Time Efficient Volunteerism for Busy Staff
By Sarah Ford on January 29, 2013
Chris Jarvis, Senior Consultant, Realized Worth: Chris Jarvis is the Co-Founder and Senior Consultant for Realized Worth, a leading employee volunteering and CSR consulting firm. Chris provides training and hands-on involvement in the design and implementation of outstanding and sustainable employee volunteer programs for businesses interested in leveraging their CSR programs and differentiating their corporate culture. Over the past 20 years, Chris has worked alongside nonprofit organizations ranging from urban centers in North America to the slums of Kibera, Kenya to develop their volunteer programs. Recently, Chris has consulted with companies around the world such as the National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia, Text 100 in Hong Kong, as well as numerous Canadian and US companies on the topics of employee engagement through volunteering and social media.
Spring Lacy, Vice President, Employee Engagement & Volunteerism JPMorgan Chase & Co: Spring Lacy joined JPMorgan Chase in October 2007 and is Vice President, Employee Engagement & Volunteerism. In this role Spring is responsible for engaging employees in local markets in support of the global employee engagement strategy. Spring provides consulting to over 50 Volunteer Leadership Groups across the globe with an emphasis on providing leadership and guidance as they execute on the strategy. She also manages the firm's volunteer grant and matching gift programs and the employee giving campaign providing employees with opportunities to do 'Good Works' in the communities where they live and work.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase Spring was Director of Operations and Community Initiatives for Central Jersey Community Development Corporation where she was responsible for managing community relationships, planning special events and managing contracts and vendor relationships. Spring earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College and a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Administration. She lives in West Orange, NJ with her husband Bert, her children Evan and Kendall.
John Lyles, Lockheed Martin: Jon Lyles is currently the Volunteer Programs Manager for Lockheed Martin at their corporate headquarters in Bethesda, MD. His role and responsibilities include managing national partnerships and corporate contributions. Prior to working for Lockheed, Jon served as the Associate Director for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area from 1999-2003 where he managed federal employee workplace giving campaigns for the US State Department, Census, Commence, Agriculture and the Labor Department. From 2003-2008, Jon served as a corporate account manager at United Way of America on their National Corporate Leadership Team providing strategic philanthropic support for Fortune 500 companies such as Dominion Energy, Eli Lily, Macy's, Proctor & Gamble and Marriott Corporation. Jon also served as a Development Consultant for the Home Safety Council and KaBOOM! Jon is currently a committee member of the Montgomery County Corporate Volunteer Council. Jon is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, IL with a degree in Marketing.
Tracy Pearce, Global Corporate Responsibility ntergration Manager, Aegis Group: Tracy Pearce is the Global Corporate Responsibility Integration Manager at Aegis Group, one of the world's largest digital and media communications companies. Tracy works to embed sustainability and sustainable behavior across a network of over 12,000 employees, implements initiatives around environment and community action and leads over 150 champions on the Aegis CARES, Green Bean and GlobalGiving TIME programs. Tracy has a long track record in media and marketing and has been with Aegis Group for 12 years. Her prior roles were within corporate communications and marketing for the Americas across the Carat, Vizeum, iProspect, Isobar and Posterscope brands. Within her role, Tracy volunteers with The Children's Aid Society and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Recorded on April 4, 2012 at the 11th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism. Learn more at http://www.charitiesatwork.org