Greenville SHRM Recognizes Area’s Top HR professionals

LtoR: Lenin Vazquez, Virginia Howat and Sara Carter with DEI - Organization Award winner CommunityWorks; HR Rising Star Award winner Kristyn Dees; HR Professional of the Year Award winner Rick Silva; DEI Unsung Hero Award winner Laura Bogardus.

The Greenville chapter of SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently announced the following winners of its annual HR Awards:

HR Rising Star Award
Kristyn Dees, SHRM-CP, Think Up Consulting

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Unsung Hero Award
Laura Bogardus, PhD, SHRM-SCP, Noble Aim Consulting

Human Resources Professional of the Year Award
Rick Silva, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Interim Healthcare of the Upstate

Greenville SHRM (GSHRM) is the area’s premier human resource organization. With approximately 500 members, the chapter provides a forum for leadership and learning that impact Greenville’s business environment. The organization’s work helps attract and retain world-class companies and talent in the Upstate community. GSHRM provides tremendous value to human resource and business professionals through educational opportunities, networking with community leaders and peers, and developing meaningful relationships that aid in professional and personal growth. Learn more at and on LinkedIn.

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