Leadership luncheon features Bobbie Holzwarth

Staff Report

Roberta “Bobbie” Holzwarth, partner with Holmstrom & Kennedy PC, will be giving her perspective on leadership at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s annual Celebration of Leadership Luncheon.

Holzwarth works with employers in several matters including counseling in complex ADA, EEO, FMLA, sexual harassment investigations and training, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, preparation of employment and non-complete agreements.

“Bobbie has been an active and inspiring leader in Rockford for all of her professional life,” said Einar Forsman, Chamber President and CEO. “She has committed considerable time to important initiatives and serves as an example for the rest of our community.”

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce will also be celebrating the graduation of its 60th leadership class at the luncheon.

This year’s 42 leadership class members have spent the past eight months building upon the legacy of leadership alumni who comprise wealth of leaders in the community.

Graduation sponsors include Associated Bank, Axberg, a Division of Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc., Fehr Graham, FIELD, Holmstrom & KennedyPC, McGladrey LLP, OSF HealthCare, Raymond James & Associates, Rockford Housing Authority, Reno & Zahm LLP, Savant Capital Management, Swedish American, A Division of UW Health, and UTC Aerospace Systems.

The luncheon will be held at Giovanni’s, 610 N. Bell School Road, on Thursday, May 14 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tickets are $45 per person or $450 for a corporate table of ten.

To register for the luncheon visit rockfordchamber.com or call 815-987-8100.

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