Speakers and Panelists for 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Event Announced

By on July 19, 2018
Speakers and Panelists for 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Event

St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group will present the 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report 7:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the Mildred E. Bastian Theatre at STLCC’s Forest Park campus, 5600 Oakland Avenue.

Come join our discussion and hear about the latest workforce research. For the 10th anniversary of this report the conversation looks at investing in the future of the St. Louis workforce.

You are invited to learn how information technology, financial services and health care are critically important in shaping the required skills for the workforce. Discussions will focus on initiatives and resources that will assist the region in supporting these industries and includes real-time labor market data and the results of a regional phone survey of 1,246 employers. Networking and continental breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program follows at 8 a.m. An expanded discussion continues at 10 a.m. following the presentation and panel discussion.

Please join us and take part in this great event, and connect with us at STLCC.edu/STLworkforce.


  • Daniel Davis, Assistant Vice President and Community Affairs Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Amy Shaw, Senior Vice President of Engagement and Content, Nine Network of Public Media

The 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report will be presented by:

  • Alan Spell, MERIC Research Manager, Missouri Department of Economic Development

The workforce panelists for the event are:

  • Rob Dixon, Director, Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • Mary Louise Helbig, Executive Director, ITEN
  • Steve Smith, Principal, Human Resources, Edward Jones
  • Rick Stevens, President of Christian Hospital, BJC Healthcare
  • Jeff Pittman, Ph.D., Chancellor, St. Louis Community College (moderator)

Admission is free, but reservations are requested.
RSVP online at https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/event/162767/2018/state-of-the-st-louis-workforce-2018.

For more information about the event, visit STLCC.edu/STLworkforce.

Speakers and Panelists for 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Event

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

You must be logged in to post a comment Login