Northwest College

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ADA Rights Advocate and Motivational Speaker, Dr. Richard Pimentel

Monday, September 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  
Northwest College
Nelson Performing Arts
Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium

Mark your calendars for this FREE event!   

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with no reserved seating.    

Dr. Richard Pimentel is a nationally renowned expert on Disability Management, Job Recruitment, Job Retention, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Attitude Change. He is not only technically proficient, he is also an exceptional communicator whose audiences praise his ability to combine information, humor, metaphor, analogy and storytelling into an informative whole that does not just present the information, but really communicates it in a memorable fashion. 

As a consultant, keynote speaker, professional trainer and author of numerous curricula and training guides, Dr. Pimentel is distinguished by his ability to predict industry trends and the needs of employers. He has designed and implemented return to work systems for the private sector and government employers throughout the country. He has pioneered proactive risk management, return to work and equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs to generate both cost-savings and enduring attitudinal changes in corporate culture. 

Dr. Pimentel is an acknowledged authority on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  His training has not only successfully enabled managers and supervisors to participate in cost reduction initiatives and implementation of policies and procedures to reduce work site accidents and re-injuries, but has also helped employers dispel stereotypes and embrace diversity. 

Richard was the Chairperson of VACOR, the Department of Veterans Affairs Civilian Advisory Committee for Rehabilitation. 

A full length motion picture of his life story Music Within starring Ron Livingston, Melissa George and Michael Sheen has been created and is expected in theaters through out the country in the fall 2007.

He has consistently rated over the past 20 years as one of the top presenters at Employer, Government, Education and Disability Education Conferences through out the US and Canada.

For more information on Dr. Richard Pimentel's Life Story, click the link below.

Dr. Pimentel is waiving his fees for this event.  Silent auction items are being sought and donations will go towards the local American Legion as they are in dire financial straits.