30 AM) (CST)
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