Upcoming events

    • 09/22/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - Zoom Meeting

    Event details

    2020 LSHRM President Rawleigh Richardson leads a discussion on how to leverage the networking power of LinkedIn to enhance any job search.  This is part of LSHRM's Career Advancement Program designed to help participants take their careers to the next level.

    • 09/23/2020
    • (EDT)
    • 12/02/2020
    • (EST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Virtual - Online
    • 15

    Program Description: This study group is not designed to teach the SHRM Bock Learning System Materials, but is a discussion-based format where SHRM practice questions are used to initiate a dialogue around HR issues.  Individuals interested in learning the SHRM Learning System are encouraged to register for the new KYSHRM Virtual Cert Prep Course.  For more info go to: https://www.kychamber.com/shrm-certification-prep-course

    • Six (6) Bi-Weekly Virtual Sessions
    • Wednesday Nights - 5:45PM to 7:45PM
    • September 23, 2020 through December 02, 2020
    • Deadline to register will be Friday, September 11, 2020 (unless full)
    • Access to purchase the SHRM Learning System for a discounted price of $535 

    Location: Virtual Sessions

    Cost:  LSHRM Members: $35 = Registration

     $570 = Registration + SHRM Learning System Study Materials    

               LSHRM Non-Members: $50 = Registration

      $585 = Registration + SHRM Learning System Study Materials

     * All registration fees will be donated to the SHRM Foundation*



    Key Topics

    May 13, 2020

    Applications Accepted for Winter Testing Window

    September 23, 2020

    Session #1

    · HR Strategic Planning
    · Talent Acquisition
    ·  Employee Engagement & Retention

    October 07, 2020

    Session #2

    · Learning & Development
    · Total Rewards

    October 16, 2020

    Early-Bird Application Deadline for Winter Testing Window

    October 21, 2020

    Session #3

    · Structure of HR
    · Organizational Effectiveness & Development
    · Workforce Management

    November 04, 2020

    Session #4

    · Employee & Labor Relations
    · Technology Management

    November 06, 2020

    Standard Application Deadline for Winter Testing Window

    November 18, 2020

    Session #5

    · HR in Global Context
    · Diversity & Inclusion
    · Risk Management

    December 02, 2020

    Session #6

    · Corporate Social Responsibility
    · US Employment Law & Regulations

    Dec. 01, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2021

    2020-2021 Winter Testing Window

    For any questions about the study group, please send an email to certification@lshrm.org.

    • 09/29/2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual - Zoom

    event Details

    Join us Tuesday, September 29th, from 9am to 10am for a virtual networking session with other HR professionals in the Louisville community.  

    Registration is free, but a donation of $15 or more to the SHRM Foundation through the LSHRM portal will give you a chance to receive a FREE 3-day pass to the 2020 KYSHRM Virtual Conference, October 13-15, a $549 value!

    About the SHRM Foundation:

    The SHRM Foundation's mission is to mobilize the power of HR and activate the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting all things work. The Foundation is committed to elevating and empowering HR as a social force through its innovative solutions to workplace inclusion challenges, programming designed to inspire and empower the next generation of HR leaders, and awarding scholarships and professional development grants to educate and develop students and HR professionals.  The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

    • 10/13/2020
    • (EDT)
    • 10/15/2020
    • (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Event Details

    Join us at the premier conference for HR professionals in the state. Receive practical information that can be applied to the real issues you face every day on the job. Gain the HR knowledge crucial to the success of your career and your organization.

    The Kentucky SHRM Conference offers:

    • Compelling keynote speakers
    • Relevant educational sessions
    • Respected speaking professionals
    • Diverse exhibit hall and vendors
    • Exceptional networking opportunities
    • Valuable continuing education credits

    Don’t miss the largest gathering of HR professionals in the state--now 100% virtual.  We hope to see you there!

    For mor information and to register, go to: http://www.kyshrmconference.com/register/

    • 10/13/2020
    • 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • 10/14/2020
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - Zoom Meeting


    Join us for this first annual informational conference on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. A wide variety of experts in the field will speak on how to move the needle on creating a more inclusive Louisville.  This two-day conference will run from 11:30am until 2:00pm on Tuesday & Wednesday, October 13th & 14th.

    Learning Objectives:

    The Day One learning objectives of the presentation are:

    1. Understanding and applying a Critical Whiteness framework
    2. Exploring subtle ways Whiteness creates a system of power and privilege, and
    3. Review of resources for further study and reflection. 

