Quincy University welcomes alumna Jarja Phillips ’98 as the featured speaker at the President’s Leadership Breakfast hosted by Dr. Brian McGee, QU president. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 28 in the QU Cafeteria, 18th & Lind.

Phillips is the Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Kohl’s Department Stores Division and is responsible for creating talent, culture, and human resource strategy for 1170 stores, supporting 75,000 employees. Phillips is a well-respected thought leader with extensive experience in retail operations and human resources. One of her most notable achievements is recipient of the “Glass Ceiling” award from Ohio National Diversity Council for her exceptional work in diversity and inclusion.

The President’s Leadership Breakfast Series is a regular campus event where community leaders share their knowledge on different topics. While enjoying a buffet-style breakfast, local business professionals and government officials join QU faculty, staff, and students to network and converse with each other. Each breakfast features a guest speaker that will share about their organization or cause and how they have demonstrated leadership.

All members of the community are welcomed to attend. Please RSVP to advancement@quincy.edu or 217-228-5227.

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University is a small Catholic university emphasizing the sciences, liberal arts and the professions. Quincy University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs integrating practical experience and Franciscan values. Faculty and advisors work with students to design customized success plans to help them graduate on time, find their passion and prepare them for life. QU is a member of NCAA Division II for intercollegiate athletics. For more information, please visit www.quincy.edu or contact the Office of Community Relations at (217) 228-5275 or communityrelations@quincy.edu. Quincy University. Success by Design.