MODERATOR & HOST
JOCELYN GIANGRANDE , PRESIDENT & FOUNDER, SASHE, LLC
Featured in Women’s Day Magazine, HR Magazine, Black Enterprise and author of the “What’s In Your Sandwich? career strategies books; 10 Surefire Ingredients for Career Success, and 7 Savvy Ingredients to Supercharge Your Confidence”, Giangrande, serves as the President and founder of SASHE, LLC, and the SASHE Career Academy for Women (SCAW). In addition to the hosting the annual 100 Women Power Connect, Jocelyn provides strategic career coaching, training & development for leaders looking to advance careers. Named one of the Top Ten Michigan Women Business Owners for her words of wisdom, Giangrande’s highly-rated presentations are motivational, engaging and leaves audiences wanting more. Launching her company SASHE, LLC in 2008, Jocelyn left the corporate world to help professionals learn how to use what they have to get what they want. A certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and a graduate of Cornell University Diversity Leadership Program, Jocelyn earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Colby College, a Masters of Arts degree in Human Resources Management from Marygrove College and is a graduate and past facilitator of Inforum’s Center for Women’s Executive Leadership program.
PRISCILLA ARCHANGEL, PH.D. PRESIDENT, ARCHANGEL & ASSOCIATES
Priscilla Archangel is a global executive with 30 years of organizational development and human resources experience with General Motors. Offering practical solutions for real challenges along with insightful and candid feedback, Priscilla has a passion for developing leaders in building high-performing, healthy teams and leadership skills for success. Her Specialty includes coaching leaders to successfully transition into new roles, implement strategies to navigate organizational networks and develop organizational cultures to achieve goals. As both an executive coach and leadership and organizational development consultant, Archangel supports individuals and teams in the automotive, healthcare, financial services, hospitality industries as well as non-profit organizations. She is also a sought-after speaker, teacher, and author/blogger and believes that “everything rises and falls on leadership.”
DR. ROSE B. BELLANCA, President & CEO Washtenaw Community College
SASHE, LLC is excited to host this year’s 100 Women Power Connect with Washtenaw Community College and the Women of Washtenaw. The program will kick-ff with a welcome from Our WELCOME HOST Dr. Rose B. Bellanca. Dr. Bellanca is the first woman to lead the institution’s organization, administration and strategic direction, while serving more than 100,000 students and community members annually, employing nearly 1,500 employees and an operational budget over $100 million. A strong advocate for the skilled trades, Dr. Bellanca is also the first in her family to attend college. With an unconventional career journey, she has over 20 years of executive leadership. Prior to joining Washtenaw Community College, Dr. Bellanca also served as the President of Northwood University’s West Palm Beach Campus, the President of St. Clair Community College and the Provost of Macomb Community College. She’s the fourth president to lead Washtenaw Community College since its inception in 1965.
EXECUTIVE MENTOR PANEL
ROBERT G. RINEY, PRESIDENT HEALTHCARE OPERATIONS & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM
Bob oversees all hospital and service operations for the six-hospital health system consisting of more than 60 clinical locations, 30,000 employees and annual revenues of $6 billion. In addition, Bob is responsible for Corporate Information Technology, Corporate Facilities & Security, International Strategies, and the System Chief Nursing Office. A graduate of Wayne State University, Bob joined Henry Ford Health System, (HFHS) in 1978 and has worked in almost every business unit. His career track contributed to his deep understanding of health system operations and organizational culture and its impact on operating performance. Bob held numerous HFHS leadership positions including: SVP and chief administrative officer, SVP and chief human resources officer and vice president of organizational design and effectiveness. Bob’s past board and community roles include: board president, Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit; board member, Wayne State University School of Business Administration; board president/ member, Dominican Healthcare Board; board chair/ member, Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau; board member, ACCESS; president, American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration; chair, Leadership Detroit; and board member, American Hospital Association Commission on Workforce.
VERETTA NIX, DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES ZINGERMAN’S COMMUNITY OF BUSINESSES- PRESIDENT, TOTAL TALENTS, LLC
As Director of Human Resources for Zingerman’s Department for People and the President of Total Talents, LLC, Veretta leads the HR team serving the 13 businesses that comprise Zingerman’s Community of Businesses. Under Veretta’s leadership, her team manages all human resources functions including: recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, compensation & benefits, payroll administration, employee engagement, HR policy development, human resources information system and learning and performance management and hiring practices. Nix also serves as an advisor to the Diversity & Inclusion Committee. As the President of Total Talents, LLC she assists individuals, teams and organizations in maximizing their talents to improve performance and achieve professional and organization success. Veretta has a B.A. in Sociology from Fisk University and a M.A. in Sociology from the University of Chicago. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Hogan Personality Assessments administer and is a certified Linkage Inc. coach. A lifetime member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) and Detroit Society for Human Resource Management (DETSHRM) board member for educational programming.
BRAD COULTER, PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER , MATRIX HUMAN SERVICES
Brad is President & CEO of one of the largest non-profits serving the city of Detroit, providing pre-K Head Start education to over 1,700 children, after school programming for teens, workforce development for adults, and has a large HIV outreach program. Brad has over 30 years of business experience including 13 years as a turnaround consultant and before that, 14 years with Guardian Industries. Before joining Matrix Human Services. Matrix, Brad was the state appointed Emergency Manager for the City of Lincoln Park. During his tenure, he focused not only on fixing the City’s cost structure, but also on protecting property values, maintaining city services and restoring a sense of community. While at Guardian, Brad spent eight years in Asia including five years in India. He has extensive experience working in developing countries that suffer from extreme poverty. This experience sparked his desire to work on solutions to poverty here in Detroit. He grew up in Midland Michigan and has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Albion College as well as an MBA in Finance from Indiana University.