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Thursday, May 5 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Personal Stories of Social Enterprise Impact

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Hot Chicken Takeover (HCT) isn’t just a restaurant—it’s the combination of a tenacious start-up and a mission-focused social enterprise. The business is simultaneously focused on developing new restaurants and an unconventional workforce. During this special discussion, we’ll talk with Hot Chicken Takeover founder Joe DeLoss and members of his team. The panel will share insights and anecdotes on the growing pains of their wildly popular company alongside personal stories of HCT’s mission in action.

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Dilara Casey

Director of Marketing & Communications, Columbus Chamber of Commerce
For the last 15 years I've worked for big brands, agencies, and non-profits to help them create and implement thoughtful marketing initiatives. I love all aspects of marketing, but I definitely I have a special place in my heart for digital and social marketing. That passion has... Read More →

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Joe DeLoss

Head Fryer, Hot Chicken Takeover
Joe DeLoss is on a mission to disrupt poverty through entrepreneurship and job-creation. He pursues this end as an entrepreneur, consultant, and small-business advisor. Currently, Joe is building Hot Chicken Takeover – a new restaurant concept earning significant acclaim in central... Read More →
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Shannon Wilson

Business Coordinator, Hot Chicken Takeover
Shannon Wilson has come a long way since her release from prison a little over ayear ago. Having worked hard to make her way up from the bottom, she is nowthe Business Coordinator at Hot Chicken Takeover, a second chance employer. Asa Business Coordinator she manages all of the catering... Read More →

Thursday May 5, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Chase Basecamp at Vue - Main Stage 95 Liberty St Columbus, OH 43215