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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Janice Bryant Howroyd
CEO

As the founder and CEO of The Act•1 Group, Janice Bryant Howroyd is a bona fide game-changer for women
in business – lifting as she climbs. Her company is an international enterprise that provides employment and
workforce management solutions to its clients, which include Fortune 500 companies and entertainment giants.
Founded in 1978, The Act•1 Group of Companies delivers its primary business solutions under the Agile•1,
A-Check Global and AppleOne brands. All operating entities of the company incorporate secure cloud computing
and implement compliance support metrics to ensure secure delivery to every client’s unique business.
Operating in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe, Act•1 Group professionals deliver HR initiatives to
local and global markets. With over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees worldwide, the privately held company
is the largest woman- and minority-owned workforce management company founded in the U.S.
Recently profiled on NBC’s “The Today Show” and in Forbes magazine as one the country’s wealthiest self-made
women, Howroyd continues to lead her teams to build business success based on the ability to connect great
companies with great talent. Her expertise at using her passion for education, mentorship and self-empowerment
has earned her many professional and philanthropic recognitions. Howroyd couples community service with
business service, saying, “One cannot effectively lead without passionately serving.” Her mantra has always
been, “Empowering people is a blessing and responsibility.”

Stay connected to Janice Bryant Howroyd by following her
on Twitter @jbryanthowroyd and Instagram @jbryanthowroyd.

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