Out & About In Atlanta, Detroit and Las Vegas!

Lee at the Emergency Response Panel
Brenna Biggs at the NMSDC Conference
Ken at the Money20/20 Conference

Astyra was selected by Dominion Energy to attend the Energizing Powerful Connections; 14th Annual Utility Industry Supplier Diversity Event in Atlanta. Director of Fulfillment, Lee Rattigan and Account Manager, Brenna Caton participated in Case Study Panels and Power Pitches related to the Utility/Energy industry.

Lee was invited to participate in a panel revolving around Emergency Response.
 
Lee and Brenna also attended the NMSDC Conference in Detroit, MI where they had the opportunity to network with companies as a diverse supplier.
 
In October, Ken Ampy attended the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas. Money20/20 is the world’s largest conference for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services. FinTech is the fast emerging industry around new technologies and innovations that aims to compete with traditional methods in the delivery of financial services.
 
Ken attended the conference on behalf of the Virginia Credit Union where he serves as a board member.

Career Services Advisory Council

Staffing Manager, Dionne Dow is amember of the University of Richmond’s Career Services Advisory Council and attended an all day meeting with other members from a variety of prestigious companies in Richmond, in October.

During the meeting, Dionne met with Study Abroad Students (students attending U of R who had spent at least one semester studying in another country) and they discussed how the students could leverage the value of study abroad when they start to seek employment.

Dionne and other members of the council discussed trends and best practices. They also met with the Professor of Management from the Robins School of Business, to discuss strategies for how business students can be better positioned and prepared to enter the workplace after graduation.