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ERG Leadership Summit Week: A Virtual Event

October 19 - October 24

Event Sponsors


Personal Potential
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Unleash the leadership talent within your ERGs. In today’s business environment—disrupted by continuous change and the upheaval brought about by COVID-19—leaders must be agile enough to meet current business challenges, and yet provide a stable and secure working environment for their members.

Learn how your ERGs can continue to enhance your company’s strategy, performance, culture, and return on investment (ROI).

Who Attends the Annual ERG Summit?

  • Leaders of employee resource groups
  • HR staff involved with the group
  • Executive sponsors and managers working with ERGs
  • Other members of the HR and OD community who are involved in diversity and inclusion efforts–including, but not limited to employee resource group initiatives

Program Highlights

  • This week-long online event will feature a deep dive into a virtual ideation process.
  • Each ERG team will walk away with a new initiative to implement
  • Sessions are scheduled to fit your work day:  Kick-off presentations, Lunch keynotes and workshops
  • Morning challenges: ERG leaders work together
  • Learn from 2020 Diversity Impact Award winners; Learn and share ideas and best practices with award winners and other ERGs via virtual booths
  • Take the data challenge with your own ERGs; learn how to use your data to drive high impact
  • This virtual event mirrors learning modules used in prior ERG Leadership Summits



Virtual Event

Create Your Custom ERG Event: Merge Your Company’s Content with the 2020 Virtual Summit
Let our Thought Leaders help you plan your own customized company ERG week to compliment this virtual ERG event. Contact us for more information.


CEO Non-Sponsor: $495
CEO Sponsor: $395

Please use your CEO sponsor discount code. If you need assistance with this, contact Vivian Jimenez.


5% group discount for teams of 5 – 10 people; The discount is automatically available on the event registration page. For groups of more than 10 or for assistance, contact Vivian Jimenez.

ERG Summit
Sponsorship Options

Sponsorship options range between Patron Level: $5,000 to Partner Level: $50,000. For additional sponsorship details contact:

Jennifer Sparks Taylor
Director, Executive Education
(+1) 323-309-0039 

Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD
ERG Program Director and
CEO Affiliated Research Scientist

Benefits to Attending the CEO ERG Leadership Summit

Event Hosts



ERG Summit Presenters

Additional speakers to be confirmed

Keynote Presentation:  Bank of America

Theresa M. Welbourne

Theresa M. Welbourne

Affiliated Senior Research Scientist

Center for Effective Organizations

Wil Lewis

Wil Lewis

Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion

Bank of America

Nathaniel M. Hyde

Nathaniel M. Hyde

Managing Director Market Trust Executive

Bank of America

Richard L. Nichols, Jr.

Richard L. Nichols, Jr.

Managing Director South Atlantic Division Executive

Bank of America

 Anese Cavanaugh

Anese Cavanaugh

Contagious Leadership Author and Advisor

The IEP Method®
 Lynn Cowart

Lynn Cowart

Co-Owner and Chief Operations Officer

Talent Dimensions
Dr. Edward E. Hubbard, Ph.D.

Dr. Edward E. Hubbard, Ph.D.

President and CEO

Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc.
Cile Johnson

Cile Johnson

Chief Business Officer

Talent Dimensions
Hugh Molotsi

Hugh Molotsi


Ujama Inc.
Michael Nobleza

Michael Nobleza

Founder & Executive Director

Mary M. O'Hara

Mary M. O'Hara

Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President of Internal Communications

Blue Shield of California
Joseph Santana

Joseph Santana

Podcast Creator and Host

ERG PowerTalk

Eli Weiss

Eli Weiss

Manager, Equity and Belonging


Certificate in Employee Resource Group (ERG) Leadership

As you advance through your journey as an ERG leader, the ERG leadership certificate can help you not only during your time as an ERG leader, but also strengthen your skills for future, non-ERG leadership roles. The ERG Certificate program will help move you ahead on your journey from where you are now, to your next role.


October 19
October 24
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