The CHBC 2021-2022 Seminar Series Presents

"Navigating the post-pandemic landscape, understanding the new needs of your workforce and supporting them where they are”

Thursday, August 19th
12:00 am - 2:00 pm, EST 
About the Seminar:
The Charleston Healthy Business Challenge presents our first in-person seminar of the 2021-2022 Challenge Year.

Attendees will learn from industry leaders from across all sectors of business as they share how they continue to navigate workforce wellbeing in the wake of the pandemic.

Panelists span a variety of industries and sectors of business and will discuss the implications of the pandemic on their workforce and workflow, and will highlight strategies that enable employers to best support the health and wellbeing of their workforce in this new and ever-changing landscape.

*Please note: There are a limited number of attendee spots available due to health and safety protocol. All CHBC members and new organizations are strongly encouraged to RSVP in order to reserve their spots. 

About Our Panelists
Jack Harvey
Jack Harvey is Founder and CEO of Accelarise, a growth consulting firm based in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to Accelarise, Jack has helped grow renowned healthcare brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and GSK. He has built strong relationships with leaders like Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN, 60 Minutes). He also served as EVP of Strategy for TechStars juggernaut GNIP, which generated a nine-figure exit to Twitter.

As President and CEO of Own The Room, Jack expanded market reach to over one hundred Global 500 companies in twenty-seven countries. With expertise in data science, social media, ad tech, mobile payments, and software, Jack has played a vital role in launching new consumer products, services, and technologies across Asia and Europe.

He has built powerful relationships with Global 200 organizations and raised capital essential for disruptive leaders and teams to scale their business. Jack collaborated with top industry leaders at ABC, NBC, CBS, and News Corp on new opportunities for video-on-demand and television, the output of which paved the way for the creation of Hulu.

David Ginn
As President and CEO of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, David works closely with the region's top business, academic and political leaders to shape and execute a comprehensive regional economic development strategy. He also leads the organization's day-to-day efforts, and is directly involved with global business development and global marketing initiatives.

David has been with the CRDA since its inception, serving as the organization's executive vice president and project director before being named president and CEO in 2000. A Certified Economic Development professional, he maintains a comprehensive awareness of current issues in economic development, thanks in part to affiliations with the International Economic Development Council and as past president of the S.C. Economic Developers Association. He has also held professional economic development and industrial marketing positions in Atlanta and Savannah.

David grew up in the Atlanta area, and holds a degree in economics and international business from the University of Southern Mississippi. He also studied abroad at the London School of Economics. He and his wife, Jean, live in Mount Pleasant with their two children.

Michaele Frampton
Michaele Frampton has been with the Frampton Construction team since its inception, filling a variety of roles as the company has grown and evolved. Michaele graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration. 
A truly adaptable and dedicated team member, Michaele filled a range of positions to fit the needs of a growing company. Some days were filled with financial and accounting tasks, while others were focused on marketing and business development. She also undertook responsibility for the company’s human resources and community service efforts.  

Having successfully put the infrastructure in place for a growing company to thrive, and with a growing family of her own, Michaele’s current role has narrowed to focus on human resources, employee benefits, and community outreach.  

As a founding member of The American Heart Association’s Hard Hats with Heart campaign, Michaele helps bring awareness to heart disease prevention in the construction industry by encouraging wellness in the workplace through wellness commitments, awareness campaigns, and interest/support groups.  

Frampton Construction is strongly committed to serving its community and to building a supportive company culture for its team members. Michaele is a true champion of both of these commitments and has been invaluable in their preservation as the company grows and changes. 

Adrian Cain
With a passion for leadership development, regional collaboration and consensus building, Adrian Cain serves as the Senior Vice President of Leadership and Chamber Programs for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. Adrian oversees four Local Area Chambers, a comprehensive Leadership Platform, the Chamber’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work and member programs delivered across the Chamber’s tri-county service area. He also serves as Executive Director for the LEADCHS Foundation
Adrian has dedicated his career to inspiring and leading transformational and organizational change, economic mobility, and leadership development. He has accounted for more than $200 million of investments ranging from technology and engineering research to local grassroots efforts. Prior to joining the Metro Chamber, he served as the Director of Development for the Lowcountry Land Trust, Chief Development Officer for the South Carolina Aquarium, and as the Senior Director of Development and Associate Dean for the School of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.  
He holds a BA in History and Education, and an MA in Business and Rhetorical Communications from Marshall University, and MPM in Public Policy and Management from the Heinz School at Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds the (IOM) Institute of Organization Management designation from the US Chamber of Commerce and the (CCE) Certified Chamber of Commerce Executive from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He serves as an Aspen Development Forum Fellow, a Riley Institute Fellow with Furman University, serves on the nation Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board of Director’s. He is the President of the Snee Farm Community Foundation, serves on the Charleston County Criminal Justice Convening Council and serves on numerous nonprofit boards. 

Madeline McGee
Madeleine has served South Carolina’s nonprofit community for more than 30 years. She’s led start-ups like the downtown revitalization program in Georgetown, SC, as well as established nonprofits like Coastal Community Foundation of SC that she ran for 10 years.

A fierce believer in the power of collaborative partnerships and a committed community advocate, Madeleine has also provided consulting services and worked for both local and state governments.

Since her appointment as President of Together SC in 2011, Madeleine has helped build South Carolina’s network of “Allies for Good” to effectively serve more than 800 member organizations and the state’s entire nonprofit sector.

Fueled by her lifelong passion for the work of South Carolina’s nonprofit community, she works closely with Together SC’s board of directors to provide services that strengthen the sector and the communities they serve.

Madeleine received her bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Virginia. She’s helped build Habitat houses and is a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program. Madeleine is a native Charlestonian, a SC Liberty Fellow and served on the Town Council for Sullivan’s Island, where she resides with her husband, Bunky Wichmann, three amazing children, and two Boykin Spaniels.

Michael Saboe
Michael Saboe serves as the Dean of the Culinary Institute of Charleston. In addition to his role as Dean at CIC, Michael serves as President, Charleston Restaurant Association, President of the Rotary Club of Charleston.

Michael also brings his industry expertise and years of experience within the hospitality industry to many local organizations through his active involvement with many community organizations and board of directors. Micheal serves as a board member of the South Carolina Hospitality Association, the Charleston Hospitality Association, theBoard of Governors, the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau and well as the South Carolina notary.

Michael is a Charleston native and received his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston and later his Masters of Business Administration and Finance from the Citadel . His proudest accomplishment and title is as parent to three beautiful children along with his continued role in the growth and development of culinary and hospitality talent in the Charleston community.