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Neil Samahon

Neil Samahon

President/CEO, Opportunity Enterprises

Neil Samahon is the President/CEO of Opportunity Enterprises, an organization located in northwest Indiana, serving individuals with intellectual disabilities since 1967. Samahon has served in this role for two years. Prior to joining Opportunity Enterprises, Samahon spent 25 years in the recycling industry, where he was the CEO of Metro Recycling and President of ISRI's Indiana Chapter. He has combined his love for the recycling industry with his passion for providing engaging experiences and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. In addition, Samahon enjoys a wide variety of music and a good photographic adventure.

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Day 5 – March 23 March 23, 2022
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

An Untapped Labor Solution: Successfully Employing Those with Disabilities

Breakers K-L

Of the 50 million people in the U.S. with a disability, less than 20% are participating in the labor force. This workforce typically has lower rates of absenteeism, turnover, and lost time accidents. Learn about the process for hiring individuals who have a 98% on the clock task engagement to improve your productivity and bottom line. With this strategy, your business can leverage the talents of an underserved population, increase community engagement, and provide new opportunities for collaboration.