Our 2017 Quarterly Power Lunch Series will provide a group of interesting, dynamic, and diverse speakers. By attending a Power Lunch you will have the opportunity to learn from our community leaders and network with other attendees in an intimate setting. Space is limited at each event to ensure attendees have adequate time to ask questions to our speaker after the presentation. There will also be time to introduce yourself to the group and network with NOWIB members and guests at the Power Lunch.
Our Power Lunches are currently held at Harry & Izzy’s 4050 E 82nd St in Indianapolis.
Due to limited space, RSVPs are required for our Power Lunches.
August 17, 2017
Speaker: Toni Neely, Professional Development speaker & Trainer
Diversity & inclusion Meets team building
Increase the understanding of how assumptions, labels and unconscious biases associated with differences can, and often times do, create barriers in the workplace (recruiting, hiring, promoting, disciplining, retaining, and engaging top talent,)
Join us for a fun and interactive approach to looking at self and others differently such that EVERYONE can make their maximum contribution in the workplace.
About Toni Neely
A graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, Toni spent her first 15 years with a statewide spirits and wine wholesaler in Indiana. She began her career as a sales trainee and in 5 short years, earned her place as the General Sales Manager for the Northern third of the state. In fact, Toni was the first female General Sales Manager in the company’s history. Three years later, Toni was promoted again and became the company’s first female Marketing Brand Manager.
As Toni grew, so too did her passion for coaching and training. Between the years 2002 – 2011 Toni achieved the following training/facilitating certifications: Statewide Sales Trainer, Paradigm Discovery Coach and
Facilitator (leadership and coaching curriculum), Team Building Facilitator (low and high ropes), Diversity Trainer- delivered training to the following organizations: Eli Lilly, WellPoint, Heinz, Progressive Insurance, The Christ Hospital, Darden Restaurants, and many more. Toni also launched an Intern Program for entrepreneur and inventor, Scott Jones. The success of the Intern Program led to a personal appearance on Inside Indiana Business.
Toni’s passion for making meaning business connections coupled with her love for professional development are what led her to her current role as Director of Membership Relations at the Indy Chamber of Commerce. In addition to those responsibilities, she serves as a Board Member for the Diversity Round Table of Central Indiana and is a member of SHRM’s Diversity Sub Committee. Since 2005, she has volunteered for an organization called, “Feed Everyone,” and has volunteered in the past for Hospice, Special Olympics, the YMCA and for a variety of walks and runs to support research and cures for various diseases.
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