Business Solutions in the World of COVID-19” will be a virtual event to allow a hearty discussion of ongoing challenges as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’d like to hear feedback from our major industries and/or employers on ways the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce and Town of West Hartford can help support business continuity, including what to do now and what to do next. This roundtable discussion will be hosted by the West Hartford Chamber’s Economic Development Committee along with invited guests from the Town Council’s Special Committee on Workforce and Economic Recovery, allowing for business owners and community leaders to connect on important issues during this unprecedented time.
The roundtable will consist of one Chamber-member business representative from each of our major industries and/or major employers. Panelists are as follows:
Healthcare- Hartford Healthcare
Manufacturing- Legrand North America - Vice President and General Manager – Wiremold Scott Bausch
Retail- Fleet Feet – Owner Stephanie Blozy
Education- University of Saint Joseph- President Rhona Free
Non-profit- Future’s Inc. – President & CEO Pamela DonAroma
Fitness- Lifer Fitness Studio – Owner Debra Fountain
Property Manager- RLM Co. -Owner Mike Mahoney
Restaurant – DORO Restaurant Group - COO Scott Miller
Health Care - Hartford HealtCare - Dr. Mitch McClure
Home Improvement/Construction- West Hartford Lock – Eric Brown & Juri Kotowitz
We will plan on hearing opening remarks from each panelist (5-minutes per person), followed by questions which will be shared with panelists in advance. Lastly, we will allow for a Q&A portion from one designated representative from the Chamber’s Economic Development Committee and the Council’s Special Recovery Committee, followed by closing remarks. Questions will also be taken from virtual attendees as time permits.