Board Converting News, April 26, 2021

AICC Emerging Leaders (CONT’D FROM PAGE 16)

and is often reported in EL surveys as one of the most valuable parts of the program. To address this desire of ELs, the programs sponsors: Scott Ellis and Virginia Hum- phrey; along with the EL delegates, have planned a series of virtual C-Suite webinars to be held quarterly. Each of the C-suite webinars will cover a different topic including: Finance, Operations, Sales and Human Resources, and in- clude a time for questions from the ELs.

premise on relationship building and personal interac- tions. These relationships could take years to grow and come to fruition. This program gives people a safe place to learn, ask questions and build their network, while grow- ing professionally,” said Cassi Malone, Emerging Leaders Junior Delegate.

In 2019, ELs traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, for the annual Chairman’s Field Trip.

Access To Executives The next piece of the plan to tackle was to provide ELs with direct access to “C-level” executives within and outside of the corrugated industry. Access to executives has been high on the priority list for current EL members

In February, ELs joined virtually to hear from Kevin and Matt Ausburn of SMC Packaging. They learned about leadership challenges, success tips and lessons learned throughout their years of growing their ESOP company.



April 26, 2021

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