Join us for our popular Best Places to Work in Kansas City Panel. This discussion will feature employers of various sizes discussing their strategies to be recognized as a Best Place to Work!
Moderator: Erin Christensen. Erin Christensen serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the KC Tech Council, a membership-based association serving as the regional advocate for Kansas City’s tech industry. Prior to her appointment to COO in May 2022, Erin lead workforce initiatives for the Tech Council which included the implementation of a leading tech apprenticeship program. Her role currently focuses on member and sponsor engagement, supporting workforce development, and member program development. Prior to joining the Tech Council in October 2020, Erin had a long tenure working in higher education with a recent focus on corporate engagement.
She currently serves on the BSIT Advisory Board for The University of Kansas Edwards Campus and on the Industry Executive Council for the North Kansas City School District. Erin is in her second year of the Greater Kansas City Chamber’s Centurions Leadership Program. Receiving both her bachelor and master’s degrees from Northwest Missouri State University, Erin is originally from Rolla, MO but landed in Kansas City in 2014. She currently resides in Lees Summit, MO with her husband and daughter.
Featured Best Places to Work:
Rx Savings Solutions and Terracon
Sarah Meinershagen - Vice President, Human Resources at Rx Savings Solutions. Certified, experienced, educated and versatile Human Resources professional who successfully and consistently partners with Business Leaders. Experienced in the alignment and execution of key HR strategies and initiatives in support of business strategy. Proven ability to develop effective relationships, influence, gain trust, and collaborate. Innovative problem solver who leads by example, focused on meeting customer and company needs. Consistently champions culture, mission and core values of the organization. Thrives in a fast paced, agile environment.
Brad Oddo - Founder/CEO - BASYS. As Founder & CEO, Brad is responsible for establishing strategic plans, maintaining culture & stability, ensuring growth, and building the organizational reputation of our company. Brad has over 20 years of payments experience.
Stephanie Price, Chief People Officer at Terracon. Stephanie Price is a senior principal, executive vice president and chief people officer at Terracon. She leads the company’s vision to be Best at People as evidenced by her focus on developing employee experience, inclusive culture, and human resources and benefits. She also serves as a member of Terracon’s executive leadership team. Stephanie joined Terracon in 2015 with more than 20 years’ experience in human resources including time spent in the architecture/engineering and healthcare fields. After spending 15 years in Las Vegas, Kansas City is home for Stephanie. She received her degree from the University of Kansas (and is a big KU basketball fan!), so the proximity to Lawrence is ideal! Terracon is an employee-owned, multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 5,500 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide.
Registration Fees (in person event only):
- 3:30 - 4:00 pm - Registration & Networking
- 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Program
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- Total Rewards KC Members - $25
- Non-Members/Guests - $50
This program may qualify for SHRM and HRCI recertification credit. Please apply the session information to your respective recertification portals for credit.
A special thank you to our sponsor!