    The Day Two learning objectives of the presentation are:

        1) What is intercultural communication

        2) What makes intercultural communications difficult

        3) What role does D&I play in intercultural communication

    Certification Credits:

    SHRM: Approved for 2 certification credits

    HRCI: Approved for 2 business certification credits


    The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


    Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, October 13th & 14th, 2020

    Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

    Where: Two-Day Virtual Conference - Zoom

    Price: Members - $25 each day, $40 for both days

               Non-Members - $35 each day; $60 for both days

    Sponsored by:

    Platinum Sponsor


    Silver Sponsor

    Day One Speakers

    Keynote Speaker - Jud Hendrix

    Keynote Topic: The Invisible Knapsack of White Power and Privilege

    Jud Hendrix is the Executive Director for Interfaith Paths to Peace, cofounder of the Big Table, a coach and consultant with New Possibilities Associates and an adjunct professor at Bellarmine University and JCTC.  Jud has worked in the area of personal and social transformation for 30 years.  He has a Master of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Samford University and is currently finishing his PhD in Education and Social Change at Bellarmine University.

    Moderator - Terrian Barnes

    Terrian Barnes is the founder and principal of Fe-smart LLC, providing expert guidance on how to achieve gender-balanced, culturally inclusive leadership excellence that will drive top results. She has spent over three decades helping nonprofit and for-profit entities put equity and inclusion at the heart of their business growth strategies.

    Her career roles have included legislative correspondent for the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and VP of the Public Affairs Group for the International Franchise Association (IFA), the largest franchise trade association in the U.S. While at IFA, Terrian was recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the 25 Most influential Women in Business and appeared as a franchise expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Terrian went on to be named Yum Brands' first-ever chief diversity and inclusion officer, launching the global fast food giant’s nationally recognized diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices. 

    A well-known champion for racial and gender equity and minority and women’s entrepreneurship, Terrian is a frequently requested public speaker and has filled volunteer leadership roles on multiple boards, including currently serving as board secretary of the Washington, DC-based National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC). NTCIC helps advance transformational historic preservation projects that spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. 

    Panelist - Marta Miranda-Straub

    Marta Miranda-Straub is a Latino Afro-Caribbean woman who has spent her life working towards building equity, inclusion and creating sustainable systems change. Her leadership, scholarship and activism has focused on advancing social and economic justice for marginalized communities. She lives and works at the intersection of identities, place, ethnicity, race, gender and sexualities, applying an intersectional feminist lens to all that she does. 

    Marta Miranda-Straub was appointed commissioner of Department for Community Based Services by Gov. Andy Beshear July 1, 2020. Miranda-Straub has served families and children through trauma, substance abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and gender equity and anti-racism activism.

    Miranda-Straub is the founder of Catapult Now, LLC. As an executive consultant she provided organizational, leadership and board development, strategic planning, executive coaching, retreats, facilitation and training services to non-profit and for-profit organizations with a focus on equity and inclusion.

    Marta has over 40 years of experience in organizational and clinical social work practice during which she has held multiple roles, such as tenured professor, social researcher, executive leader, psychotherapist, community organizer, advocate, activist, coach, trainer, facilitator and public speaker.    

    She is the immediate past President/CEO of The Center for Women and Families, a 6 million dollar non-profit, serving survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault and their families in Kentucky.

    Before joining The Center she worked at Eastern Kentucky University as an associate professor in the Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work Department for 17 years.  During her tenure she served as the chair of Women and Gender Studies and of Multicultural Student Affairs.

    Marta has received numerous awards for her leadership, activism, and program design, such as the KY Martha Layne Collins Women in Leadership award, Equitable Program Design from the National Health Law Practice for her work with EEO office of the cabinet on the Limited English Proficiency Program.  In addition she was awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, she was named a Muhammad Ali Daughter of Greatness for her gender equity and erasing racism work and honored for her immigration and antiracism work by the Alliance Against Racist and Political Oppression and Jewish Family and Career Center. She was named a compassionate laureate by Mayor Greg Fischer and he declared March 17 Marta Miranda Day. The Center for Women and Families named Marta a 2020 Woman of Distinction.

