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Recruitment Council: Innovative Entrepreneurs

December 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5

Join us at Ode to Food for inspirational stories of entrepreneurial leadership and to share best talent practices for harmonizing inter-generational workforces through innovative and strong employer branding. Hosted by the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, this engaging event merges together the initiatives of the Recruitment Council with the subject-matter expert discussions of the Corporate Lunch & Learn program.

Event Agenda:

3:00-3:15PM: Arrival & Check-In

3:20-4:05PM: “Innovative Entrepreneurs” Featuring Jennifer Smith and Natalie Eisenberg + Q&A

4:10-4:50PM: Networking (Food & Beverages Available)

4:50-5:00PM: Closing Remarks and Program Wrap-Up


Named 2017 EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Jennifer Smith is nationally recognized for her leadership in launching successful businesses. Smith created a corporate culture that thrives on performance and aligns with her company’s values of “INvigorate your people, INtegrated your unique needs, INnovate your spaces; INspire stories; INgenuity at work; all IN in the community.”

Click Rain CEO Natalie Eisenberg has spent her career building brands across the region. After studying advertising at the University of South Dakota, she spent 12 years as an account leader with a regional advertising agency, working with clients in a variety of industries including healthcare, higher education, retail and non-profit. Upon her move to Click Rain in 2016, Natalie spearheaded sales & marketing efforts until being appointed to the position of CEO in 2017. In this new role, she serves as visionary for Click Rain’s next chapter as a marketing technology agency.


The Recruitment Council was called together by the Sioux Falls Development Foundation to assist talent efforts. The council has 252 members engaged in talent acquisition strategies, talent incentive packages, and career-based training initiatives.


Designed to bring together executives and business professionals with subject-matter experts, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation’s quarterly Corporate Lunch & Learn initiative provides an informal atmosphere to engage and share best practices to drive personal, team, and business development and success.


Ode to Food and Drinks
300 North Cherapa Place
Sioux Falls, SD
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