2017 CONFERENCE PRESENTERS


We have collected some of the industry's best experts...



GENERAL SESSION PRESENTERS



General Session October 11th | 4:30pm - 5:45pm

MELANIE SPRING
Approchable Badass
Branded Confidence

When you ask a brand strategist how she defines her brand and she says “Approachable Badass”, you know you’ve found someone who can help you define your own brand. Melanie Spring was put here to get you outside of your box and firmly in your purpose - professionally and personally.

Melanie runs Branded Confidence as an international speaker and facilitator - bringing her charisma and confidence to humans worldwide. She’s so dedicated to her purpose that she once drove 7,000 miles in 3 weeks to find out why great brands work. And she’s here today to make sure you know to rock your humans.

Find out more at www.melaniespring.com




General Session October 12th | 8:45am - 10:00am

Warren Wright

Warren Wright started Coaching Millennials in response to an overwhelming demand by companies to help hire and manage Millennials. He educates, teaches, and coaches leaders about Millennials and all generations. He is one of the leading authorities on the Millennial generation, speaking and consulting frequently on their inuence in the workplace and society at large.

He has been the keynote at large conferences for corporations, associations, and the U.S. Military, solving problems for clients for over 25 years with top performing organizations such as the Navy SEALs, World Bank, World Economic Forum, Knight Foundation, Proctor & Gamble, and Chubb Insurance. He spent 10-years at Gallup, leading innovative projects including the largest polling project ever conducted on the Iraqi citizens during the Iraq war. Before Gallup, Warren was a principal and co-founder at the internet start up, Jobnder.com, which was sold in 2000. Warren works closely with senior advisor, Neil Howe, the author and economist who coined the term, "Millennial generation". Wright is based in the Washington DC area, is married and is a dad of two adult Millennials.




General Session October 12th | 3:45pm - 5:00pm

Jim Mallekoote

Jim Mallekoote was part of Apple’s culture for over three decades. He participated in redesigning Apple’s worldwide sales strategy. In 2002, he designed, implemented and lead Apple’s iPod initiative in the USA. For Apple to change from a company selling computers to a company focused on consumer electronics products was a difficult shift for Apple’s culture, however, the shift was essential for Apple to succeed with their future products such as the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, etc. Later Jim worked with Apple’s teams in China, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Japan to revamp their culture, sales structure and distribution channels. He mentored these teams to “let go of the old and embrace the future”.

Jim also has held C-suite and equity positions with: wholesale distributors, consumer electronic stores, real estate companies and tool & die shops. Since retiring from Apple, Jim continues to work with executives of high-energy companies as they navigate the challenges of our fast-changing world.




General Session October 13th | 10:30am - 11:45am

Zahra Al-Harazi

A mere 18 years ago, Zahra was a new immigrant to Canada. She was a young mother with three children. A survivor of two civil wars. She had no higher education or connections to the business community. Today, Zahra is the CEO and creative director of Foundry Communications. In just eight years, the company she founded has been recognized as Canada’s seventh-most awarded agency for international design awards, one of Profit magazine’s Top 10 up-and-coming entrepreneurial companies in 2010, and one of their W100 companies in 2011.

Zahra has received multiple accolades. She was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 (2009); Business in Calgary’s "Leader of Tomorrow" (2010); Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year from Chatelaine magazine (2011); one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women by WXN (2012); and she has also received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for contributions to Canada (2012) and the RBC Top 25 Immigrants to Canada Award (2013).

Zahra’s talks have influenced audiences at leading institutions such as RBC, London Life Financial, Women of Influence, Freedom 55, Ace Nationals, Ernest and Young, The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Board of Trade, Mount Royal University, Women’s Executive Network, and the Entrepreneurs Organization. She has spoken throughout North America, India, Germany, Turkey, and has also completed a seven-city speaking tour across Australia and New Zealand.

She sits on the Board of Directors for Entrepreneurs Organization as the Communications Chair, and on the EO Global Communications Committee, The National Make-a-Wish Foundation Board and The OGM Editorial Advisory Board. Zahra is also Chair of the Fund Development Committee for the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. She has also recently signed a deal with HarperCollins to publish a book in early 2016, and was also recently named as a Canadian Ambassador to UNICEF.




WEDNESDAY PRESENTERS




Jim Bitterle
Managing Partner, EDSI Consulting

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 8:45am - 9:15am

Jim Bitterle, Managing Partner, joined EDSI in 2008 to lead its management consulting division, EDSI Consulting. He brings more than 30 years of corporate leadership and management consulting experience to the company.

Jim’s consulting career began at Deloitte Consulting, where he was involved in a variety of operational, organizational restructuring and strategy consulting engagements. Jim also spent six years as a Managing Director at Amherst Partners, where he managed a variety of organizational design and operational improvement consulting projects. In addition to Jim’s consulting and management skills, he’s a seasoned trainer and speaker. Jim directly provided executive focused training for Fortune 100 clients such as Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and Cisco Systems. As a prior Divisional President and COO, Jim provides real world examples, as well as deep subject matter expertise as a trainer or speaker.

