With over a decade of Human Resources experience in Fortune 500 organizations, Laurie Ruettimann is an influential speaker, writer and social media expert who now works with The Starr Conspiracy. Meet Laurie right here!
Lisa is the Director, Human Resources for the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. She leads a department of 16 staff members providing HR services for over 1500 employees at the main facility and 3 community based outpatient clinics. Lisa served over 9 years as an officer in the US Army and transitioned to a human resources/organizational development position in a paper mill and then to a privately owned manufacturing company as their first HR professional. She has had wonderful opportunities to learn HR from the ground up and enjoys sharing them with others.
Meet Judith Lindenberger! Judy’s background includes designing and facilitating the first-ever sexual harassment prevention training for federal workers, leading the management training department for a major financial organization, and creating a highly successful, global mentoring program for a Fortune 500 company which won the national Athena Award for Mentoring for two consecutive years. She is also a certified career coach and human resources consultant. Judy runs her own consulting business, The Lindenberger Group.
Meet Nisha Raghavan.
Nisha is the author of Your HR Buddy blog. A former HR Generalist with extensive experience in Talent Management and Development, she specializes and writes about Employee Relations, Organization Development and how companies can keep their employees more engaged through Employee Engagement Initiatives. Her experience in the corporate world was as an HR Deputy Manager at Reliance Communications Limited, India. She is a contributing writer at WomenOfHR.com.
As an Executive Vice President of Pinstripe, Inc., Angela leads the firm’s business delivering innovative talent acquisition solutions to clients in the advanced manufacturing, consumer brands, financial services and technology sectors. Angela’s unique expertise in talent acquisition and management provides Pinstripe’s clients leading organizational capabilities and true competitive advantage.
Meet Mary Ellen Slater. Mary Ellen is managing director/founder at Reputation Capital Media Services. Before creating her own content marketing firm, she served as director of content development and a senior general business and finance editor at SmartBrief, a leading publisher of e-mail newsletters. There, she led the editorial development of the SmartBlogs network, including SmartBlog on Leadership and SmartBlog on Social Media.
Before joining SmartBrief, she spent 8 years at The Washington Post, where she authored the Career Track column and worked as an editor in the business news department. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in agronomy from Louisiana State University. That means she can correct the pH of your lawn, as well as the typos on your blog.
Please meet Lexy Martin, Vice President, Research and Analytics for CedarCrestone. Lexy is responsible for CedarCrestone’s annual HR Systems Survey, now in its 15th year. She also provides strategy, business case, metrics and analytics services and deep dive benchmarking in all industries.
Working with many of the leading HCM vendors, Lexi has helped develop their value propositions and conducted numerous surveys of their customer bases. Few researchers in HR technology can match the experience that Lexy has accumulated during her career in introducing emerging technologies.