Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 08/22/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Whip Mix Corporation, 361 Farmington Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40209



    Host: Regina Sears

    Whip Mix Corporation

    361 Farmington Avenue

    Louisville, Kentucky 40209

    Phone: 502-634-5334 

    • 09/09/2019
    • 10/14/2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Holy Trinity Clifton Campus 2117 Payne St. Louisville, KY 40206
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    SHRM Certification Study Group

    Program Description

    • 6 sessions
    • 5:45 to 7:45 PM
    • Monday nights
    • September 9th through October 14th
    • Deadline to sign up will be August 30 (unless full)
    • Access to purchase the $945 Learning System for a discounted price of $495
    • 09/18/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • LINAK, 2200 Stanley Gault Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40223
    • 0
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    Interview Like a Pro!

    Speaker: Shelly Trent, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CAE

      • 09/19/2019
      • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
      • Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Inc., 1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. | Louisville, Kentucky, 40203


      • 09/27/2019
      • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • LSHRM Women's Leadership Conference - The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207


      7:45 - 8:15 a.m.

      Attendee check in and sponsor table set up

      8:15 – 8:30 a.m.

      Opening remarks: Demetria Gilkey

      8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

      Breakfast Keynote - Marta Miranda-Straub: “Grace and Grit”

      9:35 – 10:35 a.m.

      Karen Milliner: “Body Language for Leaders”

      - OR -

      Danita Taylor: “Building Confidence for Career Success”

      - OR -

      (waiting on room approval) Brynn Disseler: “Finance for HR Professionals”

      10:35 - 10:45 a.m.
      Break with sponsors
      10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

      Vivian Blade: “What’s Your Next Career Move? How to Move FORWARD with Confidence”

      - OR -

      Jennifer Hoert: “Practicing Self Care to Avoid Burnout”

      - OR -

      (waiting on room approval) Shelly Trent: “Negotiation Skills for Women”

      11:50 - 2:00 p.m.

      Sponsor Announcements and

      Lunch Keynote - Cathy Fyock: “Becoming a Woman of Influence”

      2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
      Break with sponsors
      2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
      “Connecting Women Past, Present, and Future: Career Pathways Panel”
      3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
      Break with sponsors
      4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

      Closing Keynote - Nikki Jackson, VP and Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: “Creating a Supportive Workplace for Women and Women of Color” 

      program Description

      SPEAKERS and sessions

      Demetria Gilkey: Master of Ceremonies

      Demetria Gilkey is a life coach, business consultant, and professional speaker. In her signature life-coaching program, “Blossom Into You,” she can help you have more clarity, unlock your purpose, flourish in your life and career, improve your confidence, and more. As a business consultant, she works with corporations that want to improve their customer experience. She is also a frequent emcee and event facilitator.

      Breakfast Keynote Session – AWAITING SPEAKER CONFIRMATION

      Marta M. Miranda-Straub, MSW: “Grace and Grit” or “Conflict Management”

      is an engaging, passionate, and impactful public speaker with over 40 years of experience in multiple roles in the academic, non-profit and for-profit arena. Marta has over 40 years of experience in organizational and clinical social work practice during which she has held multiple roles, such as, professor, social researcher, executive leader, psychotherapist, group worker, community organizer, advocate, activist, coach, trainer, facilitator and keynote speaker. She is the immediate past President/CEO of The Center for Women and Families. She is an established consultant, executive leader, community organizer, trainer, coach, published author, storyteller, and poet with a deep commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice. Marta is a seasoned leader living and working in the intersection of gender, race, and sexualities. For Marta, the personal is political and she shares her personal and professional experiences with humor and authenticity.

      Morning Concurrent Sessions

      Karen Milliner: “Body Language for Leaders” 

      Karen Milliner founded Professional Networking Services (PNS) in 2014, developing training programs for various networking issues her clients encountered. She helped them understand the What, Why, and How of effective communication using neurolinguistic information. Adding a body language component allowed clients to understand how to become more dynamic presenters and to identify how their audiences perceived their information. Karen rebranded PNS to Linguistical: The Art of Communication in 2018. Karen’s background includes finance, marketing, and education, and she holds a CC/CL designation from Toastmasters, International. Karen attended UofL and Sullivan majoring in Marketing and Sales Management.

      Danita Taylor, SHRM-SCP, ACC: “Building Confidence for Career Success”

      As founding member of LeaderShift Coaching, Danita Taylor has over 15 years of experience as an executive and leadership coach, trainer, and speaker. In addition to being a graduate of the University of Louisville, Danita is an Associate Certified Coach, and is certified in DISC and emotional intelligence. Danita is also co-chair of LSHRM’s Career Advancement Program, and she teaches leadership classes for UofL’s Executive Education program. Danita’s passion is helping others build confidence to live their passion!

      Vivian Blade: “What’s Your Next Move? How to Move FORWARD with Confidence”

      Vivian is a recognized talent management expert, working with companies to build solid and sustainable bench strength in their leadership pipeline. In her work as a consultant, author, keynote speaker, trainer, and executive coach, her passion in Building Leaders and Developing Excellence empowers companies to fuel incredible leadership, and professionals to fuel incredible careers.

      Vivian has over 20 years of experience working for Fortune 100 companies, GE and Humana. She holds an MBA and teaches aspiring leaders at the UofL College of Business. She is a prolific writer whose articles (featured in professional, industry, and business publications) and published book have helped thousands of professionals succeed. She is the author of FuelForward®️: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward and a contributor to Find Your Fit, a book from the Association for Talent Development.

