Susan is owner of Social Buzz Concepts and a Social Business Consultant specializing in Corporate Social Media Branding,Training,Strategy and Policy. She is the Author of two books. Conference Speaker and HR Blogger at HRVirtualCafe.com. She is a regular contributor for SHRM's WeKnowNext blog and SHRM's Official Conference Blogger. She is currently Social Media chair for ILSHRM12 Conference.
Married to one Jim Baker and raising another. Running my own business, doing laundry and playing mommy the jungle gym is a day in this glam life! I'm also current Co-Chair Conference Organizer for ILSHRM.
Meghan M. Biro is a globally recognized leader in talent strategy and a pioneer in building the business case for brand humanization. Founder of TalentCulture and a serial entrepreneur, Meghan creates successful ventures by navigating the complexities of career and workplace branding. In her practice as a social recruiter and strategist, Meghan has placed hundreds of individuals with clients ranging from Fortune 500s to the most innovative software start-up companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft and emerging companies in the social technology and media marketplace.
She is also an…Read more
Chris Fields is a native Memphian who fell in love with the Human Resources profession while pursuing a Master’s Degree in HR and Labor Relations from Ohio State University. Chris believes social media and mobile technology are true game changers in human resources and business today. Chris authors the successful blog CostofWork.com, where he writes about employee engagement, talent management, leadership, training and development, social media and recruitment. He is a regular presence on the contributor-designed HR blog sites PerformanceICreate and Project Social.
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Chief Strategy Officer, Fisher Vista, LLC & HRmarketer.com
In his roles at at Fisher Vista, LLC and HRmaketer.com he leads the strategic HR B2B marketing and business development initiatives. He has nearly 25 years of leadership experience in various capacities including marketing, HR and recruiting, technology and higher education.
He's also a partner and collaborator of theTalentCulture community as well as a co-founder of the online Twitter chat #TChat and the #TChat radio show. Kevin received his BA in psychology from San Jose State University. He’s a loving husband and proud father…Read more
Meet John Jorgensen SPHR, Illinois State Council of SHRM Conference Director.
John is a Human Resource professional with twenty plus years experience and an advanced degree. Strengths include coaching/mentoring, relationship skills at all levels and problem solving. His years of experience include helping small to medium sized companies take their HR department to the next level in both strategic and tactical applications. He has also had the priveledge of helping institute cost savings in both benefit and administrative capabilities.
In addition, He is an amazing leader in the HR community…Read more
Dwane Lay is Head of HR Process Design, Dovetail Software
Dwane is responsible for analyzing, defining, documenting and communicating HR processes and best practices to Dovetail’s HR product development team and the HR community, as well as working with prospects and customers to analyze their current environment and improve it with technology and process implementation.
Prior to joining Dovetail, Dwane was the Director of HR for Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis MO. He is the author of LeanHRBlog.com and is a well-known presence on the HR social media landscape. Dwane holds an …Read more
Jennifer McClure is President, Unbridled Talent LLC
Jennifer McClure is President of Unbridled Talent, LLC, a speaking, training, and strategy consulting company providing services to clients in the areas of recruiting/social recruiting, employment branding, and leadership/career development. She is also a popular speaker who is regularly engaged to present at conferences, associations and to HR, recruiting, and leadership teams at a variety of organizations, including Fortune 100 clients. Prior to launching Unbridled Talent, Jennifer worked as an HR executive in privately held and Fortune …Read more
Victorio Milian is a 20+ year retail professional, with over 9 years of experience as a Human Resources practitioner. He's been active in the social media space since 2008, primarily through his self-titled HR blog. In addition, he serves as "Chief Instigator" at Project: Social HR, a mentoring program where Human Resource professionals can explore social media tools, trends, and strategies in a safe, creative, and constructive fashion.
Angela is Human Resource and Recruitment leader at Gailey Eye Clinic in Bloomington, IL. She is Webmaster & Social Media Chair for Bloomington-Normal Human Resource Council and currently Technology Director for ILSHRM.
Buzz Rooney is a practicing HR Professional with over 10 years experience in the production, manufacturing and retail industries. She currently works for a large retail franchise in North Carolina. Buzz also consults in the areas of management coaching, process improvement, resume writing, and HR compliance.
Buzz has a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies with a focus in Organizational Communication and Leadership as well as a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. Buzz is a devoted single mom with two young children. When not working, she enjoys mindlessly watching television,…
Dave is the Director of Human Resources for Mel-O-Cream Donuts and has been in this job since 1990. Having 20+ years of experience in Human Resources, Dave is passionate about HR and all things job related. Over the years he has become well schooled in labor relations, and most other HR Generalist activities as well as a long term volunteer for my local SHRM Chapter the Illinois State Council of SHRM (aka ILSHRM) , LLHH and the LPGA State Farm Classic here in Springfield. Dave is the current Director of Social Media for ILSHRM.
Matthew Stollak, Ph.D., SPHR, is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Saint Norbert College. He also serves as chapter advisor for the Saint Norbert College Student SHRM Chapter, and is the Social Media Director for the Wisconsin SHRM State Council. He writes the True Faith HR blog (http://truefaithhr.blogspot.com). Tweet him @akaBruno.
William Tincup is CEO, Tincup & Co.
William Tincup, SPHR runs Tincup & Co. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama of Birmingham with a BA in Art History, MA from the University of Arizona and a MBA from Case Western Reserve University.
He’s also one of the country’s leading thinkers on social media application for human resources, an expert on adoption of HR technology and damn fine marketer. William has been blogging about HR related issues since 2007, and is a contributor to Fistful of Talent, TalentCulture, and HRExaminer, and also co-hosts a daily HR podcast called DriveThruHR…Read more