Jessica Eggers is the Chief People Officer at nbkc bank, where she oversees all facets of HR strategy and execution, as well as leading teams to provide best in class employee experience, drive company culture initiatives and focus on employee and leadership development. nbkc bank has been honored as a Best Place to Work in Kansas City for two consecutive years. In addition, nbkc bank was awarded Best Places to Work in the United States by Glassdoor, Top CEO by Glassdoor, and Best Fintech to Work For by American Banker.
Chad Johnson is the Talent Acquisition Leader at Imperial PFS, which is the industry leader in commercial premium financing. They provide short-term loans for businesses and individuals to obtain property and casualty insurance coverage, thus freeing up capital and allowing them to obtain appropriate insurance coverage. IPFS works with agency partners to ensure a seamless premium finance experience for all parties involved. What began in 1977 with one branch in Kansas City, MO has grown to more than 30 branches and over 550 Associates in the US and Canada.
Angela Kennedy is Director - Investor Relations at TeamKC. As director of the Kansas City Area Development Council's talent recruitment initiative, TeamKC: Life+Talent, Angela drives the creation and expansion of its ever-growing suite of resources to help candidates fall in love with the Kansas City region alongside a job opportunity. She shares her passion to grow OneKC by working directly with the top 300 employers in the KC area to showcase "Why KC?" to talented individuals. Angela also acts as Editor-in-Chief of KC Options magazine. Angela plays a key role in managing KCADC investor recruitment and retention, connecting member companies with opportunities across the organization.