    Marta was inducted into the Affrilachian poets by KY Poet Laureate Frank X Walker in 2009, she is a published scholar and poet and her memoir Cradled by Skeletons - A Life in Poems and Essays was published this fall by Shadeland house Modern Press.

    Panelist - Kelley Bright

    Kelley Bright is Mercer’s Kentucky Office Leader and a Partner with the firm. She works closely with her team of ~600 professionals locally to drive Mercer’s brand in the Kentuckiana market and manages client relationships.  Kelley is also responsible for developing consulting talent.

    With more than 25 years of experience with global professional consulting firms, Kelley serves as a trusted advisor to help her clients best manage their most important asset, their people. Prior to join Mercer, Kelley was a business development leader at EY.

    Kelley is passionate about the promotion and advancement of women in the workforce and serves as the executive sponsor for Mercer’s Empowering Women Together and Racial & Ethic Diversity Business Resource Groups. She is an active volunteer serving on the Board for Women Influencing Louisville, Committee Chair for Unbridled Charities, and as Eastern High School’s Volleyball Boosters Treasurer.

    Kelley graduated with distinction from Western Kentucky University.  She is married with two kids, Evan and Paige, and two dogs, Taco and JuneBug.

    Panelist - Tawana Bain

    As CEO at TBAIN & Co, Tawana manages business development, market research initiatives, and strategic direction of the firm. Tawana is a leading marketing strategist and visionary with a niche in streamlining outsourced services. In addition, Bain is the Founder of the Global Economic Diversity Development Initiative, Black founded and predominantly black-led, a non-profit foundation seeking donations to afford its fund development arm the ability to make grants to non-profit and for-profit recipients focused on building economic wealth for the black community in the following areas - workforce opportunities, economic empowerment, supply chain opportunities, leadership and development, and business acceleration. Through GEDDI, donors are assured their gift is going to vetted organizations serving the needs of the black population. One of GEDDI's most notable programs is the Derby Diversity & Business Summit (DDBS) program that launched in 2017 and is designed to drive innovative strategies to attract diverse consumers while promoting the intersection of best in class diverse business leaders within the Executive Workforce and Global Supply Chain.


    Aside from Bain's philanthropic and social justice work, she is also the proud owner of Encore on 4th, a Southern Coastal Booze Room with Live Music, situated in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentucky and known for serving as an intersection for various cultures to network, enjoy good food and shake a tail feather. Not only is she a force to be reckoned with on the entertainment scene, but she’s the founder of one of Louisville’s hottest curated boutiques - AFM Threads, located in both Oxmoor and St. Matthews Mall. AFM is known for its trendy, chic and unique head-to-toe wear.

    Bain has been featured in Savoy, WE CEO, Tops Louisville, Voice-Tribune, Diversity Professional and many other publications for her work and success as an African American multi-preneur. 

    Tawana’s leadership skills have led her enterprise to receive National Recognition and Minority Supplier of the Year for Supplier Excellence by NMSDC, Regional Supplier of the Year by TSMSDC, and the Diversity Excellence Award by One Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

    Panelist - Lettie Johnson

    Lettie Johnson is the CEO/Founder of Gifted By Design Leadership and Consulting, LLC  (GBD). A wholistic personal and professional development practice in connecting, consulting, counseling, and coaching people and organizations. Lettie holds over 20+ years of experience in transforming organizations and people across sectors. As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker. She offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth.  Also, being a licensed diversity equity and inclusion facilitator she uses her skills in leadership development, strategic planning, and communication methods to assist people and organizations in maximizing their capacity and reaching their full potential. Lettie Johnson, CEO/Founder Gifted By Design Leadership & Consulting, LLC 

    Certified Life/Leadership Coach, Consultant, Trainer, & Motivational Speaker John C. Maxwell Team.

    Panelist - Rawleigh Richardson, MAHRM, SHRM-CP, PHR

    Rawleigh Richardson, Sr. has been part of LSHRM, Louisville Society for Human Resources Management, since 2010 and has served in multiple roles that include Workforce Readiness Chair, Workforce Readiness Director, College and Community Director, Volunteer Engagement Director and 2019 President-Elect. Rawleigh Richardson, Sr. also has served on the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, KYSHRM, Board as the Co-Director of Diversity and Co-Director of Professional Development and Certification. Rawleigh Richardson is an active volunteer that has help facilitate HR Certification classes and was a speaker during two KYSHRM Conference. Rawleigh Richardson is currently the 2020 President of LSHRM

    Rawleigh Richardson, Sr started his 2nd career into Human Resources in 2006 after working as a Loss Prevention Manager at a major retailer for over 16 years. Since then Rawleigh has served in multiple Human Resource roles that include HR Manager, HR Coordinator, Talent Acquisition Coordinator, Sr. HR Specialist-ER, Sr. HR Generalist, HR Generalist, and in his current role of a Sr. Associate Relations Professional with Humana.

