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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Momentum Report Findings Released at Upcoming Luncheon


The fifth annual Momentum State of the Workforce report findings will be released to the public on Wednesday, February 20, during the Momentum Luncheon at the White River Conference Center. Doors open at 11 am and attendees are encouraged to get there early to enjoy a performance by the Kickapoo Chamber Choir. Special thanks to CoxHealth for being the Platinum Level sponsor for this year’s event.

This year’s keynote speaker is Mr. Laith Wardi, President and Founder of ExecutivePulse, Inc. In 1994-95, Laith pioneered the first web-based system for business retention. Today, The ExecutivePulse CRM System is an industry leading technology solution for all facets of economic development and the most widely used database for business retention and expansion in North America. ExecutivePulse is now being used in Australia as well as the United States and Canada.

“The Momentum Survey provides vital information to the local Workforce Development Board in determining strategic direction and oversight of workforce development programs and services ad-ministered through the Missouri Job Center, said Mary Ann Rojas, Workforce Development Director for the City of Springfield. Many initiatives have come as a result of the survey including Build My Future, Green for Greene, America’s Promise, Industry Roundtables and micro-grants to rural communities, Rojas said. “We look forward to sharing the results with everyone,” she added.

For more information, call Katherine Trombetta at 417-880-6306 or [email protected].


The Missouri Job Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aides and services available on request to individuals with disabilities. MO TTY users call 800-735-2966 or dial 711.

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