Presented by: Brenda Neckvatal,
Founder of Phase II and President/Owner of Best Practices
Co-presenters: Thomas Hardee and Jim Foreman
Location: The Founders Inn, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Registration and Lunch: 11:15 am - Noon
Presentation: Noon - 1:00 pm (*NOTE: Due to HRCI guidelines lunch will not be available after Noon.)
(HRCI AND SHRM credits pending.)
Ms. Neckvatal will be discussing the five key things she's learned working with SEALs and how they can be applied in Human Resources. Her co-presenter Mr. Hardee will be talking about translating military benefits and how to effectively expand benefits for former military employees and recruits, and co-presenter Mr. Foreman will be speaking about leadership qualities in Human Resources – how being qualified is different than being competent. This will be a dynamic presentation with some great speakers bringing a unique perspective to important employment topics.
About the Speaker:
Brenda Neckvatal is a practicing Human Resource professional and business consultant with over 30 years of experience. She has a highly diverse business background, having experienced five Fortune 500 corporations, consulted over 350 c-suite executives, and led the reformation of HR infrastructure within 250 small businesses. Prior to earning her Bachelors Degree from the University of Richmond in 2009, she was diagnosed as a dyslexic. Brenda identified means to help her transform from a C, D, F student into a Magna Cum Laude graduate. In 2013 she earned her Masters in Business Administration from Capella University.
She is an aa specialist in the field of government contracting compliance and has a deep understanding of the SEAL mindset. In 2016 she pursued a volunteer position as an Executive Coach with The Honor Foundation and established a solid reputation in the SEAL community. She started Phase II Consulting in January 2017, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides pro bono business consulting, executive coaching, and wellness support to SEALs and SWCC. Her journey exposed her to the varying physical and neurological needs of these elite combat veterans, and was invited to become a member of the Veteran Wellness Center Board of Directors. Through this relationship, she has begun to bring awareness of Americans with Disabilities Act in the civilian workplace (post NSW career) and neuropathic treatments to the Naval Special Warfare community. She continues to find new opportunities to share these highly effective programs to those in need.