Integrity Development Corp. CEO to deliver keynote at Leadership Conference April 6th

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Eric Ellis, President and CEO of Integrity Development Corporation, is giving the keynote address at the World Pac Paper Leadership Lecture Series at 1 p.m., Friday, April 6, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public and is part of Marietta College’s ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference.

Ellis is an accomplished business leader who has shaped high-performing cultures at Fortune 500 companies in the automotive, healthcare and consumer products industries. He is viewed as a thought leader who effectively collaborates with internal diversity practitioners and HR Leaders to develop and implement innovative D&I solutions.

He has managed training and development programs utilizing a stakeholder-centric, client satisfaction approach. Integrity Development Corporation has been recognized as the Minority Business of the Year for the State of Ohio by the National Minority Supplier Development Council in 2015. Ellis received the NAACP President’s Award in 2016 in addition to many other leadership and business awards. His client list has included some of the most admired organizations in our nation, including Toyota, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Lexmark, the United States Air Force, and many law enforcement agencies, including the Cincinnati Police Department.

Ellis’ book, entitled “Diversity Conversations,” has been reviewed by numerous TV and print media across the nation. The foreword, written by John Pepper, retired Chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble and retired Chairman of Walt Disney, states, “This is an honest book, loaded with learnings and insights expressed in real-world terms.” Required reading at several universities, Diversity Conversations has been used for training a range of audiences, including global business executives and law enforcement officers.

Ellis has a master’s degree in planning from the University of Cincinnati, and a bachelor’s degree in business from Wright State University.