At EDSI, Jim is responsible for EDSI’s national consulting operations. He is currently spearheading EDSI’s efforts to help clients optimize their organizations to support growth, diversification, and cultural improvement.

Prior to his consulting career, Jim spent more than 10 years as an executive with profit and loss responsibility leading both domestic and international business units for multi-national corporations such as Flint Ink Corporation and Gibson Musical Instruments, Inc. Jim has a track record of successfully building organizations that have grown and prospered under his leadership.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The Broad School at Michigan State University and has a master’s degree in Finance and Marketing, with honors, from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

EDSI Consulting is a division of EDSI. Founded in 1979, EDSI is a Michigan-based company with offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. The company has 430 employees and is a member of Fortune Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies in America list. EDSI’s services include management consulting, workforce consulting, and workforce development program management.



David Quinn
Director of Sales and Client Services
Priority Health

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 9:15am - 10:30am

David Quinn currently serves as Director of Sales and Client Services at Priority Health – Michigan’s second largest health insurance carrier – where he’s been since 2002. He’s worked in the health insurance industry nearly 25 years, credentialed as a licensed health and life insurance agent, as well as being a Registered Health Underwriter. David’s conducted seminars and training for thousands of agents and employers during his career. His industry knowledge and humorous presentation style help make the confusing world of health insurance and consumer engagement easier to understand.

Session Description

Top 3 Tech Trends to Maximize your Health Benefits
Ever wonder why healthcare’s such a disaster, why it still is, and what can change it. Can healthcare save itself. Want to get the most from your health care benefits? Top five secrets insurance broker don’t want you to know. Healthcare’s a disaster – what can you do about it. How will technology save it to understand where we are today to you have to understand where we were before and where it’s going. In this session we’ll look back at some of the key drivers impacting the cost of care and the solutions that addressed those drivers. Then we’ll cover some recent tech trends that are bending the medical spend by increasing employee engagement, improving access to care and lowering costs.




Kent Sharkey
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ulliance, Inc.

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 10:45am - 12:00pm

Kent Sharkey, president, chief executive officerand founder of Ulliance, Inc., oversees operations of this international service company that provideshuman resources including employee assistance programs (EAP), wellness programs, training programs, organizational and leadership development, coaching, career transition services,and crisis management.

As founder of Ulliance, Sharkey has been instrumental in company growth to serve nearly one million employees and family members in more than 260 organizations, throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico,and Europe including Fortune 500 companies.Under Sharkey’s leadership, the Ullianceteam has assisted organizations of various sizes to greatly reduce healthcare benefits cost, resulting in saving millions of dollars for the organizationswhile enhancing their people.

Sharkey has provided expertise in a wide range of workplace and workforce issues, management consultations,and training to organizations such as Carhartt, Ilitch Holdings, International Automotive Components (IAC), Hospice of Michigan, The KresgeFoundation, Wayne State University, Oakland County, and Beaumont Health.

Through his experience as a licensed psychotherapist and business professional, Sharkey is able to discuss behavioral healthcare issues and its impact on businesses. Sharkey is a thought-leader in emotional wellness strategies, performance management,and workplace crisis management.

Ulliance and Sharkey have beenrecognized by Crain’s Detroit Businesswith an Outstanding Business Award.He has appeared on television, radio and in print including WWJ-AM, WJR-AM, Fox 2, The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, Crain’s Detroit Business and made frequent public speaking appearances.Sharkey was named a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year ® 2015 Michigan and Northwest Ohio award.

Sharkey holds a Bachelor of Artsin psychology and a Master in social work, both from the University of Michigan. Sharkey is a board member of the Michigan Labor Management Association(MLMA), Michigan Wellness Council, and previously with the Troy Chamber of Commerce.

Kent is passionate about healthy living. He has a rigid daily training schedule, is a certified scuba diver and is currently earning his Black Belt in karate. Kent’s driven spirit to "win" earned himthe Golden Gloves title at the young age of 19. He retired from his amateur boxing career well into his 40s having been undefeated.

Kent’s motto is "Can I" which stands for Continuous and Never-Ending Improvement. Kent is always on the quest to help people achieve their personal best.

Session Description

Maintaining Your Sanity While Achieving Peak Performance
Are you the company Psychologist? Whether your organization provides a service or a product we are all in the people business first and foremost. Often, employees and management have differing needs, goals and therefore conflict. The need for constant negotiations and coloration is inherent to success or failure dependent on how conflict is managed. During this interactive and high-energy session, HR professionals will learn through their participation. This presentation focuses on intrapersonal and interpersonal workplace conflict, relationship challenges, emotional regulation and intelligence. Your thoughts will be challenged as we will explore the nature of conflict and provide strategies for HR professionals to effectively assist their organizations to create a culture of collaboration, employee engagement and increased performance.




Kristopher F. Powell
President / CEO
HRPro and BenePro

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Steering through the possibilities and pitfalls of finding better ways to manage people is never easy. Surrounded and empowered by a great group of people helps Kris to see and find new and better ways to make that happen for all of our many clients. "Yes, but what if…?" or "How about we try this…" are two of his favorite phrases. And now for the rest of the story… A graduate of Oakland University, Kris grew up and has always lived in the Detroit area.

