EmployAbility 2015

On October 22, 2015, the inaugural EmployAbility Summit and Awards Luncheon was held in Springfield, Missouri.  Hosted by the EmployAbility Collaborative, the summit included roughly 300 registrants and consisted of an opening speaker, a panel, and the Missouri Rehabilitation Association (MRA) awards luncheon recognizing individuals who have excelled in the workplace.  

Opening Speaker
  • Jim Anderson, CoxHealth


  • Andrew Hedgpeth, CoxHealth
  • Gail Maize, Hy-Vee
  • Jennifer Rojas, McLane Company
  • Ryan Krueger, Walgreens
  • Moderator: Yvonne Wright, Vocational Rehabilitation

Please contact Communications Coordinator, Megan Short, at 417-841-3386 or mshort@springfieldmo.gov with any questions regarding the summit. 

The EmployAbility Collaborative is comprised of:

The Missouri Career Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids & services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Mo. TTY Users can call (800) 735-2966 or dial 7-1-1.