Commissioners Announce Hiring of Director of Economic Inclusion

Today Hamilton County Commissioners announced the hiring of Robert Bell as Director of Inclusion. This is a new position for the County, created by Commissioners in 2017 to improve inclusion in County procurement and employment practices.

At today's Commission meeting, Bell detailed a new County initiative titled Building Opportunities by Leveraging Diversity, to ensure inclusion and diversity success in Hamilton County operations as well as in procurement and purchasing practices.

"The future of our community rests with celebrating our diversity and celebrating it with action to be sure all our doors are open," commented Commission President Todd Portune.

About the Office of Inclusion

The Board of County Commissioners are committed to promoting the economic inclusion of all people in Hamilton County regardless of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identify. The Office of Economic Inclusion will help the County reach its goals for economic inclusion and measure the impact of the economic inclusion programs and initiatives in Hamilton County.

For more information, please read the official release document.

Posted: Jan. 24, 2018