Louisville Society for Human Resource Management (LSHRM) Wins SHRM Pinnacle Award for Exceptional HR Program

Louisville, KY November 19, 2020 Today, SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) awarded LSHRM the 2020 Pinnacle Award in recognition of its high achievements advancing the profession of human resources.

The Pinnacle Award is the most prestigious honor SHRM state councils and chapters can receive. Created in 1991, its honors programs that exceed the standard activities of SHRM affiliates in enhancing HR management. LSHRM was one of 12 human resource organizations—out of more than 600—from across the country to win the award in 2020.

“SHRM's chapters and state councils are among the most dedicated and passionate professionals, period, and play an integral role in elevating and advancing the practice of human resources,” said SHRM President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP. “From educational series, community support, mentor programs, and more, each winner made a real difference for our profession and in their communities at a time of turmoil and uncertainty.”

“We are very happy that National SHRM has actually recognized us for a Pinnacle Award and we look forward to celebrating our 80th Anniversary as an organization as we have been advancing the HR profession since 1940” said LSHRM 2020 President Rawleigh Richardson, Sr., SHRM-CP.

Mega and Super Mega Category:

Affiliate Name/State: Louisville SHRM (Kentucky)

Program Title: “Better Workplaces, Better World (BW2)”

Description: Louisville SHRM, in partnership with community leaders and the University of Louisville, launched “Better Workplaces, Better World (BW2)”—a citywide research project aimed at demystifying and quantifying what matters most to the Greater Louisville’s workforce. The research was framed to answer questions regarding:

1) which benefits, and amenities matter most to employees; 2) which aspects of workplace culture are most vital; 3) how satisfied the workforce is in these areas; and 4) how these insights shift by demographic. Louisville SHRM organized a free, virtual data-reveal event to make the research available to the public, as well as unveiled a data dashboard, created in partnership with the Workforce Cabinet, that presented the research findings.

Winning programs, selected from over 75 applications, receive a $1,000 prize given by Paychex Inc., which is the sponsor of this year’s Pinnacle Awards. The awardees were recognized at SHRM’s Volunteer Leaders Business Meeting, November 17-20.  

Winners of the 2020 SHRM Pinnacle Award are:

California State Council of SHRM

Charlotte Area SHRM (NC)

Chicago SHRM (IL)

Greater Cincinnati HRA (OH)

HRA of Greater Oak Brook  (IL)

Kentucky SHRM State Council

Louisville SHRM (KY)

Oregon SHRM

Prince William SHRM (VA)

Stateline SHRM (IL)

Sussex-Warren HRMA (NJ)

Tri-State SHRM Chapter (TX)


LSHRM is proud to announce that our chapter has been awarded 2020 SHRM Learning System Champion Status at the Volunteer Leaders’ Business Meeting for the third year in a row!!!

Under the leadership of the new Director of Professional Development & Certification, Marcus Goodwin, this award is in recognition of the efforts performed to make the Louisville Chapter SHRM Certification Study Group such a tremendous success!

Thank you Marcus for all of your hard work....we couldn't have done it without you!


LSHRM is proud to announce that our chapter has been awarded 2019 SHRM Learning System Champion Status at the Volunteer Leaders’ Business Meeting for the second year in a row!!!

This award is in recognition of the efforts performed by the 2019 Professional Development Director, Amy Olds, and Co-Chair, Jenna Malcom to make the Louisville Chapter SHRM Certification Prep Classes such a tremendous success!

Thank you Amy & Jenna for all of your hard work....we couldn't have done it without you!

Please be on the lookout for details on the 2020 SHRM Certification Prep Classes coming soon!



LSHRM is proud to announce that our chapter has been awarded 2018 SHRM Learning System Champion Status at the Volunteer Leaders’ Business Meeting that took place on November 14-16 in Washington, DC!

This award is in recognition of the efforts performed by the 2018 Professional Development Director, Amy Olds, and Co-Chair, Jenna Malcom to make the Louisville Chapter SHRM Certification Prep Classes such a tremendous success!

Thank you Amy & Jenna for all of your hard work....we couldn't have done it without you!

Please be on the lookout for details on the 2019 SHRM Certification Prep Classes coming soon!


LSHRM is proud to announce that we have earned champion status for our work in promoting and supporting SHRM’s Certification to LSHRM members.

Special thanks to Amy Olds, our 2019 Director of Member Development & Certification, Jenna Malcom, Study Group Co- Chair and Jennifer Wheatley, Study Group Co-chair for their hard work and dedication in holding prep study courses for those studying for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications.

They work hard to elevate the HR profession through providing their vast knowledge to our members to assist them in passing the certification exams.

Congratulations!


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KYSHRM CHAPTER WINS PINNACLE AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL HR PROGRAMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) presented the Kentucky Chapter and 11 other affiliates with its Pinnacle Award — the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for notable contributions to the human resource profession.

“This year’s Pinnacle Award winners have shown exceptional HR leadership through their innovative chapter and council programs,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. The Pinnacle Award, created in 1991, is the most prestigious achievement SHRM state councils and chapters can attain.


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Louisville SHRM Awards

  • 2014 SHRM Foundation Champion – The SHRM Foundation is the charity affiliate for SHRM that delivers scholarships to student and professional members and develops evidence-based practices for the workforce.
  • 2016 SHRM Foundation Champion - The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation by providing research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals to make change happen and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.
  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 SHRM EXCEL Platinum Chapter - The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded the Louisville Society for Human Resource Management (LSHRM) its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Chapter Award for the accomplishments in 2016. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

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