He has served on numerous local boards including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, The Medhealth Foundation, Red Run Golf Club, and most recently as Vice‐Chair for Notre Dame Prep/Marist Academy in Pontiac. He currently serves on the Board of United Benefit Advisors, a group he helped to Charter in 2002 to find new and better answers for clients in the benefit space and has joined the Board for Automation Alley in Troy.

Session Description

Building and Maintaining a Winning Culture
What does it take to be a “Cool Place to Work”? During this session, you’ll discover what it takes to get there and the number one leverage point you need to stay cool. Learn how alignment with core values supports your employees, customers and business success.




Joan M. Morehead
Vice President, Human Resource Services
HRPro

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Joan has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resource and Business operations, working for organizations in the public and non-profit segments; including, the Michigan Public Health Institute, Matrix Human Services, Blue Care Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

She studied with the Gallup Leadership Institute’s Executive Leadership program and did course work at Toyota University in California and the University of Peking in China as part of her master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska. Joan received her bachelor of fine arts degree from Kendall College of Art and Design.

Session Description

Building and Maintaining a Winning Culture
What does it take to be a “Cool Place to Work”? During this session, you’ll discover what it takes to get there and the number one leverage point you need to stay cool. Learn how alignment with core values supports your employees, customers and business success.




Sarah Kline, Sharease Beaudet & Tracie Smith

HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT October 11th | 2:30pm - 3:45pm

With over 26 years of management and Human Resources experience, Sarah, Sharease and Tracie come from a diverse management background in employee benefit agency, restaurant, retail, resort, manufacturing and assisted living healthcare.

Session Description

Finding the best candidates in a competitive market
If it takes 42 days and $4,129 to hire just one employee, according to SHRM’s Human Capital Benchmarking Report, you can’t afford not to be an expert at finding the best candidates. Are you stuck in a traditional hiring rut or do you have a strategy for getting the right people in the right seats?




Rebecca Strauss

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Rebecca Strauss is an employment and labor attorney with significant experience in general and probate litigation. Ms. Strauss counsels manufacturers, health care providers, professional service providers, and public and private employers in matters of wage and hour law, employment discrimination, disabilities and accommodation, discipline and termination, hiring, and workplace harassment. Ms. Strauss received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Tony Comden

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Tony Comden focuses on representing employers in employment and labor matters including employment litigation. Much of his recent experience has been with clients in the health care industry. Mr. Comden represents management in employment litigation matters across the country, many of which involve discrimination, harassment or statutory compliance. He has also represented several employers in retiree health insurance class action cases across the county. Mr. Comden received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Cathy Tracey

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Cathy Tracey has broad experience handling labor and employment law matters, including employment litigation. She counsels both public and private sector employers on how to handle a wide variety of employment issues, including difficult harassment, discrimination, Family and Medical Leave, disability accommodation and wage and hour situations. Ms. Tracey frequently represents employers in federal court and before federal and state administrative agencies. Ms. Tracey received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Mike Stroster

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Mike Stroster is focused on representing a wide range of business entities and individuals in matters related to immigration law and employment law. He has advised both public and private sector employers on issues related to collective bargaining, disabilities and accommodation, employment discrimination, union-management relations, workplace harassment, labor arbitration and wage and hour issues. Mr. Stroster received his law degree from the Wayne State University Law School and his undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Keith Eastland

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Keith Eastland is an employment and labor lawyer representing management on matters regarding employment discrimination, disabilities and accommodation, union-management relations, collective bargaining, union avoidance, construction, wage and hour law, and workplace harassment. Mr. Eastland routinely litigates important matters in federal and state court and before administrative agencies including the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Eastland has successfully argued multiple cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and D.C. Circuits. Mr. Eastland received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Andrew Cascini

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Andrew Cascini is a management-side litigator for employment and labor matters. His clients include many kinds of unionized and non-union private sector employers, including automotive part manufacturers, construction firms, and federal government contractors. He specializes in representing public employers ranging in size from small rural townships to some of Michigan’s most populous counties. Mr. Cascini received his law degree from Columbia Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Kevin Battle

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Kevin Battle counsels clients on employment policies and practices, immigration matters, and litigation strategy. His employment law focus includes wage and hour compliance, discipline and discharge, and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa options. As a litigator, Mr. Battle works with clients on claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, no-fault medical benefits claims, and workers’ compensation claims. Mr. Battle received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Matt O’Rourke

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Matt O’Rourke focuses on employment litigation, counseling clients on employment policies and practices, and traditional labor. As a litigator, Mr. O’Rourke has briefed cases for state and federal trial courts, the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. O’Rourke received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Session Description

Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management: A Mock Trial for HR Professionals
Excellent and legally sound HR practices are critical to the success of every organization. But rarely do HR professionals see how those practices can make a huge difference during a jury trial. Miller Johnson’s attorneys will present the case of Roger Gilmore v. Global Waste Management, the story of how a young, hard-charging Corporate President finds herself in an affair with a handsome aging VP of Sales and how things can quickly go wrong for the Company when it terminates that VP . We invite you not only to be the jury , but also to see firsthand how common HR practices, policies, and mistakes can have a significant impact during an employment discrimination lawsuit. -- This case problem, Gilmore vs. Global Waste Management, was originally authored by Grand Rapids attorney William Jack for the Hillman Advocacy Program and has been used often since to train young attorneys in the art of trial advocacy. It has been modified for HR professional training.




