GRHRA Event January 19 - Putting the “Success” in Succession Planning

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What: Putting the "Success" into Succession Planning

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016

Location: The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St, Davenport

Cost: $15 for ALL GRHRA members (RSVP by end of day January 13 to avoid late charge)| $30 for GUESTS

Times: Doors open at 11:00 AM  | Meal served at 11:20 | Business Meeting | Presentation at Noon

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 Succession Planning is sometimes a tough topic to approach; however, to ensure the ongoing stability of the organization, it CANNOT be avoided. Whether you are in need of a succession plan for yourself, or for other leadership positions, this is the place to get started! 


  • Learn the steps of where to start when it comes to starting a succession planning strategy.
  • Understand how to have the critical conversations and create buy-in for the succession planning strategy with your leadership team.
  • Identify the key things you need to be focused on to move the process forward.



Cassandra Halls has worked in the Midwest for the past 7 years as a workforce development consultant. During the span of her career she has worked with individuals in career search by helping re-design resumes, polish interview skills and assisting with networking. She also provided project management to several initiatives impacting workforce development including: the Evelyn Davis Center for Working Families, Central Iowa Works and Central Iowa Careers in Financial Services. Halls has experience working in local government, non-profits, recently serving as Vice President for Goodwill of Central Iowa and corporate environments as she has also served as Vice President of Business Development for ATW Training Solutions. This is a tremendous benefit to job seekers and employers as she understands multiple perspectives when it comes to gaining and retaining employment. Halls holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from William Penn University.


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