Business and Bagels: Building Team Energy for the Win


Business and Bagels will be offered live, online as “The Virtual Bagel” through videoconferencing. The session will take place from 8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.  If you have questions, please reach out to us.


Are you working to build momentum among your team to take on the New Year or for a special project? Are you preparing your team to release a new product or service? Gearing up for a marketing campaign or fundraising drive? Perhaps you will soon issue an annual report to call attention to successful team effort… Prepare your team for these important benchmarks by learning practical approaches focused on inspiring others, setting mutual goals, and building team persistence during the November 17 Business and Bagels. Key speaker, Jessica Richards serves as Senior Director of the Master of Science in Marketing Research program. She will reference her team’s journey to becoming the #1 marketing research program in the world while relaying proven techniques for bringing people together around a shared goal.


Jessica Richards holds a Master of Business Administration and nearly 20 years of business and leadership experience. Before becoming Program Director, Jessica co-managed several multi-million-dollar Verizon Wireless locations, and operations for the Marketing and Supply Chain Departments at the college. She has led recruiting, career development, and marketing for the Michigan Army National Guard. Jessica achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant in the Michigan Army National Guard and is a military combat service veteran, serving overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals and is decorated with many national awards from eight years of honorable service.



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