Navigation Links
U.S. Cellular President and CEO to Give Keynote at Employment Expo

John Rooney Will Address Diversity and Inclusion as Key Elements to an Environment of Respect

WHEATON, Ill., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John E. Rooney, keynote speaker for the 2009 AbilityLinks Employment Expo, is known as the "maverick" of the wireless industry because of his passionate commitment to complete customer satisfaction. Rooney, U.S. Cellular President and CEO, will address job seekers, employers, and service providers at the Expo on April 9 at the DoubleTree Guest Suites & Conference Center in Downers Grove.

The AbilityLinks Consortium Employment Expo will provide a full day of education, training, mock interviews, and dynamic networking opportunities, all designed to improve employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. For more information on the Expo including information on sponsorships, reserving a booth at the job fair, or attending as a job seeker, visit

Under Rooney's leadership at U.S. Cellular, diversity and inclusion are key elements for creating an environment of respect and ethics for all customers and associates. These elements are woven and integrated throughout the business operation in the areas of recruitment, retention, community alliances and market opportunities/partnerships.

Rooney joined U.S. Cellular as president and CEO in April 2000, changing the company's business strategy by focusing on complete customer satisfaction. This vision required a new leadership model - a culture of teamwork among all associates to focus on U.S. Cellular's efforts on satisfying the customer. Thanks to its customer-focused philosophy, U.S. Cellular now has one of the best customer retention records in the wireless industry.

Over the past two years, U.S. Cellular has seen unprecedented growth under Rooney's guidance by introducing service into numerous new markets. The company's entrance into the Chicago market was one of the most successful in its history. Highlights included a long-term agreement with the Chicago White Sox for the naming rights to U.S. Cellular Field and inking a $1.6 million sponsorship with the City of Chicago to support free festivals for the community.

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Rooney earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from John Carroll University in Ohio and an MBA in finance from Loyola University.

The AbilityLinks consortium of businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations was established in 2001 by Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The award-winning website -- -- brings together business and job candidates with disabilities. The AbilityLinks staff provides ongoing support to website users including job seekers, companies, and schools and nonprofit organizations that assist disabled individuals to prepare for and find work.

SOURCE Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Novel Photoconductive Cellular Depolarization Technology Reveals Insight Into Neuronal Growth, Guidance, and Regeneration
2. CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank Receives Prestigious Accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
3. Dormant cancer cells rely on cellular self-cannibalization to survive
4. Cellular senescence a double-edged sword
5. Market for Cellular Therapies Will Grow at a Robust Annual Rate of More Than 30 Percent in the United States Through 2017
6. Does HBV infection induce acute cellular DNA damage?
7. A useful imaging modality for monitoring treatment response to hepatocellular carcinoma
8. Scripps research team unravels new cellular repair mechanism
9. Cocaine addiction linked to voluntary drug use and cellular memory, UCSF study shows
10. Cellular decision on the computer
11. Global Med Technologies(R) Announces U.S. Release of Proven Tissue and Cellular Therapy Product
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... Pixel Film Studios is back again ... choose from, the possibilities are endless. Users have full control over angle of view, ... masking effects, users are sure to get heads to turn. , ProPanel: Pulse offers ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... care in America. As people age, more care is needed, especially with Alzheimer’s, ... and medical professionals are being overworked. The forgotten part of this equation: 80 ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... edition of USA Today in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Minneapolis, South Florida, with ... digital component is distributed nationally, through a vast social media strategy and across ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... A simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", which is hosted by ... of issues that are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing the world with a ... the subjects consumers focus on, one episode at a time. , In the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... California Medical Associates, Inc. and Dr. Tucker Bierbaum with Emergency Medicine at ... They observed that both STEMI and Sepsis conditions present in similar ways and require ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/29/2015)... , Nov. 29, 2015 CIVCO ... guidance technology at the Radiological Society of ... Chicago November 29 – ... is designed to offer customers unrivaled versatility, enhanced ... --> ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... November 27, 2015 Ein ... fortgeschrittenem Krebs.   --> Ein neuer ... Krebs.   --> Ein neuer ... Krebs.   Clinical Cancer Research ... Clinical Cancer Research vom 6. November 2015 ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 27, 2015 ... --> --> ... emergency response system (PERS) market ... for 5 years with APAC ... expected to see a high ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: