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Get To Know Out Leadership

Get To Know Out Leadership

Jul 27 @ 11:00 EDT | 16:00 BST 

Join us for an event that explores what many organizations have been asking about… What is Out Leadership? This hour discussion will cover everything from our company’s mission, to the events we consistently put together, to the research we’ve conducted. And most importantly, why you should be a part of it!

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Please email Kenya Simon to register.

Guest Speakers:

Lou Aversano – CEO, Ogilvy & Mather USA

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Lou has spent over 20+ years at Ogilvy having managed and led IBM, one of the agency’s largest, multi-award winning and longstanding clients, during most of that time. In 2011, Lou took on the role of Chief Operating Officer for Ogilvy & Mather New York, while maintaining his global leadership of IBM and adding American Express. During his tenure, the New York office won significant new business assignments from clients such as Comcast (Business), E*Trade, and Tiffany & Co. In April 2014, Lou was named CEO of Ogilvy & Mather New York, where he was responsible for the agency’s business performance, creative strategy, operations, client relationships and talent management.

Lou attended Boston University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Finance and Marketing and currently serves as an Advisor to AdLab – BU’s student run Advertising Agency. Lou also sits on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, Greater New York, ANA / BMA, Advertising Educational Foundation and 4 A’s.

John Richards – Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

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John Richards is a Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment and Retail & eCommerce Practices. Clients engage John to handle complex employment issues because his creative strategies strike the right balance between business demands, financial considerations, appetite for legal risk, and cultural concerns. Clients also regularly enlist John for pragmatic advice on preventing and addressing discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation issues, wage and hour compliance, workplace discipline and performance management, and best practices around hiring and separations including reductions in force.

Erika Irish Brown – Chief Diversity Officer, Goldman Sachs

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Brown joins Goldman after having served as the first-ever diversity and inclusion officer at Bloomberg. Prior, she was the senior vice president and enterprise diversity recruiting and program management executive at Bank of America. Before that, she led diversity efforts at Lehman Brothers.

A Brooklyn native, she is vice-chair of the board of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and serves on the board of the Council of Urban Professionals.

Brown received her bachelors degree in economics from the State University of New York at Albany and her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Richard M. Jeanneret – Vice Chair, East Region Managing Partner, EY

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As the US-East Regional Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP, Rich leads over 12,000 professionals across all services lines in the pursuit of growth, operational excellence and client engagement. In this role, he focuses on collaborating with diverse teams of US professionals to address pressing business issues, obtaining and retaining top talent, and further contributing to the momentum of the Region’s growth and vitality. Rich is extremely active in both the New York City and Washington, DC business communities and frequently contributes to local and national media outlets discussing M&A trends and other important business topics.

In his previous role as the Americas Transaction Advisory Services Leader, Rich transformed and successfully developed the practice. He continues to act as a spokesperson on a regional level.

Rich has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College. He is an ex officio board member of the Partnership for New York City and a board member of the Wolf Trap Foundation and the Lincoln Center Business Advisory Council.

Invite Only Event!
Please email Kenya Simon to register.