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Corey Burton

Director, Enterprise Account Management Director - ZVRS

Corey Burton currently holds the position of Enterprise Account Management Director for ZVRS.  He also served as an Executive Director of Youth Programs with National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA) in 2017 and 2019 before being promoted to become the Director of the Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S!) summer program in 2011, 2013, and 2015. Corey is the proud recipient of the 2020 Deaf in Government Key Contributor Award for his innovation and contribution on the Deaf in Government Advisory Board. He is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Science with professional concentrations in Organizational Leadership and Change, Quality Management, and Communication. Corey has previously presented at the NILG.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

PRE-CONFERENCE Monday, July 25

Workshop 5

Accessibility for Deaf Employees 
Greg Hlibok, Corey Burton, AnnMarie Killian (ZP Better Together), Kevin Fitzpatrick (Pepsi Co.)  

Join a meaningful discussion with three Deaf executives focusing on accessibility for Deaf and hard of hearing employees in the workplaces.  Through real life experiences, we will explore the positive impact communication access has on employee performance, retention, and morale.
Attendees will:

• leave with an understanding of the various accommodation options for Deaf and hard of  hearing employees
• understand how to incorporate communication services into their accessibility accommodation plan
• understand the benefits of including Deaf and hard of hearing candidates in their hiring  practices.