Annual February Program

February 16, 2018

Annual WSCI February Meeting and Program
Chula Vista Resort
Riverview Rooms North & South
Wisconsin Dells, WI


Tom O'Rourke Presentation - How to Develop an Effective Strategic Workforce Plan

Andie Gebert Presentation - Connecting EQ to the Selection Process




Friday, February 16th at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells!

The next WSCI membership meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 16 at the Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Following a brief business meeting, Thomas O'Rourke, President and CEO of Connolly Clarke, LLC, a human capital advisory firm based in Madison will conduct the morning session and offer insights on the Wisconsin labor market and share goals and best practices. Topics covered will include:

• Setting strategy direction

• Evaluating supply/assessing demand and creating workforce strategies to close gaps
• Developing employer value proposition and company culture
• Executing, monitoring and evaluating workforce strategies
• Identifying strategies for employee onboarding, retention and engagement

Mr. O'Rourke spearheaded capital management and organizational change initiatives at leading firms including Baker Tilly, Accenture and Arthur Andersen.

The day's afternoon session will feature Andie Knight Gebert, Learning and Development Manager at Waukesha-based HR management firm MRA, whose goal is to help businesses thrive by creating powerful teams and safe, successful workplaces. Her presentation will address EQ (Emotional Intelligence) and cover the topics:

• Street-smart strategies for how to interview for EQ

• How to discern if candidates possess skills in selected areas of competency

Ms. Gebert has over 16 years of combined experience in business management, human resources and talent development and has succeeded in privately held, franchise, collegiate, and Fortune 500 retail organizations.

You are encouraged to share this program announcement with any colleagues and co-workers who would benefit from the information that will be presented. The event is free for WSCI members and $50 per person for non-members. An agenda is attached.

Please submit your RSVP by completing and returning the attendance verification information below (indicate any guests you may be bringing) no later than Tuesday, February 13th via PHONE: 262.740.2180 or EMAIL:




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