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The Business Imperative of Inclusion and Diversity (Ethics)

July 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

MossAdams CPE Webinars

Participants of the live webinar will be eligible for 1 free CPE credit.

July 19, 2021 10:00 AM PST
1 hour, 15 minutes
Tara Bartlett, Moss Adams, (206) 302-6905

Leading an organization with an inclusion and diversity (I&D) mindset can boost innovation, attract and retain top talent, and enable your organization to better serve the growing diversity of your clients and communities.

Join us for our webcast on the business imperative of I&D. Industry professionals will provide insight into why I&D is a key business strategy and a competitive advantage. They’ll also share actions your organization can take to foster inclusion and belonging to sustain long-term business success.



Gerardo Godinez, Partner, Moss Adams

Gerardo has been with Moss Adams since 2002 and focuses on delivering accounting and assurance services to private and public middle-market and emerging growth companies in the technology and life sciences industries. He has been a member of the firm’s Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board and the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting working group. Additionally, he has served as Executive Sponsor for the firm’s LatinX and PRiDE business resource groups.

Dena Herbolich, Partner, Moss Adams

Dena has practiced public accounting since 1993. She’s the leader of the firm’s Professional Services National Practice and serves as a member of the Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board at Moss Adams. As a champion for I&D efforts, Dena is involved in multiple business resource groups at the firm and is the executive sponsor for the Washington Region PRiDE business resource group.

Ella F. Washington, PH.D., CEO of Ellavate Solutions and Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of B, Ellavate Solutions and Georgetown University

Dr. Ella F. Washington is an organizational psychologist, the founder and CEO of Ellavate Solutions, and Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Dr. Washington continues to deepen her research pipeline as a Gallup Senior Scientist studying race, strengths, and other diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) workplace topics. Her research and client work focus on women in the workplace, barriers to inclusion for diverse groups, and working with organizations to build inclusive cultures.

Carolyn Kalafut, Senior People Science Consultant, Glint

Carolyn Kalafut is a senior people science consultant at Glint, where she advises clients on the design and implementation of solutions that drive people success. Before joining Glint, Carolyn worked as the manager of talent and engagement at a global Fortune 500, with a focus on leading the reimagining of their global engagement practice. In addition, she supported DEI efforts and served on the leadership team for the Women’s Business Resource Group.

CPE Information

Behavioral Ethics: 1

After completing this training, participants will be able to describe why I&D is a business imperative for every company; identify the correlation between diverse boards and employees—and improvement of revenue in an organization; summarize what the future workforce may look like in as it relates to diversity; explain the significance of company culture and engagement to retain talent; and define how I&D goals and practices enable organizations to serve diverse clients and communities.


For more information about administrative policies regarding CPE, refunds or complaints, please contact Tara Bartlett at (206) 302-6905 or send her an email.

Moss Adams is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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