As this month’s sponsor, Wendell Foster’s CEO, Eric Scharf will share an update on the organization’s growth and program expansion.
The featured speaker for December’s Rooster Booster is Ben Trockman.
A graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, Trockman joined Old National Bank in 2014, and is now in the role of Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist. Ben has been challenged to assist Old National to become a leader in disability employment and inclusion through education and awareness, while working to enhance recruiting efforts and rethinking the hiring processes to successfully recruit, on-board and employ people with disabilities. Ben also manages the Achieve Ability professional mentoring program at Old National Bank.
Ben is active within the disability advocacy community, and works with legislators in Washington DC and Indianapolis to improve employment opportunities, airline accessibility and healthcare options for people with disabilities. He previously served as a National Ambassador for Easter Seals.
In 2015, Trockman was presented with the “Spirit of Ability Award” by BraunAbility in recognition of his efforts at Old National. In July 2016, Ben was nominated as an “Honorary Torchbearer” for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. Ben was presented with the “Individual Achievement Award” by Leadership Evansville and, most recently, Ben was nominated by the Evansville Business Journal as a “20 under 40.”
Ben serves on the Easter Seals Southwestern Indiana board, the Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services Commission, the Alumni Council of University of Southern Indiana, the Indiana ABLE Authority board, and has been a passionate supporter of Habitat for Humanity.
Ben Trockman resides in Evansville Indiana.
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$15 for Members without Reservations.
$20 for Non-Members.