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John Haymore, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
President

John is the Director of Human Resources and Safety for a global leader in the refractory industry. John currently supports employees throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. In his role, John oversees all HR operations including; strategic planning, talent acquisition, EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety), employee engagement, performance management, compensation and benefits. For over 11 years his career has been focused in the science, technology, engineering and manufacturing industries.

As President of the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC), John is responsible for providing leadership to the local chapter consistent with state, regional and SHRM policies, strategies and objectives. He leads over 300 members and serves as a voting member for the HR Florida State Council and the HRPBC Board of Directors.

John earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Carolina University and an MBA from the DeVos Graduate School of Management at Northwood University. Additionally, John earned his PHR, SHRM-CP, and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

 


Katie Beirne Corum, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Immediate Past-President

With 20+ years of Human Resources experience, Katie’s expertise ranges from benefits administration, payroll, employee relations, talent acquisition, on-boarding, HRIS, systems implementation, M&A, training, client retention, compliance as well as various other aspects of Human Resources.

 

Katie received her BA in Human Resource Management at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa and then went on to receive her MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management at Nova Southeastern University in June 2014. She has been PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certified since 2006 and received her SHRM-CP in 2015.

 

Katie has been an active member of HRPBC since 2005 and started volunteering on the HRPBC Leadership Team as the Hospitality Chair in 2008 before transitioning into the Community Relations/ SHRM Foundation Chair from 2009-2011 and again in 2014, where she hosted several network events for HR professionals, raising over $10,000 for SHRM Foundation scholarships and various local charities in the South Florida area. In 2015, as President Elect/Conference Co-Chair, Katie organized and hosted the largest HRPBC Conference yet to date, along with her Conference Co-Chair (Zanea Clarett). Katie served as the 2016 HRPBC President.

 

Katie is excited to continue into her 8th year on the HRPBC Leadership Team. As the incoming 2017 Past President, she looks forward to advising and assisting John Haymore during his HRPBC presidency in continuing to develop the HRPBC chapter on its path of success!




Aimee Mangold, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

President Elect

As Vice President of Human Resources, Ms. Mangold oversees all Human Resource initiatives to include staffing, benefits & compensation, payroll, employee relations and training & development.

 

Aimee brings over 20 years of professional human resource leadership experience having worked with The Procaccianti Group and Interstate Hotels where she held various roles as Area Director of Human Resources, Regional Director of Human Resources and Regional Trainer.

Aimee has been a member Human Resources Association of Palm Beach County since 2006 and has held a variety of volunteer positions including Workforce Readiness chairperson, At-Large Director and is currently President Elect.  She currently holds a SHRM-SCP and SPHR designation.

 

When not working, Aimee enjoys cooking, Zumba, traveling and spending time with family.




Wendy Wiley
Treasurer

Wendy Wiley is the Employee Benefits Manager at Marsh McLennan Agency – Tequesta Branch, a leading local and worldwide insurance agency for both Property and Casualty and Employee Benefits Insurance. Wendy has 20+ years of experience working in the ever changing Employee Benefit arena, including Affordable Care Act compliance.

Wendy has a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University, and has been a member of SHRM since 2000, and a member of HRPBC most of that time. She previously held the Membership Chair position for 2002, 2003 and 2014, and was Finance Chair for 2015 and Treasurer in 2016.

  



Stephanie Wallaert, PHR, SHRM-CP
Secretary

Stephanie Wallaert is a Certified Professional in Human Resources with over 15 years of progressive Human Resources experience across diverse industries and disciplines, with a solid background in employee relations, recruitment and retention, strategic planning, performance management, training and development, legal compliance and benefits administration. She is currently the Director of Human Resources & Staff Development at Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, where she has the opportunity to work in a mission driven environment she is extremely passionate about.

Stephanie joined HRPBC in 2014 shortly after moving to South Florida, and this will be her second time serving on the Board. She continues to serve as Secretary in 2017.

When not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and being a new mom.


