After 110 years, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reinstated Jim Thorpe as the sole champion of the decathlon and pentathlon in the 1912 Olympic Games. NAFOA is proud to support the efforts of Bright Path Strong in continuing Jim Thorpe’s legacy. (Photo: Bright Path Strong at the NAFOA 40th Annual Conference)
5 Things You Need to Know this Week
NAFOA values our community—thank you for being a part of it.
Monday, July 18, 2022
1. FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS:
WEBINAR: PREPARING FOR AN INTERVIEW & TELLING YOUR STORY
Tuesday, July 26 at 3:00pm Eastern Time
Join NAFOA and representatives from Bank of America for a mini-workshop on Preparing For An Interview And Telling Your Story
. This webinar discussion will consist of interview tips to set yourself apart from other candidates—such as preparing and practicing answering behavioral interview questions, assessing your skills and understanding how they relate to the role you are applying for, and preparing follow-up questions for the interviewer.
Register to Join on July 26
- Angel Villavelazquez, Gila River Indian Community, VP; Workflow Manager – Global Risk
- Benjamin Roberts, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Wealth Management Client Associate, Merrill
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
WEBINAR: HOW TO ANALYZE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Wednesday, July 27 at 12:00pm Eastern Time
Since the beginning of commerce, businesses have struggled to manage and grow with discipline. One of the core principles is an understanding of numbers. Join NAFOA for a professional development webinar, “How to Analyze Financial Statements
” on Wednesday, July 27th at 12:00 pm Eastern Time. Early to mid-career professionals from tribal and non-tribal entities and companies are invited to attend.
In this session, Miles Hutchinson, an experienced CGMA and business adviser, will explain how to quickly and thoroughly analyze any publicly-traded company’s financial condition and results of operations. He will provide an analysis model that will help you repeat the process long after the course has faded away from memory.
Register to Join on July 27
U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION’S INDIGENOUS INTEL
The Economic Development Agency, part of the Department of Commerce, launched “Indigenous Intel”, a quarterly newsletter aimed at providing the latest information from EDA and its Indigenous communities partners
, interviews with Tribal leaders and EDA employees, success stories from across our regions, grant opportunities, and more. Their inaugural issue focuses
on the American Rescue Plan Indigenous Communities program and Ernest Weston, Tribal Economic Development Representative in the Denver Regional Office, the first Tribal-specific EDR role within EDA.
Read the Full Inaugural Issue and Sign Up
4. FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS:
GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE AWARD – NAFOA FALL FINANCE AND TRIBAL ECONOMIES CONFERENCE
Calling all recent and current graduate students and NAFOA Leadership Summit Alumni!
NAFOA has a unique award opportunity for you. The award is an opportunity to attend the 2022 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference
at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, from October 3-4, 2022. The two-day conference provides networking opportunities and facilitates important dialogues about tribal finance and economic issues impacting tribal economies.
: Must be a current/recent graduate student and/or NAFOA Leadership Summit Alumnus employed at a tribe. Graduate students pursuing programs in business, finance, economics, accounting, law, policy, and other related fields are preferred.
The Graduate Student Conference Award covers:
- Hotel & Conference Fees
- Airfare up to $500.00 reimbursement
- Ground Transportation up to $150.00
Note Check-In: Sunday, October 2, 2022; Checkout: October 3, 2022
The application deadline is Wednesday, August 3 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Please email email@example.com for any questions or concerns.
Apply by August 3
Learn More About the #NAFOAFall22 Conference
SAN MANUEL BAND OF MISSION INDIANS IS SEEKING HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, and the HR Manager will lead and mentor a team of dynamic HR Specialist in addressing talent management, employee engagement, organizational design and core management issues. This key role will partner with stakeholders across the San Manuel to build an effective, engaged and inspired workforce.
Learn More & Apply at nafoa.org/jobs