Thu, Oct 15|
21st Century Careers: Today's Leadership Landscape
Interview local leaders about their career path, leadership qualities, their advice for future leaders, job responsibilities and much more.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
About the event
Eileen Weir, Mayor, Independence, Missouri Eileen Weir was elected to her second term as Mayor of the City of Independence, Missouri in April 2018. She served on the Independence City Council representing the city’s 4th District from 2012-2014. She is the City’s 50th mayor and second female mayor. Mayor Weir is a native of Binghamton, New York and earned her B.A. in English and Communications from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.
Davyeon Ross, Co-Founder, ShotTracker Davyeon Ross is the co-founder and COO of ShotTracker -- the first piece of affordable, wearable technology for basketball players who want to improve shooting performance by automating the tracking of shot attempts, makes and misses. An innovative technology leader and widely recognized entrepreneur, Davyeon has more than 13 years of experience in the technology space. Prior to founding ShotTracker, he founded Digital Sports Ventures and had a successful exit in October 2011.
Pedro Zamora, Executive Director, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation Pedro provides a unique managerial, Director, President and Executive Director background with over 34 years of leadership experience, in both the corporate for-profit and not-for-profit worlds. An enthusiastic entrepreneurial leader, he has established strengths in strategic planning, fundraising and financial management, product and program introduction, marketing, organizational transition management, and board development.
Norman H. Ross, Jr., Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company Norman is responsible for leading the Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company's public affairs and communications function. Before joining Heartland Coca-Cola, Norman was the Vice President, Federal and Regional Government Affairs, MGM Resorts International. Norman obtained a B.A. from Morehouse College and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.