Dominique Cultrera, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, PHR-CA
Board Advisor

Dominique has more than 15 years of human resources experience. Prior to joining Veriato, Dominique worked for Dell, Quest Software, and Scriptlogic. Dominique has a Bachelor of Science with a double major in International Business and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. In 2010 Dominique was awarded the HR Florida HR Professional of the Year and in 2013 HR Association of Palm Beach County HR Professional of the Year. She holds many certifications, including SHRM-SCP/GPHR/PHR-CA.

 

Katie I. Kato, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
At-Large Director

Katie has 30 years of human resources experience, serving in leadership roles within the hospital & healthcare industry. She is presently the Vice President, Human Resources for Promise/Success Healthcare (with 22 facilities in 9 states), whose corporate office is located in Boca Raton, FL. She’s previously worked as Dir HR for HCA Palms West Hospital, Regional Dir HR for Doctor’s Hospital (previously with HealthSouth), Senior Home Care, Parkway Regional Medical Center, and other HR roles/positions. She is also the President/Director of HR for The Human Resources Factor, LLC, which offers HR consulting and support to small businesses.

 

Katie is currently an At-Large Director for HRPBC, and has served in a number of other Board roles with the NCFSHRM, GMSHRM, and Suncoast SHRM Chapters including Secretary, VP Membership, Non-Dues Revenue, College Relations, Programs, Awards and Past-President of the Student Chapter of ASPA (predecessor of SHRM) at the University of Florida. Katie also received her B.S and M.Ed. from the University of Florida. Katie has her SHRM-SCP, and is lifetime certified as an SPHR by HRCI (and certified since 1989).

 

Katie is delighted to be serving on the HRPBC Board, and honored to work with such great HR professionals!

 


Tammy Lane
Programs Chair

Tammy is an Area Vice President for Gallagher Benefit Services a division of Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) in the West Palm Beach office. Tammy has over 16 years of benefits consulting and risk management related experience.

 

Tammy’s role at Gallagher Benefit Services involves responsibility for new organic growth by delivering a consultative approach to benefits.  Tammy’s goal is to provide results based outcomes and strategies for long term human capital sustainability.  Tammy’s strength in benefits is her knowledge, energy and creativity to market trends to life and execute strategies with seamless precision.

 

Tammy’s benefits experience includes Mergers and Acquisitions, Distribution and Manufacturing, Non-Profit and Social Services, Financial Services, Restaurant and Hospitality.

 

Tammy joined Gallagher Benefit Services from USI Insurance were she held the position of Vice President of the Health and Welfare Division. Her responsibilities included relationship management, implementing benefits strategies for clients and meeting organizational and individual new sales goals. Tammy was designated and awarded the USI Peak Performer Award during her tenure at the company.

 

Prior to her work at USI, Tammy worked for TD Insurance, a division of TD Bank, NA. USA. Her career at TD Insurance spanned over 14 years with her most recent position of Regional Vice President of the Health and Welfare Practice in the Southeast Region. Tammy held various positions within the firm including the Women In Leadership Chairwoman for the Diversity and Inclusion Council of South Florida. Tammy was nominated numerous times for the TD Bank’s CEO “Wow” awards during her years of service.

 

Tammy is a member of the National SHRM organization, and Chairwoman of Programs on the Board of the Palm Beach County SHRM Chapter. She is also a member of the Saint Lucie County SHRM Chapter and Martin County SHRM.

 

Tammy lives with her husband and son in Saint Lucie County.



Zanea Clarett
Sponsorship Chair

Zanea A. Clarett is currently a corporate recruiter with NextEra Energy located in Juno Beach, FL. In her role she supports the company’s nuclear division to identify top tier talent for five plants located in Florida, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, and Iowa. Zanea has been with NextEra Energy since 2014; prior to this role she worked as an HR generalist in the healthcare and aerospace industries.

 

Zanea has been actively involved with HRPBC for many years serving on the board as college relations chair and conference co-chair in 2015. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA where she graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an emphasis in Human Resources. She also holds a SHRM-CP, PHR, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, and CIR designation. Zanea is a proud INROADS alumna. 



Karen Roberts, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

SHRM Foundation / Community Relations / Diversity Chair

Karen has over thirty years of progressively responsible experience in both the private, public, and not for profit sectors, starting her career with Pratt and Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation.

