Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 09/20/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Telephonic meeting

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    • 09/20/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen – Eat, Drink & Live Music 122 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202

    LSHRM HR Connect Fall Event

    Join your HR colleagues for a honky tonkin’ good time at Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen. Merle’s was named one of America’s Best Bourbon Bars by the Bourbon Review in 2017 and is reminiscent of a classic western whiskey hall. Network with other HR professionals over food and drink and then stick around for live music starting at 8:00. Please register and join us for this honky-tonk-themed HR Connect event!

    • 10/02/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • UofL Delphi Center, Founders Hall, 450 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222

    Approved 1.0 SHRM and HRCI recertification credits


    • LaCinda Glover


    LaCinda Glover is a Principal in Mercer’s Career business based in the Louisville office and specializes in executive rewards. LaCinda has been with Mercer for over 12 years. In addition to her consulting role, she is the Operations Lead for the Executive Benefits Group where she works with tax-exempt organizations, publicly-traded corporations, and privately-held companies in a variety of industries. LaCinda also operates as the Office Business Leader for the Career practice in Louisville.

    LaCinda’s experience includes the benchmarking, design, implementation, and communications of staff and executive benefits programs. Aside from her extensive benefits work, she assists clients with staff and executive compensation competitive assessments, Boards of Directors compensation reviews, and total remuneration competitiveness and strategy alignment. LaCinda also helps many organizations in complying with Intermediate Sanctions, IRC Section 409A, and 457(f).

    In addition to her consulting role, LaCinda manages Mercer’s Executive and Broad-based Employee Retirement Tool (EBeRT) and Mercer’s Tax-Exempt Executive Benefits Survey, both used to conduct custom benchmarking and plan design for clients.

    At Mercer, LaCinda is a member of the Higher Education Community of Interest, the Health Care Industry Vertical team, and the North American Talent International Vertical.

    LaCinda received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Bellarmine University where she graduated with highest honors. She has three young boys and is an active member of her church.

    Program Description

    The leader of Mercer’s Louisville Career practice will discuss compensation in today’s changing world. The compensation promise is changing, and how you deliver and manage programs for your employees is following suit. Drawing from client experiences and data from various talent trends and compensation reports, we will focus on compensation best practices to attract, manage, and reward the right talent. We'll wrap-up with a mini Q&A session.

    Learning objectives

    1) Understand how compensation fits into the broader total rewards framework

    2) Explore compensation strategies and variances among industries

    3) Develop knowledge around compensation management best practices


    Coming soon. This will be a breakfast from 8:30 am to 10:30 am

    A Big Thanks to our Sponsors!


    • 10/18/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Whip Mix

    Contact: Regina Sears
    • 11/01/2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kentucky Farm Bureau, 9201 Bunsen Parkway, Louisville ky 40220
    Contact PersonJanessa Moran

    • 11/13/2018
    • Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W Jefferson St, Louisville, KY 40202

    Pending SHRM and HRCI recertification credits

    The first 100 registrants will earn a chance to win a $500 VISA gift card just in time for Black Friday! The drawing will be done at the November program. Must be present to win.

    Event Description

    • Whether you’re experiencing mild transitions now or will undergo massive reorganizations in the future, change is inevitable within every successful organization. Detour provides solutions to reduce stress, eliminate fear and increase performance during such times. Steve Gilliland reveals how to navigate life’s turns when you’re suddenly headed on a course you never planned and into a future you never imagined. KEY TAKEAWAYS: How to feel more in control when the change is out of your control How to prepare for any kind of change, remain productive and use it to your advantage How to build resiliency & grit as you cope with change


     10:00 a.m.  Registration Opens
     10:00 a.m.  Vendors Set-up
     10:15-11:00 a.m.  "I'm a Gilliland Fan!" Meet and Greet (Salon)
     10:15-11:15 a.m.  Vendor Booths Open
     11:15 a.m.  Lunch Served
     11:30 a.m.  Welcome and Sponsor Acknowledgements
     11:40-11:55 a.m.  Innovative Sponsor Remarks
     11:55-12:00 p.m.  Speaker Introduction (Guest)
     12:00-1:15 p.m.  Keynote
     1:15-1:30 p.m.  Drawing and Closing Remarks
     1:30-2:00 p.m.  Vendor Break
     2:00-3:30 p.m.  Workshop

    Speaker Bio

    A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve Gilliland is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the world. Recognized as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Laugh USA and Blue Collar Radio. Steve speaks to more than 250,000 people a year and influences the lives of millions through his keynote speeches, books, CDs and DVDs. Steve is a prolific, accomplished author, evidenced by four of his books—Detour, Enjoy The Ride, Hide Your Goat and Making a Difference—perennially making the publisher’s best seller list and his being named Author of the Year. He was also recognized by Who’s Who for Speakers and Business Professionals.


