Playing to Win – Empowering Managers to Drive Change


This session will focus on how Suffolk Construction, one of the most successful privately held building contractors in the country, defined and implemented a best-in-class employee engagement strategy to support them through a period of transformation and growth. Learn how Suffolk activated their greatest assets – people managers – to evolve from a rigid, annual process to a more frequent, forward thinking approach to engagement. Hear how Suffolk understood and leveraged these change agents to scale a nimble employee feedback program that delivered positive changes in quarterly cycles.

You will learn:

  • How to define and measure employee engagement for your organization
  • How to take action on insights gathered from employee feedback & hold managers accountable in the process
  • Tips on developing key partners throughout your organization to scale change


Kate Sheridan

Director of Employee Engagement, People & Culture, Suffolk Construction