 

For the past fourteen years she has supported management and employees of the Area Agency on Aging, a dynamic local private non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of elders, disabled adults and their caregivers. As Director of Human Resources she is responsible for all aspects of HR including the Agency’s risk management initiatives.

 

Karen is a past president of HRPBC and recently was awarded a Life Time Achievement Award by the organization.

 

Academic preparation includes a BS degree in Finance from Stetson University in Deland Florida, and an MBA from FAU. She also has earned certificates in HR Management from Barry University in Miami and on-line from Capella University.

 

Karen is also very active in the following organizations besides HPRBC – she serves as Board Chair of Inspirit (a Palm Beach County nonprofit dedicated to bringing the gift of live music to those in restricted environments); is a member of Palm Beach County’s Zeta Tau Alpha Alumnae Group; and is a member of Stetson University’s College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Palm Beach State College preparing HR professionals to take the certification exam. 




Lotus Williams, PHR, SHRM-CP
Facilities Chair

Lotus Williams is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional with more than twenty years of diversified and progressive private and public sector human resources experience.  Her expertise includes strategic planning and tactical implementation, legal compliance with employment laws, and managing and directing the overall human resources function.

 

Ms. Williams possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator, possess a 220 Property & Casualty Insurance license and holds both PHR and SHRM-CP Certifications.  Ms. Williams is also an active member of the: 1) Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2) Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC), and 3) Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. (FAPM). 



Brian Knapp
At-Large Director

Brian Knapp is an Employee Benefits Consultant at CBIZ Weekes & Callaway, and Employee Benefits, Insurance Consulting and Employee Services firm. Brian works with HR professionals in developing, implementing & managing their employee benefits programs.

Brian graduated from the University of West Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and has been a member of HRPBC since 2012.  Brian joined the Leadership Team as Sponsorship Chair in 2014, and looks forward to taking on this new role.


Delcenia Jones
Membership Chair

Delcenia “Del” Jones is a native of Chicago, Illinois and has lived in Florida since January 2012. She brings over 10 years of Human Resources experience with her having worked in various capacities that rely heavily on her HR knowledge, most recently being her role as an HR Generalist for the Walgreen’s Distribution Center in Jupiter, Florida.

Delcenia received her Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts (Sociology) at Chicago State University, a Masters in Human Service Administration from Spertus College, and most recently a Masters in Organizational Management (Human Resources) from Ashford University.

Her passion and focus for helping others has led her to accept a number of volunteer leadership roles with local organizations such as the Human Resources of Palm Beach County (HRPBC), the American Cancer Society, and the nationally recognized, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. When Delcenia is not volunteering, she enjoys bowling, creative writing, and cooking for her family and friends.


Ausie Tarver, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Legislative Affairs Chair

Ausie Tarver is a strategic human resources leader dedicated to the advancement of the HR profession. Her experience includes 10+ years with progressive responsibility in human resources, management and benefits.

Ausie is currently a Human Resources Consultant with Paychex, Inc., a recognized leader in HR, benefits, payroll & outsourcing, serving over 1 million worksite employees.  Ausie partners with business owners to provide consultative HR Services.  She works primarily with Florida based clients, many with locations and employees throughout the U.S., and provides guidance on all aspects of HR:  benefits & compensation, compliance, onboarding, employee relations, recruitment, performance management, training & development, succession planning and more.  At Paychex, Inc. she also serves as a certified mentor to colleagues, and a champion for company-wide culture shaping initiatives.

Previously, Ausie was a Benefits Director and Human Resources Manager, collaborating with the executive teams to execute organizational design and company vision with regards to: employee benefits, employee communications, talent acquisition, performance reviews, employee handbooks, & leave administration.  Ausie worked diligently to enhance benefits package offerings & communication.  She has also successfully launched company-wide wellness programs, incorporating multiple interactive initiatives.

Ausie has been a SHRM member since 2012 and is a former DallasHR member. She is also a SHRM-Advocacy Team member and proud to be part of the HRPBC leadership team for 2017!