    He was also a Program Facilitator for the Clark County Youth Shelter that facilitate a weekly support group for youth in Southern Indiana, coordinates services, and acts as a community representative of the Anger Management, Shoplifting Prevention, and Curriculum-Based Support Group (CBSG) program.

    Rawleigh Richardson, Sr. hold 2 undergraduate degrees from the University of Louisville in Police Administration and Correctional Administration, respectively. He graduated from Webster University with a Master of Arts with honors in Human Resources Management. He served as adjunct faculty at ITT and the University of Phoenix facilitating Professional Development and Human Resource Management. He was recognized in the National SHRM HR Magazine as a Member Spotlight in 2015.

    Day Two Speakers

    Keynote Speaker - Dr. Timothy Findley, Sr.

    Keynote Topic: Intercultural Communication: Why is it so difficult!

    Dr. Tim Findley has been the chief diversity and inclusion leader at both Kindred Healthcare and Norton Healthcare. In the position Findley created, implemented, cultivated and communicated the organization’s vision of diversity and cultural inclusion. He develops and manages strategic and tactical initiatives with the goal of enhancing the quality of services provided to patient, improving the quality of work life for employees and ensuring broad-based participation in purchasing of goods and services.

    Dr. Findley has a doctoral degree from Spalding University, an MBA from Webster University, and a bachelor degree from the University of Louisville. Dr. Findley is certified as a diversity professional/advanced practitioner by Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was also a member of the adjunct faculty teaching leadership, diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency. Dr. Findley also is or has been an adjunct instructor at Webster University, Spalding University, Sullivan University, the University of Phoenix, and Jefferson Community College.

    Dr. Findley is former chairperson of the Board of Trustees at Father Maloney’s Boy’s Haven and a member of the Board of Trustees at the Lincoln Foundation. Dr. Findley was also chairperson of the Premier Supplier Diversity Committee. Premier is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers. They bring together hospitals, health systems, physicians and other healthcare providers with the goal to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. He is a former board member of the Volunteers of America, the Louisville Central Community Centers, and the Kentucky Industrials for the Blind. Dr. Findley has been a presenter at numerous conferences regionally and nationally, speaking on topics of leadership, diversity and inclusion, cultural competency, and communications.  Dr. Tim Findley currently serves as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Transit Authority of the River City (TARC).

    Moderator - Nikki Lanier

    Nikki Lanier is senior vice president and regional executive of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which covers metro Louisville, southern Indiana and western Kentucky. She is also a member of the Bank’s Management Committee.


    As leader of the Branch, she connects the public, business leaders, community bankers, community development organizations, and educators—the groups representing Main Street—to the Fed. The Branch hosts various convenings, where information is collected on a variety of industries in consideration of monetary policy deliberations. The two-way exchange of information allows the Branch to disseminate economic data and related information to key audiences, allowing these audiences to make more informed decisions about their organizations. She also oversees the Branch’s community development and economic education initiatives.


    Prior to joining the St. Louis Fed in 2014, Ms. Lanier served as personnel cabinet secretary for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, chief human resources officer for Charter Schools USA, vice chancellor of human resources for Maricopa Community Colleges, and other positions in both the health care and legal fields. In her positions, she focused on strategic planning, community partnerships, succession planning, recruitment and retention, and labor negotiations. Ms. Lanier earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Hampton University.


    Ms. Lanier is deeply involved in the Louisville community and serves on the boards of Greater Louisville Inc., the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, and the Board of Advisors of University of Louisville’s College of Business. She is the Chair of the Board of OneWest. Ms. Lanier also serves on the LEAD360 Business Development Team, is a member of the UNCF Louisville Leadership Council and is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


     In 2019 she was presented with the Robert C. Burks Distinguished Business and Leadership Award. In 2018 she was selected to a national list of notable financial executives, The Business Journals’ Influencers: top 100 executives having an impact on business in communities. She has also been honored as Louisville Business First’s “Woman of Influence,” one of “20 People to Know in Banking and Finance,” “Forty Under 40” and recognized as one of the “10 Most Influential Women of Louisville.” She has also authored a chapter in the book Rethinking Human Resources.

