Chicago United’s 7th Annual Changing Color of
Leadership Conference Grants Unprecedented
Access to Some of Chicago’s Most Successful
Cutting-Edge Forums Designed to Advance Diverse Leaders
September 16, 2010 01:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time
CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Attendees at this year’s Chicago United Changing Color of
Leadership Conference can anticipate gleaning leadership insights from some of Chicago’s most respected chief
executives as the business community gathers to discuss advancing multiracial leadership in business locally and
globally on November 18 at the Hilton Chicago.
Raymond F. McCaskey, retired CEO of Health Care Service Corp., Timothy Schwertfeger, retired CEO of
Nuveen Investments, and Tom Burrell, founder and retired chairman of Burrell Communications, will showcase “The
CEO Forum” at the 2010 conference. With the theme of Innovation, Knowledge, Teamwork: The Power of
Leadership, the conference will also feature The Leadership Forum, in which corporate senior leaders and minority
entrepreneurs will probe diversity and inclusion development concepts and best practices.
“Attendeeswon’t want to miss this year’s CEO Forum,” said Gloria Castillo, president of Chicago United. “It offers
a unique opportunity to hear from innovators who have led some of Chicago’s most successful companies.”
McCaskey will deliver a presentation on the Building Blocks of Success: Leadership Development, Retention
and Succession Planning, Schwertfeger will let participants know how to Accelerate Leadership in a Global
Environment, andBurrell, the author of Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority, will speak about
Transcending Myths to Master the Game.
The keynote speaker for the conference’s diversity leadership luncheon will be Carolyn Woo, Dean of the Mendoza
College of Business at the University Of Notre Dame. Dr. Woo is a noted entrepreneurial expertwho has consulted
for several Fortune 500 companies. She will address themes relating to the role of bu