Nate Plantinga

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Nate Plantinga possesses broad experience handling labor and employment law matters for clients of all sizes in a variety of industries. He enjoys a busy counseling practice for union and nonunion clients, advising employers on the full spectrum of employment matters, including civil rights charges, difficult medical leave issues, employee discipline and discharge, wage and hour, and unemployment. Mr. Plantinga also specializes in traditional labor work involving collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice litigation, labor-management relations and union avoidance. Mr. Plantinga received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree from Calvin College.

Session Description

LABOR Pains (Legal and Benefits and Omnipresent Risk)
A power packed opportunity to learn about key developments and what to be aware of for the betterment of your organization. Using real-life examples and scenarios you may be all too familiar with, our panel of attorneys will present a common sense approach to complex issues in labor and employment law, employee benefits, and data and cybersecurity.




Tripp VanderWal

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tripp VanderWal advises private, public and non-profit employers of all sizes in all areas of employee benefits. His representation includes counseling employers with benefit plan design; drafting plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and other employee communications; assisting employers with regulatory compliance, including audits by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Civil Rights. Mr. VanderWal also assists employers comply with federal and state laws in responding to breaches of personal information. Mr. VanderWal received his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Hope College.

Session Description

LABOR Pains (Legal and Benefits and Omnipresent Risk)
A power packed opportunity to learn about key developments and what to be aware of for the betterment of your organization. Using real-life examples and scenarios you may be all too familiar with, our panel of attorneys will present a common sense approach to complex issues in labor and employment law, employee benefits, and data and cybersecurity.




Sarah Willey

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sarah Willey has significant experience working with employers on issues related to medical issues in the workplace. She serves on Miller Johnson’s Management Committee and chairs the firm’s FMLA/ADA Solutions practice group. She advises employers about their rights under the FMLA and ADA and stresses the potential liability resulting from not paying close attention to the laws. Ms. Willey provides clear direction on reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, fitness for duty exams, medical certifications, and second opinions and how to work with health care providers. Her employment and labor knowledge and experience provide the foundation for her to partner with clients to develop personnel policies and management training programs. Ms. Willey earned her law degree from The George Washington University National Law Center and her undergraduate from the University of Michigan.

Session Description

LABOR Pains (Legal and Benefits and Omnipresent Risk)
A power packed opportunity to learn about key developments and what to be aware of for the betterment of your organization. Using real-life examples and scenarios you may be all too familiar with, our panel of attorneys will present a common sense approach to complex issues in labor and employment law, employee benefits, and data and cybersecurity.




Gary Chamberlin

EMPLOYMENT LAW SUMMIT October 11th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Gary Chamberlin represents employers in EEOC, Michigan Department of Civil Rights and civil court actions involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, and workers’ compensation disputes. Mr. Chamberlin is chair of Miller Johnson’s Affirmative Action and Government Contractors practice and has significant experience advising companies awarded sizable federal contracts on affirmative action compliance and related issues, including evaluating company-wide compliance, and drafting and updating annual action plans. Mr. Chamberlin received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

Session Description

LABOR Pains (Legal and Benefits and Omnipresent Risk)
A power packed opportunity to learn about key developments and what to be aware of for the betterment of your organization. Using real-life examples and scenarios you may be all too familiar with, our panel of attorneys will present a common sense approach to complex issues in labor and employment law, employee benefits, and data and cybersecurity.




SHRM PRESENTERS



Elissa C. O’Brien, MS, SHRM-SCP
Vice President, Membership

SHRM PRESENTATION: October 12th | 8:30am - 8:45am

Elissa O’Brien, MS, SHRM-SCP has over 25 years of proven human resource successes with significant strategic human resource leadership experience within diverse industries ranging from financial services to health care and is currently serving as Vice President for Membership for the Society for Human Resource Management ,where she is leading the strategy of membership acquisition, engagement and retention globally for the world’s largest membership association of Human Resource professionals. Her specialized areas of strength include development and execution of workforce and HR strategies and programs, information systems, and service delivery mechanisms that align with customer and business needs; development of workforce scorecards and HR performance metrics that assess effectiveness of results. Elissa has proven success as a strategic contributor in building organizational capability, a high performance culture, and executing initiatives to build employee engagement, change leadership, and organizational effectiveness through process improvement and team development. Her specialties also include talent management, strategic planning, and organizational design.

Session Description

SHRM PRESENTATION




BREAKOUT PRESENTERS



David Szabla

Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:15am - 11:30am

Dr. David Szabla leads the Master of Arts in Organizational Change Leadership Program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology at Western Michigan University where he teaches courses in group dynamics, large-scale organizational change, and organization design. His research and writing centers on resistance to change and the relationships among the content, process, and context of organizational change. Recently, Dr. Szabla completed a study that explored the relationship between change agent strategy and organizational change content. He is also developing and validating two measures: one that assesses perception of change strategy as perceived by those undergoing an organizational change and one that assesses receptivity to organizational change along cognitive, emotional, intentional, and behavioral dimensions.

