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The Green Room

Join our next conversation in The Green Room

The Green Room is a conversation series that is:

  • Focused and tailored for Iowa business leaders
  • An online resource for presentations and interactive conversations
  • A shared space to discover how others have improved the health of their businesses
  • Designed to help you gain and share actionable insights

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming conversations. We look forward to seeing you at the next Green Room event! 

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Previous conversations in The Green Room

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April 24, 2024 | "Play, Purpose & Potential: How Culture Strengthens Teams and Boosts Business"

  • Melissa Ness, Connectify HR
  • Marc Reifenrath, Spinutech
  • April Schmaltz, Delta Dental of Iowa

November 8, 2023 | "Help Wanted: Trends and Strategies for Iowa's Workforce"

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  • Dr. Ron Cox, Midwest Workforce Strategies
  • April Schmaltz, Delta Dental of Iowa

April 25, 2023 | "Caregiving: It's More Than a Full-Time Job for Your Employees"

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  • Marsha Aldridge, Vice President of Human Resources and Shared Services, IMT Insurance
  • Tiffany O'Donnell, CEO, Women Lead Change
  • Candice Smith, Founder and Director, Caregiven

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February 1, 2023 | "Building an Emotionally Healthy Workplace: What Employers Can Do Now"

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  • Jami Haberl, Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative
  • Tammy Hoyman, CEO, Employee & Family Resources

Additional Resources:

October 24, 2022 | "Agree to Disagree: Supporting Civility in the Workplace"

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  • Scott Raecker, Executive Director, The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University

July 12, 2022 | "Thinking Forward

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  • Jason Gross, Vice President of ManchestorStory

March 30, 2022 | "Intentional Leadership

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  • Dr. Beth Livingston, Assistance Professor in Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business
  • Tiffany O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer of Women Lead Change

December 1, 2021 | "The New World of Work"

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  • Nicole Crain, Executive Vice President, Iowa Association of Business and Industry
  • David Leto, President, Palmer Group

July 20, 2021 | "Creating a Culture of Wellness"

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  • Brent Vander Waal, CEO, ITA Group
  • Teresa Hovell, Benefits Manager

March 2, 2021 | "Navigating the Changing Course" 

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  • Rowena Crosbie, President and Founder of Tero International, Inc.
  • Tanner Krause, Chief Executive Officer of Kum & Go
  • Jeff Pomeranz, City Manager of Cedar Rapids 

November 11, 2020 | "Winning the Inner Victory" 

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  • Bryan Arzani, Vice President & Co-founder of Results Group, LLC