WPEO Event Recordings

March 4, 2021 – Lunch with the Experts: Corporate Member Edition. Tapping into the Freddie Mac Pipeline.

Register as a diverse supplier at freddiemac.com/suppliers. You can submit your capability statement to Jon at jon_suber@freddiemac.com.


February 16, 2021 – Lunch with the Experts: PPP Loans Second Draw with JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Hilda Kong, is the Vice President, NE Division, SBA Solutions Manager at JPMorgan Chase & Co.


January 11, 2021 – Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member Capital One

Allison Kube is the Supplier Diversity Manager in Enterprise Supply Management at Capital One. Become a registered Capital One supplier, register in the Capital One supplier portal.


December 15, 2021 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member WSSC Water

Tracey Edwards, MCA, C.P.S.D is a Senior Supplier Diversity Specialist in the Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion at WSSC Water. Contact the Office at SupplierDiversity@wsscwater.com.


December 8, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member SMECO

Due to some technical difficulties, the introduction portion of the program was not recorded.

Kathy Nutter, SMECO, Managing Direction of Logistics, manages Procurement, Warehouse, the Supplier Diversity program and all Administrative Service functions for Engineering and Operations, to include some regulatory functionality. Kathy has been employed with SMECO for 21 years. She has held multiple positions within the company and been afforded many growth opportunities during her tenure. She started within the Customer Service department working her way through the Contact Center, Credit and Collections and managing the Regional Customer service centers. She also experienced performing as an Energy Analyst, assisting residential and commercial customers with energy conservation measures. She is proud to be an employee of SMECO and thinks it’s a wonderful company to be a part of!  

John Barrett, SMECO, Purchasing Manager, supervises SMECO’s Purchasing Office.  John began with SMECO as a Warehouse Supervisor in 1999.  John worked in both distribution management and retail management before coming to SMECO.   John appreciates the value SMECO places on its employees.  John was able to earn a Master of Business Administration degree using SMECO’s education incentives.  John enjoys being part of the SMECO team….so many dedicated, friendly and skilled individuals working to achieve SMECO’s mission of providing reliable power at minimum cost.


December 1, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member Northwell Health

 

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October 27, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member Freddie Mac

Register as a diverse supplier at freddiemac.com/suppliers


October 20, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet Corporate Member First Energy Corp

Submit your capability statements and past utilities work experience to supplierdiversity@firstenergycorp.com


October 13, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member PSEG


October 8, 2020 – Leadership Succession Power Hour Sponsored By MetLife


October 6, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member Dominion Energy


September 22, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member Altria Client Services, LLC

If you have any further questions on the presentation or want to submit your capability statement to Altria Client Services, LLC, please send your emails to supportsupplierdiversity@altria.com.


September 15, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member Pfizer, Inc.

If you have any further questions on the presentation or want to submit your capability statement to Pfizer, Inc., please send your emails to colleen.mascia@pfizer.com or supplierdiversity@pfizer.com.  Be sure to include in the heading or subject WPEO Lunch with the Experts.


September 8, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Wellness First. Your Health is Your Wealth!


September 1, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member AARP

 

Visit supplierportal.aarp.org to register as an AARP supplier. Email supplierdiversity@aarp.org to connect with the AARP Supplier Diversity and Procurement team.


August 18, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Meet WPEO Corporate Member AstraZeneca

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August 4, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Physical Solutions for Safe Workplace Re-Entry

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July 28, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Understanding Business Interruption Insurance and Selecting the Best Insurance for Your Business

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July 21, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts:Technology Best Practices for Managing a Virtual Office

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  • Presenter contact information:
    Michele Plenzo, CEO & Founder, Microdata Systems, mplenzo@mdsmsp.com
    Danielle Papajan, National Account Manager, Microdata Systems, dpapajan@mdsmsp.com

July 14, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: WOSB Update

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July 7, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Key Business & HR Considerations in COVID-19

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June 23, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Guidelines

Please note that this is an evolving situation, and you should refer to the additional guidance and clarifications issued by the SBA.

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June 16, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Employer Legal Guidelines for Workplace Re-entry

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June 9, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: How a Social Media Strategy can Improve Selling Opportunities 

 

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June 2, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Tips and Tactics for Virtual Sales Presentations


May 19, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: How to Build and Communicate a Re-entry Plan to your Employees

 

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May 12, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: How to Communicate to your Clients During the COVID 19 Pandemic


May 6, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: GSA Consolidated Schedule: The Facts You Need To Know

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April 28, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Cybersecurity is Critical for Business: You Ready?

  • Resources from this presentation: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cyber Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the parent agency for the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team (US CERT), has a variety of resources for businesses, including free security awareness and training resources here.

April 22, 2020 – Virtual Brown Bag with Commonwealth Capital Corp.

Meet Commonwealth Capital Corp. representatives and get the inside story on how to successfully navigate their procurement process. Hear from:

    • Kimberly Springsteen-Abbott, Chief Executive Office
    • Mark Crain, Chief Procurement Officer
    • Denise Pugliese, Regional Vice President – Business & Assistant Vice President – Supplier Diversity Manager

 

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April 21, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: If Cash is King or Queen, Where is it Now?

 

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April 14, 2020 – WPEO Lunch with the Experts: Alternative Funding for Business Owners

 

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