John Muller, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Professional Development Chair

Having built and led cross-functional teams and performance initiatives, maximizing productivity, talent and increasing customer satisfaction for the Clerk & Comptroller of Palm Beach County (FL), the United States Department of State and Jon Harvey Associates, Inc.; John Muller now leads all Talent Acquisition efforts and HR programs for Gehring Group and BenTek.

 

John has a very strong background both in Talent Acquisition and Retention as well as in performing the developmental work needed to improve HR programs and personnel policies.  He has served as an executive recruiter as well as leading recruiting and HR teams for Federal and local government agencies.  In 2009, John was hired into an office established by the President within the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.  This office was charged with hiring professionals in diplomatic services, IT, Education, finance and other key civilian advisory and training roles to work in US operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.  He was highly successful in accomplishing the goals set for this difficult task.  His supervisor was then contacted by the American Embassy in Iraq requesting she send over a strong leader in Human Resources to set up a more robust structure for availing these civilians with a strong HR direction.  John was identified but actually volunteered to move and serve in Iraq for the period of one year introducing important and valued improvements to the office of Human Resources at US Embassy Baghdad.

 

John earned a Bachelor's in Business Administration majoring in Business Management and Organizational Development from the University of Miami and a MBA from Florida Atlantic University.  He holds his SPHR and SHRM-SCP as well as becoming a certified Predictive Index Analyst. John is also an active member of SHRM and SHRM’s local chapter, HRPBC, chairing its Professional Development Committee.


Stephen Johnson, MBA
Finance Chair 

Stephen is Foundation Director of the Southeast Credit Union Foundation and Manager of Marketing & Business Development for the IBMSECU. Stephen has been in the credit union industry since 1992. He began his credit union career as a Teller with the second largest credit union in New Mexico, where he also served as Branch Manager and Loan Officer. He then landed an opportunity to work with the Arizona Credit Union League, one of the most successful state credit union associations in existence, where he gained vast knowledge of financial services. Stephen also worked for a nationwide manufacturer of credit union checks, Harland Clarke. He earned an MBA from Florida Atlantic University in 2010.

Stephen currently serves as the Finance Chair for HRPBC. He enjoys cooking, entertaining, and staying in shape.

 

 


Karen (Huegel) Badger
Workforce Readiness Chair

Karen has her Bachelor’s in Health Administration and has 20 years of experience in operations and management.  Beginning her career in the elder care industry, Karen realized her passion of working with and helping others.  Streamlining her career into Human Resources has been equally as rewarding.  In her most recent positions as Senior Human Resource Manager and Program Manager, she has an extensive and diverse background in all aspects.

 

For the past three years, Karen has been involved with the Palm Beach County Special Needs Advisory Coalition; over 200 participants representing more than 80 organizations that have come together to discuss their experiences, concerns, ideas and solutions related to the needs and services for individuals with special needs and/or disabilities.  Her volunteer work also included serving on the Board of Transportation Disadvantaged and as Ad-hoc Advisor to the Board of the South Florida Leadership Network.

 

Karen has been volunteering with the Workforce Readiness Committee for several years and the work the team accomplished was recognized in winning HR Florida’s 2016 Chapter of Excellence Award! She was appointed Chair in June of 2016.  


Tanya Vaughn-Patterson, PHR, SHRM-CP
Marketing Chair

Tanya Vaughn-Patterson, MM, PHR, SHRM-CP is an HR Practitioner with over 25 years of experience specializing in diversity, inclusive leadership and equal employment opportunity. Tanya is currently a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant with NextEra Energy in Juno Beach, FL. Prior to starting her career in the civilian arena in 1995; Tanya served as an active duty Marine for nine years. She holds a Master’s of Management in Human Resources from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s of Science from Northwood University.

Tanya is an active member of HRPBC and served as Programs Chair in 2014 and 2015 and has been serving as Marketing Chair since 2016.


Lindsey Nieto, MBA
Communications Chair

Lindsey Nieto is new to HRPBC Leadership and is excited to be part of the team! Lindsey has been a member of SHRM since 2014 and a member of HRPBC since 2016. Lindsey is responsible for website management as the Communications Chair.

