Thank you to those who attended our Young Leaders United Speaker Series Panel Discussion on Jan. 27. We hope the conversation encourages you to learn, grow, and discover your true passion.
A special thank you to our featured speakers: Kim Bors, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Dover Corporation, Dr. Benjamin Ritter, Founder Live for Yourself (LFY) Consulting. We appreciate the insightful conversation and tips on aligning personal and professional goals. If you were unable to attend the event, you can view a recording of the presentation and download a copy of Kim Bors’ presentation and Dr. Benjamin Ritter’s presentation.
Kimberly Bors is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Dover Corporation, having joined the Company in January 2020. She serves as an officer of the company and is responsible for all global Human Resources functions, including compensation, benefits, HR operations, talent acquisition, talent management, organizational effectiveness, leadership development and team engagement, and for Corporate Communications.
Ms. Bors has more than 35 years of global business experience across multiple industries in both senior human resources and general management roles. Prior to joining Dover, Ms. Bors served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of The Mosaic Company, responsible for all aspects of strategic human resources for this $10 billion global mining and chemical processing company.
Previously, Ms. Bors held executive-level positions at Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, IDEX, Brunswick and Outboard Marine (Chris-Craft Boats division). She holds an MBA concentrating in Finance and Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Management, both from the University of Houston. Ms. Bors also serves on the board of the American Heart Association, is Chairman of the Board of Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.
Dr. Benjamin Ritter is a leadership, career, and empowerment coach, national speaker, podcaster, author, mentor, and passionate about guiding others in finding, creating, and sustaining a career they love.
With over 10 years of experience coaching and a background in organizational leadership and adult learning theory Dr. Benjamin Ritter understands how to navigate any career path you decide you want to travel.
Since launching his coaching practice he has guided hundreds of professionals toward creating the career they love and has impacted thousands through his events and media content.
From empowering young professionals to take accountability and feel empowered over their own levels of job satisfaction and careers, to guiding senior leadership on how to stand out from the competition, develop executive presence, and discover meaningful work, Ben is an expert in his field that will guide you toward truly living for yourself at work and in life.
About Young Leaders United
United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) is a group of caring and committed young professionals on a mission to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their peers. YLU members are typically under 40 years old and engage in a wide variety of volunteer projects, networking conversations and social events.
Interested in learning more? Visit Young Leaders United landing page.