If numbers speak to you, but you wish your staff/co-workers didn't...come to our next Roundtable! Learn leadership techniques that will help you build the team that will help increase your bottom-line and attain financial goals!
Topic: Supervisory and Leadership Skills
Guest Speaker: Brenda Gilchrist, The HR Matrix LLC
Brenda Gilchrist, MOD, SPHR
CO-FOUNDER, The HR Matrix LLC
With over 15 years of Human Resource Management experience, Brenda is an expert at leading companies through dynamic organizational change. She is recognized as one of the top business leaders, innovators and visionaries in the North Bay. Brenda has been awarded the North Bay Business Journal's Women in Business "Entrepreneur" award and also their Forty under 40 award. Brenda has made numerous media appearances to speak on various HR topics for CBS.
In addition to leading The HR Matrix, Brenda is a faculty member/professor at Sonoma State University Executive MBA (EMBA) program. With a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Master's Degree in Organizational Dynamics from University of Pennsylvania, Brenda is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Brenda has held senior HR positions at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, VFDA-Management Service Organization (a pre-IPO, multi-state, start-up), Miltenyi Biotec and Sutter Health.
Brenda's approach to consulting combines a keen insight into company culture, strategy and best practices with the ability to help clients better understand their own needs. Her deeply collaborative style opens up discussion, while her expert knowledge ensures that solutions advance the client's long term goals.
When she's not working, Brenda is an avid adventure sports enthusiast. She enjoys training to compete in triathlons and other adventure-related events. Her favorite pastimes are trail running, road biking, and mountain biking.
The Financial Managers Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other nonprofit financial managers to network, share successes and challenges, and hear speakers on pertinent topics. This group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 8:30-10:00am at the Volunteer Center.
Sheridan Rapolla, Finance and Human Resources Director with LandPaths, serves as facilitator for the Financial Managers' Roundtable.