Join Wendy Somerville, 2nd Vice-Chair of the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce & Director of Membership Services as she meets with three expert panelists to discuss employee health and wellness concerns, and how business owners and managers can support their team through the challenges of COVID-19 and the return to the workplace.
This event is presented in partnership with RBC and the Brighton Cramahe, Port Hope & District and Trent Hills Chambers of Commerce.
If you have an HR question you'd like to submit for consideration, please email it to Chamber@NCCofC.ca by noon on Monday, October 25th.
Our guest panelists:
Travis Dutka is the Senior Director, Culture and Learning (aka The Culture Curator) at 360insights, headquartered in Whitby, Ontario. He is part of the People and Culture team, working closely with the artist formerly known as HR, the Executive team and the People Leaders of 360insights. He is instrumental in orchestrating the 360insights team member experience and is involved from pre-hire & onboarding right through to retirement. Travis spends his time focused on building an engaging experience through meaningful connections, purposeful learning and leadership development. Travis has been with 360insights since 2012 when the company was just over 50 team members and has been a part of the exciting adventure building an award winning culture that is home to over 500 people today. He is passionate about deep conversations, contagious laughter, espresso and his family. Travis is also the founding member and Chairman of the Culture Ambassadors, a volunteer group of team members elected by their peers that serve as a Culture Think Tank and Advisory Board to the People and Culture team as well as the Executive team to help 360 achieve its core commitment ”To Make a difference in the lives of our employees, clients and global communities."
Ilana Stern is the Director, Advisory Services & Training at MaxPeople - a consulting firm specializing in HR Services, Training and Employment Law. A true extrovert, Ilana has always loved being around and helping people which is why she was drawn to a career in the Human Resources field. As someone who cares deeply about having an impact on people’s work lives, she is passionate about employee relations, training, development and leading complex workplace investigations. She is very practical and known to her clients and colleagues for being a problem solver. Ilana wholeheartedly believes in the MaxPeople mission and loves the consulting aspect of her role as it gives her the ability to truly have an impact with her clients. She is energetic and dedicated with a strong focus on cultivating deep relationships while implementing practical business solutions that contribute to organizational growth and success.
Jordan Rodney is the President of MaxPeople and Founder of Rodney Employment Law. A lawyer who brings a unique HR perspective to every issue and case he takes on, Jordan’s true passion has, and always will be helping people. A risk-taker at heart, he left the corporate world nearly 11 years ago to team up with his wife to provide in-house employment law services as part of the MaxPeople service offering. As someone who was fortunate to have had great mentors in his career, Jordan is focused on providing thought leadership and development for those in his firm, his clients and the legal field at large. Jordan has been quoted and contributed articles in publications such as The Globe and Mail, The HR Professional, Dialogue Magazine and Lawyers Weekly. He is also a sought-after speaker who presents to members of various businesses and associations annually. A lawyer with a strong reputation and extensive experience, Jordan is proud to maintain many long-standing relationships with clients. His combined passion for HR and law give him a unique perspective and he is grateful for the opportunity to continue sharing that with everyone that works with the Rodney Employment Law and MaxPeople teams.