The Elephant in the Room (A conversation on race and gender)
We all know this can get a little awkward, but it’s a conversation we can’t avoid. What conversations do minorities in your organization desire to have with you? Does your leadership communicate exclusion or inclusion? Learn how to build a diverse team, and an organization where everyone feels both welcomed and a chance at equal opportunity.
Meet our speaker, Ronaldo Hardy
Ronaldo is a powerhouse speaker and executive with the personal mission, “To change the world by building people that change the world.”
As a purpose-driven, high-results CEO, Ronaldo led Southwest Louisiana FCU (SWLFCU) to become a certified CDFI and $950,000 CDFI Award-Winner working with CU Strategic Planning. His legacy at SWLFCU is the development of an executive team capable of maintaining the phenomenal 1.28% ROA, 7% yield on average loans and more than 10% annual loan growth left in their hands.
Ronaldo is a thought leader and highly sought-after speaker on Diversity Equity and Inclusion raising awareness of and knowledge about the practicum as a keynote speaker at CUNA Management School, SW CUNA Management School, Western CUNA Management Alumni Association, CUES, and the NCUA’s Inaugural Diversity Summit. He is published in The Credit Union Journal, CU Times, CU Insight, Credit Union Magazine and CU Today. Dozens of peer CEOs receive his counsel annually including in recovering from, responding to and establishing new processes in the wake of the industry’s most significant, headline-making racial crises in 2018 and 2019.
Ronaldo received holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Science in Human Resource Education with a concentration in Leadership Development. He is an alumnus of the Urban Leadership Development Institute and CUES Institute at the Wharton School of Business.
He is defined first and foremost by his faith in God and love of his family. He is the founder and lead pastor of the All Nations Worship Assembly Baton Rouge, a congregation of 600. Ronaldo is a father to four beautiful children with his wife Cristian.
A message from your King County Chapter of Credit Unions Board
As a board, we seek speakers with expertise in their fields, who will provide valuable insights and knowledge. As such, we believe strongly in compensating our speakers for their time and for sharing their knowledge with our constituents. While we are offering this webinar free of charge, we welcome any contributions you may wish to make. Contributions will go directly to covering event costs. Thank you for your consideration.