    Panelist - Demetria Miles-McDonald

    Demetria Miles-McDonald is the Founder and CEO of Decide Diversity, a company focused on increasing the presence and effectiveness of underrepresented groups in the workplace, specifically in leadership positions. Demetria specializes in bringing the experiences of people who identify with two or more marginalized groups to the forefront, to better understand and utilize the strengths they bring to the workplace. Demetria's experience in industrial and organizational psychology have energized her to take action and lead today's leaders away from stereotypes and biases that prevent qualified people from reaching their highest potential. 

    Demetria's powerful presentations and workshops make leaders think outside the box and consider solutions that move organizations forward. As a partner to many leaders around the country, Demetria works side by side with teams to increase diversity and improve inclusionary behavior in an effort to positively impact business results. Demetria's unique perspective as an intersectional employee, leader, and researcher brings clarity, freshness, and focus to issues at work that may otherwise go unnoticed.

    Demetria was awarded the 2020 Most Admired Business Woman from Today’s Woman Magazine. Demetria was also recognized as the 2019 Young Leader of Louisville from Louisville Business First and the 2018 Member of the Year from the National Association of Women Business Owners Kentucky chapter. Demetria is a 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award Nominee and a 2018 Trustee of Inclusion and Equity Nominee. These awards were presented due to Demetria’s work in diversity and inclusion in the community. Demetria serves on a number of non-profit boards to help bring a focus to diversity, intersectionality, inclusion, and equity.

    Demetria volunteers at various organizations such as her local SHRM state council leading diversity and inclusion efforts, but is most dedicated to the Urban League where she leads a resume writing workshop twice a month to help people from a traditionally underserved area get back into the workforce. Demetria’s passion for demanding equality for the marginalized, oppressed, and underrepresented is her life’s work.

    Demetria’s Social Media Handles:

    Twitter: @Demetria_Leads

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/decidediversity/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/decide-diversity/

    Panelist - Delene Taylor

    Delene Taylor joined DMLO CPAs in 2013 as Marketing Director. She finds meaning and purpose in connecting people who are doing good things, facilitating important conversations and sharing resources, promoting the social enterprise movement in Kentucky, and working with early stage entrepreneurs, particularly in providing affordable solutions bundling the benefits of cloud-based accounting applications with the trusted services of a CPA-level business advisor.

    Delene began her career in public accounting in Dallas, TX, then spent 7 years as a Controller/CFO for an Inc. 500 Company.  Upon her return to the Louisville area, she joined a local CPA firm, serving clients and then the firm in the roles of Firm Administrator, HR Director and Marketing/Business Development Director, for over 15 years.  When that firm was merged into an aspiring national firm, she chose to pursue her passion with “Louisville Original” DMLO CPAs, where she relishes the opportunity to be hopelessly devoted to promoting CPAs and connecting amazing people!

    Delene earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is licensed to practice as a CPA.  She is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).  Delene is a graduate of Leadership Southern Indiana (2000) and Focus Louisville (2013).

    Delene was recognized by Leadership Louisville Center as the 2019 LLC Brand Ambassador of the Year.

    Delene received the Kentucky PTA Honorary Life Recognition Award for her 4 years of service on the Executive Board of the duPont Manual High School PTSA.


    Delene serves on multiple boards and committees.  Below is a snapshot of a few boards/committees she serves on:

    Secretary of the Executive Board of The Morton Center.

    Founding member of Coming Together Louisville.

    Unbridled Eve Charitable Beneficiaries Committee (Co-Chair) and Auction Committee.

    Panelist - Chris Hartman

    Chris Hartman is the first director of Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign. In the past several years, he has helped increase the number of Kentucky municipalities with anti-discrimination LGBTQ Fairness Ordinances from three to twenty. Chris previously served as Congressman John Yarmuth’s campaign press secretary, an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America) in St. Louis, and Philadelphia director of the Democratic National Committee’s open-air Grassroots Campaigns in the 2004 presidential election. He holds an M.A. in Drama from Washington University in St. Louis. Chris currently serves on the board of the national Equality Federation and as Chair of the Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission. He was named the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau’s 2017 “Partner of the Year” and is a former Community Foundation of Louisville Alden Fellow and LGBTQ Fellow of the Rockwood Leadership Institute. He formerly toured the nation performing Shakespeare for youth and continues to improvise. Chris uses the pronouns he/him/his.

