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    April Dinner Seminar - W2 vs. 1099 - A Strategic Approach

    Date: April 17, 2019, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
    Suzanne Motta, Program Director
    3 Research Ct.
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Member $50; Non Member $60, Student $35; Walk in $70
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    Dawn Cacciotti, founder of EngageHRnow® has over 25 years of strategic HR experience. As a human resources strategist, co-author of Cultivating Culture, and passionate speaker, Dawn is an advocate for the importance of strategic HR to the success of all organizations.

    Join us in this important discussion focusing on:

    - understanding the differences between W-2 and 1099 employment,

    - common missteps in classifications and

    - considerations in determining what is best for an organization.

    Real-life examples will be presented as well as discussion on what is best for organizations in different scenarios.

    EngageHRnow, founded in 2014 is a human resources consulting and outsourcing firm specializing in employee engagement, organizational culture, and strategic human capital solutions for small to mid-size associations and for-profit business.

    Dawn has won numerous honors for her leadership in the area of Engagement, Strategy and Well-being. In 2014 she was recognized by Employee Benefits News as the “Benefits Leadership – Judges Choice” award winner, led the strategic human capital change at the National Restaurant Association allowing them to be awarded the coveted Washington Post Top Workplace list in Washington, D.C., and was a Human Resources Strategic Alignment honoree for the HRLA awards. Dawn is experienced at advising senior executives and staff on HR best practices and provides essential leadership throughout the implementation of strategic HR solutions. She assists organizations to effectively build their Human Resources infrastructure and guides the leadership team in developing a healthy organizational culture while educating and engaging the staff on how they directly impact the overall success of the business.

    Dawn has shared her strategic HR insights at the US Chamber of Commerce small business summit, Association Trends events, BLR webinars, SHRM events, executive leadership retreats and has conducted numerous organizational training sessions on how to build a healthy culture and drive employee engagement. She holds certifications as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and has her Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management


    6:00pm - 7:00pm  Dinner, Sponsor Introductions and Chapter Business

    7:00 - 8:30  Presentation

    REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  If you would liket to attend this event, please email the Program Director directly at