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Empowering the Leaders of Tomorrow

One outcome of the pandemic has been the accelerated adoption of the work-from-anywhere model.  While there are many benefits to this model, there has been a significant impact to many IT organizations across the Midwest as IT professionals, now able to work anywhere, are jumping ship for larger paychecks.  This means organizations must act and think differently in order to attract talent. Join Jeff Ton, Strategic IT Advisor, Nirav Shah, Vice President of Information Technology and Sarah Scheffel,  Manager of Talent Engagement, as they deep dive into what Republic Airways is doing to combat this new kind of “brain drain” and their innovative approaches to not only attracting talent, but properly investing in Republic Airway’s future through the leaders of tomorrow.

Nirav Shah

As an Influential IT Management Executive with 15+ years of experience, Nirav, is a strategic thinker with proven ability to define and implement innovative solutions and processes to boost efficiency and drive profitability. Currently Nirav serves as the Vice President of Technology at Republic Airways and is responsible for driving enterprise-wide technology transformation, modernizing the legacy technology stack and to spearheading the transition to a Cloud/DevOps/Agile mindset.

Sarah Scheffel

Sarah has been with Republic Airways since 2016, joining the company as a College Relations Consultant and now Manages the Talent Development and Pathway Programs for Republic Airways and LIFT Academy. Sarah focuses her efforts on building and maintaining relationships between universities and Republic Airways as well as running the summer internship program, recruitment events and managing the the RJet Cadet and Ambassador programs.