This roundtable discussion will feature three prominent local leaders. Hear their discussion on how they use effective DEI practices in their organizations – large and small.
Carol Moser (she/her)
Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health
Carol Moser has served as Executive Director for the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health since 2014.
Prior to her position with Greater Columbia ACH, Carol served six years as the Executive Director of the Benton-Franklin Community Health Alliance, one of the original health care collaboratives in the state of Washington.
Carol was appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire to serve on the Washington State Transportation Commission from 2006 to 2011, appointed by Governor Gary Locke to serve on the Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board in 2000, and was a member of the Richland City Council from 1995 to 2006. She served as Mayor Pro-Tem from 2008-2010.
Carol received her Master's in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University, and a Bachelor of Music from Pacific Lutheran University. She is an active member of Columbia Center Rotary, a Board member of the Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council, and the WA State Health Workforce Council.
President & CEO
HAPO Community Credit Union
Dolores Broeske was named President/CEO April 1, 2020 of HAPO Community Credit Union with over 23 years of working for the credit union. She joined the HAPO team after relocating to the Tri-Cities and previously working for West One Bank and First Interstate Bank of Boise, Id. Through the years, Dolores has served in various roles, including, SVP/Chief of Staff, VP of Human Resources, Director of Strategic Management, Special Projects Manager and managing multiple Financial Centers. She was instrumental in establishing the HAPO Dealer Lending Program and created the credit union wide Financial Coaching Certificate Program at HAPO.
Dolores is a member of the Northwest Credit Union Association, CUNA (Credit Union National Association), AWB Board Member, is a corporate member of the Soroptimist International of Pasco-Kennewick, founding partner of the HAPO IMPower Women in Leadership Series, charter member of both the Tri-Cities Diversity & Inclusion Community Leaders Group and the Tri City Cancer Center – Cancer Crushing Executives group. She is a Junior Achievement Volunteer, Tri City Union Gospel volunteer and finds passion in helping others.
CEO & Founder
As the CEO and founder of NewEdge, Pam has been involved in innovation and organizational growth for the past 25 years. Pam pioneered NewEdge’s Opportunity Thinking™ approach to innovation that has assisted organizations in creating sustainable growth by focusing on opportunities rather than ideas. Pam was formerly on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and later worked with the US national lab system, VCs, angel investors and Washington State University to commercialize over 200 early stage technologies.
"In the spirit of corporate growth, I strongly believe that your company won't grow by 10% if your people aren’t growing by 10%."
Founder & Chairman
Born and raised in New Jersey, Junus graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in Environmental and Business Economics. Rather than starting a career in finance he ventured (to the bewilderment of his parents) into the automotive industry working in a several areas from launch planning to concept development. Before starting Carbitex, he was the North American Manager for Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg Automotive.
Junus founded Carbitex based on his intrigue of carbon fiber and with the core belief that the human race strives for progress and more times than not progress advanced materials are a prerequisite. In 2018, Junus moved to Hong Kong to establish Carbitex’s presence in Asia.
His interests include reading, Brazillian jiu jitsu, chess, snowboarding, and tinkering.
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