SHFM 2020 Local Event

SHFM 2020 Virtual Local Event: Accelerating the Pace of Change

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While SHFM maintains a strong national presence, the heart of the society lies in geographic regions. This year, SHFM is pleased to offer the first virtual SHFM Local Event. The session will kick off with Susie Weintraub, CEO, Envision Group, a division of Compass Group, and special guest speakers who will explore innovative, and ever-evolving, hospitality solutions for the now, near and far. Hear how you can continue to create extraordinary hospitality experiences with the challenges of today - and the future. We'll continue the discussion as we break out into local market rooms for thoughtful conversation and networking time.

November 10 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.
Local Markets
(select your market or market you would like to network with at registration) :  Atlanta, Boston, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Florida, New York City, Philadelphia, Texas and Washington D.C. 

Member: Free!
Non-Member: $25

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Laura Moore
Communications Director, Envision Group, a division of Compass Group

With a passion for creating positive impact and connecting with people, Laura Moore leads the Envision Group communications team to inspire engagement in company-wide initiatives. She hosts the NEXTalk podcast series with industry and Compass thought leaders, is a founding member of the global day of action, Stop Food Waste Day and Chef Appreciation Week, the international celebration of our heroes behind the food and service. 

Prior to Compass, Laura managed marketing and product development of consumer packaged goods, selling to the largest retailers in the world. She received her Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and started her career in broadcast news.
Susie Weintraub
Chief Executive Officer, Envision Group, a division of Compass Group

Susie Weintraub spearheads the development of marketing, innovation, sustainability and wellness strategies for Envision Group. The company is challenged with driving commercial results while doing the right thing for people and planet. This includes areas such as open innovation, maintaining an entrepreneurial culture, identifying trends in food and hospitality, developing new business models and design solutions, and securing innovative partners to help drive our initiatives and mission forward.
Susie’s career with Compass Group began in 1993 as a Marketing Manager at Ohio Wesleyan University. In June 2001, she was named the Director of Marketing for the Eurest division of Compass Group and became CEO for Envision Group in March 2018. Susie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Toledo.
Scott Wu
Chief Technology Officer, Compass Digital Labs, a division of Compass Group
Scott Wu is the CTO of Compass Digital Labs with the mission to create extraordinary customer experiences through technology in food hospitality. After studying Electrical Engineering, Scott has been building high performance teams to drive innovation in multi-billion-dollar organizations.
At Compass Digital Labs, Scott has grown and integrated design, product, engineering and data science teams to create products and solutions in food hospitality. He recently launched Compass Digital Ventures which will accelerate the speed of innovation in Compass Group North America.


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