Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm ET | 11:30 am CT
Employment Impact of Cannabis Legalization
Vice President of Human Resources
Rachel is Vice President of Human Resources at VelocityEHS. VelocityEHS is the largest and fastest growing environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software company in the world. More than 8 million people rely on our innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions to do their jobs safely and protect the environment. Rachel is responsible for directing all of the company’s human resources initiatives, including talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance development and policy and process execution. Rachel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Illinois State University, a SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resource Management, and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute.
Vice President and Senior Counsel, Litigation
Courtney Ofosu is the Vice President and Senior Counsel, Litigation at Guaranteed Rate. Prior to joining Guaranteed Rate, Ms. Ofosu practiced labor and employment at a large law firm in Chicago. Ms. Ofosu’s practice covers a broad-base of employment-related matters. She has handled single and multi-plaintiff matters under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as well as various state and local discrimination and employment laws, including the Illinois Human Rights Act and the Illinois Whistleblower Act. She also has experience counseling employers on a multitude of human resources issues, including personnel policies, employee handbooks and severance agreements.