      Jennifer Hoert, Ph.D., PHR, SHRM-CP, CHC, CPXP: “Practicing Self Care to Avoid Burnout”

      Awaiting bio

      Luncheon Keynote Session

      Cathy Fyock, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CSP: “Becoming a Woman of Influence”

      Cathy is the author of eight published books and several forthcoming books. She leads her own consulting/coaching/speaking practice and has been a member of the National Speakers Association for more than 20 years, having been a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) since 1993. Prior to her work as a business book strategist, Cathy was an employment strategist, combining her knowledge of work force issues and her talents as a speaker, consultant, and author to inspire business leaders to attract and engage top talent and improve productivity in an aging and changing workplace. She has worked as the leader of her own firm, Innovative Management Concepts, for more than 20 years. A dynamic speaker and seminar leader, Cathy has provided over 200 national seminars for the Society for Human Resource Management, including presentations at more than 20 annual SHRM conferences.

      Connecting Women Past, Present, and Future:  Career Pathways Panel

      Ingrid Adams, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is Senior VP-Wealth Advisor Recruitment Manager and an Investment Advisor Representative, for Hilliard Lyons, a Baird Company, where she has worked for over 20 years. Ingrid is a past president of LSHRM and appeared in national SHRM’s “The Solution is SHRM” ads several years ago. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University and was formerly on the Board of Home of the Innocents.

      Anne Dawson, CEBS, is a Principal and Senior Client Manager in the Louisville office of Mercer. During her 20 years with Mercer, she has consulted on a variety of issues including compensation design, human capital strategies, health care and group benefits, and defined benefit/contribution plan strategies, as well as experience managing administration system implementations in complex environments. She has extensive project management experience that equips her with a perspective on how business solutions and HR issues need to be in sync with an organization’s overall strategy and operational goals. Anne holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bellarmine University, and she is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist.

      Tammye Henderson, SHRM-CP, is the Diversity and Inclusion Manager for Brown-Forman, where she has worked for over 17 years in various HR roles. She holds a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in HR from Sullivan University. She has been recently assigned to serve on the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council with The Conference Board.

      Lynn Ingmire, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the President/Owner of Essential HR Partners, LLC, and has over 30 years of HR experience in manufacturing, distribution, transportation, food processing, and education, in small and large companies, in both union and non-union environments. Before starting her own consulting business, she was VP of HR for the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives. Lynn is past president of LSHRM and past chair of KYSHRM and a contributing author to What's Next in Human Resources, with a chapter entitled "Dream Job -- or HR Nightmare."

      Lisa Johnson, SHRM-SCP, is the owner of HR Know-How LLC, an HR consultancy committed to providing cost-effective, appropriately designed training, coaching, and public speaking to organizations focused on improving management leadership skills and strengthening culture of compliance. Lisa’s prior experience includes various HR roles in organizations such as Unilever, Carrier, Toyota, and Johnson Controls. She is on the board of LSHRM and active in the National Speakers Association. She was recently published in Imagination@Work: Shifting Boundaries in The Modern Workplace.

      Mariela Rodriguez is an HR generalist with over five years of experience in Puerto Rico and the U.S. She holds a bachelor’s degree in HR management from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and is working toward her PHR certification. She is a member of LSHRM and recently started a new position as HR Staffing Coordinator with Malone Staffing Solutions. She speaks fluent Spanish and is a notary public in Kentucky.

      Trasee Whitaker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Senior VP and CHRO for Masonic Communities Kentucky. She currently serves on the Advocacy Committee for the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), and previously served as Chair of KYSHRM and President of LSHRM. Trasee was the Lyle Hanna Volunteer Spirit Award recipient for 2017 and recognized by Business First as one of the top 20 People to Know in Human Resources.

      Closing Keynote Session

      Nikki Jackson: “Creating a Supportive Workplace for Women and Women of Color”

      Nikki Jackson was appointed regional executive of the Louisville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2014. Jackson's experience includes serving 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. She earned a JD from the University of Miami School of Law and a BA in Journalism from Hampton University. Jackson is a member of SHRM, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the National Employment Law Council, and the International Women's Forum. In 2009, she was selected as one of the Business First of Louisville's "Forty Under Forty" winners. In that same year, she was included in the "10 Most Influential Women of Louisville."

      • 10/08/2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
      • TBD

      Spreading Contagious Enthusiasm™-Creating a Culture of KINDNESS

      Program Description

      "Coming Soon"


      Barbara Glanz

      Presenter Bio

      "Coming Soon"

      Learning Objectives

      "Coming Soon"

      • 10/16/2019
      • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • LINAK, 2200 Stanley Gault Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40223
      • 3

      Negotiating Salary and Benefits

      Speaker: Shelly Trent, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CAE

        • 10/17/2019
        • 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
        • Conference Call In


        • 10/29/2019
        • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Old 502 Winery for the HR Connect (Halloween Party)

        • 11/12/2019
        • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
        • UofL Shelby Campus, Burhans Hall, Rooms 162-163

        Emotional Intelligence

        Program Description

        "Coming Soon"


        Maryanne Honeycutt Elliott

        Presenter Bio

        "Coming Soon"

        Learning Objectives

        "Coming Soon"

        • 11/14/2019
        • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
        • TBD

        • 11/19/2019
        • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        • LINAK, 2200 Stanley Gault Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40223
        • 10

        HR Certification and Recertification: Is certification right for you. and which certification should you pursue?

        Speaker: Shelly Trent, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CAE

          • 12/10/2019
          • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
          • TBD

        Past events

        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
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        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
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        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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