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WiM Illinois | Workforce Legislative Update & Talent Solutions

WiM Illinois | Workforce Legislative Update & Talent Solutions

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

* Registration open until 6/20/22 at 10:00 AM (CST)

Event Details

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Educational Series:

Workforce Legislative Update & Talent Solutions

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

3 - 6 p.m. CT

Fogo De Chao
5460 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018

Cost to Attend:
WiM Member = $50
Nonmember = $70

Join WiM Illinois for a panel event at Fogo De Chao in Rosemont, IL! Hear insights from our expert panel on workforce strategies that are effective for companies. Our panel moderator, Maria Moran, Business Development Manager at Illinois Manufacturing Association, will provide an Illinois workforce legislative update. Join us to learn and network!

In an effort to grow our manufacturing base, we are asking that non-manufacturing representatives invite a manufacturing friend.

Meet Our Panel
Jennifer Robbins, SPHR Sr. Human Resources Manager at HydraForce

Jennifer Robbins, SPHR, is the Sr. HR Manager responsible for leading North American employees at HydraForce, Inc. The HR team is responsible for delivering HR solutions including employee relations, leadership development, recruiting, payroll, compensation, benefits and wellness. Jennifer has worked more than 20 years leading, training and strategizing in manufacturing plants.  HydraForce is a growing manufacturing company with 2500 employees globally who have an unrivaled dedication and entrepreneurial drive. That passion for hydraulic power and motion has made the company an industry leader over the past 35 years.  She finds it rewarding to be part of company with such a talented workforce, dynamic vision to be an innovative top performer and honorable core values of integrity, innovation, agility, accountability and respect.

Suzann Jonson, Human Resources Director at Middleby

Suzann Jonson joined Middleby in April 2011 as a temp employee processing payroll. This roll quickly merged to include Benefits Management and then Human Resources. The role has since been formalized and evolved into the Corporate Director of HR, bringing the brand’s purpose, allowing all Middleby employees to bring their whole self to work and to life through its people. Ms. Jonson’ s initiatives and passion points include driving a diversity strategy across all levels of the company and fostering a culture of well-being to inspire mutual learning, development, personal and career growth. Ms. Jonson has been instrumental in redefining Middleby’s benefits and launching a new Diversity and Inclusion Strategy across all brands.

Tiffany Rotondo, SHRM-CP, PHR, sHRBP Sr. Manager, Corporate Human Resources at Jel Sert

Tiffany Rotondo is the Senior Manager of Corporate Human Resources for The Jel Sert Company, located in West Chicago, IL. Tiffany has an exceptional record of leadership and professionalism along with a successful track record of identifying and providing solutions and counsel. Tiffany has been involved in a broad range of Human Resources functions including strategic planning, organizational and employee development, establishing policies and procedures, compensation programs, talent acquisition, employee relations, and employment law. Tiffany also has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with IL State and Federal regulations including FMLA, ADA, EEO, AAP and FLSA.

Moderated by Maria Moran, Business Development Manager at Illinois Manufacturing Association

Maria Moran joined the IMA in 2022 with over 20 years of manufacturing partnerships. She has been a trusted advisor to small and medium business, mid-level and enterprise organizations throughout Illinois, connecting business leaders to the experts and solutions needed to grow. Always curious and eager to learn, Maria enjoys building long lasting relationships that provide value to all stakeholders. Maria is based in Oak Brook and works primarily in Chicago, its suburbs, and the Rockford area.

Thank you to our sponsor!

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Tammy Incapreo
Tammy Incapreo
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Please Note

If you plan to attend this event, please register above and also complete WiM's 2022 COVID-19 waiver. A copy of your form will be sent to WiM automatically for our records. Please contact Audrey Imes with any questions (

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