HR, Office Culture & Diversity Forum
Cheryl Rosenbloom is Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity Outreach for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. She reports to Bonnie Hammer, Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.
Rosenbloom leads Human Resources for all NBCU Cable Entertainment properties including USA Network, SYFY, Bravo, E! Entertainment, Oxygen, Universal Kids, the portfolio’s two Hollywood studios, Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios, as well as the digital business Craftsy. She also oversees Diversity Outreach for the portfolio including workforce planning, diversity initiatives, and support for of the group’s pipeline of original content.
Previously, Rosenbloom served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for NBCU Cable and Distribution. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Human Resources for NBCU’s Finance, Legal, Business Development, Digital and Corporate Communications Organizations. For three years, Rosenbloom was Director, Human Resources for WNBC, NBC’s flagship owned and operated station in New York City. Before joining WNBC, she worked in the NBC Television Stations Division where she was Director, Human Resources. In that capacity she supported the division's National Sales Organization, News Programming and IT/Digitization teams, while managing the division's Sales Associates Training Program. Rosenbloom was also the Human Resources lead on the NBC acquisition and integration of KNTV-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in San Jose, California.
Rosenbloom also held a Human Resource Manager role within NBC's IT and Quality Organizations, supporting the company's Chief Information Officer. She was promoted to that role in 2001 after serving as Manager, Human Resources for then startup CNBC.com. She joined NBC in 1998 as an associate on the GE Human Resources Leadership program. Prior to NBC, Cheryl worked as a consultant and trainer for Ernst & Young, LLP.
Rosenbloom holds a master's degree in business administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Laurie Ledford is Chief Human Resources Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a Fortune 250 global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and people. Ms. Ledford is responsible for the firm’s human capital and talent strategy and the delivery of human resources services to nearly 65,000 colleagues worldwide. She also oversees the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility area. She is a member of the Marsh & McLennan Companies Executive Committee.
Previously, Ms. Ledford served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Marsh, a global provider of insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, a position she assumed in 2006. Ms. Ledford joined Marsh in 2000 and held a number of leadership positions before assuming the CHRO role, including Senior Human Resources Director for international specialty operations, which comprised the firm’s operations in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia/Pacific, and Africa. Earlier, she held positions in Corporate Human Resources, Private Client Services, and Mobility and Succession Planning.
Before joining Marsh, Ms. Ledford was with Citibank for six years and held positions in recruitment, staffing, and development before becoming senior human resources officer for the firm’s US branch network, including Operations, Retail Brokerage, and Business Banking.
Earlier in her career she was with NationsBank (now Bank of America), where she held a variety of positions over a 15-year period, culminating with vice president of human resources responsible for staffing and management development.
Ms. Ledford earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic University and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.
Hani Goldstein is the CEO & Co-founder of Snappy Gifts. She earned her degrees in Business, Law, and Psychology from IDC and Tel Aviv University. Prior to university, she served in the Israeli Defense Forces as an Infantry Instructor and Commander. She later went on to work in the District Attorney's Office in Israel as an attorney. In 2015, Hani co-founded Snappy gifts, an employee rewards and engagement platform. Hani’s team has grown Snappy to over 200 clients from their headquarters in New York City.
YJP is an exclusive community dedicated to connecting young professionals with industry leaders. Join us as we discuss what HR experts are looking for when they hire top talent and how to retain them with a stellar office culture. We will be serving sushi, signature cocktails, and strategic networking as we convene with the industry's top movers and shakers!
1. How will technology impact the future workforce?
2. How do you create belonging and inclusion in a large organization?
3. Does a strong corporate responsibility program, increase employee loyalty?
4. How do you keep your employees excited and empowered by your company's mission?
6:00 - 7:00 PM | Cocktail Reception & Sushi
7:00 - 8:15 PM | Panel
8:15 - 9:00 PM | Post-Session Networking & Cocktails
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This event starts on Thursday June 6th at 6:00 PM.