Session Description

The Enduring Practices of Leading Organizational Change
Dr. David B. Szabla, chief editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Handbook of the Great Thinkers of Organizational Change (to be released in August 2017) will present and discuss the best practices of leading organizational change that have stood the test of time. Based on an analysis of over 75 profiles of the great thinkers of organizational change from Mary Parker Follett to Otto Scharmer, Dr. Szabla presents and discusses early and contemporary change strategies, processes, and models that have persisted since the beginning of the last century, and underlines current and emerging practices of great use to HR professionals.




James M. Reid, IV

Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:15am - 11:30am

James M. Reid, IV is a shareholder and member of the Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C.’s Corporate/Employment and Franchise and Distribution Practice Groups. Mr. Reid works mainly with employers on a spectrum of employment issues including counseling and advising human resource professionals and business owners. He develops and improves employment policies and contracts, handbooks, employment agreements, non-competes, non-disclosure agreements, and unconditional release and separation agreements. Mr. Reid often provides legal assistance to employers in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, state and federal Departments of Labor, and the Unemployment Insurance Agency. He also assists employers with federal and state wage and hour audits.

Session Description

The Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make That Lead To Significant Liability!
Protect your business by learning how to avoid the top mistakes employers make that can lead to significant liability. This presentation will provide guidance and insight so you can ensure your management team is complying with current employment issues and laws including: discrimination, harassment and retaliation, medical leave and disability accommodations, employee classification, minimum wage regulations, successor liability, employee handbooks, the National Labor Relations Act, the Affordable Care Act, Unemployment Insurance Agency regulations, and protections for whistleblowers.




Jennifer Muñoz

Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:15am - 11:30am

Jennifer Muñoz is a community organizer, speaker, and writer on issues related to older adults. She’s the Associate State Director for AARP Michigan and Crew Member for WOTV4 as the on-air expert for ‘Encore Living’. She freelance writes for various publications including Faith Grand Rapids and West Michigan Woman magazines on the 50+ population.

Session Description

50 and Fabulous in the Workplace
It’s time to disrupt aging and change the conversation of the 50+ population in the workplace. Learn how the value of the older worker, the unique qualities they bring to the workforce and the impact on the economy is critical to the success of business.




Alejandra Juarez

Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:15am - 11:30am

Alejandra Juarez, Sales Executive for New Directions, joined the company in 2016. Alejandra is responsible for selling the New Directions Behavioral Health family of products, including Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Student Assistance Program (SAP), Managed Behavioral Health, Performance Solutions, and Health Coaching. She is located in Detroit and serves the entire state of Michigan. Before coming to New Directions, Alejandra spent eight years at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas as a group sales consultant where she implemented the Affordable Care Act with employers in over 40 counties across western Kansas.

Session Description

Developing a Resilient Workforce: An Employer’s Path Forward
With an ever-changing society, a fast-paced business climate and the stress of constantly having to do more with less, it’s no wonder the resilience of organizations is being tested more than ever. Resilience is not innate – skills can be learned, and training is critical. What can your company do to develop a resilient culture that handles, change, challenge and uncertainty? Come learn how you can create a plan that increases resilience and equips your employees to be their best at work and in life.




Doug Roehm

Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:15am - 11:30am

Doug Roehm is a Licensed Insurance Counselor and is President of Strategic Services Group, located in Rochester Hills, Michigan. As Hope College graduate, he spent his early career with Aetna’s employee benefit division working with large employers including Borders Book Stores, Goodyear Aerospace, and others. Over the past 31 years, he has used his insight and knowledge to help employers balance their financial and other needs with the needs of their employees, by delivering creative solutions in an industry of increasing complexity. Doug is joined today by SSG firm co-owner, Greg Sudderth, and will be sharing his wisdom about a newer approach to healthcare called Reference Based Pricing (RPB).

Session Description

Benchmarking Health Benefits
Uh Oh, the CEO called...now what? Faced with a 30% increase in health care costs, the CEO called and wants to know what your solution is. You’ve tried the usual cost shifting and benefit reductions in the past, and now you need something fresh to make an impact. Come learn how Medicare Reference Based Pricing can reduce your health care spend by 30% to 45%, the pro’s and the con’s, and whether this is right for your organization.




Kristen Mudge

Breakout Session II October 12th | 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Kristen Mudge is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist who dedicates countless hours to helping people and organizations grow. As a consultant for Master Grasshopper Solutions (MGS), she hosts a variety of skill-building workshops and training seminars for organizations and individuals. She specializes in diversity and inclusion, leadership, and employee engagement. Kristen has experience in multiple industries including healthcare, property management, higher education, sales, and government/military.

Kristen serves as an adjunct professor at Jackson College, teaching a variety of psychology courses at the undergraduate level. She continues to serve in the Michigan Army National Guard as a drilling reservists where she specializes in medical operations and training. She enjoys giving back to her local community, participating in a variety of programs through MGS to help economically challenged people obtain meaningful employment through resume and interviewing skills workshops.