    Panelist - Christopher Johnson

    Chris joined Humana in May 2019 as Director of Inclusion and Diversity. In this role, Chris works with more than 150 partners, champions and supporters across the enterprise in support of the company’s I&D strategic initiatives and goals. His role includes leading strategy development and implementation, developing diversity action plans and communication strategies, and managing local and regional external partnerships. Chris also works with Humana’s Human Capital Analytics team to support the company’s long-term I&D data and analytics strategy and to conceptualize and develop long-range strategies to elevate Humana’s inclusive culture.

    Prior to joining Humana, Chris spent his career in various public-sector roles in education and community outreach and engagement. He has experience working with various federal programs designed to promote educational success, increase retention, and provide pathways to opportunities for low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, Chris has classroom teaching experience and is a certified dispute resolution mediator. Immediately prior to joining Humana, Chris served as the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s senior EEO, Diversity and Inclusion official. In that role he was responsible for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs to promote and monitor progressive statewide workforce management in the areas of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, retention, inclusion, diversity and executive branch employee training and development.

    A graduate of the University of Louisville, Chris has an extensive background in diversity education, recruitment and retention as well as strategic planning and outreach initiatives. He has been a presenter of numerous workshops and training sessions on leadership, communication and diversity. In addition to his time as a diversity educator, recruiter and advocate, Chris has championed various professional and personal initiatives to open the doors of education, opportunity and leadership development to minority and other underrepresented groups. His professional portfolio includes classroom teaching, community outreach and curriculum development and design. Chris is a strong believer in alternative dispute resolution and has been trained as a dispute mediator. His past professional accomplishments include serving as the chair of various diversity engagement and cultural competence planning teams at both the university and executive levels.

    • 10/22/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - Zoom Meeting

    Event Details

    Join Marcus Goodwin, LSHRM's Director of Professional Development & Certification, as he leads a discussion about the various HR certifications and answers questions about which is best for the role you have now and the role you want in the future.  This is part of LSHRM's Career Advancement Program aimed at helping professionals take their careers to the next level.

    • 11/10/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD


    LSHRM Past Presidents

    • 11/17/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

    Event details

    LSHRM Career Advancement Program

    Conflict Resolution: How to Build Productive Working Relationships

    Presenter: Danita Taylor

    Danita Taylor is founding member of LeaderShift Coaching, a coaching and consulting company specializing in leadership, career, and life coaching, training and development. As a graduate of the University of Louisville, Danita also enjoys teaching leadership classes as part of the University of Louisville's Executive Education program. Danita is certified in coaching from the International Coach Federation and a senior certified human resources professional from SHRM. Danita is LSHRM's Director of Workforce Development and heads the chapters efforts to build a strong, sustainable workforce.. She also provides career coaching to assist others in landing their perfect job. Danita's passion is helping others live their passion! 

