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Foxconn Roundtable

Join The Daily Reporter on Thursday, April 26, for an informative discussion about upcoming Foxconn construction opportunities and surrounding development-related projects.

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This is your chance to discover project leads, network with fellow contractors and subs, hear from project influencers and get in on latest developments surrounding the project.

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Racine Memorial Hall (MAP)
72 7th St, Racine, WI 53403

Tickets $49 – includes lunch and networking

PANELISTS

Chris Gulbrandson
Business Manager
IBEW Local 430 (Racine)
gulbrandsonChris Gulbrandson has been the business manager and financial secretary for IBEW Local 430, which serves Racine and Racine County, for 13 years. He is the chairman of the Wisconsin Electrical Employee Benefit Fund Health and Welfare and a trustee on the Wisconsin Electrical Employee Benefit Fund Pension Plan. Before that, Gulbrandson worked as a foreman for several electrical contractors in Racine for more than 15 years. He works closely with local municipalities and the Racine Unified School District, serving on the RUSD Facility Advisory Committee and Superintendent Advisory Committee. Gulbrandson is a third-generation electrician with IBEW.
Laurie Meyer
Labor and Employment practice group attorney
Davis & Kuelthau
meyer-laurieLaurie Meyer is a member of Davis & Kuelthau’s Labor and Employment practice group and co-chair of the Food and Beverage Industry Team. She has more than 18 years of employment law practice and has handled litigation matters involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, as well as other federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. She has also handled several refusal to rehire worker’s compensation claims and unemployment compensation claims and regularly advises her clients on how labor and employment-related legislation and regulation may affect their businesses and assists clients in developing compliant handbooks, policies and practices. Meyer is a member of the Defense Research Institute’s Employment and Labor Law Steering Committee, serves as its publication chair and chief editor of several of its publications. She is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Society of Human Resources Management.
Scott Jansen 
Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President
Employ Milwaukee
jansen_scott_lo-res002Scott Jansen oversees Employ Milwaukee’s operations. He came to Employ Milwaukee in January 2017 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, where he served as the administrator of the division of employment & training at DWD since August of 2013. At the DWD, he worked to build an educated and skilled workforce across Wisconsin through impactful programming and intentional partnerships. Prior to that, he was the first DWD Office of Skills Development director, where he designed and implemented the Wisconsin Fast Forward Initiative. Jansen joined DWD after two years as the Talent Dividend Director for the Greater Milwaukee Committee. Prior to that, he spent 28 years with AT&T and retired as regional vice president of external affairs.

Agenda Registration/Networking: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion/Q&A: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Networking and Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MODERATORS

Joe Yovino

joeyo-mugJoe Yovino started at The Daily Reporter as its web editor in 2009 and took over the editor position in April 2015. In June 2017 he became the Associate Publisher. He has been in journalism for 21 years in both the Chicago and Milwaukee markets.

Dan Shaw

dan-shawDan Shaw is the managing editor at The Daily Reporter. The award-winning journalist has been with the media company for five years, both as a Capitol beat and construction reporter. He has been the managing editor of The Daily Reporter and Wisconsin Law Journal for nine months, during which the publications have won numerous awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association.

For more information, contact Jenny Byington at 414-225-1803 or jbyington@dailyreporter.com

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