2018 ASA Tennessee Staffing Symposium

The ASA Tennessee Staffing Symposium convenes national and local industry leaders for strategic discussions and timely presentations.

June 12, 2018
8 a.m.–5:15 p.m. Central time
 
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Tennessee Council

Pricing
Member: $145
Nonmember: $290

Industry Supplier Member: $1,000
Industry Supplier Nonmember: $1,500

  • *Schedule Subject to Change*

    8–8:30 a.m.
    Registration Open and Attendee Meet & Greet


    8:30–9 a.m.
    Welcome and ASA Industry Update

    RJ Sherr, regional account manager, Integrity Staffing Solutions; chairman, ASA Tennessee Council
    Teryn Zmuda, director of regional councils and chapters, American Staffing Association


    9–10 a.m.
    Upskilling and Reskilling of American Workers

    Kelly McCreight, chief executive officer, Hamilton-Ryker; chairman, ASA board of directors


    10–10:15 a.m.
    Refreshment Break


    10:15–11:45 a.m.
    Trending Insights Roundtables

    Creative Recruiting Tactics, Amy Bingham, Bingham Consulting Professionals LLC
    Ask a Lawyer Anything, Jeff Weintraub, managing partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
    Scaling and Growth, Jason Leverant, TSC, CSP, CSC, CHP, president and chief operating officer, @Work Group


    11:45 a.m.–12 noon
    Attendee Break


    12 noon–1 p.m.
    The Heart of Dialogue: Opening the Client Conversation

    Mark Murphy, senior consultant, training and development, Next Level Exchange


    1–1:45 p.m.
    Networking Lunch


    1:45–2:30 p.m.
    Legal and Legislative Update

    Jeff Weintraub, managing partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP


    2:30–3 p.m.
    Break With Exhibitors


    3–4 p.m.
    Technology Fireside Chat

    Moderated by Jason Leverant, TSC, CSP, CSC, CHP, president and COO, @Work Group


    4–5 p.m.
    Best Practices of High-Performance Staffing Firms

    Amy Bingham, owner and managing partner, Bingham Consulting


    5–5:15 p.m.
    Leveraging Learning—Takeaways From Today

    RJ Sherr, regional account manager, Integrity Staffing Solutions; chairman, ASA Tennessee Council

  • Ensure your spot at this important industry event designed specifically for staffing professionals doing business in Tennessee. The ASA Tennessee Staffing Symposium, presented by the ASA Tennessee Council, will convene national and local industry leaders for strategic discussions and timely presentations during avaluable full-day event. Education will include up-to-the-minute trends, challenges, and opportunities in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. This is a can’t-miss event for anyone in the industry!

Speakers


Mark Murphy
Mark Murphy, senior consultant, training and development, Next Level Exchange
Murphy is the senior consultant for training and development with Next Level Exchange. He has more than 27 years of training and consulting experience in the areas of leadership, team effectiveness, trust, performance management, productivity, and project management. He spent many years at Franklin Covey and has worked with and consulted for multiple international and national companies.


Amy Bingham
Amy Bingham, owner and managing partner, Bingham Consulting
Bingham is the managing partner of Bingham Consulting, where she uses her more than 20 years of staffing industry sales leadership expertise to help small- to mid-size staffing firms accelerate growth through strategy design, coach high-potential leaders, and train sales and recruiting teams. Earlier in her career, she worked for a global staffing firm.


Kelly McCreight
Kelly McCreight, CSP, chief executive officer, Hamilton-Ryker and chairman, ASA board of directors
McCreight is the chief executive officer of Hamilton-Ryker, which provides commercial and IT staffing, IT managed solutions, and vendor management system (VMS) and managed service provider (MSP) services across the Southeast. McCreight began his career with Hamilton-Ryker in 1993 as a staffing coordinator. Over his more than 20 years with the firm, he has worked as a vendor-on-premise, branch manager, business development manager, and controller; he became president and CEO of Hamilton-Ryker in 2009. McCreight is also a past president of the Tennessee Staffing Association and the current treasurer of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce.


Jeff Weintraub
Jeff Weintraub, managing partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
Weintraub is the managing partner of the Memphis office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. He is a trial attorney who has represented employers in more than 59 jury and bench trials in the private and public sectors in employment, harassment and discrimination, and retaliatory discharge lawsuits. He also handles U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges, wage and hour cases, labor cases, and enforcing noncompetes in all federal and state courts and agencies, various courts of appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He provides training for employers in avoiding harassment charges and employment litigation, and is a frequent speaker at employment and labor seminars around the country.


Jason Leverant
Jason Leverant, TSC, CSP, CSC, CHP, president and chief operating officer, @Work Group
Leverant is president and chief operating officer of @Work Group, a top multispecialty staffing franchise headquartered in Knoxville, TN. He is responsible for national franchise development as well as operational support for the @Work franchise owners across the nation. He was named to the 2016 class of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal 40 Under 40. Leverant also was named 2016 Volunteer of the Year by the American Staffing Association.

This event qualifies for 6.75 continuing education hours toward maintaining your ASA credential.
CE 3.25