Past events

09/17/2020 September Board Meeting
09/15/2020 Alternative Sourcing Solutions to Attract & Retain the Right Candidates During a Pandemic
09/03/2020 Uncovering Unconscious Bias: An Introduction
09/01/2020 Virtual Fiduciary Training Program: Sponsored by The Plan Sponsor University
08/27/2020 LSHRM August Board Meeting
07/23/2020 July Board Meeting
07/22/2020 Career Advancement Program - Build a Resume that Gets Results
07/14/2020 [July Chapter Meeting] Better Workplaces, Better World | Data-Fueled Innovation in Retention
06/25/2020 LSHRM New Member Orientation
06/18/2020 [June Board Meeting] LSHRM Board Meeting
06/17/2020 Career Advancement Program Session - Don't Take It Personal: How to Communicate in the Workplace
06/10/2020 June Board Meeting
06/09/2020 [June Chapter Meeting] Trends in Total Rewards
05/28/2020 LSHRM Career Advancement Program - Session #4
05/21/2020 May Board Meeting
05/12/2020 [May Chapter Meeting] Being Well & Living Well in Times of Uncertainty
04/23/2020 April Board Meeting
04/21/2020 LSHRM Career Advancement Program - Session #3
04/14/2020 Economic & Workforce Development After COVID-19: Innovating to Support Industry & Workers
04/07/2020 [April Chapter Meeting] Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know - Presented by LSHRM & Fisher Phillips
03/24/2020 LSHRM Career Advancement Program - Session #2
03/19/2020 March Board Meeting
03/14/2020 Brain Injury Wellness Event
03/10/2020 [March Chapter Meeting] Workplace Investigations
02/27/2020 Plan Now, So You Can Play Later!
02/25/2020 Wine Down Tuesday - HR Connect
02/20/2020 LSHRM Career Advancement Program - Session #1
02/20/2020 February Board Meeting
02/11/2020 [February Chapter Meeting] Workplace Safety Disaster Planning and Recovery
02/05/2020 SHRM Certification Study Group – Spring 2020
01/16/2020 January Board Meeting
01/14/2020 [January Chapter Meeting] A Look Ahead: Legislative Priorities for Kentucky Businesses Guest Speaker: Ashli Watts
12/05/2019 Rage Room
12/05/2019 Axe Throwing
12/05/2019 LSHRM Unboxed: Release the Rage!
11/21/2019 November Board Planning Meeting
11/13/2019 HR Certification and Recertification: Is certification right for you, and which certification should you pursue?
11/12/2019 November Chapter Meeting: Maryanne Honeycutt Elliott - Developing your EQ: A Lifelong Journey
10/29/2019 October HR Connect (Halloween Party)
10/17/2019 October Board Meeting
10/16/2019 Career Advancement Program - Negotiating Salary and Benefits
10/15/2019 [POSTPONED] Workplace Investigations Seminar
10/08/2019 October Chapter Meeting: Barbara Glanz: Spreading Contagious Enthusiasm™-Creating a Culture of KINDNESS
09/27/2019 September Chapter Meeting: WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP
09/19/2019 September Board Meeting
09/18/2019 Career Advancement Program - Interview like a Pro!
09/09/2019 SHRM Certification Study Group
08/22/2019 August Board Meeting
08/13/2019 LSHRM Wellness Committee’s Transitions of Aging
07/25/2019 Career Advancement Program - Writing Effective Cover Letters and Thank You Letters
07/09/2019 HR Connect
07/09/2019 LSHRM Chapter Summit: Strategy, Legal, Compensation, Benefits (+HR Connect)
06/20/2019 June Board Meeting
06/19/2019 Career Advancement Program - Getting Your Resume Past the Applicant Tracking System
06/11/2019 June Chapter Meeting: HR on Purpose
05/23/2019 May LSHRM Board Meeting
05/21/2019 Career Advancement Program - Grammar Refresher: Spelling and Speaking with Confidence
05/14/2019 May Chapter Meeting: Civility and Respect: The Exception, Not the Rule, in the American Workplace
05/02/2019 HR CONNECT - Dawn at the Downs with LSHRM
04/20/2019 Best Buddies KY Friendship Walk
04/18/2019 April LSHRM Board Meeting
04/17/2019 Career Advancement Program - Network your Way to a New Job or Increased Business
04/09/2019 April Chapter Meeting: Drive Business Success with Workplace Flexibility
03/21/2019 March Board Meeting
03/20/2019 LSHRM Cheers to A New Career!
03/14/2019 March HR Connect - It's A Green Affair
03/12/2019 March Chapter Meeting: Strategic Planning that Inspires, Engages and Drives Results
02/27/2019 LSHRM Cheers to A New Career!
02/21/2019 February Board Meeting
02/18/2019 SHRM Certification Study Group
02/12/2019 February Chapter Meeting: Network Beyond Bias: How to Break Out, Break In, and Break Through
01/24/2019 January Board Meeting
01/15/2019 January Chapter Meeting: Designing Organizations to Perform: What HR Professionals Should Know
11/27/2018 Cheer to A New Career!
11/13/2018 November Chapter Meeting: Detour (Change Management) with Hall of Fame, International Speaker STEVE GILLILAND
11/01/2018 November Board Meeting
10/31/2018 The Business of Hiring Re-Entry Employees
10/25/2018 LSHRM Board 2019 Orientation
10/24/2018 Equal Opportunity, Diversity, & Leadership Conference
10/23/2018 Cheer For A New Career!
10/18/2018 October Board Meeting
10/02/2018 Compensation Practices to Attract, Manage, and Reward the Right Talent
09/20/2018 September HR Connect
09/20/2018 September Board Meeting
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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