BOMA OKC Monthly Luncheon



September Luncheon

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Renaissance Waterford OKC Hotel | 6300 Waterford Blvd | Oklahoma City
Time: Registration 11:00 a.m. & Luncheon 11:30 a.m.
Due to our special guest speaker this month, the luncheon will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. Please plan to arrive early!
The deadline for reservations is Thursday, September 14, 2017.
BOMA Members: $25 with reservation
BOMA Members: $30 after September 14, 2017
Guests/Nonmembers: $40 (Guests/Nonmembers are limited to 2 visits per year)

All reservations will be invoiced unless cancelled before the deadline.   

Speaker: Bill Fournet, The Persimmon Group
Topic:  From Typewrites to iPads: How Generational Diversity is Transforming the Workplace

 This engaging session will help attendees gain an understanding about generational differences and learn practical techniques for how to effectively interact and manage each generation. Bill will provide the latest business management approaches, and participants will develop skills to create a collaborative environment among multi-generational team members. In addition, participants will explore how generations from Baby Boomers to Gen Z view current technology dilemmas, in the areas of hiring, privacy, and productivity. This generational diversity program will enable attendees to harness their team members' strengths and understand their various drivers.



Bill Fournet is President and CEO of The Persimmon Group, the award-winning management consulting firm he founded in 2004. Bill loves to solve complex problems for organizations of all sizes, and remains hands-on at Persimmon, consulting clients of all sizes and in many verticals. A sought-after speaker on Generational Diversity, Leadership and Project Management, Bill believes “we are in the midst of a great transformation.” From technology to generational issues, Bill analyzes workforce trends to help you understand the future of work and how to stay ahead in times of uncertainty.

Bill’s experience in managing high-performance teams has directly influenced the unique business philosophy and atmosphere that has created one of the leading small businesses today.
The Persimmon Group was awarded the Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its success as one of the leading small businesses in America in multiple years. The Persimmon Group was also named multiple years to the Inc. 500/5000 list for the U.S. Fastest Growing Companies. The Persimmon Group has received the Families and Work Institute’s 2013 Effective and Flexible Workplace Award, and also received the 2016 Arrowhead Award for the Oklahoma Professional Business of the Year.
Bill earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and a master`s degree from Oklahoma State University. He has been honored as the Small Business Person of the Year by Tulsa’s Metro Chamber of Commerce and is a two-time honoree for “Most Admired CEO” in Oklahoma.
Bill currently serves as a Member, Board of Directors at Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations. He and his wife, Christy, reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma and have three sons.