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Spencer Fane Hosts Pride Celebration and Discussion

June 29, 2022

Spencer Fane was pleased to welcome special guests Stan C. Kimer and Gillian Power to speak at the firm’s Pride celebration on June 28.

Stan opened the presentation with a background and history about the LGBTQ community while highlighting related workplace and marketplace issues. He shared the importance of being an ally to this community in both professional and personal settings. In turn, on a more personal level, Gillian shared her story as a transgender woman, whose life experience includes transitioning while working as an executive at an AmLaw 200 law firm.

Stan, who now manages his own consulting company, previously served as IBM’s corporate global LGBT diversity manager. He also currently serves as Vice President of Training for the National Diversity Council. Learn more about Stan’s work.

Gillian is an advisor at Unbiased Consulting, a legal-focused operations and technology, and a former CIO of an AmLaw 200 law firm when she transitioned. She also sits on the EMBA Alumni Council at UMKC’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Learn more about Gillian’s work.

To learn more about the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, please click here.