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The Latest from GSHRM

Welcome New Members!

Upcoming Events

August 28-29 Greenville SHRM Annual HR & Management Conference
REthinkHR, Greenville, SC

September 24-26 24th Annual South Carolina SHRM State Conference
HR Renaissance - Essential in a Changing World

Upcoming Business Coach Trainings

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Greenville SHRM Annual HR & Management Conference
August 29th, TD Center 
$175 GSHRM member rate / $200 non-member rate
6 hours of SHRM credit approved & HRCI credit pending


GSHRM invites you and your colleagues to attend the 2018 HR & Management Conference in Greenville, SC. This year’s conference is presented by Ogletree Deakins.  The theme “REthinkHR” highlights innovative ways to re-envision the advancement of human resources in our organizations and beyond. Sessions feature leading HR visionaries as speakers and panelists throughout the day. Additionally, 50 of the region’s best HR vendors will be available in the Exhibition Hall. Visit our website to see the conference agenda, sponsor list, and exhibitor roster.

Conference & Expo Group Rate. GSHRM is pleased to offer a group rate for companies that would like to send five or more employees to attend the conference on August 29th. Contact to receive the $100 discount code. Registrations for more than five employees will receive an additional discount of $20 per additional person. Note that we cannot include employees that attend only the pre-conference workshop as part of the minimum number of attendees to receive the discount.

The registration deadline is August 15th. Don’t wait until the last minute! Register now at!

The preconference workshop and speaker's reception are at full capacity.

Congratulations to Tina Stanifer, PHR, SHRM-CP, on her new job as Director of Human Resources with Priority One Security!

Congratulations to Julie Godshall Brown on earning her CSP!

July 17th Social event photo

Thanks to all that attended the July 17th GSHRM Social & SHRM Foundation Fundraiser! Thanks also to our generous donors! We collectively raised $1300 to support the SHRM Foundation.

Be a Mentor!

GSHRM needs members with 10+ years of HR experience to share their knowledge. If you can be a mentor to an HR professional mentee, please contact right away. Mentees are waiting!

Scholarships for Professional Development

The SHRM Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to SHRM members to enhance professional development opportunities. Numerous opportunities are now open, including the Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR Certification ScholarshipsRecertification ScholarshipsUndergraduate Scholarships, and Graduate Scholarships. Don't miss your opportunity for support from the SHRM Foundation!


The South Carolina SHRM State Council will host its 24th Annual South Carolina SHRM State Conference, held September 24-26, 2018 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, 8400 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC. More info here.

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Congratulations GSHRM HR Awards Winners Leigh Anna Compton and Bob Lowe! Thank you to Ogletree Deakins, our award sponsor.

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Leigh Anna Compton, SPHR, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Director
HKA Enterprises

2017 GSHRM HR Professional of the Year
& SC State Chamber HR Finalist


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Bob Lowe

Principal and Consultant
People Make the Difference, LLC

2017 GSHRM Lifetime Achievement Award
& SC State Chamber HR Professional of the Year 

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List your industry type and/or services offered in the GSHRM Membership Directory so that other members can find you. Log in and go to Member Editor to edit your Business Category. It's that simple!

2018 GSHRM Monthly Membership Meeting Dates & Times. All meetings held at the Poinsett Club.

  • August - no monthly membership meeting
  • September 11, Lunch
  • October 2, Lunch
  • November 6, Lunch
  • December 10, Annual Dinner Meeting

 2018 GSHRM Board Members (pictured here)

  • Lucas Asper, Legislative Affairs Director, 2017-18
  • Beth Baulig, Workforce Readiness Director, 2017-18
  • Laura Bogardus, Chapter Operations Director
  • Leigh Anna Compton, Treasurer-elect, 2018
  • Jennifer Floyd, Student & Early Career Director, 2018-19
  • Donna Gaddis, Membership Director, 2017-18
  • Debra Ham, President-elect, 2018
  • Freda Lark, Treasurer, 2018
  • Jada Magiera, Diversity & Inclusion Director, 2018-19
  • Nancy McCartney, President, 2018
  • Steve Nail, Past President & Chair of 2018 HR Management Conference
  • Jenni Stone, Communications Director, 2018-19
  • Clarence Wong, Professional Development Director, 2018-19

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