       Member  Non-Member
     Keynote Only  $55  $65
     Keynote and Workshop  $99  $109
     Keynote Only Table (10)  $500  $500
     Keynote and Workshop Table  $700  $700

    Interested in being a sponsor partner for the program? Get information by clicking the button below or email Trasee Whitaker at
    Sponsorship Flyer
    Here is a  a good, funny, but short video of Steve speaking, so you’ll know what to expect when you attend!  Get ready to be informed and entertained! See you in November!

Past events

08/28/2018 34th Annual KYSHRM Conference
08/23/2018 Navigating Through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
08/16/2018 August Board Meeting
07/26/2018 Talent Pipeline Management: An Innovative Approach to Bridging the Talent Gap
07/10/2018 LSHRM HR Connect
07/10/2018 LSHRM Legal Conference
06/21/2018 June Board Meeting (mid-year planning meeting)
06/14/2018 Writing Your Best Cover Letter
06/12/2018 June Chapter Meeting: Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer
05/17/2018 May Board meeting
05/17/2018 2018 Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville Conference & Awards
05/10/2018 Cheer For A New Career!
05/08/2018 May Chapter Meeting: Leadership Lessons from HOLLYWOOD
04/19/2018 April Chapter Board Meeting
04/10/2018 April Chapter Meeting: Recruiting for a Diverse Workforce
03/22/2018 HR C.O.N.N.E.C.T at the Goat-March 22nd
03/22/2018 March Chapter Board Meeting
03/21/2018 Louisville Area Total Internship Management Workshop
03/13/2018 Connect A Veteran Networking Event
03/13/2018 March Chapter Meeting: Talent Solution: Transitioning Veterans
03/08/2018 Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search, Part 2
02/22/2018 February Chapter Board Meeting
02/13/2018 February Chapter Meeting: The Future of Diversity and Inclusion: A Spotlight on Intersectionality
02/12/2018 FREE Veteran's Career Transition Workshop
02/03/2018 Fight For Air Climb - STEP UP to the CHALLENGE
01/23/2018 The American Heart Association's Annual Wellness Symposium
01/18/2018 January Chapter Board Meeting
01/09/2018 I AM WORTH IT and so are YOU! Wellness for Yourself and Your Employees with Asia Ford
12/13/2017 2018 Meeting Bundle Pack
11/14/2017 LSHRM Diversity Fair
11/14/2017 Disrupting Diversity: From the Transactional to the Transformational
11/09/2017 November Chapter Board Meeting
11/04/2017 Walk to End Lupus
10/16/2017 WorldatWork Course C4 - Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance
10/10/2017 Fact or Fiction: Let's Talk Mental Health and the ADA
09/21/2017 September LSHRM Board Meeting
09/14/2017 HR Connect Fall Event - 9/14/2017
09/12/2017 SHRM Certification Study Group
08/17/2017 August LSHRM Board Meeting
08/08/2017 Junior Achievement: Empowering a Generation
06/22/2017 June LSHRM Board Meeting
06/13/2017 Innovation - the Key to Bridging the Talent Gap
05/18/2017 May LSHRM Board Meeting
05/09/2017 2017 Legal Update
05/04/2017 HR Connect Dawn at the Downs - 5/4/2017
04/20/2017 April LSHRM Board Meeting
04/11/2017 Concealment or Cover - An Active Shooter Awareness Discussion and an Response Training Workshop
03/25/2017 Best Buddies Friendship Walk
03/23/2017 March LSHRM Board Meeting
03/22/2017 Louisville Area Total Internship Management Workshop
03/14/2017 HR and the Aging Workforce: Strategies and Best Practices
02/23/2017 February LSHRM Board Meeting
02/22/2017 HR Connect Winter Event - 2/22/2017
02/14/2017 Compassion "At Work": A Triadic Formula of Passion, Performance, and Profit
01/19/2017 LSHRM January Board Meeting
01/10/2017 Growing Your Team While Maintaining Your Corporate Culture
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