Session Description

Unconscious Bias
Improved diversity and inclusion practices are correlated with improved employee satisfaction, motivation, and retention. Understanding how to identify unconscious bias is the first step to changing the effect they have on the selection process.




Brett Howell

Breakout Session II October 12th | 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Brett is one of the founding partners of the Howell & Sharp Group. Since joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, his focus is in the area of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans for corporations and non-profit organizations. The consulting services Brett provides include: the selection of providers, plan monitoring, fiduciary compliance, and investment selection and employee education. Brett is also approved as a Defined Contribution Investment Consultant for select Merrill Lynch Advisors. The Defined Contribution Investment Consulting (DCIC) Designation Program is designed to recognize Premier Retirement Benefits Advisors™ with significant, specialized experience to offer 3(21) Fiduciary services and to advise clients on their retirement plan investment line-up.

Session Description

401(k) Benchmarking Best Practices
How does your 401(k) plan measure up? Are your plan fees reasonable? During this session, you will learn about the latest industry trends and 401(k) benchmarking best practices that you can use today to improve your plan.




Ron Scott

Breakout Session II October 12th | 12:30pm - 1:45pm

As Director of Member Engagement, Ron works actively with current and prospective members of The Employers’ Association. Ron joined The Association as Director of Membership Services in April, 2012. Ron was Executive Director of The Employee Assistance Center, a long-time friend and TEA service partner, working with employees to resolve personal or professional problems that could negatively influence their ability to perform. Ron has conducted leadership development, workplace violence, harassment, drug/alcohol awareness and a variety of HR-related trainings. Prior to joining the EAC, Ron’s career began in operations at General Motors before completing his degree and managing Human Resource activities within several local firms.

Session Description

The Employer's Association: Recruiting, Rewarding and Retention
Once we have recruited the best and brightest to come work for us, it is essential to retain, reward and recognize these employees for high performance and reduced turnover. Come to this interactive session where ideas are shared new programs are offered.




Chrissy Taylor, LMSW

Breakout Session II October 12th | 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Ms. Taylor is licensed Social Worker in the State of Michigan. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Psychology in 2003 from Western Michigan University and subsequently her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University in 2010. Ms. Taylor has worked in a variety of public, private, non-profit and entrepreneurship settings giving her a wealth of knowledge of different industries. Throughout her career Ms. Taylor has focused on giving adults the tools to overcome the obstacles they face through resource allocation and empowerment techniques. Substance Wellness has been a personal interest for Ms. Taylor for over a decade. Currently Ms. Taylor is using that passion along with current technology to provide the tools to help individuals suffering from addiction.

Session Description

Substance Wellness Workplace: New Issues and New Solutions
This session illuminates the concept of Substance Wellness and highlights new technology that can assist employees in conquering addictive behaviors. Substance Wellness refers to a cultural state of an organization, in which employees are supported in making healthy choices. Our presentation will delve into tools that organizational leaders can implement to start establishing better Substance Wellness within their companies.




Suzanne Kart

Breakout Session II October 12th | 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Suzanne Kart is a writer, speaker, consultant, and expert in 21st Century integrated marketing. She is one of the nation’s leading authorities on marketing for continuing education and lifelong learning programs. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the marketing and communications fields. She does workshops across the U.S. and Canada on all things marketing as well as generational communications. She also has taught online for the graduate school at the University of South Dakota master’s degree program in adult and higher education.

Session Description

Generational Management – Why It’s Not As Hard As You Think
There’s a lot of talk in the media about the Millennial generation’s impact on the workforce. But there is very little focus on the generation responsible for managing them – Generation X. Find out how formative cohort experiences, current life stage, and the current state of societal issues impacts the way we send and receive messages. Discover the techniques for better managing a cross-generational workforce, and how work-life is changing with the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation.




Sharon Lipinski

Breakout Session III October 12th | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Sharon Lipinski is the author of "365 Ways to Live Generously: Simple Habits for a Life That's Good for You and for Others". She is a speaker, TV personality, and coach dedicated to helping people create the right habits so they can be happier, healthier, and more productive at home and in their work.

Session Description

Thinking Less is the Key to Success: The Habits of Happy, Healthy, Productive Employees
Today’s studies are clear: healthy and happy employees increase profitability and productivity. Everyone knows this. The No. 1 problem companies face today is transforming that knowledge into consistent action. Whether you’re looking to improve your own performance or if you’re the senior leader of a business unit whose success depends on improving how people habitually think, respond, or act you will leave this session with a method for reliably changing behavior from a good intention into a habit.




Katie Stewart

Breakout Session III October 12th | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

With over 10 years of experience (and half the alphabet) in human resources and professional speaking, Katie Stewart brings charismatic and informative presentations to audiences of all sizes. While working with organizations of variable sizes and in a wide range of industries, Katie has deepened her knowledge in the large realm of human resources including organizational development, employment law, risk and safety management, training & development, benefits and payroll. Her passion in working with people, whether its one-on-one or in a large group setting, is evident in the enthusiasm she brings to any HR topic.

