Congratulations to Amber Neises, PHR, SHRM-CP for being named the Wichita Chapter HR Professional of the Year for 2018! Amber is the HR Director for Scholfield-Hatchett and has 18 years of Human Resource experience. She has been a local and national member of SHRM for over 10 years, and served as the Wichita SHRM President in 2017. Amber took on the daunting task of spearheading the creation and migration of a new Wichita SHRM website which went live in January of 2018. In addition, she is the Co-Chair of the State Conference Committee for the upcoming Kansas SHRM State Conference in Wichita this year. Amber was presented a plaque at the May 2018 Wichita SHRM Luncheon. We thank you, Amber, for your commitment and dedication to advancing the HR profession in the Wichita area.
We would also like to recognize the fantastic group of HR Professionals who we nominated this year along with Amber. There were a total of five nominees this year, and their experience in the profession ranged from 2 to 26 years:
Brandy Weber, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Director of HR, Wichita YMCA
Dawn Ramirez, PHR; HR Manager, Fleetcor
Jessica Hatfield, HR Business Partner, The Arnold Group
Sean Hudspeth, CPFS; Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, Davis Moore
Congratulations to Amber Neises for receiving the Wichita SHRM HR Professional of the year. She is a very active and supportive member of our Wichita SHRM Board of Directors. I personally use her as support and questions on a regular basis and she is always supportive, friendly and helpful.
Also, congratulations to Brandy, Dawn, Jessica and Sean for your nominations as well. You are all very deserving of the nomination and award as well.
Way to go each and everyone of you. Congrats to each of you!