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DRS Virtual Business Summit 2020: Breaking Barriers for an Inclusive Workforce
DRS is excited to bring an event designed for our business partners across the State of Oklahoma! This experience will spark a connection to a deeper purpose in your business community. You will see interesting and practical presentations that will benefit your business’ bottom line and provide opportunities for collaboration. These educational sessions will expand your knowledge and awareness on disability topics and much more.

Let our presenters help you discover ways that will positively impact and create change-makers.

This summit is great for any professional who is interested in learning how to contribute to an inclusive workforce working with people with disabilities. Professionals can include, but not limited to: managers, small and large business owners, human resource representatives, training and education developers, CEO’s, administrative staff and more.

Thursday, October 15, 2020
8:30AM – 4:00PM

8:30 – 9:00 Welcoming Address, Five Questions to Significance, Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development, Sean Kouplen

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speaker, Randy Lewis
How I Found a Workforce Others Overlooked

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:30 Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 12:00 Remembering our friend, Todd Pfeifer

12:00 – 12:45 Section 503 Focused Reviews, National Office Director of Policy and Program Development, Tina Williams

1:00 – 1:45 Conversation with Randy Lewis: Walgreens Experience, Randy Lewis

1:45 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 3:15 Breakout Sessions

3:15– 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:00 Q & A Session – Door Prize Drawings – Wrap Up

Oct 15, 2020 08:30 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Sean Kouplen
Secretary of Commerance and Workforce Development @State of Oklahoma
Sean Kouplen is Oklahoma’s 10th Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development and the Chairman & CEO of Regent Bank. In his role as Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development, Kouplen oversees the economic development, community development and workforce development efforts for the state of Oklahoma. His goal is to add 10,000 direct new jobs for Oklahoma this year and over $1 billion in new investment. On April 1, 2008, Kouplen led an investor group that purchased 110-year old Regent Bank in Nowata, OK. Since that time, the bank has expanded to Tulsa, OKC and now Springfield, growing from $70 million in assets to almost $600 million. Regent Bank has won many national and statewide awards including Journal Record & Inc Magazine’s Best Places to Work, as well as AIB’s Extraordinary Bank Award, given to the top 1% of community banks in the country.
Randy Lewis
Author and Guest Speaker
Randy Lewis, author of “No Greatness without Goodness: How a Father’s Love Changed a Company and Sparked a Movement”. Randy was a senior vice president of Walgreens, Peace Corps volunteer, Fortune 50 executive and accidental advocate, led Walgreens’ logistics division for sixteen years as the chain grew from 1,500 to 8,000 stores. Randy introduced an inclusive model in Walgreens distribution centers that resulted in 10% of its workforce consisting of people with disabilities who are held to the same standards as those without disabilities. Its success has changed the lives of thousands with and without disabilities and is serving as a model for other employers in the U.S. and abroad.
Tina Williams
National Office Director of Policy and Program Development @U.S. Department of Labor - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Tina Williams is the Policy Director for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), National Office. As the Policy Director, Mrs. Williams is responsible for overseeing the development and coordination of new directives, regulations, and agency policies and procedures. The Policy Division supports the field and regional and national offices by creating, presenting and evaluating staff training courses through the certified OFCCP Training Academy, providing training materials to the regions for localized courses, and develops public education and outreach materials. More recently, the Policy Division launched the Contractor Compliance Institute (CCI), which provides federal contractors with the opportunity to acquire the skills needed to ensure their organizations are compliant with the obligations and requirements included in their federal contracts and subcontracts.