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September Event: RPA and Beyond

September 11 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am


Join Hampton Roads Women in Tech for our September event hosted by Ferguson Enterprises, LLC!

As the hype around robotic process automation (RPA) accelerates, the acronym RPA is gaining broader recognition. Automating business processes isn’t new, but recent advances in RPA platforms make it easier to implement – and easier to see a solid return on investment quickly. RPA is best for automating transactional processes where there are repetitive swivel-chair tasks with structured data. Join HRWIT with three pros that are well on their way to RPA and Beyond.


Natinder Kaur

Natinder Kaur is an Application Development Manager at Genworth Financial with over 16 years’ experience in development, implementation and support of various applications.

She has worked at Genworth in various capacities for over 11 years.

Natinder has been involved with the Genworth Robotic Process Automation program since the Pilot and has been a part of strategy, operations, development and training.

She is a certified Automation Anywhere Advanced professional as well as a certified RPA trainer for Automation Anywhere.

David Petko

David Petko is the Senior Director of Shared Services for Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. He is responsible for several centralized functions for the company, which include Customer Credit Applications, Cash Receipts, Accounts Payable, Vendor Statements, Cash Disbursements, and various Intercompany Accounting processes. David first joined Ferguson in 2000 as a Business Analyst in IT. He became the Manager of Business Analysis and Quality Insurance in 2007 before being promoted to his current role in 2012. David has a degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.

D Kyle Harkrader

Kyle Harkrader serves as the Global Client Service Partner focused on Transformation and Technology.

Kyle has 20 years of experience leading transformational technology enabled initiatives with stakeholders across finance, accounting, tax, business operations and information technology to drive value. She has also worked with clients to develop strategies to address operational and technology considerations associated with complex transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and inversions.

Kyle has led projects to assess and redesign client’s global operating environment, enhance internal controls, redesign processes, evaluate and implement emerging technologies including robotics process automation “RPA,” machine learning and advanced analytics to drive automation and value.

Kyle has experience working with complex companies in a variety of industries including power and utilities, specialty chemicals and industrial products, life sciences and retail.

Thank you to Ferguson for hosting this event, and to Genworth and Ernst & Young for contributing to it.

HRWIT is a forum on women, but NOT just for women. This event is open to ALL technologists in Hampton Roads.


September 11
8:45 am - 11:00 am
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Ferguson Enterprises, LLC
618 Bland Blvd
Newport News, VA 23602 United States

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