Good for the Community

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programs Take the Stage.

Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015, 01:30PM

Many businesses are building Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs which encourage employees to get involved in their neighborhoods as a part of their professional role.  Zendesk and other local companies will take the stage to share their experiences on building a CSR program and engaging with the Madison community. Join this conversation. This panel will address:

How do you impact your community from within your company?


  • Understanding of current local CSR programs.
  • Applicable strategies for implementation at your company.
  • A perspective on CSR from employees within a business.
  • Ways for nonprofits to engage with CSR representatives.

Bring your questions. Share your successes. Listen to others and their stories.

Presenters / Panelists

Christina Libs

Senior Launch Manager, Zendesk

Christina loves building bridges with good people and projects. She's a Midwesterner through and through, growing up in Illinois, Michigan and has lived in Madison for 4 years. She's a Zendesk Senior Launch Manager and Corporate Social Responsibility Team Member who enjoys blending her passions into her professional work. In… ( see more )

Jillana Peterson

Senior Customer Success Consultant, Zendesk

Enthusiastic people person with a passion for travel, literature, music, and technology! ( see more )

Zach Munns

VP Operations, BeePod

I'm a lovable entrepreneur that likes to work with passionate people on amazing projects. I'm an entrepreneur of more than 10 years and work with startups and medium-sized businesses through issues of branding, sales, operations, and business development to grow and build better, more sustainable systems. ( see more )

Rachel Neill

VP Candidate Relations, Nordic Consulting

Rachel works exclusively with new candidates, identifying the best people for Nordic, and working with the Practice Directors and Nordic’s Client Relations team to match the candidates with available opportunities. Prior to Nordic, Rachel was Rachel was an Account Executive at Beacon Hill Staffing Group, and a research analyst at… ( see more )

Steve Goldberg

Executive Director, CUNA Mutual Foundation

Steve Goldberg is Executive Director of the CUNA Mutual Foundation, in Madison, Wisconsin, and has been with the CUNA Mutual organization since 1968.  A lifelong Madisonian, Steve is a 1972 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where he was also an Evans Scholar.  His community service has included terms on the… ( see more )

Susan Pierce Jacobsen

Community Investment Manager, American Family Insurance

Susan Pierce Jacobsen is the Community Investment Manager at American Family Insurance and a director of the Pierce Family Foundation.  In addition to her work with the Aaron Meyer Foundation, Susan sits on the advisory board of the American Family Children’s Hospital, is active within the local JDRF chapter and… ( see more )

Zach Brandon

President, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

Zach Brandon became President of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce in November 2012. The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce represents more than 1,300 organizations and is focused on creating a foundation for growth for the Greater Madison region. Prior to joining the Greater Madison Chamber Zach was the director… ( see more )

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