KCUC Monthly Meetings


February 2020 KCUC Meeting


Shelonda Darling of Crescendo Strategies will discuss “Communicating More Effectively Across a Diverse Workforce”, an overview of the various diversity and differences that impact communication effectiveness and cause unnecessary misunderstandings. 


Location:  Crowne Plaza - Coronet B Room
Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2020

7:15 AM - Sign in and networking
8:00 AM - Breakfast
8:30 AM - KCUC organizational items, followed by Guest Speaker
9:30 AM - Adjourn


Reservations For This Meeting

Please make a reservation by clicking here to complete the reservation form if planning to attend this event.

We request reservations be made no later than Monday, February 10, 2020 to ensure an accurate count for breakfast.


About Our Guest Speaker

Shelonda Darling is a Workforce Retention Strategist at Crescendo Strategies. She helps organizational leaders identify what's happening with the current employment landscape and she shifts manager mindsets so they can better lead and retain today's new workforce.

She has used her expertise in a variety of corporate teams: Training and Development, Employee Engagement, HR Communications, and Corporate Communications, where she has discovered the power in storytelling that gives employees a sense of belonging and pride in their company.

As an early Millennial herself, Shelonda sits in the sweet spot for bridging the generational gaps because she can speak to both the expectations of traditional managers and the evolved expectations of today's new workforce.

She is a graduate of DePauw University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies.


Future KCUC Meetings

MARCH 2020
TOPIC:  Technology Trends in Construction
SPEAKER:  Rob Fischer of Construction Users Roundtable
LOCATION:  Louisville Crowne Plaza
DATE: March 18, 2020 for Breakfast

APRIL 2020
TOPIC:  SkillsUSA Kentucky Carpentry Competition
LOCATION:  Carpenters Training Center
DATE: April 17, 2020

MAY 2020
TOPIC:  Legal Marijuana and Workplace Safety
SPEAKER:  Steve Smith of Goldberg Simpson
LOCATION:  Louisville Crowne Plaza
DATE: May 20, 2020 for Breakfast


Past KCUC Meetings