Elevated Education

For years, OVD has been hosting summits – unique events that provide our clients and partners the opportunity to engage experts in discussion, ideas, and solutions.

With formats differing based on topic, many of our summits include high-level conversation, breakout sessions, and live Q&A with top organizational leaders and industry professionals.

Expect to be challenged and informed on some of the market’s most relevant issues.

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May 3, 2023

HR Summit: Mental Health - in Grand Rapids, MI

Join us for our upcoming HR Summit: Moving from Awareness to Action with Mental Health in the Workplace. We will hear from subject matter experts on topics such as:

// Mental health under the ADA + FMLA

// Suicide prevention and response

// Raising awareness and inclusivity in the workplace through well-being and wellness initiatives

We will hear from the following industry experts:

Steve Palazzolo, Senior Counsel at Warner Norcross + Judd

Kasie Pickart, Zero Suicide Initiative Project Director at Hope Network

Emily McElmurry, Director of Vocational Services at Peckham Health

Sarah George,Director of Mission Initiatives at Peckham Health

Event Details:

// 8:30 – 11:30 AM *doors will open at 8:00 am

// OVD Insurance | 2780 44th St SW, Wyoming, MI 4519

May 17, 2023

OVD: Build Safe - in Raleigh, NC

OVD will be hosting a build-safe event in Raleigh, North Carolina.

We will hear from the following subject matter experts on the topics below.

Julia Kunlo, President of Evolution Safety Resources – The quiet (and expensive) cost of poor crystalline silica management

James Washington, NC-OSHA Safety Standards Officer – A Seat for Safety in the C-Suite – OSHA top 10 & new instance by instance guidelines

Hex Armor – PPE the face of your business

Martin Henderlite, Outside Sales Rep at United Rentals – The foundation of your project… excavations

Travis Mead, Safety Director at Bobbitt Construction – Safety from the C-Suite: Leading people safely in today’s environment into the future

Event Details:

// 1:00 – 4: 00 PM

// The conference center on the 8th floor | 4242 Six Forks Road Suite 820 Raleigh, NC 27609

*Cocktails to follow

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