Lindsey works at Office Depot, Inc. as a Corporate Recruiter. She partners mainly with the finance and accounting teams which is where she started her career.

 
Lindsey holds an MBA from Syracuse University with a concentration in Organizational Leadership. She is passionate about employee empowerment through Learning & Development and Performance Management.
 
Lindsey looks forward to a great year with HRPBC!



Sue Craig
At-Large Director & Hospitality Chair 

Sue is currently Manager of Human Resources at CareerSource Palm Beach County. With over 20 years of human resources experience she has served in various roles in the Human Resources field within the public and private sectors. Sue’s HR experience ranges from IBM, Florida Power & Light, Tyco and most recently where she was Vice President, Director of Human Resources for Enterprise Bank of Florida. Her expertise ranges in employee relations, compensation, recruiting, benefits administration, and strategic planning. Since 1999, Sue has served on the Board of HRPBC for about seven years in various chairs. She also served as the Entertainment Chair at HR Florida in 2002.

In 2012, Sue was honored with the Human Resource Professional of the Year award from HRPBC. She received her B.A. degree in Human Resources Management from Barry University in Miami, FL.

When she’s not working, Sue enjoys traveling with her husband of 39 years, Daryl, and spoiling their two granddaughters Emma and Elena.



Sheri Resnick, PHR, SHRM-CP
At-Large Director & College Relations Chair

Sheri has 14 years of experience in HR management both in the private and public sectors. Presently she is an HR Consultant and President of Working Gears LLC. She has worked in several industries including: Franchising, Biomedical Research, Publishing, and Law. Sheri is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with a minor in Business. She is a trained Mediator as well as a Competent Communicator with Toastmasters.

Sheri has been a member with HRPBC since 2012 and currently serves as the College Relations Chair and At-Large Director.

 


Sherie Duttenhofer, CSP
Awards Chair

Sherie Duttenhofer, CSP, has owned and operated PrideStaff and PrideStaff Financial in Palm Beach County for 10 years, assisting clients across varied industries with their Administrative, Accounting, Marketing and Human Resource staffing needs.  Sherie holds a Bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.  She earned her CSP in 2007 which certifies staffing professional’s expertise in the areas of employment and labor law.

She is married and the proud mother of 2 teenage girls, both of which are involved in volleyball and soccer for their respective school and club teams. Sherie and her family reside in Jupiter and can be found most weekends at a kid's game, at the beach, or at home enjoying time with Tuxedo, the family dog.

Sherie has been a member of HRPBC for the past 9 years, a volunteer on the hospitality committee for several years, and is looking forward to serving as Awards Chair this year. 



Monica Buzek PHR, SHRM-CP
Conference Chair

Monica Buzek is a Human Resources Manager at SBA Communications Corp in Boca Raton, bringing 20 years of experience in human resources, recruiting and employee relations with her.  Previously, she gained the majority of her experience having held various HR roles with G4S, CENEX and Centerra Group Government Solutions.  Monica holds a BA degree in Business from Kent State University in Ohio. 

 

Monica is currently the HRPBC Conference Co-Chair, and in 2016 held the position of SHRM Foundation/Community Relations Chair.  She has been an active member of HRPBC for over 8 years and has been a committee member of the Professional Development and volunteered at several HRPBC events.  


Apryl Cowher
Chapter Administrator

Apryl Cowher is currently an Office Manager/HR Specialist at Veriato. She has over 20 years’ experience in administrative work from being a Secretary in the US Navy to being an Education/ProServices Coordinator for Dell Corporation. Apryl is very active in church, loves reading, sewing and spending time with her children.


 

Joan Greenberg
Volunteer Ambassador

Joan has been a past Board Member and has returned as our HRPBC Ambassador, where she will function as a liaison between the HRPBC Chairs and the members seeking volunteer positions.

Joan is Regional Director for Manpower, a global staffing services provider and brings more than 25 years of staffing industry experience; matching people to positions is a natural aptitude for her!

Joan has served on the Board for the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, and is currently on the Business Leadership Network Board, and organization which focuses on providing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.  


 

 


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