President and Principal ConsultantCompany: Report Partners, LLC
Role: Session Presenter Session: Recruit to Include! How Smart Procedures, Interviewing Techniques, and Cultural Awareness Skills Improve Results Fast! (S4-A)
With passion for inclusion, Ms. Keppers works as an independent consultant specializing in affirmative action compliance, alignment of inclusive practices into HR systems and procedures, process evaluation and improvement, risk mitigation and strategic planning. She enjoys helping people of all backgrounds build their understanding of diversity topics, comfort with differences and cultural proficiency. She specializes in working with federal and state contractors to develop affirmative action plans and incorporate HR practices that move beyond simply meeting compliance requirements to help support achievement of inclusive practices and strategic business objectives. Ms. Keppers has extensive HR experience and has worked globally. She worked in Medtronic’s Office of Workplace Inclusion, enhancing and reinforcing inclusive employment practices. Ms. Keppers’ background combines HR, IT, process improvement and change management experience across a variety of industries and companies of all sizes. Ms. Keppers has an MBA in HR and Information Technology, certifications in Organizational Development from the NTL Institute and Project Management through George Washington University. She lives with her family in Duluth, MN and volunteers for an equestrian therapeutic riding organization that serves individuals with disabilities.