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Bottom Line of Disabilities: Session II: Models of Corporate Social Responsibility that Make a Difference

VIDEO April 3, 2019

Speaker / Author

Jay Francis

Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Miller Family Philanthropy

Jay Francis has been with the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies (LHM Group) for 29 years, and is currently the executive vice president for Corporate Affairs and Miller Family Philanthropy. In this role, he directs corporate events, community relations and philanthropy as he oversees the Larry H. Miller Education Foundation, the Driven 2 Teach program, Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation and Larry H. Miller Charities. Jay is also the executive editor of Winning Spirit, the employee magazine. Prior to his current appointment, Jay was the executive vice president of operations for Larry H. Miller Management Corporation and had ... Read More

Jeff Miller

General Manager and part owner of both the Mark Miller Subaru Dealerships and JCO Financial

Jeff has been with the Mark Miller Organization since 2003. He received his MBA from the University of Utah in 2010 and his Bachelors in Business from University of Southern California in 2002. He is a member of various prestigious corporate boards including the regional dealer advisory board for Subaru of America, the Dealertrack Technologies National Advisory Board, the Dealertrack DMS Client Advisory Board. He is also very involved with the community serving on the Boards of the Ronald McDonald House of the Intermountain Area and the Boys and Girls Club of Sale Lake City. He works tirelessly to ensure ... Read More

Jennifer Hwu

CEO, InnoSys, Inc.

Almost 30 years ago, Jennifer Hwu quit her job as a high school physics teacher in Taiwan and moved to California to study electrical engineering at UCLA. After earning a master's and Ph.D., Hwu accepted a job as a professor at the University of Utah. Twelve years later, she decided she wanted to put her research to use and started InnoSys, a company that manufactures electronic components for electric systems and applications, such as the electric units inside LED lighting. InnoSys is moving from the private sector and will offer consumer products later this year, a shift that she anticipates ... Read More

Safia Keller

Chief Employment Development Officer, Columbus Community Center

Safia comes to Columbus with 10 years of experience in fundraising and 11 years of experience in sales and program creation. She worked at Westminster College as director of corporate relations for 10 years and prior to that was the group and corporate sales director for 14 cities for Broadway Across America for 11 years. She received her BA in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Salt Lake City and is the current Chair of the Utah Women’s Giving Circle. She sits on several boards in the community including ... Read More

Elizabeth Whisamore, SPHR

Executive Vice President of Human Relations, Zions Bancorpation

Beth Whisamore is an Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Zions Bancorporation. In her current role as Director of Employee Services, Beth and her team focus on escalated employee relations, employee related shared service functions, employee engagement, policy and practice standardization and interface with legal, compliance and audit. Beth has worked in Human Resources for 20 years spending the first decade of her career working for an HR management consulting company based in Northern Virginia that consulted primarily to the Federal Government. In 2009, Beth relocated to Salt Lake City and spent two years as the HR Manager for ... Read More

Jamee Rawlings Beus

Trust Specialist, Zions Bank.

Jamee first came to Zions as an Intern, as part of the Zions Bank’s internship program for individuals with disabilities. When she was 13 years old she was diagnosed with a brain tumor, which upon removal took the use of her left arm, foot, and damaged some left side peripheral vision. Since this time, she has overcome these challenges that she was faced with and relearned how to do everything in her life. Despite not being able to use her left hand, there isn’t anything that Jamee isn’t able to accomplish. If there is a will, there is a way. ... Read More