Ethical interactions and decisions has been a key value of Rotary since it's inception. This presentation by Sparks Rotarian Brian Foote will explore historic and modern perspectives of ethics, common ethical paradigms and guidelines, motivations to being more ethical, avoiding common ethical pitfalls, and why good ethics are critical for our personal and professional fulfillment and long-term success.
Brian Foote is a native of Reno, Nevada, where he currently resides as a single father with his five children. Brian graduated from Reno High School, received Bachelor's degrees in History and in Art from UNR, and his M.B.A. in Marketing from University of Phoenix.
Brian has enjoyed some interesting avocations, including Newspaper Cartoonist, Animator, Children's Book Illustrator, University Instructor in Japanese, and an interpreter for the Japanese Olympic Committee.
Brian has been involved with the disaster recovery industry for almost 30 years. He is currently on the national marketing team and the document restoration team for BELFOR Property Restoration, the world's largest disaster recovery company. He has been involved in interesting cleanup projects, including after Super Storm Sandy in New York and the 2014 deep freezes on the east coast. He also manages BELFOR's website and gives presentations and training across the country on topics from disaster recovery, to document restoration, to ethics for insurance professionals and risk managers.