National Workforce Strategist Addresses Labor Force Challenges at Upcoming Luncheon

Northwest Florida – Kate McEnroe of Kate McEnroe Consulting, based in Chicago, Illinois, is a nationally-recognized workforce and data strategist who will speak at a luncheon on October 5th, 2023, in a presentation titled “Difficult Conversations About Workforce.” This topic is timely for the two hosting organizations of the luncheon, Florida’s Great Northwest and Opportunity Florida, both regional economic development organizations in Northwest Florida, working to add more quality jobs to our economy.

“Talent gaps. Inflation. Affordable housing. Childcare. These are just some of the issues facing job seekers and employers today,” said Jennifer Conoley, President & CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest. “We are bringing in Kate McEnroe to have a frank, fair, and direct conversation about labor force issues. When it comes to economic development, workforce is one of the top considerations for companies when selecting a location to expand.”

Kate McEnroe has been providing location selection and economic development consulting for over 25 years. With a direct style and flexible approach, she has designed high-impact business cases for workforce assets, applied data visualization principles to the task of marketing places, and recommended experience-inspired strategies for total talent solutions for economic development organizations across the United States.

Event Details
October 5, 2023
11:00 am to 1:00 pm CST
Watercolor Lakehouse in Santa Rosa Beach, FL

For tickets or additional information, visit: https://difficultconvosworkforce.rsvpify.com/

Join other business leaders in Northwest Florida as we have this very meaningful discussion.


About Florida's Great Northest

Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. The organization is an investor‐supported 501(c)(6) not for profit corporation created to promote Northwest Florida for economic growth and diversification, advocate for economic development issues that affect the region, and collaborate to improve regional competitiveness. 



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