Session Description

Engaging your remote workforce
According to Gallup’s annual Work and Education poll (2015), 37% of the U.S. labor force has telecommuted. With technology making it easier to work from virtually anywhere at any time, the concept of a remote workforce will become increasingly popular. With this new trend will come different challenges in managing and employee relations. How do you keep remote employees engaged in daily, weekly, or monthly activities? How will they contribute to your company’s culture? Human resource professionals have an obligation to ensure that all employees are engaged in the workplace, entrenched in our culture and an integral part of HR strategies.




Larry Jensen

Breakout Session III October 12th | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Larry Jensen is devoted to handling all aspects of litigation and investigations on behalf of clients throughout the country. Mr. Jensen represents employers in civil litigation proceedings, government investigations, administrative matters, commercial disputes, tort cases and appeals. Mr. Jensen also regularly handles administrative hearings, arbitrations, mediations and appellate proceedings in matters concerning claims brought under the False Claims Act, Title VII, FLSA, ERISA, FMLA, ADEA, ADA and whistleblower statutes. Mr. Jensen has extensive experience in matters involving long-term care, complex class and collective actions, wage and overtime statutes, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements, exemption status and proper classification of workers and sales commission disputes. He counsels and advises employers on workplace-related issues and personnel practices, including unfair labor practice charges, harassment claims, EEOC investigations, NLRA and FMLA compliance, ADA accommodations, workplace training, workplace investigations, wage and hour compliance, employee discipline, drug testing, GINA compliance, record keeping, credit reports, employee handbook provisions, medical staff relations, medical staff bylaws and general employment policy development and administration.

Session Description

Conducting Successful Workplace Investigations
This presentation will provide attendees with the most up to date practices and polices needed to conduct successful investigations in the workplace. EEOC statistics show that for the year ending 2016, retaliation was a basis for almost half (45.9%) of all charges filed. Many, if not most, retaliation claims stem from ineffective or incomplete workplace investigations. This session will reveal the policies needed before investigations are conducted, and provide best practices for immediate action, choosing the investigator, preservation requirements, interview techniques, preserving confidentiality, preparing written reports, options regarding investigation findings and subsequent measures.




Doreen Bolhuis

Breakout Session III October 12th | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Doreen Bolhuis, a former elite gymnastics coach and educator, continues to excel as president and founder of GymCo, her award-winning business for more than thirty-five years. Bolhuis is an adjunct professor for Aquinas College and is a graduate of Coach U, an internationally recognized school for personal and business coaching. Bolhuis has been named one of West Michigan's 50 Most Influential Women five times and honored as a top Woman-Owned Business five times. She serves on numerous state and local boards and has mentored countless leaders and business owners over the course of her career. She co-authored Stop Wishing. Stop Whining. Start Leading. A No-Nonsense, Straight-talk Guide for Women Who Aspire to Lead.

Session Description

Stop Wishing, Stop Whining, Start Leading
Corporate America isn't going to "lean in"—but women can get ahead on their own and contribute to the health and success of their entire organization. This session helps women to understand the barriers they sometimes create and develop strategies to break through those barriers to become high-level leaders. HR professionals will use the information to advance their own careers and to help advance the careers of others.




Jennifer Evans

Breakout Session III October 12th | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

In her current position at Michigan Ross, Jennifer supports faculty. True to her positive deviant nature, she contributes beyond the boundaries of her role and brings the principles of positive organizational psychology to life. Jennifer has initiated a Mindfulness program, now in its third year, launched a series called "Third Place Events," and developed a number of workshops based in the research of Ross scholars that she facilitates for staff both at Ross and across the U-M campus.

Session Description

Positive Deviance: Building a Positive Culture from the Bottom Up
Organizations are often based in conformity and people are afraid to go outside normal patterns. Positive deviance describes uncommon behaviors or strategies that have research based positive outcomes and will move the organization to a better place. Jennifer Evans is a positive deviant who—without authority—has positively influenced the culture at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Through her story, we will discuss the tendency of organizations to resist positive deviance and explore how you can become a positive deviant, recognize and support it in others and use it to motivate and develop staff. A positively deviant lens offers a rich opportunity to build a positive culture—from the bottom up.




Amie Hoff

October 12th | 7:30am - 8:00am

Amie Hoff CPT, NASM is a Corporate Fitness Consultant and founder of FitKit - The Employee Fitness Solution. As a NYC based certified fitness professional, Hoff consults on corporate health and fitness. Hoff provides tools and services to support internal wellness efforts, introducing fresh techniques and advancements developed from across the health and fitness industry. Amie Hoff developed FitKit - a simple, portable, affordable employee fitness solution that has become a successful tool in workplace wellness initiatives. Stop by the FitKit booth in the Expo hall to meet Amie Hoff and learn more.

Session Description

Optional Exercise




Catherine Schmidt, SHRM-CP, PHR

Breakout Session IV October 13th | 9:00am - 10:15am

Catherine Schmidt has been with Purple Ink since 2013 and has a decade of experience managing various HR functions including recruiting, creating training programs, compliance, and performance development initiatives. She has worked in a variety of industries such as professional services, manufacturing, and non-profit settings.

