Virtual Conversations with Healthcare Leaders
July 15, 2020
Speaker: Mary Beth Oakes, CEO, Business Furniture
Join EWHC for the third in a series of conversations with healthcare leaders as they share how their business/practice has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and how they are preparing for the challenges ahead.
Our speaker will be Mary Beth Oakes, CEO of Business Furniture and Founder and CEO of Choreo. Early in her career at Business Furniture, Mary Beth managed the strategy and logistics associated with Business Furniture’s brand new, state-of-the-art showroom – a project that instilled in her a passion, skill and drive for managing change. And, by 1995, Mary Beth had advanced to the role of vice president of marketing and communications, bringing a fresh and thoughtful voice to the Business Furniture brand in a time of great change within the industry.
In 2008, Mary Beth co-founded and became CEO of Choreo, a certified Women Business Enterprise. With this opportunity, Mary Beth was able to further focus her passion for change management by advancing the way companies leverage their workplace as their most strategic business and people tool.
Over the past 10 years, Mary Beth and her team at Choreo have worked with dozens of companies in a vast array of industries to maximize employee and workplace potential while minimizing the disruption associated with major moves and renovations.
Mary Beth became Business Furniture’s CEO in January 2016. Under Mary Beth’s leadership, Business Furniture has been a five-time recipient of the Steelcase Premier Partner honor. Steelcase Premier Partners stand out as extraordinary for achieving market share growth, fitness and ongoing investments in their business to deliver exceptional value to the people and places they touch.
Participants will hear from Mary Beth about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the future of the workplace and what changes we will all see as we return to work.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM