BRAC Signature Speaker Series to Feature PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive

BRAC Event to Feature PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive
Guest Speaker to Address Intergenerational Differences in the Workplace

Baton Rouge, LA (August 2, 2016) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced that Anne Donovan will serve as guest speaker at its September 13 Signature Speaker event sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Taylor Porter. Donovan is the U.S. Human Capital Transformation Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the world’s largest professional services firm.

“Anne is a nationally recognized expert in understanding the next generation of workers,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “Her professional expertise, in addition to PwC’s research on the subject, will provide attendees a deeper understanding of ever-changing workplace dynamics as a result of generational differences and the cultural changes they necessitate.”

Donovan’s remarks will focus on PwC’s global study examining how millennials impact the workplace. A partnership with the University of Southern California and the London Business School, PwC’s unprecedented two-year global generational study involved people from different generations, career stages and cultural backgrounds. Her presentation will focus on workplace dynamics, different communication styles, best techniques for motivating people, and practical and actionable tips for understanding the next generation of workers.

Signature Speaker sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Taylor Porter will be held at the Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration for the event is $35 for BRAC investors and $45 for non-investors. More information and registration can be found at

About Signature Speaker

BRAC’s Signature Speaker, a thought leadership program sponsored Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Taylor Porter, is an extension of BRAC’s Monthly Lunch series. The semiannual Signature Speaker events feature speakers of national renown on global business issues. Details and registration are available at Space is limited; early registration is encouraged.

About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,500 small businesses, mid-sized firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at at

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