Session Description

RIP Annual Performance Review
In this presentation, participants will learn specifically why the annual review process doesn’t (and has never) worked and how to make the shift to an ongoing performance management approach. They’ll learn from case studies of companies who have successfully made the shift and how it can look when implemented in various ways. And finally they’ll get data and information to take back to their company to make the “sell” to change the way their organization manages performance, for good.




Debra F. Williams

Breakout Session IV October 13th | 9:00am - 10:15am

Debra F. Williams, Executive Vice President of Right Management, is a catalyst who influences transformation. A trusted advisor to boards and top management, she has over 25 years of experience consulting and partnering with key leadership. Her diverse career includes executive human resources, operations and consulting roles in wide range of companies and industries. She also is a certified professional coach providing executive, leadership and business coaching to executives, key leaders and boards.

Debra is a graduate of Wayne State University, where she received a bachelor of arts in Journalism. She completed her master of business administration at Lawrence Technological University, where she also served as an adjunct professor in the College of Graduate Management. She has provided board leadership for numerous not-for-profit, for profit and professional organizations, and is the current president of Detroit SHRM. She also received the Athena Leadership Award in recognition of her professional excellence, community service and passion for assisting others in realizing their full leadership potential.

Williams is a published author, and frequent lecturer, presenter and keynote speaker.

Session Description

Navigating the Politics of Implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
Focuses on the "how", the latest research-based leading practices of what works, and the culture change strategies required for a successful D&I strategy implementation.




Tim Furlong

Breakout Session IV October 13th | 9:00am - 10:15am

A Nationally recognized Speaker, Facilitator & Executive Coach, Tim Furlong and his unique brand of "Edutainment" have impacted nearly every type of organization for nearly two decades. The Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, M&Ms Mars, Whole Foods, Michael Kors, The National Parks Service, New York Life, MTV & VH1, The University of Michigan Athletic Department, and The NHL’s Nashville Predators are just a few of broad range of organizations that have chosen to utilize Tim and his dynamic, insightful presentations. Tim is also author of the book-Quarter Turns, and the Creator and Founder of the "Quarter Turns" coaching program which enables leaders in any industry to identify small shifts in approach and behavior that yield highly impactful, sustainable results. From CEO’s of fortune 500 companies, to platinum selling Recording Artists Tim’s coaching & training programs have empowered thousands of individuals and organizations to achieve at the highest levels.

Session Description

Change, Opportunity & The New Normal- Managing Change in an Ever-Changing Workplace
This presentation will teach you about the one thing that is a constant in the modern business word…Change. New technology, complex regulations, the influx of Millennials as clients and in our workspace all contribute to our stress and workloads. Change is inevitable, growth is optional. Learning to effectively deal with the multi-faceted changes of your organization, while staying true to your professional and organizational goals can be challenging, especially in our high-speed culture. Managing yourself during these tumultuous periods and learning to effectively manage your teams through the enormous amounts of change we are experiencing allows you to identify the amazing opportunities available when it comes to positioning ourselves for success in the “New Normal.” This engaging and interactive session will have your participants talking long after they leave the room.




Andrew Bishop

Breakout Session IV October 13th | 9:00am - 10:15am

Andrew is a high-performing executive who helped grow and evolve several organizations over his 10+ year career. Prior to joining Baudville Brands, Andrew spent time in the staffing and manufacturing industries. Over the past four years, he has led Education and Traning, Client Analysis and Program Design, New Business Development, and Client Services for Baudville Brands.

Session Description

Breaking the Barriers of Employee Engagement
In this session, I will discuss the current trends and state of the employee engagement industry while guiding attendees through a how-to session for developing a formal roadmap for increasing employee engagement that includes program design, establishing budgets, gaining decision-maker buy-in, program administration, and vendor selection.




Greg Ripple

Breakout Session IV October 13th | 9:00am - 10:15am

Greg Ripple is an attorney with Miller Johnson and has been practicing law since 2003. His employment and labor practice spans varied industries, including aviation, manufacturing, construction, and health care. Greg advises employers on a wide variety of employment issues, including harassment, discrimination, disability and accommodations, military leave, FMLA, reduction-in-force, and wage and hour matters. He frequently represents employers in federal court and before the federal and state administrative agencies. Greg’s traditional labor practice includes advising clients on matters including collective bargaining agreements, labor arbitrations, and maintaining a union-free workplace. He also represents clients before the National Labor Relations Board. Greg is an author and frequent speaker on labor and employment law including regulatory compliance and liability issues relating to workplace safety and health. He is the co-author of the Occupational Safety and Health: A Guide for Michigan Employers, published by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

Session Description

Social Media: The Pros, Cons, and Legal Pitfalls that you (and our employees) need to know
Social media is no longer new, but it is constantly evolving and posing new risks for both employers and employees. We will take an entertaining and practical look at these technologies and the risks they present in the workplace, and how human resources professionals can prepare their company and their employees to safely use or respond to social media use.




MISHRM

MISHRM's mission is to support the chapters and serve the professionals (network, share best practices, development opportunities, conduit to international SHRM organization) within our great state.


Contact Info

Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management

c/o Meeting Coordinators, Inc.
P.O. Box 99463
Troy, MI 48099